Zamari suffered severe burns after pulling a bowl of hot food from a microwave oven. Doctors at Rush are working to prevent these microwave-related accidents.
Stories with tag: "Patient Stories"
Jennifer Haidu started raising money for Swim Across America after being treated at Rush for breast cancer. Four years later, she created an additional event to add more support for cancer research and treatment at Rush.
Frank W. was apprehensive about being treated for a foot wound during the pandemic but found comforting safety measures and outstanding care at Rush Copley Wound and Hyperbaric Services.
Craig Smit was “pretty lost” when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
How a sale on Heart scan CT testing turned out to be a ‘lifesaver’
Rock Steady Boxing was created to help people with Parkinson’s disease
Coping with Crohn's disease: a patient, his mom and his doctor tell the story
Fighting cancer at age four
When Faith was born at 29 weeks, she spent time in the neonatal intensive care unit at Rush getting stronger and healthier. Here Faith’s mom, Jeanine, shares how the dedicated NICU team helped her and Faith during their time in the NICU.
Dylan Suca pitched a 9 to 0 shutout in March 2019 for the Snappers of Spoon River College in Canton, Illinois, where he is a student. That's a stellar accomplishment for any young pitcher, but even more so for this 18-year-old from Joliet, because several months earlier, Dylan underwent major surgery at Rush University Children's Hospital to repair a congenital heart defect.