ParentingPediatricsPregnancy

Preemie Overcomes Feeding Challenges in JFK’s NICU

Six weeks before her first baby was due, JulieAnne Butare’s persistent, painful contractions were chalked up to “bad luck” since...

Meet Emma

NeurosciencePediatricsPhysical Rehabilitation

New Jersey Teen Back in Action After Concussion

It was a Friday night in early October. Tighe, an 18-year-old football player, was out on a football field with...

Meet Tighe

Cancer Care

Metuchen Mother and Grandmother Fights Bladder Cancer With Robotic Surgery

Many people worry about being diagnosed with cancer. But for Rose Ann Rangel, whose mother and brother both died of...

Meet Rose Ann

NeurosciencePhysical Rehabilitation

25-year-old Man on the Road to Recovery After a Debilitative Brain Injury

At age 25, Michael Segarra landed in the hospital with a blood infection, expecting a short stay. But his heightened...

Meet Michael

NeurosciencePediatrics

Edison Doctor Treats Rare Craniosynostosis in Infant Girl

When Layla Maloney was born in June 2020, the back of her head was a little flat, a common condition...

Meet Layla

Neuroscience

The Future of Surgery: Virtual Reality

For many of us, virtual reality (VR) is nothing more than the latest trend in video games. But for the...

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Physical Rehabilitation

Tinnitus Patient Finally Finds Peace and Quiet

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the COVID-19 pandemic, that contact would...

Meet Anna

Physical Rehabilitation

Edison Parkinson’s Patient Finds Hope in Song and Boxing

Typically, we photograph every patient appearing in HealthU. Because this story was planned during the COVID-19 pandemic, that contact would...

Meet Hugh

Cardiac / Heart Health

After a Heart Attack in His Thirties, Where is He Now?

In early 2020, we shared the story of Przemyslaw “Simon” Blazejowicz, whose life hung in the balance as doctors at...

Meet Simon

Cardiac / Heart Health

Heart Care Close to Home

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

Meet Rosa