With Cochlear Implant Surgery, A Deaf Baby Finds His Voice

With Cochlear Implant Surgery, A Deaf Baby Finds His Voice

"You don't know how strong you are until you have to be," reflects Stephanie Nuckols on her baby Blaze's hearing loss and cochlear implants. For Stephanie, learning that Blaze was born without the ability to hear meant she had to make some difficult decisions about his life.
From Facial Reconstruction to Recovery & Beyond: Matt Miller’s Story

From Facial Reconstruction to Recovery & Beyond: Matt Miller’s Story

In 2008, Matt Miller swerved on an uphill bike climb in the Blue Ridge Mountains. As he veered left, he met head-on with a Porsche traveling downhill at 40 mph. In an instant, the trauma would change his life forever.
Derailed by Medical Trauma, One Survivor Gets Back on Track by Offering Support to Others

Derailed by Medical Trauma, One Survivor Gets Back on Track by Offering Support to Others

Recovering from the physical injuries of a medical trauma is just the beginning. Learn how one patient overcame the emotional impact as well.

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X-Rays: Are They Safe?

Medical imaging tests help doctors diagnose diseases, from kidney stones and appendicitis to blockages in the coronary arteries and cancer.

But a recent wave of national news headlines say Americans may be having too many medical imaging procedures, exposing them to potentially harmful radiation.

So should you be concerned about screening…

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A Heart Rhythm Back on Track

After running his first marathon in November 2010, Todd Smith was in the best shape of his life. At 49 years old, he felt great. So it came as a surprise in early 2011 when he started having frequent bouts of unexplained lightheadedness.