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See New Photo: Face Transplant Patient Celebrates Life In Public

His story is both tragic and amazing. A Virginia man who had a face transplant in Baltimore has a new outlook on life.

06/28/2013

breast cancer

Defective Breast Cancer Gene Common In African American Women

Genetics can play a big role in getting cancer. A new study shows a breast cancer causing gene is surprisingly common in African American women with the disease.

06/09/2013

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Gallinari To Have Surgery On Left ACL Next Week

Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.

06/04/2013

Nolan Ramsey

Hurler Syndrome Is No Hurdle Md. 5th Grader Nolan Ramsey Can’t Overcome

He’s only 11 years old, but he’s already endured 20 surgeries. Nolan Ramsey is a fifth grader who suffers from an enzyme disorder called MPS1.

05/15/2013

weight loss surgery

Doctors: Weight Loss Surgery Only An Option For Some

Dramatic weight loss for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The politician revealed that he secretly went under the knife to shed the pounds.

05/08/2013

Face Transplant

Shock Trauma Gala Honors Organ Donor Who Helped Save 6 Lives

The University of Maryland Medical Center’s trauma center on Saturday celebrated a gift that transformed the lives of six people and made possible the most extensive full-face transplant yet.

04/27/2013

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Maryland Preschool Teacher Injured As She Cheered On Mom At Boston Marathon

A local teacher is among the injured following the bombings in Boston.

04/16/2013

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Fewer Patients Awake During Operations

Previous research has found that about 1 in 500 patients is aware or awake under general anesthesia.

03/20/2013

Face Transplant

Face Transplant Patient Doesn’t Get A Second Look Now

After a gun accident took off half his face, Richard Lee Norris spent 15 years living as a recluse in Hillsville, Va. Horribly disfigured, he hid indoors. When he ventured out, it was behind a baseball cap and surgical mask. He didn’t pursue a career and never married.

12/04/2012

Face Transplant

Face Transplant Patient Doing Well After 7 Months

The University of Maryland Medical Center says a Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell.

10/16/2012

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Vertigo Strikes Up To 20 Million Americans, Surgery Can Help

Doctors estimate that vertigo affects about 20 million people and the numbers seem to be on the rise.

10/15/2012

Cataract Surgery May Help Prevent Hip Fractures

Helping older people see more clearly may help to lower their risk for falls and potentially disabling hip fractures.

08/02/2012

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