PATIENT STORY

Independence days

Project SEARCH teaches young adults like Jaime Blomeling about independence. "I could work here the rest of my life," Blomeling says.

July 7, 2017 16

Popular heartburn meds don’t raise Alzheimer’s risk

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline.

July 7, 2017 0

Study: Pre-migraine signs differ in kids, adults

But regardless of age, everyone can fight headaches—follow a proper diet, stay hydrated, get adequate sleep and manage stress.

June 27, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘The most perfect little guy’

Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.

June 26, 2017 4
PATIENT STORY

‘Your life changes in an instant’

As an EMT, Tim Hoffman was used to helping people. After a traumatic brain injury in an ambulance crash, he's now the one being helped.

June 21, 2017 3

Persistent pain may lead to memory troubles

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk.

June 21, 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

Zika’s set to return to mainland U.S., but budget cuts threaten response

Health experts warn that less federal funding will make it hard to battle the birth defect-causing virus.

June 12, 2017 0

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
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