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Richard “Rich” Esposito of Plymouth Pet & Aquarium had always had excellent eye sight. But three weeks after accidentally slapping his right eye with a flex piece of PVC pipe, he couldn’t shake the uncomfortable sensation that “something was on his eye.” Having already seen a different eye doctor three days after the incident, Rich decided to call who he deemed the local eye care authority—White Mountain Eye Care.

Neuroscientists, food scientists and internationally-renowned chefs convened at the University of Kentucky recently to explore ways to help patients with neurologically-related taste impairments enjoy food again. The women have taken chemotherapy for their cancer. One of them -- Gina Mullin -- will be taking chemotherapy every three weeks for the rest of her life. Both of them tell heartbreaking stories about a side effect of chemotherapy that gets swept under the rug: food tastes terrible.

Last month the Heart Center at ACH performed two heart transplants in less than 24 hours. Three weeks later, both girls are thriving at home with their families. KATV Alyson Courtney shares their stories and the power of organ donation.

“It was the most terrifying thing ever, but the Family Liaison Sister Esther and the NICU nurses were brilliant.” Hugo was born with exomphalos and stayed in intensive care at GOSH for three weeks. His mum Nicola shares their story http://blog.gosh.org/our-charity/care-that-never-ends/

Kristopher Boesen is true hero and his story is simply exquisite. He got into a car crash which left him paralyzed from the neck down. After his vehicle lost control due to a slippery road, he hit a tree and a lamp post. The initial doctor prognosis was that he might never be able to […]

A Success Story: Dr. Amendolaras patient Lisa A. eliminates her chronic neck pain Lisa A. suffered from neck pain for 3 years. It was moderate to severe for 6 months and the pain was constant. She was having trouble functioning because of the pain. Driving was difficult because she couldnt turn her neck. Reading was uncomfortable because her neck hurt no matter what position she was in. She had great difficulty sleeping because there was no sleeping position that didnt make her neck…

Our "Gift of Lifer" of the week was Amy Cassman! After her little cousin was diagnosed with HLH, Amy and her family worked tirelessly to find Lacey a donor. Although their drives didn’t produce a match for Lacey, they yielded matches for THREE PATIENTS and Lacey’s dad ended up being her donor! Amy is dedicated to saving lives and has even coordinated today’s drive at the University of Illinois for Marc Chibnik. Thank you Amy- you are AMAZING!

Update: The Bradstreet family has said publicly on my Facebook page today that they are “going to get to the bottom of this” They also have started a GoFundMe page to do a thorough investigation to see if there was foul play. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends, patients and all …

I am feeling stronger and better every day! Three weeks today. The hardest part for me is trying not to do too much because I am feeling good. I want to hike, bike, and enjoy summer in Idaho! I am so grateful to Dr. C and Dr. Ledoux for their artistry, expertise, passion for what they do and compassion for the women they care for. Everyone at PRMA has been amazing! -PRMA Patient Heidi, Idaho

If you're 100 pounds or more overweight or your body mass index measures 40 or higher, doctors classify you as morbidly obese. This level of obesity puts you at a dire risk of health complications and early death. A woman who is morbidly obese must take extra effort to reduce her weight, using lifestyle, dietary and possibly medical...

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