When Duty Calls: Working in an ICU During COVID-19

Typically, we photograph everyone appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the surge of COVID-19, that contact would...

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When COVID-19 Strikes the Young

When COVID-19’s spread first made news in the U.S. in the spring, then-18-year-old Tyler Bruno didn’t think much of it....

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Bariatrics/Weight Loss

‘Thinner, Healthier, Happier’ After Weight-Loss Surgery

Christine Tangredi has a photo of herself from 2017 taped to her refrigerator. It is a reminder of a phase...

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A Positive Spin After Stroke

The best word to describe Edward Modrak is resilient. Over the course of his life, the 55-year-old has beaten a...

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Men's Health

Gut Pain Not to Be Ignored

In October 2019, everything was going smoothly health-wise for 66-year-old Joe Palazzolo. He was enjoying a trimmer weight, having lost...

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Men's Health

New Hope for Pulmonary Embolism Patient

Robert Christian, 45, is an active guy. He has played ice hockey since he was in third grade, loves hunting...

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Feet of Strength for Diabetes Patient

Joe Coles, a CPA in Tinton Falls, New Jersey, experienced a rude awakening when he began developing redness, blisters and—when...

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A Minimally Invasive Approach for Carpal Tunnel

Michelle Carr is a hairstylist and owner of the Mane-iac Barber Shop in Aberdeen, New Jersey. A few years ago,...

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Healing Through Food

When Amanda Rae Negro’s grandfather Raymond Murray was admitted to Bayshore Medical Center with a broken hip following a fall...

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A Young Mother’s Fight Against a Brain Tumor

Like any mother of two small children, Maryana Rebeles could use a little time to herself. “My girls are my...

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