Tag: Medicine

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A Fighter’s Hour of Need

An account of the 60 minutes after a heavyweight fight at Madison Square Garden that left one boxer with permanent brain damage.

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The DIY Scientist, the Olympian, and the Mutated Gene

How a woman whose muscles disappeared discovered she shared a disease with a muscle-bound Olympic medalist.

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Best of Luck

On realizing you’re going to die.

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Biography of a Face

The story of a transplant from a 26-year-old bike mechanic to a 41-year-old fireman with severe burns.

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The Lost Girls

On the gender gap in diagnosis and treatment of autism.

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Stop the Madness

America’s devastating treatment of schizophrenia.

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A Criminal Mind

Dr. Joel Dreyer was a respected psychiatrist. Then he took a sudden turn to a life of drug dealing. Medicine might be able to explain why.

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The Museum of Menstruation

The Maryland man who houses antique feminine hygiene products.

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What Will I Hear When My Ears Stop Working?

On going deaf as a result of Ménière’s Disease.

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Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives

Inside the political battle over reproductive rights in Texas.

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Telling JJ

The delicate process of telling a ten-year-old she is HIV-positive.

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Cattle Calls

There’s a new endangered species in rural America: veterinarians.