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.

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.

Patient Story

‘My very own heart’

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

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.

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.

Don’t overlook OTC nasal sprays

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

The secret to sweet slumber

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

A silent, deadly invader

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

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.

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk

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

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.