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“Fishing” for Clues to the Cause of CHD

“Honey, it’s not your fault!” The young husband tried to console his...

Happy Ending to a Grizzly Tale

Amy waits outside a hospital room, her heart pounding and tears flowing down her cheeks. Doctors and nurses hurry by. Don’t they know her heart is breaking? Her father, the person she loves most in the world, lies motionless in a bed where only the beeps of monitors and machines break the silence. Painfully, she recalls dancing with him at the Father-Daughter Dance, cheering uproariously by his side as the Giants score, and belting out Beatles songs in the front seat of his pickup truck. She trembles at the thought of having the man in those vivid memories whisked away in the blink of an eye. Earlier in the day, her father had suffered a violent heart attack. She knew he had heart problems due to high cholesterol, but she hadn’t realized how serious it really was.

Chickens Tackle Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Beep! Beep! Sarah groans as she climbs out of bed, her joints protesting loudly. Slowly, she pulls on her boots and struggles to close her coat over her pajamas before shuffling outside to the chicken coop. Once the chickens are fed, she walks back to the house rubbing her sore back. Feeling exhausted, Sarah hopes her doctor will finally have some answers for her unexplained weight loss, her dry skin and hair, her aches and pains and constant fatigue.