Patient Story

Living her best life

When heart arrhythmia sent local artist Jackie Finn to the hospital, it led to treatment changes—and she's now doing better than ever.

Patient Story

‘The perfect match’

Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.

Patient Story

Mending a heart

Born with a complex heart defect, Andrew Christensen grew up wondering what kind of future awaited him. Thirty years later, he has plans.

An apple a day…

This popular fall fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Patient Story

‘Easy breathing’

Following a grim diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis, George Welte's age didn't keep him from getting a life-saving lung transplant.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

‘Let’s go play’

Remember to work in vigorous physicial activity daily for kiddos.

Patient Story

‘We are supposed to grow old together’

With great determination—and with the gift of new lungs—John McKay begins a new life with his wife and family.

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

Patient Story

‘We’ve got a set of lungs for you’

Rick Andreen celebrates a Christmas dream come true—the freedom to breathe.

Patient Story

Horses make house calls

A special camp delivers happiness on horseback for children who suffer from cancer and blood disorders.

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

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