Patient files

  • September 18, 2014 |  The Pulse

    The last time I did heroin, I died for 7 minutes

    The date was July 15, 2012. It's the date that John "Plex" Dooling remembers as the d...
  • September 11, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Battling cancer and making theater: 'Susan's Undoing'

    The shattering news came, as it does for many women, after Susan Chase had a routine mammogram.
  • August 28, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Sports and competition is a way of life for disabled Vietnam Veteran

    Eugene Tatom Sr. of Philadelphia was 22 years old, and almost done serving in Vietnam with the Unite...
  • July 24, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Homebirth was not the plan

    What do you get when you mixcontractions, a snow storm, and stomach virus? A Philly couple found out...
  • July 17, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Living with a surprise diagnosis of 'iron overload disorder'

    Iron. Your body needs it to carry oxygen throughout the body in red blood cells. But too much of it ...
  • June 12, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Preserving memories 140 characters at a time after traumatic brain injury

    How one man uses technology as a tool to capture important memories.
  • June 5, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Smoking marijuana as one tool to cope with HIV infection

    Twenty-two states have made medical marijuana available to patients. It's legal in New Jersey a...
  • May 29, 2014 |  The Pulse

    Surviving a rare disease gives chaplain a unique outlook on life

    In this week's Patient Files, pastor Stephen Weisser talks aboutbeating the odds to survive a r...
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