Searching for the Other Half of Daniel’s Heart and Finding Our Miracle, Our Team

By Staci Geiger I sat in the chair in the conference room, hands clasped, lips pursed. The tension that radiated from my head and shoulders was almost palpable among the three of us. My husband, Brian, my mom, and I had driven four hours in the early morning for a fetal echocardiogram at The Fetal [Continue Reading]

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New Studies Tout Benefits of Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure. Meet the Patients Who Have Benefited.

By Meredith Whittemore Tens of thousands of patients needing a heart valve replacement may soon be able to avoid open heart surgery. Two recently published studies show a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), which was previously reserved for patients so sick they may not survive open heart surgery, is also beneficial for younger, [Continue Reading]

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From Traumatic Brain Injury to College Graduation: Hayden’s Journey to Overcome

By Jade Waddy Dec. 13, 2018, will always be a special day for Hayden Nichols. It was a day he fought to see after his college career was put on hold five years earlier. Hayden, then a college freshman at St. John’s University in Queens, New York, tragically fell four stories from an apartment balcony [Continue Reading]

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How One Moment of Distracted Driving Delayed Sierra by Four Months

By Jade Waddy Nearly three years ago, Sierra Tobia, then 20 years old, was driving to College Station to return to work after a weekend with friends in League City. Although she left on time, morning traffic in the area began piling up on the two-lane road she was traveling along. Moments later, her journey [Continue Reading]

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This Cowboy’s Goal: Riding Without Pain

By Drew Munhausen It’s not uncommon for Anthony Thomas to ride through the pain. The hard-driving professional rodeo cowboy from Australia competed for more than a year and a half with a broken arm, gripping on to his horse using nothing but a leather glove wedged into a piece of rigging shaped like a suitcase [Continue Reading]

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