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surgery

Patient Story

‘So much at stake’

Swift stroke treatment led to the best possible outcome for an expectant mom and her baby.

Patient Story

‘It will be a blessing’

A Michigan woman learns bariatric surgery isn't just about weight loss—it's about fighting chronic illness, too.

Patient Story

‘God was watching over me’

Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.

For heart attack recovery, follow doc’s orders

Survival improves dramatically for those who can stick to the guidelines.

Immunotherapy drug for breast cancer?

In experimental trials involving patients with an aggressive form of breast cancer, the drug Keytruda led to improved outcomes.

Is your pain from endometriosis?

Severe cramping, painful periods and other symptoms are often telltale signs of this condition.

Having a C-section?

Moms who have come before you offer their top tips for preparation and recovery.

A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.

Thoughts about C-sections

Health officials worldwide are on a mission to reduce the number of cesarean section births.

Return of the house call?

At-home hospital care may be the wave of the future.

Patient Story

‘Nothing will stop me’

Little Zinnia DeMaria has defied the odds since Day 1. Now the 7-year-old is in 'turbo mode' after 22 surgeries and months in the hospital.

Patient Story

Healthy and grateful

During a trip to her Michigan cottage, a burst aneurysm lands a Dallas woman in the emergency department. Two surgeries later and she's up and running.