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Angelique Silva: Finding Strength Amid Battle with Depression

A routine check-up with her doctor led Angelique Silva to finally face the problems that held her back in life.

Gladys Madera: Staying Healthy in Her Golden Years

Gladys Madera, a Bronx grandmom, faced an unexpected crisis when her asthma-like chest pains were diagnosed as a heart condition.

Frances Joe: Emerging from a Storm

After suffering a brain aneurysm that left her sick and depressed, Frances Joe was ready to give up. Then, she met the primary care doctor who got her back on track to good health.

Shaila Chowdhury: Prenatal Care Made For Today’s Muslim Woman

Shaila Chowdhury has two requests at her prenatal checkups: to have her husband present and be examined by a female doctor.

Patricia Rodriguez: Inspired by Support, A Survivor Reaches Out

As she battled breast cancer, Patricia Rodriguez found no support groups for Spanish-speaking cancer patients. So, she started one at NYC Health + Hospitals/Queens.

Heart Attack at 42 Jolts Him to Change

Allan Wright thought taking medication was enough to control his high blood pressure. A heart attack changed everything.

Taking the Pain Away

Melissa Edwards shares how she found help for her depression.

Baby Ayvah Defies Odds

When Ayvah was born prematurely, she weighed less than two pounds. Doctors said she had a 50 percent chance of survival.

    Coming Out of Coma, Then a Slam Dunk

    After retired history teacher Joel White fell and hit his head, he thought the injury would heal on its own. Five days later, he was in a medically-induced coma.

      Finally Facing His Diabetes

      Charles Harris got serious about his diabetes with expert care and support from NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx.

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