Patient Story

‘It changed my whole world’

After suffering years of debilitating seizures, a mother finds hope in a team of doctors and regains life after brain surgery.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been very fortunate’

Walter Sergeant lived with a heart murmur for years until a non-invasive heart procedure fixed his defective valve for good.

‘I thought this was the end’

A rare cancer therapy gives a Michigan man a second chance at life.

Patient Story

‘They’ve expanded what we thought was possible’

Christopher Cranson's scar reminds him of his congenital heart defect, but he's not conceding to limitations.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

Patient Story

Calm in the storm

A multisensory machine creates a stress-free hospital visit for a young man with special needs.

Empathy may reside in your DNA

Genetic variants may account for about 10 percent of individual differences in compassion-oriented traits.

Patient Story

‘Time is brain’

David McIntee is a competitive athlete, but a genetic heart condition led to a stroke. Quick action saved his cognition—and his life.

Patient Story

Up and walking

After a year of diminished mobility, Troy Hodge is on the move again, thanks to an early post-op prosthetic device.

Patient Story

‘There’s no wrong choice’

Business acquaintances Bill Payne and Sean Welsh become friends, sharing their divergent yet successful prostate cancer journeys.

Patient Story

‘Witnessing a miracle’

At 3 months old, Calvin Monroe's heart stopped beating. It regained its rhythm thanks to people and place, timing and technology.

Blood pressure check? There may be an app for that

New phone case invention, using high-tech 3-D printing and "force" sensor, feeds and converts data via smartphone app.