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.

Simplify the sizzle

Slow cookers, oil misters and other handy gadgets can make life in the kitchen much easier, tastier and healthier.

Tracking your Flo?

Period and fertility apps are becoming mainstream as women seek to take control of their reproductive health.

Patient Story

From the flu to 50 days in the ICU

After seven years, lung failure patient asks her doctors, “Am I still the sickest patient you ever had that lived?”

Patient Story

‘My purpose in life’

A one-of-a-kind device transforms the life of a teen with an ailing heart.

All in the genes

Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.

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