A young woman expecting to begin a perfect life falls into a coma and wakes up without a stomach. As doctors reconstruct her body, she slowly realizes a different kind of life — difficult but uniquely beautiful.
Read about one woman’s harrowing experience that began because Monsanto was in a river. Somehow music soothed her mortal soul.
Alarming research shows many doctors are using x-rays to come to some dangerous conclusions. Find out why people with arthritis and back pain are most likely to be misdiagnosed.
“There I was with cataracts in both eyes and almost as blind as a bat.”
“The placard on the door read ‘Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.’ Was I in the wrong building? What the hell did plastic surgery have to do with fibromyalgia?”
Roger Stokes began fighting cancer when he was 18 months old. Thankfully, he’s still with us, sharing the secret to survival in this original piece.
“We continue to use music to manage pain—both physical and emotional. I still don’t fully understand, but that doesn’t matter. I can walk, and my healthy daughter is my constant companion.”
In an inspirational development, scientists may soon be able to keep suffocating people alive by injecting oxygen-filled microparticles into their bloodstreams.