Posts from Jason Singer

‘Why did I wait?’

After overcoming her fears, a Michigan woman undergoes successful knee replacement surgery—and it changed her life.

December 22, 2017 0

Knee injuries spike to ‘epidemic’ level in soccer players

From Michigan to Europe, ACL tears are on the rise. But with proper training and smart scheduling, many of these injuries can be prevented.

November 24, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘It makes me proud’

Fifteen artists who suffered traumatic brain injuries showcase their artwork.

October 18, 2017 0

‘God allowed me to have this disease’

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

September 1, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

‘They make you feel like you’re somebody’

A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.

August 9, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘He’s our little Superman’

Enduring six surgeries amid the most serious form of spina bifida, 16-month-old Jeremiah Nelson continues to defy the odds.

August 7, 2017 4

Dogs may help children’s immune systems

An outdoor pet tracks in loads of bacteria that may help children avoid allergies later in life.

August 6, 2017 2

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

August 5, 2017 0

Estudio: Las bebidas endulzadas encojen el cerebro

El consumo diario de múltiples bebidas endulzadas puede provocar significante perdida de la memoria—no obstante, hay maneras de mantener seguro al cerebro.

July 17, 2017 0

Study: Sugary drinks shrink brains

Multiple sweet beverages per day may lead to significant memory loss—but there are ways to keep your brain safe.

June 24, 2017 0

Study: ‘Phantom’ phone vibrations affect 9 in 10

Constantly checking your phone can heighten stress and lower productivity—especially if you're a young person.

June 15, 2017 0

Want to avoid osteoporosis? Eat yogurt

But some yogurts have nearly as much added sugar as soda — so be careful about your choice.

June 10, 2017 2