Patient Story

‘The experience of a lifetime’

Bariatric surgery helped Maria Palomares tackle longstanding weight problems—but she found real change comes from within.

Patient Story

‘I needed someone on my team’

When Jacqueline Weeber felt menopause overtaking her life, she tried to tackle it alone. Success came only when she sought help.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

‘We’re still in this’

Almost six months into the COVID-19 battle, Blodgett ICU team members continue the fight. Together.

Cholesterol 101: What you need to know

Underestimate the importance of diet, activity and family history at your own risk.

Patient Story

Sexual health, at every age

Thanks to candid questions, Brenda Marihugh learned that intimacy could be possible again.

Patient Story

‘The most terrifying thing we have ever done’

After an extremely complicated pregnancy, Mallory Hoeve delivered a healthy baby girl.  “We know how blessed we are,” she says.

How to help an ailing friend

Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest 6 ways we can assist an ill loved one.

Patient Story

‘My whole artery went poof’

Dawn Dipzinski counts her blessings after surviving a life-threatening, heart-stopping emergency.

Untether with 5 easy exercises

Sitting at your computer for hours on end is a sure path to pain. Step away with some simple, weight-free activities.

‘This extra burden’

Racism takes a toll, physical and emotional, on Black health care professionals. Addressing it could have far-reaching benefits, improving the overall health of the community.

Patient Story

‘So comforting’

After pelvic floor reconstruction, Berdeana Matthews is back to enjoying life.

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