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Gene therapy serves as game-changer for SMA-stricken Mikaela

“My marching orders are to provide best-practice care to do what’s best for the patient,” Health Alliance Chief Medical Officer said.

Dementia screening offers consistent look at subtle symptoms

Short-term memory loss can be hard to identify and accept in a loved one. Dementia screening offers information and answers.

Carle, FirstCarolinaCare enter health insurance partnership

"Carle specializes in identifying options ... to best serve patients and members when and where they need it."

College of Medicine student plans a 'different kind of health fair'

Carle’s Jennie Hsu-Lumetta, MD, serves as health fair faculty advisor to help guide the vision of Sunday's free event.

ACO nurse's experience positions her perfectly to help patients

In her late 20s, Courtney Lawson went to nursing school, making animal care and concerns her full-time hobby.

Richland Audiology team helps Pride family smile from ear to ear

"A comprehensive hearing evaluation is the first step in identifying existing hearing loss and various treatments available." 

Having a baby changed lives of parents and medical student too

First-time mom privileged to have medical student assist and learn about the labor and delivery process.

Veteran-focused event explains truth behind traumatic brain injury

Nick Sullivan’s life in the Army changed when a helicopter accident severely injured his brain and body. 

Ridge Farm woman finds help for post-mastectomy swelling

Lymphedema therapists at Mills Breast Cancer Institute assist with early and important reminders for patients during recovery.

Parrot head fan praises for all-female breast cancer team

Breast Cancer Institute team advocates for early detection and treatment key for newly diagnosed women in the region facing breast cancer.

Tiny bows and memories surround grieving mom and dad

Grieving mom and dad hope breaking the silence can help them and others celebrate their daughter’s life at annual memorial.

Christie Clinic, Carle partner to elevate shared patient care experience

Christie Clinic providers joined Epic, an electronic health records (EHR) system, through Carle’s Community Connect platform.

A beekeeper's close call with death changed her life for the better

Rossville resident Rebecca Schlecht had an anaphylactic reaction to a bee sting and is forever grateful for her second chance at life.

Camp Healing Heart connects the dots for grieving children, families

Melissa Reigart found the assistance she and her two children sought after losing a loved one last year.

Sound-'waves' of blessing thanks to donors

Donors give big to support the smallest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with new sound-monitoring equipment.

Planting possibilities: Will's Garden seeds sown

There’s still time to help Will’s Garden grow. Community donations provide support to complete inspiring rooftop transformation.

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