Listen up, viewers! The Doctors are gearing up for their “First Annual Doctors Awards Show” and we need YOUR help choosing the winners!
Who would be your “Viewer’s Choice” winner from Season 5? Learn about the nominees below and cast your vote here!
Doctors said Gulf War paratrooper veteran Arthur Boorman would never be able to walk unassisted again. Following his prognosis, Arthur became depressed and his weight ballooned dramatically, but life changed when wrestler-turned-yogi Diamond Dallas Page took him under his wing and introduced him to yoga. Learn why Arthur thinks everyone should believe in miracles.
At age two, Carly was officially diagnosed with a severe form of autism. The developmental disorder caused cognitive delays and a condition called oral motor apraxia, which would prevent her from ever speaking. See how Carly’s voice is now being heard all over the country and around the world.
When three-year-old Alida was born prematurely, her parents, Aaron and Debbie, never expected she would have a rare lung condition that affects less than 500 children worldwide. Known as neuroendocrine hyperplasia in infancy (NEHI), the disease causes the cells that transport oxygen into the bloodstream to overproduce. This hyper-production of cells acts like a surplus of filters in the lungs and prohibits air from efficiently passing through all of the cells to saturate the blood.
In 2010, Shannon was a healthy, ambitious and energetic 28-year-old, working as a pharmacy technician and expecting her second child. On December 5, 2010, complications from pneumonia and sepsis caused the death of her unborn son, and put her in a coma. Three weeks later, she woke up and discovered that doctors would have to amputate all four of her limbs to save her life. See her remarkable story of perseverance in the face of tragedy.
Lt. Brad Snyder
Witness the remarkable and inspiring story of Lt. Brad Snyder, who went from injured war hero to U.S. Paralympics champion over the course of one year.