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P.L.A.Y.: Physical Literacy and Youth

P.L.A.Y.: Physical Literacy and Youth

UW Health Sports Performance's P.L.A.Y. - Physical Literacy and Youth - teaches young athletes how to move in a variety of ways, which translates to increased athletic ability later in life. And it's fun, too.Register online for P.L.A.Y.Browse and re...
8/26/2015 | P.L.A.Y.: Physical Literacy and Youth

Life-saving Med Flight Ride Leads to Nursing Career

Life-saving Med Flight Ride Leads to Nursing Career

Too young to remember, Carly only learned about her life-saving ride on Med Flight when she was a child, from her parents. Each year her parents shared more about the events surrounding her sledding accident, and the Darlington woman feels it strongl...
8/10/2015 | Life-saving Med Flight Ride Leads to Nursing Career

A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

Plagued by what she termed "excruciating pain" from ulcerative colitis since the age of 13, Sarah underwent surgery at UW Hospital. She now lives a pain-free life and recently celebrated the birth of her first child. Looking back to her difficul...
8/07/2015 | A Cure for Ulcerative Colitis

McKenah's Story

McKenah

McKenah was born 12 weeks early. Shortly after, she acquired a severe infection of the intestine. The intensity of the inflammation in her 3-pound little body damaged her brain.Kris was her neonatal nurse and took care of McKenah almost every day for...
8/06/2015 | McKenah's Story

UW Health at The American Center Open House

UW Health at The American Center Open House

UW Health at The American Center is a unique health and wellness facility on the east side of Madison. The five-story, 503,000-square foot structure offers superb inpatient and outpatient care in a welcoming, patient- and family-center...
8/05/2015 | UW Health at The American Center Open House

Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine's Story

Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine

Parry-Romberg Syndrome is a rare condition in which the soft tissue structures on one side of the face atrophy and deteriorate. Little is known about this disease, but it is more common in young girls than boys and often only affects the left side of...
6/12/2015 | Parry-Romberg Syndrome: Christine's Story

Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

With more than 25 years of experience, the UW Health Lung Transplant team in Madison, Wisconsin, has completed more than 600 transplants. Its rich history of excellence and focus on compassionate care creates, as Dr. Cornwell says, "intense rela...
5/28/2015 | Advanced Pulmonary Disease and Lung Transplant Program

Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer's Patients

Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer

Participation in the Wisconsin Alzheimer's Institute's chorus for Alzheimer's Disease patients lifts the spirits of the choral members and may be helping with their memories. 
5/15/2015 | Singing in Chorus Helps Alzheimer's Patients

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

The Pediatric Heart Program and Pediatric Cardiology Clinic at American Family Children's Hospital specialize in the care of children and young adults with heart-related conditions.Our care team emphasizes the comfort of our patients and families whe...
4/30/2015 | Cardiac Catheterization and Electrophysiology Studies

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient

Dylan Rollo suffered significant nerve damage following a motorcycle accident, giving him little hope of returning to work. Following delicate peripheral nerve surgery, he has responded well with positive results during his recovery. He is grate...
2/27/2015 | UW Health Helps Brachial Plexus Patient