Beware the smartphone slouch

It's more serious than it sounds.

Patient Story

‘Our only salvation’

A lung transplant saved his life. Now, he is determined to make the most of his second chance.

Suspect in pancreatic cancer: Gut fungi

Researchers have long recognized viruses, bacteria and parasites as culprits in pancreatic cancers—but new evidence points to fungal infections, too.

Patient Story

Room to roam, space to play

With wireless technology, an epilepsy monitoring unit gives a girl more freedom to play and move about during her hospital stay.

Gene therapy targets prostate cancer

Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.

Patient Story

‘You’re going to be fine’

Lindsey Pietrzyk grew up with a mysterious heart condition. Now she's part of a growing family with faith in the future.

Use it or lose it

A mere two weeks on the couch is enough to bungle the good health of a previously active person, researchers say.

Patient Story

Uncommon resolve

Pompe disease had no treatment when doctors diagnosed Tasha Veinbergs. Treatment arrived and her future brightened.

Patient Story

Big smiles

As he prepares for college, a teen takes time out for an innovative surgery that gives him a new jaw.

The miracle of microalgae

As the world struggles to maintain traditional sources of omega-3, will the ocean's plant life emerge as a preferred source?

Patient Story

‘Happy hermit’ bounces back

Gray Rushin had pedaled 3,000 miles in 30 days when a stroke felled him north of Ludington, Michigan. Now his No. 1 aim is finishing his cross-country quest.

Study: Body health is brain health

Research continues to uphold a longstanding notion: If you take care of your body, it'll take care of your brain.

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