Patient Story

His and hers physical therapy

When octogenarians John and Judy Lukassen needed physical therapy, they became cheerleaders for one another.

Patient Story

‘What do you say to the person who saved your life?’

Lilly Vanden Bosch lived much of her life in a hospital after being diagnosed with a rare anemia at age 7. A donor oceans away changed her life.

The stone signs

Gender, age and ethnicity can all affect the likelihood of a patient developing gallstones.

Study: Diabetes affects brain in later years

There's no proof of cause-and-effect, but there's little doubt that control of blood sugar will benefit brain and body.

Resolve to de-stress

Here are ways to get a grip on stress today and into the new year.

Patient Story

‘I’m just thankful she’s alive’

Kaitlin Frederick's first baby died. Red flags and skilled intervention saved her second baby's life.

Lighten your load

Gaining a deeper understanding of your glycemic index can help you refine your diet for maximum benefit.

Low sugar ho-ho-wholesome holiday hints

You don't have to deny yourself the dessert table, but choose wisely.

Patient Story

A melody for recovery

At age 17, Shawn Wieland suffered a traumatic brain injury in a winter car crash. Twenty years later, he's back to walking and playing guitar.

Patient Story

‘A better version of himself’

For a preschooler with autism, play-based speech therapy challenges him to use language in a natural context.

Tip the scale in your favor

Monitoring your weight daily can help you today and in the long term.

Have anemia? An app and a fingernail may be able to tell

Test accuracy is on par with currently available point-of-care tests, without the need to draw blood.

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