Research & Technology

Modern medical technology has changed our lives and expectations. Learn how the new tools of medicine are working to change the face of health care and improve our lives.

Patient Story

The indomitable Daniel

While battling a rare condition, a college student is full steam ahead on his dreams.

Patient Story

‘I just wanted to live’

Paul Hitts struggled with the effects of COPD for years—and then a specialized treatment breathed new air into his lungs.

Top stories of 2021

Find inspiration in these stories of hope and resilience.

Patient Story

‘This is what keeps us going’

With a new device comes new hope for a Michigan man who has battled seizures his entire life.

Patient Story

Ezra’s new start

Preschooler's parents hold onto hope as their sunny child continues to win the battle against a rare brain tumor.

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Giant hope for Junior

A mother's instinct, a top-notch medical team and music therapists guide a little boy through neurological troubles.

Patient Story

‘This is a miracle’

Lou Coleman suffered worsening symptoms of Parkinson’s for years—and then doctors offered a life-changing treatment.

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‘We can tackle this together’

When breast cancer ambushed Stacie Garcia-Moon, she rallied the troops. Her circle of support carried her through tough times.

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‘More courage than anybody’

After an innovative surgery to expand his jaw, Nate Briskey says he wouldn't change a thing.

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‘We celebrate every milestone’

For a Michigan couple eager to help their son, genetics research is lighting the path ahead.

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‘That’s a good story’

When Mike Mast noticed swelling and irritation in his eye, he had no idea it would lead to neurosurgery—which would save his vision.

Patient Story

‘So glad I am still around’

When long-lasting effects of COVID-19 made it impossible to breathe, this 69-year-old gardener found hope in lung transplantation.