Author: Linda Zettler

November 6, 2019

Advice from a living organ donor

'Do your research first. But do it,' says Carissa Buccieri of becoming a living organ donor.

Health Topics

October 29, 2019

One last plea for a donor kidney, then a Facebook connection

Will Gallagher was in his early 20s and needed a new kidney; a 21-year-old acquaintance came to his rescue.

Health Topics

April 23, 2019

The importance of organ donation: a young mother’s story

Ashleigh-Anne Hughes turns transplant experience into advocacy work for organ donation.

Health Topics

April 12, 2018

What a woman heart attack survivor wants us to teach our daughters

It's crucial to listen to your body and understand how women's symptoms can be different than men's.

Heart & Vascular Prevention Women's Health

April 10, 2018

Symptoms of polycystic kidney disease

These are the warning signs for an inherited condition that can lead to kidney failure.

Health Topics

October 2, 2017

Living with breast cancer and hoping for a cure

As new treatments are approved every year, fewer women are dying from metastatic breast cancer every year and more are living with it.

Cancer Women's Health

September 21, 2016

Know the signs of life-threatening anaphylaxis from ‘bee sting allergies’

Flying, stinging insects can be more aggressive in the early fall. Know your risk for serious reactions.

Allergies Prevention

August 25, 2016

EpiPen primer: what to know about access

As prices for the life-saving device skyrocket, here’s why the EpiPen is important and what…

Allergies Safety

February 2, 2016

Zika virus: How concerned should we be?

Pregnant women should be cautious about travel plans. But there's no reason for fear.

Pregnancy Prevention