Patient files

  • January 22, 2015 |  The Pulse

    With more adversity comes more love for couple dealing with cancer

    Imagine you're young, and totally healthy. For a few nights, you wake up in cold sweats, feel g...
  • January 15, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Pursuing an engineering dream in a 'slightly different way'

    Hayden Dahmm is a senior engineering student at Swarthmore College. Heand his twin brother Ethan, we...
  • December 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    When the words won't come — recovering from a series of strokes in my 30s

    I wanted to read the lines so desperately, to force the words from the pages into my mind and out of...
  • November 26, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Running with colon cancer, sports medicine doctor takes on the odds

    In September, sports medicine physician Michael Ross received a surprising diagnosis: Stage 4 colon ...
  • November 20, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Learning from medical mistakes, and recognizing how they impact patients' lives

    It was supposed to be a fairly routine procedure; a scheduled laparoscopic hysterectomy.
  • November 13, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Tongue cancer survivor thankful for her voice and a pushy dentist

    Twenty years ago Leslie Handler went for a routine dental appointment. It was her first time with a ...
  • October 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Fighting the stigma of depression

    A Philadelphia woman shares her experience dealing with depression and answering uncomfortable quest...
  • October 9, 2014 |  The Pulse

    In recovery, a singing "idol" is born

    Gina Albater dreamed of singing professionally for most of her life.
  • October 2, 2014 |  National Interest Blog

    Impeach Mark Fuller, the federal judiciary's Ray Rice

    Say, for the sake of argument, that you're in court, appearing before a judge. Would you feel c...
  • September 29, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Fighting diabetes is a family matter for teen and her grandmother

    How one teenager encourages her grandmother to make healthier lifestyle choices in light of a chroni...
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