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Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Let the expert instructors from our Wellness program at UW Health at The American Center show you how it's done. These demonstrations are taken directly from classes available at our Wellness Studio. Register for a Wellness class Yoga ...
5/20/2016 | Wellness at UW Health at The American Center

Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Music to My Ears: Lexi

Born deaf, Lexi came to Madison and American Family Children's Hospital's Pedatric Ear, Nose and Throat program for cochlear implant surgery. The first words she heard after surgery were her mom's: "Hi, Lexi. We love you."
5/17/2016 | Music to My Ears: Lexi's Remarkable Story

Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Nothing But Net: Nathan

Referred to American Family Children's Hospital after a leukemia diagnosis, Nathan achieved "rapid remission" after a chemotherapy regimen that included home care.
5/17/2016 | Nothing But Net: Nathan's Recovery from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

From Heart Transplant to Half Marathon

From Heart Transplant to Half Marathon

Recurrent chest pains led to a diagnosis of cardiomyopathy for Terry. His doctor told him to get to Madison immediately, where he received a left ventricular assist device prior to heart transplant. 
5/17/2016 | From Heart Transplant to Half Marathon

Dusty Deming: Cancer Doctor, and Patient

Dusty Deming: Cancer Doctor, and Patient

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, the state's only comprehensive cancer center, sees nearly 250 new patients a year with colorectal cancers who benefit from our advanced diagnosis and treatment techniques. Dusty Deming: Cancer D...
5/12/2016 | Dusty Deming: Cancer Doctor, and Patient

Project Search: Career Training for Young People with Disabilities

Project Search: Career Training for Young People with Disabilities

Project SEARCH is a training program for young adults with disabilities. It provides interns with complete immersion in a business setting combined with classroom instruction and personalized feedback structures. Interns graduate from the program equ...
5/03/2016 | Project Search: Career Training for Young People with Disabilities

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

Cars Curing Kids is a group of car collectors and auto enthusiasts who are committed to supporting research and programs for childhood diseases at the American Family Children’s Hospital. The group was founded by Dr. Peter Nichol, a pediatric s...
3/17/2016 | About Cars Curing Kids and McKenah

From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

UW Health Breast Center doctors believe all patients have a right to a second opinion, and that second opinions are valid and often times reassuring tools for patients. Listen to our breast cancer physicians talk about the value of second opinio...
3/09/2016 | From Our Doctors: Breast Cancer Second Opinions

Pain Pump Relieves Severe, Chronic Pain

Pain Pump Relieves Severe, Chronic Pain

Pain ruled Liz's life 15 years after back surgery, and medication introduced unpleasant side effects. The pain got so bad Liz says she was suicidal, but her life turned around when UW Health pain management doctor Nalini Sehgal recommended a pain pum...
3/07/2016 | Pain Pump Relieves Severe, Chronic Pain

Bob's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Bob

A screening showed Bob had an abdominal aortic aneurysm that was cause for concern. Through minimally-invasive surgery we repaired his aneurysm using very small incisions and got him back on his feet in four hours and happily back to activities ...
3/07/2016 | Bob's Remarkable Story: Minimally-Invasive Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm