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Pat and Bob's story: Tufts MC cardiac transplant patients beat the odds and create a new foundation for family support - HeartBrothers.
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Scott Walker's story: Over 200 pounds lost and a new lease on life gained.
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North End restaurant owner gets back to making pasta sauce after having pituitary tumor removed by Tufts MC Neurosurgeon, Dr. Wu.
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Emily Farnham's story: Learn about her decision to have weight loss surgery and the many ways her life has improved since.
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After a new cancer diagnosis, Sarah visited 3 Boston Cancer Centers and found the best team at Tufts MC.
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Darlene's story: Cancer discovered during pregnancy saved her life. And her baby's!
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Jen Albanese's story: Multiple myeloma was no match for her.
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Alex Cabrera's story: Turning a tragedy into a miracle.
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Bob Rockwell: 1 in 10,000
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Comfort helps father cope with son's life-threatening emergency.
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John & Meg Brogan's story: Two generations survive hereditary life-threatening kidney disease.
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Walter Suita's story: Oxygen therapy helps heal a complicated hip replacement.
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Chloe Tierney's story: Despite a rare brain tumor diagnosis at 9 days old, Floating Hospital gave her family hope.
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Izzy’s story: Bent but beautiful.
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Luis’ story: A huge care team for a tiny baby
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Michaela’s story: Sickle cell disease patient finds perfect match in America.
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Nick Claudio's story: “A loss of sight is not a loss in vision.”
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Sam Kelly's story: A unique and successful approach to airway reconstruction
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