PATIENT STORY

A moment in the spotlight for little boy with cerebral palsy

'He put them on and ran all over the place and just forgot he was wearing them.'

April 22, 2015 3
PATIENT STORY

Have chest pain? ‘Wait and see’ won’t cut it

You can rationalize all you want when it comes to weird symptoms, but that stubbornness could kill you. Just ask Frank Stanley.

April 17, 2015 1

Brain mapping sheds light on sight

"It may be possible to successfully teach blind people to 'see with sounds.'"

April 17, 2015 0

Rx spending jumps to $374 billion

"Blockbuster" drugs drive 13 percent increase in spending at the pharmacy.

April 15, 2015 0

Legacy of a leader

'We understood patient-centered care before it became fashionable. To have been a small part of this effort is very rewarding.'

April 10, 2015 1

‘Let’s do this’ attitude bolsters young stroke victim’s recovery

Matt Carrier, 37, fights for himself, his wife and his two young sons as he learns to walk and talk again.

April 9, 2015 5

Parents and social media: To share or not to share?

As a parent, it’s important to know how far is too far when it comes to crossing the boundaries between public and private life.

April 9, 2015 0

Innovation helps patients breathe easier

A partnership between Spectrum Health and an engineering student may have solved the problem of patients removing intubation tubes.

April 8, 2015 0

Gamers more apt to act aggressively

But violent video games don't seem to have as much influence on bad behavior as gaming time in general.

April 6, 2015 0

Walking the talk—for 25,000 miles

Primary care doctors outfit their team with wristband fitness trackers and issue a group challenge: walk around the world in 2015.

April 3, 2015 2

Face scans show how fast a person is aging

Images are more reliable than blood tests in determining the toll of time.

April 1, 2015 0

What your urine can tell you … about kidney cancer

Disease spotted with 95 percent accuracy in study.

March 25, 2015 2