Emergency ServicesNeurosciencePediatrics

After Toddler’s Nightmare Traffic Accident, Expert Brain Care Makes a Difference

April 7, 2021, started out like any other day for the Sanchez family, but in an instant, it turned into...

Meet Dariel

Emergency ServicesNeurosciencePediatrics

12-year-old Receives Lifesaving Care for Serious Head Injury

Twelve-year-old Noah Rybak, of Oradell, New Jersey, was sledding with friends one February 2021 day when his sled suddenly ran...

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Men's HealthPediatricsVascular

19-Year-Old Gets ‘Back to Living’ After First-Of-Its-Kind Surgery to Treat Rare Vascular Condition

When Zechariah (Zech) Kaehr of Columbus, Ohio, was 15, he began to notice pain in his back and side that...

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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...

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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...

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Oakhurst Father and Son Overcome Chiari Malformation

As a frequent allergy sufferer, Michael Roman wasn’t too concerned in 2017 when he started experiencing symptoms that included a...

Meet Michael and Dominick

Cancer CarePediatrics

Paterson Family Experiences Life in the NICU Not Once, But Twice

Joanela Diaz of Paterson, New Jersey, struggled to have children. In April 2016, when she was five months pregnant, she...

Meet Venus and Victoria

Cancer CarePediatrics

A Young Boy from Washington Township Conquers Cancer Like a Super Hero

About a month after Alex Hammer turned 4, he started getting constant fevers and ear infections. When he started sounding...

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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...

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Organ TransplantationPediatrics

Englewood Mom Saves Son With Lifesaving Kidney Donation

When Laura Kudowitz went to her doctor for her 20-week ultrasound, she left the appointment both thrilled and terrified. First,...

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