Incredible Medical Stories

Girl Shot by Taliban

Marzia, also known as Fatima, was only 6 years old when the Taliban attacked her family’s car in Afghanistan, killing her father and brother and leaving her with a disfiguring gunshot wound to the face. See how reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh...

Flat Back Surgery

After surviving a gruesome car accident, Beverly underwent back surgery to relieve her chronic pain. Unfortunately, the surgery left her in excruciating agony and unable to straighten her back from its permanent 45 degree angle position – a condition...

Marzia's Facial Surgery Explained

Reconstructive surgeon Dr. Kaveh Alizadeh explains the procedure he performed to remove problematic scar tissue and create a stable airway for young Marzia, a girl who was shot in the face during a Taliban attack in Afghanistan.

Beverly Recovers from Flat Back Surgery

After surviving a gruesome car accident, Beverly underwent back surgery to relieve her chronic pain. Unfortunately, the surgery left her in excruciating agony and unable to straighten her back from its permanent 45 degree angle position – a condition...

The Dangers of Chili Powder

The Doctors discuss a shocking story about a woman who allegedly punished her boyfriend’s 2-year-old daughter by force-feeding her chili powder in January of 2013. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains the dangers of chili powder consumption.

Incredible Medical Stories

Get inspired by incredible medical stories! Six-year-old Marzia nearly lost her life when Taliban militants shot her in the face. See her remarkable recovery story. Then, meet Bella, the dog that detected her owner’s breast cancer and saved her life!

Marzia's New Face

Marzia, also known as Fatima, was only 6 years old when the Taliban attacked her family’s car in Afghanistan, killing her father and brother and leaving her with a disfiguring gunshot wound to the face. See how she's recovered from surgery performed by...

Dog Detects Breast Cancer

Susan was perplexed when her dog, Bella, began persistently poking at her breast. That is, until her annual mammogram showed that Susan had developed invasive lobular carcinoma, the second most common form of breast cancer. Learn more about how dogs...