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trauma

Patient Story

‘I was very fortunate’

After suffering severe burns from a stove fire, 31-year-old Joseph Foster is on the road to recovery—and eager to get back his favorite activities.

Patient Story

In the arms of angels

When a gas explosion at her island cabin left Lisa Sears with severe burns and broken bones, a team of specialists and her faith guided her recovery.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Health care heroes: ‘We are all in this together’

Life on the front lines of the pandemic: altruism, dedication and expertise shine.

Are you a caregiver? Take care of yourself, too

More than 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to an older adult. These caregivers need support, experts say.

New guidelines on ADHD

Criteria raises the minimum age for onset of symptoms to age 12 and encourages doctors to rule out other causes of the behavior.

Patient Story

Chasing the next adventure

After a motorcycle accident and two hip surgeries, Antonio Kilgo gets back on the open road—but sees life with new eyes.

Patient Story

‘A 5 percent chance of living’

After battling back from a devastating brain injury suffered in a car crash, this young man walks side-by-side with his mom as he stakes claim to a new life.

The hidden fallout of stroke

The limited mobility of stroke survivors puts them at increased risk of osteoporosis, broken bones and falls—but most are never screened for these problems.

Patient Story

‘It’s amazing he survived’

After a car crashed through a store and struck Elias Dababneh, it took a team to save his life and set him on the road to recovery.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

‘Bystanders are usually the first responders’

A new program encourages public spaces to add tourniquet kits—and it offers free training to all who want it.