Patient files

  • August 20, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Managing multiple sclerosis through a relationship of trust and lots of negotiations

    What a lot of us really want from our physicians is care - care that goes beyond managing illness or...
  • July 31, 2015 |  Patient Files

    Sometimes treating a terminal illness does more harm than good

    When my mother died earlier this year, I was able to prepare myself, my family, and my mother, herse...
  • July 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Documenting dad's dementia through photos and audio

    Ellie Brown is a local photographer who has been documenting her father's development of dement...
  • July 9, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Searching for a diagnosis and finding a community

    Imagine you're a parent and your child is not developing like other children her age, but docto...
  • May 21, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Philadelphia artist remembers her father, one of the city’s early AIDS victims

    In the early days of the AIDS epidemic, the gay community was hit hard. But contrary to public perce...
  • May 14, 2015 |  The Pulse

    After car accident, Phillies employee comes back swinging

    Steve Noworyta suffered big league injuries in a crash last year, but is nearly back to full strengt...
  • May 4, 2015 |  The Pulse

    From the swimming pool to the hospital, one boy's story of recovery post-stroke

    Seven-year-old Bryan Sadowski spent the first three months of this year in the hospital fighting for...
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    A love of pro wrestling greater than the fear of cancer

    Imagine you have one all-consuming passion in life. The thing you can't live without. And sudde...
  • April 2, 2015 |  The Pulse

    How almost losing an eye can help you see life more clearly

    For those who've long claimed Chris Satullo must have a hole in his head, good news. Medical sc...
  • March 19, 2015

    After cancer treatment, many patients need years of follow-up care

    Imagine living through lymphoma, breast and thyroid cancer. Then later, heart trouble hits.
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