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Face Transplant Recipient Meets Donor Mother for First Time: Part 2
Former Mississippi firefighter Pat Hardison was given a new lease on life thanks to Nancy Millar's decision to donate her son's face.
A Mother's Loss Gives Face, Organ Transplant Recipients New Lives: Part 1
You're about to witness an unforgettable encounter. Pat hartison, a firefighter badly bumped in the line of duty, endured the most extensive face transplant ever attempted. But his experimental surgery required a selfless act on the part of one remarkable mother. Over a year later Nancy Millar is
Face Transplant and Organ Recipients Meet Donor's Mother for the First Time
Nancy Millar paced nervously as she prepared to meet a man she had never seen before, but whose face she would already knew. “I’m going to try not to lose it,” she said, wiping away tears. The man was Pat Hardison, who underwent a groundbreaking face transplant last year, which was only made
The Moment Face Transplant Recipient Meets Donor's Mother
Pat Hardison received the most extensive face transplant ever performed last year thanks to David Rodebaugh's mother, Nancy Millar.
Burned Firefighter Feels Normal Again After Face Transplant
A Mississippi firefighter who received the world's most extensive face transplant after a burning building collapsed on him said Wednesday that he feels like "a normal guy" for the first time in 15 years.
How a Severely Burned Former Firefighter Is Doing 1 Year After Face Transplant Surgery
One year after undergoing the most extensive face transplant ever performed, which was covered by "Nightline" in an Emmy-nominated special edition , Pat Hardison continues to thrive. “I’m happy to tell you that I’m doing great!” Hardison, 42, said at a press conference at NYU Langone Medical Center
First Man in US to Get Double Hand Transplant Highlights Risks of Experimental Surgery
The first American patient to undergo a double hand transplant is speaking out about his experience this week. Seven years after making headlines, Jeff Kempner, 64, is drawing attention to the risks of experimental surgery by revealing he cannot move his transplanted hands at all. "I have zero
Massachusetts Man Undergoes First Penis Transplant in US
The following as a statement from power patient who by the way is an incredibly caring and unique individual and really are lucky to have patients like him. In 2012 my life changed forever when I suffered a debilitating work accident followed by a devastating cancer diagnosis. Today I begin a new
See the Biggest Medical Breakthroughs of 2015
This year researchers and scientists made major medical achievements as they learned how to reprogram the immune system to fight a leukemia case, found that "mind-reading" could be possible and even found a potential vaccine for one of the most frightening viruses on the planet. Here's a look at
Thanksgiving 2015: How to Sound Smart at Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving dinner is around the corner, and you know what that means: awkward conversations with long distance-relatives you haven't seen since last year and heated arguments with that aunt whose loud opinions make you cringe. So, here's our cheat sheet to breaking the ice with unfamiliar faces