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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

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.

Dogs may help children’s immune systems

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

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

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

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.

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