lupus May 27, 2016

Shedding light on the mysteries of lupus

Lupus is a disease of contradictions and mystery. Those with lupus know that getting out and staying active can reduce their symptoms, but too much sun can trigger a painful disease flare.

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Breakthroughs Women's Health

heart-cancer May 18, 2016

Keeping cancer drugs from causing heart damage

Tennessee woman tells her story of how an emerging medical discipline helped transform her cancer treatment.

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Breakthroughs Cancer

integrative medicine & holistic medicine May 18, 2016

Can integrative medicine help me?

We debunk the myths about complementary therapies and explain how they can supplement traditional treatments.

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Breakthroughs Mental Health

undiagnosed diseases network April 12, 2016

Searching for answers to complicated ailments

Millions of people live with rare or mysterious illnesses, not knowing the cause. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now one of seven hospitals around the country in a network devoted to finding diagnoses.

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heart failure and weight loss April 7, 2016

Early heart failure leads to 100-pound weight loss, path to new life

Heart failure at 30 years old emboldened Travis Ghee to focus on better health, family, friendships and helping others.

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Breakthroughs Weight Management

Living Kidney Donor March 30, 2016

The importance of living kidney donation

Benefits are great for those who receive organs from living kidney donors.

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chronic fatigue syndrome February 24, 2016

Redefining chronic fatigue syndrome

It’s mysterious, complicated and definitely not all in your head.

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childhood obesity and mindfulness treatment January 22, 2016

Can mindfulness help fight childhood obesity?

Mindfulness could rebalance the way obese children’s brains work.   The brains of children who…

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Breakthroughs Children

cochlear implant December 21, 2015

The audiologist with deafness who helps people hear

Cochlear implants saved her career. So did her faith that she'd find a way.

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Breakthroughs Ear, Nose & Throat