Doctor Cures Deafness With First-Ever Middle Ear Transplant

A team of South African doctors in the capital city Pretoria has been hailed as pioneers in the field of global medicine after performing the first-ever transplant of a patient’s middle ear. The achievement–which used 3D-printed technology to reconstruct the broken bones of a middle ear–is…

then dad discovers who the doctor really is

Unfortunately, humans have the ability to judge people too quickly and without any knowledge of what they’re experiencing or what problems they’re going through. Sometimes it’s hard to empathize with others when we haven’t taken a closer look behind the scenes. This story is a poignant…

Immigrant children: What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter

A 2-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen, Tex. (John Moore/Getty Images) The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground for children. Rooms were equipped with…

What a doctor saw in a Texas shelter for migrant children

A 2-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12 in McAllen, Tex. (John Moore/Getty Images) The small shelter along the Texas border to Mexico held 60 beds and a little playground for children. Rooms were equipped with…