PATIENT STORY

‘Persevering with hope’

With two bone marrow transplants behind her, 9-year-old Lily Goodwin fights for her future.

September 22, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

Reaching for recovery

After complex heart problems and several surgeries, little Graylyn Karaus is stretching, reaching and working toward walking.

September 18, 2017 3

Evolution not over for humans

Study finds natural selection still happening, with gene variants linked to Alzheimer's, smoking fading.

September 16, 2017 0

Could the Zika virus help battle a deadly brain cancer?

Research is early, but appears promising.

September 15, 2017 0

Many U.S. women unaware of fibroid treatments

The bottom line? Hysterectomy isn't the only choice.

September 9, 2017 0
PATIENT STORY

‘Wonder’ kid gets a new jaw

A 16-year-old boy has a new look and better function following pioneering facial reconstruction surgery.

September 6, 2017 10

Undiagnosed heart condition ‘AFib’ may be common

Continuous long-term monitoring led to diagnosis in 1 out of 3 high-risk adults.

September 4, 2017 1

‘God allowed me to have this disease’

For only the second time ever, the FDA has approved a new drug for ALS treatment—and a Michigan man will be among the first to try it.

September 1, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

Tipping the balance

Susan Calkins stood a slim chance of surviving stage 4 ovarian cancer—until a clinical trial improved her odds.

August 28, 2017 7
PATIENT STORY

Micah’s magic rods

"Truly amazing, life-changing" magnetic rods help 9-year-old avoid surgery in her battle against a debilitating spinal condition.

August 21, 2017 2
PATIENT STORY

Breastfeeding woes? Time to chat—by video

A video chat with a lactation counselor helps new moms work through troubles they may be experiencing at home.

August 16, 2017 0
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