Concussions End Student's Playing Days, But Now He's Trying To Help OthersOne of the most life changing risks of playing football is the potential for devastating blows to the head.
MDA Helps Boy Battling Debilitating DiseaseA Southland boy is battling a debilitating disease with a fighting spirit. At the age of three, Skyers Ruplinger was diagnosed with Type 2 Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) after countless doctors’ visits and tests.
New System Links Doctors To Patients From AnywhereWhat if the doctor could see the fetal heart rate and the frequency and intensity of contractions without ever having to be in the room? Well now he can with a phone and some new technology.
Woman Loses Husband To Stage 4 MelanomaFor Anna and Brian Hogan, it was a whirlwind romance, a love that she never expected to find. It all started with a set-up from his mom. Anna agreed to meet him while he was playing pool. But Anna remembers one more thing about that night...
Program Helps Women Battling Cancer Feel BeautifulIt has been a while since Kim Le has spent time taking care of herself and feeling beautiful. Kim's world was turned upside down 10 years ago when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer. She went through periods of being cancer-free but found out that this time… the cancer had spread all over her body.
Famed Mayo Clinic Releases Diet BookThe famed Mayo Clinic in Minnesota is known for superior health care… and now, for the first time ever… it's put its name on a diet book.
Musician Documents His Own Battle With LeukemiaIn the new film "Dear Jack", musician Andrew McMahon documents his personal battle with leukemia. As Lisa Sigell tells it, "it's a story of courage, inspiration, and the power of love... family, friends and music."
Parents Hope Girl's Death Sparks Marrow DonationsAllison Zicree was a healthy baby girl who just celebrated her first birthday. Days later, her parents' world would be turned upside down. Allison was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. She fought hard and went through aggressive chemotherapy, but it wasn't enough.
Boy, 11, Deals With Rare Brain AneurysmIf there's one thing you should know about 11-year-old Tristan Gunson, it's that he loves soccer. But, for now, he is on the sidelines. He can't play anymore... at least not for a while.
Belly Button Kidney Transplant Saves Boy's LifeDaniel Alvarez is like many 9 year olds. He loves his toys, baseball, fun with his family and especially his mom and dad.
Firm Offers Free Cleaning For Women With CancerWhen someone is battling cancer it's not easy… treatment alone can be so exhausting and day-to-day activities can seem impossible.
Music Therapy Turns Young Patients Into MusiciansWith his tiny hands, 5-year-old Jaime is not a patient right now, but a musician. So is 6-year-old Jesus, both in Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA.