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Jason Singer

Jason Singer is an award-winning journalist who has covered health care, sports, business and politics for a wide range of publications from major metropolitan newspapers to CNN. In addition to journalism, he's a smitten husband of his wife U.S. Army Spc. Susan McMillan, as well as an avid chef, travel addict, professional golf caddie and sports fanatic. He speaks Mandarin-Chinese, has so far visited 24 of America's 59 National Parks, and has a below-average singing voice despite his last name.

Jason Singer

Posts from Jason Singer

‘Helping others, helping yourself’

Studies show volunteers receive many benefits, from improved cardiovascular health to lower cancer and depression rates.

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

5 things to do today to prep for golf season

From swinging in the garage to proper weight training, these expert-approved tips will set you up for the healthiest and best summer of your golfing life.

10 doctor-approved tips for runners

Improve your times and overall health with these suggestions aimed at both beginner and elite athletes.

‘Bystanders are usually the first responders’

A new program encourages public spaces to add tourniquet kits—and it offers free training to all who want it.

Patient Story

‘I was in bring-me-to-tears pain’

A rare wrist surgery offers welcome relief for a woman who gave up golf and bowling because of a crippling condition.

‘Why did I wait?’

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

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.

Patient Story

‘It makes me proud’

Fifteen artists who suffered traumatic brain injuries showcase their artwork.

‘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.

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.

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.