Noor Jihan Abdul-Haqq: 'Making to ensure that this is a good place to be'
JAN 13, 2021 - Dr. Noor Jihan Abdul-Haqq didn’t know what her patient was asking for, but that didn’t stop her. As a medical student in 2005, Abdul-Haqq participated in a program in which she helped treat people who had HIV and AIDS in the Dominican Republic. One patient asked for “albondigas." Abdul-Haqq’s Spanish was limited, but she asked around until someone finally directed her to a place that sold meatballs. “Sometimes people may ask a question and I don’t really know how to figure out…
I Want to Share the Truth About Living With AIDS
Daniel Garza, an HIV-positive activist who has AIDS, has led a remarkable life. From coming out as gay to his Mexican Catholic family, battling drug and alcohol addiction, and receiving diagnoses for both AIDS and cancer, he tells us how’s he’s overcome challenges and stays motivated to live each day to the fullest.
The Snake Milk King: What drives this man to risk his life each and every day?
Enter the Kentucky Reptile Zoo—one of the largest collections of venomous reptiles in the world—and meet Jim Harrison, the man that spent his 42-year career milking King Cobras for anti-venom and saving lives across the globe. What drives a man like this to risk his life each and every day?
Bone Cancer Survivor Now Relieves Others’ Pain as Orthopedic Surgeon
A painful bout with osteosarcoma couldn’t deter a teenage Kevin Weiss. Instead, his experience with bone cancer at age 15 inspired him to pursue a medical career. Today, as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Weiss helps patients do what they thought was impossible – live, work, enjoy life and explore their passions without debilitating pain.