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Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive disease that makes breathing difficult. But there is more hope for patients than ever. Proper treatment of COPD with medication and lifestyle changes can stabilize the disease and help people live active lives.

A healthy cornea is a key to good vision. If your cornea is damaged by disease, infection, or an injury, the resulting scars can dramatically affect your vision. With an over 95% success rate and the most common type of transplant surgery, corneal transplants have brought back clear vision and improved quality of life to countless people like our patient Paul Orlando.

Since the age 12, Gabi Thomas has been fighting the physical and mental ramifications of having Crohn's Disease. She explains her challenges over the last 15 years, which culminated in several hospital stays and being on the brink of death. While experts discuss current treatments for Crohn's, Gabi shares her journey of healing; explaining why she has never felt better.

Type two diabetes is increasing at staggering rates. Changes in lifestyle and diet are key to preventing the disease, but as a country, how can we turn this epidemic around?

Life expectancy for people with Down Syndrome has increased over the last 30 years - from 25 years old in 1983 to 60 years old today. While Down Syndrome carries certain health issues and risks, people with Down Syndrome and their families are moving beyond the limitations of this disability. Patient and Special Olympic medalist Frankie Antonelli and his mother Debbie share what their family has done to help Frankie reach his full potential.

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