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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Mom, 34, Credits Urologist — and the ‘Luck of the Irish’ — with Successful Surgical...

On the morning of St. Patrick’s Day 2019, Jessica Davey, a 34-year-old married mother of two from Hillsdale, New Jersey,...

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Cancer Care

Woman’s Best Friend

Amanda Tasca, age 37, of Vernon, New Jersey, is a married hairdresser and the proud owner of two fun, loveable...

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Living Pain-free After Trigeminal Neuralgia

For Bernie Seyfert, a 64-year-old semi-retired plumber from Bayville, New Jersey, perseverance is a way of life. At age 36,...

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How Marcus Conquered His Weight Loss Goals

A firsthand account by Marcus Montgomery of Hackensack, New Jersey: At the start of 2020, I told myself that I...

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Cancer Care

Oakland, NJ, Antiques Shipper Gives Back After Head and Neck Cancer

When John Longo of Oakland, New Jersey, began to experience persistent pain in the back of his mouth, he thought...

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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...

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Cardiac / Heart Health

After a Triple Bypass Three Years Ago, Where is He Now?

In 2019, we shared the story of Joe Leone Introna. His worst fears of following a family history of heart-related...

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Cardiac / Heart Health

After Experiencing an Aortic Aneurysm, Where is He Now?

In 2018, we shared the story of Thomas Redmond who was nicknamed “the healthiest man in the ICU”. Before he...

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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...

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