Stories Related to 'amazing' Normalcy For Those With Face Transplants

They savor pizza and burgers, no longer frighten children, and many of them can walk the streets without people knowing they have someone else's cheeks, nose, lips and skin. People who have had face transplants increasingly are going public, helping to transform an operation that six years ago was daredevil theory into one that is widely accepted....

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  • Real 'Fault in Our Stars' couple reunited by hope
    Katie and Dalton Prager, a young couple who both have cystic fibrosis, celebrated happy news when they reunited Tuesday afternoon after nearly five months apart: Katie is on her way to getting a lifesaving lung transplant. More
  • Patients’ Genes Seen as Future of Cancer Care
    Major academic medical centers in New York and around the country are spending and recruiting heavily in what has become an arms race within the war on cancer. The investments are based on the belief that the medical establishment is moving toward the routine sequencing of every patient’s genome in the quest for “precision medicine,” a course for prevention and treatment based on the special, even unique characteristics of the patient’s genes. More
  • Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds
    Since insurers pay more for patients with surgical complications, some hospitals could actually lose money by improving care, researchers said Tuesday. More
  • Altered T-Cell Therapy Shows Promise for Acute Leukemia
    Genetically altering a patient’s immune cells has, for the first time, produced remissions in adults with a deadly type of acute leukemia. In one patient, all trace of the disease vanished in 8 days. More
  • Man Grows Penis on His Own Arm
    A British man born without a penis is set to have one sculpted from his arm. Security guard Andrew Wardle, 39, beat odds of 20 million to one when he was born with fully-functioning testicles but no manhood. More
  • ‘Such an amazing kid’: Oak Lawn HS mourns senior who died of COVID-19
    The Oak Lawn High School community is in mourning after a student died from a coronavirus-related illness. On Tuesday, visitation was held for Andy Washack, an 18-year-old senior whose life was cut ...
    03/2/2021 - 2:41 pm | View Link
  • Heart of the matter: Kyla gets a renewed life with new heart
    When 5-year-old Kyla Blade lay in a hospital bed a few days after heart-transplant surgery, a group of doctors and nurses gathered around for the first time to see how ...
    03/1/2021 - 10:00 pm | View Link
  • For Rays, an ‘amazing’ feeling welcoming back fans
    It was a small, tentative step forward — maybe even a step toward normalcy — as the Rays are ... maintain social distance and face covering at all times when possible. [ LUIS SANTANA | Times ...
    02/28/2021 - 10:30 am | View Link
  • How 5 Black Women Are Finding Joy One Year Into the Pandemic
    I spoke to a handful of Black women who inspired me, and asked them how they were taking care of themselves during what was arguably the most tumultuous time we had ever lived through. Between the ...
    02/26/2021 - 10:22 am | View Link
  • PREMIERE: Elle King and Miranda Lambert’s Duet “Drunk” Is an “All-In” Party of an Event
    Elle King’s cackle cracks loudly over a Thursday afternoon Zoom chat while discussing her now-released video for her new single “Drunk.” She describes shooting the video for her pop-rocking, ’80s ...
    02/26/2021 - 6:30 am | View Link
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