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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

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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.

‘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.

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.

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