Patient files

  • 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.
  • February 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    My 10 days in the 'concussion cave'

    A blow to the head left NPR producer Theo Balcomb with a minor traumatic brain injury and a deep nee...
  • February 19, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Losing weight at home, with the help of a video game

    Paul Ballas has struggled with lifelong obesity. But using his Xbox fitness to work out at home, Bal...
  • February 5, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Experiencing measles firsthand, despite being vaccinated

    We're in the middle of a measles scare right now, with over 100 documented cases all over the c...
  • January 29, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Portrait series focuses on people 'Torn Apart' by workplace injury

    In 2009, George Beerley was operating heavy equipment at a construction site near Doylestown, Pa., w...
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