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Brain Surgery

Reading And Riding 4 Taylor

Amikka Smith | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Amikka Smith

Reading, riding and praying for a solution this mother travels cross country in 90 days in hopes to promote literacy awareness, and not just for anyone, but for her daughter Taylor.

What An ‘Awful’ Accident Taught ‘OITNB’ Star Jackie Cruz About Beauty

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.27.2016 | Latino Voices

"Orange is the New Black" star Jackie Cruz began working toward her dream of becoming a singer and an actress at age 6; by the time she was 15, her mo...

Becoming That Neurotic Mother

Adina Ciment | Posted 03.31.2016 | Parents
Adina Ciment

It's been a few months since my son's brain surgery. A few months since words like "resection" and "craniotomy" and "temporal lobe" became part of my almost daily vocabulary. I went from someone who took her kid to the doctor once a year, to someone who has an entire team of doctors to choose from when something goes wrong.

"When Breath Becomes Air" - oxygen for the soul

Joseph Cooper | Posted 03.15.2016 | Books
Joseph Cooper

"Paul wrote relentlessly, fueled by purpose.... He started with midnight bursts when he was still a neurosurgery chief resident... drafted paragraphs...

Brain Surgeon Dr. Rahul Jandial Wants to Knock Cancer to its Knees

Ilana Rapp | Posted 01.27.2016 | Science
Ilana Rapp

Brain Surgeon and Scientist Dr. Rahul Jandial appears alongside Mike Tyson, Kal Penn and Mary Lynn Rajskub in FOX's show Superhuman where contestants ...

How To Prepare For Your Child's Brain Surgery

Heather Lens | Posted 10.02.2015 | Parents
Heather Lens

Over the past 2 years our family has fumbled our way through tuberous sclerosis complex and all the crazy curve balls it can throw. From seizures and hospital stays, to therapies and now brain surgery. I'll be honest though...I never expected to have to prepare for brain surgery.

NSFW: The Faces Of America's Earliest Brain Surgery Patients

HuffPost Science | Posted 06.01.2015 | Science

A collection of old photographs reveals the faces of some of America's earliest brain surgery patients, affording a glimpse into a fascinating chapter...

Everything Happens For A Reason

Katina Corrao | Posted 09.28.2014 | Women
Katina Corrao

One minute you're planning a weekend and the next, a team of doctors surround your bed. One of them knelt down, held my hand and explained that they were going to remove the mass.

Medicine and Meditation to Rewire My Brain

Jeff Cannon | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Cannon

By keeping my "eye on the prize," as I told one nurse, and focusing 100 percent of my energy on the minutely repetitive tasks I needed to, I was able to reach a far greater success than many thought possible.

This Couple Understands The True Meaning Of 'In Sickness And In Health'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

The year 2013 was full of highs and lows for Redditor wellyjup and her husband. On Thursday, she shared a couple of photos -- one from after her h...

'Gotta Hope He's Got Some Good Drugs!'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

When popular YouTuber, Charles Trippy from CTFxC found out he would have to undergo brain surgery to remove a tumor, he did what any good vlogger woul...

Visionary Medicine: Neurosurgery Simulation and the Potential to Save Lives

Traci L. Slatton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Traci L. Slatton

Successful outcomes depend on an almost fantastic synthesis of psychomotor control, excellent visual discrimination, years of training, and meticulous planning. How can surgeons reach this peak more efficiently, perhaps more quickly?

How to Find a Surgeon (A Brain Surgeon)

Carole Mallory | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Carole Mallory

Doctors pride themselves on their reputations. Their reputations attract patients which equals money. They want you to like them and to speak well of them. Don't be a people pleaser with a doctor. No point.

An Artist Before Radiation... and After

Marci Rich | Posted 10.14.2013 | Fifty
Marci Rich

Ohio artist Leslie Miller was working on a collage -- part of a planned series of mixed-media bird paintings -- when she was diagnosed with uterine cancer in December of 2003. It is one of the last painted works she was able to complete before losing function on the right side of her body.

Hope Does Bring Strength

Alysia Baldwin Ferro | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Alysia Baldwin Ferro

I thought to myself that if Bobby, a senior in high school, a young man with his whole life in front of him, wasn't asking "why," then I had no right to do so. Instead, I told myself I would find a purpose, a purpose for this brain tumor.

First Ever Live Tweet Of Brain Surgery

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living

Ever curious about what happens during surgery? A Houston hospital is demystifying the procedure by live tweeting the surgical removal of a patient's ...

Headstrong, Part I: My World Turned Upside Down

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

A little over three years ago, I was flying high. I was chief marketing officer at the ad agency JWT Worldwide. I'd been credited with popularizing th...

Stem Cell Snorting Holds Promise For Treating Brain Disorders

The Blotter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New details from a University of Minnesota researcher's initial tests show the stem cells actually make it to the brain when snorted rather than impla...

Head Trip: Who Do You Trust When Your Child's Surgeons Give Conflicting Advice?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Like any father, I wish I could take my son's place in all of life's harrowing rides, but I settle for what I can do: sit close, hold his hand, and tighten his buckle.

Did The Ancient Greeks Practice Brain Surgery?

ABC News | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Greek archaeologists said Tuesday they have unearthed rare evidence of what they believe was brain surgery performed nearly 1,800 years ago on a young...