Author:

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

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

Patient Story

‘It creeps up on you’

After gaining significant weight in his late 20s and early 30s, a Michigan man sheds 90 pounds through a new health program.

Patient Story

‘A brand new kid’

Sleep apnea treatment transforms a struggling student into an 'A' student.

Turning ‘a disability into an ability’

A young Michigan woman overcomes a devastating respiratory condition to become an acclaimed flutist.

‘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.