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Young Stroke Victim Fights Her Way Backnew

While Sarah Kucharski focused on a looming deadline as special projects editor for Waynesville’s Smoky Mountain News, a blood clot in her brain stem was about to change her life forever.
Mountain Xpress  |  Caitlin Byrd  |  05-24-2012  |  Health

Probable Causenew

For one woman, what appeared to be a migraine headache almost killed her.
Gambit  |  David Winkler-Schmit  |  01-03-2008  |  Science

Justice Delayed for Inmates in Need of Medicationnew

For the crime of driving with a suspended license, a 45-year-old woman with lupus lost the ability to walk.
Dallas Observer  |  Matt Pulle  |  12-21-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Confessions of a Snorernew

Snoring can be harder on a sleepless partner than the snorer, but in some cases, that horrendous sound is a sign of serious health problems.
Westword  |  Rob Simon  |  06-23-2005  |  Science

Former Basketball Star Faces Tough Timesnew

Bobby "Bingo" Smith, an Original Cavalier, once had it all. Now, with his heart failing, his son facing murder charges, and his earnings long gone, he wishes he could do any kind of work for the Cavaliers again.
Cleveland Scene  |  Joe P. Tone  |  03-15-2005  |  Sports

Remembering a Father on New Year's Evenew

On Dec. 31, New York Press editor-in-chief Jeff Koyen was burying his 59-year-old father. He remembers the lessons he learned from his dad, including this one: Have a passion for everything you do, but don't let your job kill you.
New York Press  |  Jeff Koyen  |  01-05-2005  |  Children & Families

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