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Dorcas Eaves, MD

“When a catastrophic accident occurs, devastation becomes a very real possibility. Miracles take place when critical medical decisions and actions are acted upon in a moment’s notice,” says Dr. 160 more words

Health Care

But are you sure, sure?

Silv, my grandmother, basically hitchhiked across the country in the 1930s because women weren’t supposed do that kind of thing. Until the ripe old age of 93, at 4′ 10″ – no one questioned Silv. 909 more words

Physician Invents Reconstructive Surgery For Female Genital Mutilation.

There is new hope for the hundreds of millions of women worldwide who have been subjected to genital mutilation.

A surgeon in Penn Medicine’s Center for Human Appearance has developed a reconstructive procedure that can increase sexual function and, patients’ early experiences suggest, help heal the emotional and psychological wounds associated with the mutilation. 415 more words

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Doctors Gave This Man a New Face

In 2006, a 21-year old Andy Sandness unsuccessfully attempted suicide. He had aimed a bullet at his chin, which ended up destroying the lower half of his face. 94 more words

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Diep Flap Reconstructive Surgery Decision and the Recovery Process

This blog post is written by my sister, Diann, who had a double mastectomy with Diep Flap on October 27, 2016.  She is still recovering and has written this to help women decide if they want to proceed with Diep Flap reconstructive surgery after Breast Cancer. 1,710 more words

The Current Plan

Just so this has some context – it’s 1am.

Over the weekend Dominic’s temperature has stabilised. His X-rays are still coming back with a considerable amount of secretions present, but we think he has fought off whatever it was. 335 more words

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ReSurge International-Restoring Hope Across The Globe

KarmaLaunch is incredibly excited to team up with ReSurge International; a globally-recognized charity specializing in reconstructive surgery, training, and patient follow-up in developing nations. Founded in 1969, ReSurge has been a pioneer in demonstrating that physical rehabilitation not only healed the body, but was instrumental in reintegrating people back into society. 109 more words

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