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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

    A Brooklyn woman 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.

            Beating Breast Cancer Twice, Emerging Stronger

            While being treated for breast cancer, Yu Zheng struck an unlikely friendship with her physician at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue.

              Fifteen Years After 9/11, WTC Patients Continue Recovery

              Fifteen years after the 9/11 attacks, patients treated at the NYC Health + Hospitals WTC Environmental Health Center reflect on their struggles, treatment, and continued recovery.

                Healing Through Art

                "My therapist recognized that I was creative, and instead of medicating me, he used art to calm me," Annalisa Rivera.

                  College Student Won’t Let Disability Stop Him

                  Leonardo Velez and Dr. Lee Waldman of Kings County Hospital met when Leonardo was three years old and was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. Read their story.

                    Doc Prescribes Fruit & Veggies for Alaijah

                    Twelve-year-old Alaijah used to always reach for a bag of chips as an afternoon snack. That changed when she received a prescription for fruit and vegetables from her doctor at Harlem Hospital.

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