Posts from Marie Havenga

PATIENT STORY

Stroke survivor—again

With rapid medical attention, John Hoyt quickly triumphed over his second stroke.

July 19, 2017 2
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Reviving and thriving

Wendy Borden's battle with cancer inspired her to create a program that prepares food for patients weakened by the disease.

July 17, 2017 5
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No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

July 12, 2017 0
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Back to the beat

Jason Wise almost died in 2016. A year later, he's back to his love of music—and spinning tunes for the people who helped him get there.

July 11, 2017 4
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Putting cystic fibrosis in the crosshairs

Siblings Michael and Emily Plummer use archery to help combat their disease—and Michael may fight his way to the Olympics.

June 28, 2017 4
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‘Your life changes in an instant’

As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.

June 21, 2017 3
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A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0
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‘They saved my life’

Thanks to his dedication to pulmonary rehab, Larry Haas is breathing better and enjoying life again.

June 5, 2017 5
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‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

May 30, 2017 0
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‘I want to beat the odds’

Missie Charon is building a new home, and looks forward to building a new life after battling pancreatic cancer.

May 26, 2017 4
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The miracle lady

With help from a mechanical device, Jennifer Devoe conquered life-threatening heart inflammation.

May 24, 2017 1
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‘I felt like I was dying all the time’

After battling back from a heart condition and leukemia, Liz Klinkoski, 31, is now recovering from a stroke.

May 15, 2017 6