PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.

June 14, 2017 3

What you need to know about antidepressants

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood.

June 13, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A first-ever therapy for spinal muscular atrophy

“Nervous and kind of excited,” 14-year-old Malorie Fox prepares to receive a new treatment.

June 12, 2017 2

The fidget spinner craze: Two doctors weigh in

Kids with ADHD might benefit, but for most it's just a toy.

June 11, 2017 3

The whole truth about whole fruits

Why it's often better to skip the smoothie.

June 11, 2017 0

Lonely life, sleepless nights

Feeling alone may make one feel less safe, unable to rest.

June 10, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

A search for solutions

A rheumatologist summarizes one patient's winding road to diagnosing an autoimmune disease: "It is sometimes more art than science."

June 9, 2017 5

4 percent of Americans suffer from food allergies

Most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat.

June 9, 2017 0

A neurovascular renaissance

Innovations help multidisciplinary team minimize risk for patients with abnormal blood vessels in the brain.

June 7, 2017 0

Gut bacteria changes after some weight-loss surgeries

Better diversity seen after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

June 7, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

‘They saved my life’

Thanks to his dedication to pulmonary rehab, Larry Haas is breathing better and enjoying life again.

June 5, 2017 5