PATIENT STORY

‘Smoking isn’t worth it’

Tobacco cessation class helps a hospice nurse kick cigarettes for good after 35 years.

August 30, 2017 4

Meditation’s soothing effects

Consider 3 easy ways to explore this mind-body technique.

August 29, 2017 0

TV binge-watching may leave you like ‘The Walking Dead’

Study suggests multi-episode viewers end up sleepless and fatigued.

August 26, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

The smallest survivor

Born premature, tiny and with a serious heart defect, Elliot Dykstra overcame tough odds.

August 25, 2017 14
PATIENT STORY

Nixing the nicotine

Hooked on smoking? Jill Zalokar was, too—for almost half a century. Until she learned the tools to quit for good.

August 23, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Living, not just staying alive

An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.

August 14, 2017 6

Medical reality catches up to science fiction

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health.

August 10, 2017 0

Dogs may help children’s immune systems

An outdoor pet tracks in loads of bacteria that may help children avoid allergies later in life.

August 6, 2017 2

Seizure-tracking devices make big strides

The newest wearable technologies are more reliable than seizure diaries — and they can notify caregivers.

August 5, 2017 0

Yawn! Reset your child’s sleep routine

Explore 8 healthy sleep habits that'll help students rise and shine this year.

August 3, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

It’s about a heartbeat

Life has new meaning for Mark Hansen after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest while on vacation in northern Michigan.

August 2, 2017 2

GERD for newbies

Cool that (heart)burn with these 4 tips from a doctor who knows.

July 30, 2017 0