Tag Archives: surviving

Arizona man tells of surviving rare liver disease, double-lung transplant

An Arizona man survived a rare liver disease and is sharing his story in hopes of bolstering awareness. Ed Kriesel, 58, of Ahwatukee Foothills, an urban village in Phoenix, found out he had alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, also called alpha-1, Fox 10 reported. Alpha-1 is a genetic disorder that affects the lungs, liver and skin, according to the… Read More »

World’s smallest surviving premature baby goes home after five months in the NICU

Meet Saybie, the world’s smallest baby: Tiny girl who survived after being born at just 23 weeks weighing no more than an APPLE finally goes home after five months in the NICU Saybie was born in San Diego, California, in December 2018 at just 23 weeks and three days At birth she weighed 8.6 ounces,… Read More »

Self-Care for Surviving the Winter Months

Staying healthy can get especially difficult during the winter months, as the colder weather presents new threats to our immune system, complexion, heart health, and even mental health. If that wasn’t enough, environmental changes during the winter also jeopardize our balance and internal body temperature. These new threats mean that we need to change our… Read More »