PATIENT STORY

RSV ‘in full force’ this year

Children's hospital emergency department sees a number of infants and children suffering from this respiratory virus.

January 15, 2018 0
PATIENT STORY

Now that’s an EXIT

Genesis Boss came into the world in a very rare procedure, which allowed doctors to open her blocked airway before birth.

January 15, 2018 3
PATIENT STORY

‘A dramatic improvement’

The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.

January 8, 2018 0
PATIENT STORY

‘My very own heart’

A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.

January 8, 2018 11

Your top stories of 2017

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don’t want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 31, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’d rather be fighting fires’

A township fire chief is forced away from the flames to fight a new battle—against cancer.

December 27, 2017 3

Don’t overlook OTC nasal sprays

Allergists say these inexpensive, widely available treatments are most often the best answer to seasonal allergies.

December 23, 2017 0

The secret to sweet slumber

Cracking the door or window in your bedroom can improve ventilation, which can lower the carbon dioxide level.

December 16, 2017 0

A silent, deadly invader

The risk of carbon monoxide poisoning increases in cold months. Don't become a statistic.

December 9, 2017 0

Banking with brain chemicals

Hormones can wreak havoc on our sleep, mood and bodies. Here's the 411 on how three women reclaimed their lives.

December 2, 2017 4

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

November 27, 2017 0

Run a winter wonderland

With the right equipment and right approach, you can build an outdoor running regimen—no matter what Old Man Winter has in store.

November 25, 2017 1