Patient files

  • May 12, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Reborn on the operating table: turning disability into music

    What would you do if you lost control over your body? You could scream at your fate...or, you could ...
  • April 14, 2016 |  The Pulse

    If you are at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s, would you want to know?

    Drug trial gives people a "peek" at their brain functioning.
  • March 23, 2016 |  The Pulse

    A kidney donation, with an assist from above

    Did a religious epiphany save Terry Sukeena's life?
  • March 10, 2016 |  The Pulse

    A heart attack becomes an unwelcome source of poetic inspiration

    Marylou Kelly Streznewski describes herself as a model of health. And for most of her life, she took...
  • March 10, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Life after lead poisoning: one family's story

    When the Degenharts bought their house, they knew it would be a fixer-upper. But they didn't kn...
  • March 3, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Sensory overload: How superpower hearing turned into a sonic nightmare

    Pam Gilbert started hearing things other people couldn't. Then the sounds took over her life.
  • February 25, 2016 |  The Pulse

    'It's never too late' to start again; life after addiction

    Cory Cohen's slide into addiction is one that echoes all over the country.
  • February 18, 2016 |  The Pulse

    Teen recounts experience of fighting for his life

    My name is Diego Luke, and I am a 17-year-old high school junior in St. Paul, Minnesota. Growing up,...
  • December 1, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Continuing to smile, despite a failing heart

    Linda Jara went to the doctor in December of last year for a simple sinus infection. By Christmas, s...
  • November 18, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Outrunning cancer and beating the odds with a positive attitude

    In September of 2014, sports medicine physician Michael Ross received a shocking diagnosis: Stage 4 ...
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