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Brain Surgery

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...