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March 30, 2022
How a Former College Athlete Survived a Life-Threatening Pulmonary Embolism
What began as a routine recovery following surgery to repair a sports injury led to the discovery of a life-threatening pulmonary embolism.
March 29, 2022
The Importance of Colon Cancer Screening: A Mother’s Story of Survival
Kristine Patella was just 38 years old when diagnosed—a colonoscopy saved her life.
March 23, 2022
How One Woman Overcame Epilepsy Challenges Through Martial Arts
Jessie Lentz recently celebrated two years seizure-free and reflects on how martial arts has helped her overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy.
March 22, 2022
Where I Am Now: Two Years After COVID-19 Hospitalization
South Jersey resident Tom McLaughlin recounts his battle coming off of a ventilator and how he’s managing long-term heart complications, while still living life to the fullest.
March 8, 2022
Model Train Enthusiast Back on Track After Deep Brain Stimulation for Hand Tremors
Deep brain stimulation brought Charles Schellenger relief from his hand tremors and helped him to regain a sense of independence.
March 1, 2022
How One Patient Recovered Their Taste and Smell After COVID
Nancy Damato went from being a perfume collector to being a part of a clinical trial to regain her sense of taste and smell.
February 25, 2022
Can Abnormal Liver Proteins Cause Heart Failure?
Neuropathy, sudden weight loss, carpal tunnel and fainting led to a patient’s 20-year journey to an accurate diagnosis of cardiac amyloidosis.
February 24, 2022
A Life-Saving Discovery Got A 70-Year-Old Boxing Coach ‘Back in the Ring’
Gloria was used to rolling with the punches, but a rare pituitary cyst was a hit unlike anything she’s ever faced before.
February 14, 2022
Four Local Organ Donors Share Their Transformational Transplant Experiences
A shortage of available organs during the COVID-19 pandemic makes living donors even more crucial for those awaiting transplants.
February 11, 2022
In 24 Hours, She Donated Her Kidney and Saved Her Dad’s Life
The decision to donate her kidney to her father came easy to Lillian Santiago and a minimally invasive robotic surgery dramatically improved her recovery.
February 1, 2022
Three Local Women Share Their Bariatric Surgery Success Stories
The decision to undergo bariatric surgery is life-changing. Here, women share their experience, including their struggles and victories.