Brent Crane

The Dog Walker Who Beat HIV

Otherwise known as the Berlin Patient, Timothy Brown is the only known person to have been cured of HIV/AIDS. But he won't rest until a cure is found for everyone.

Closing The Race Gap In Health Care

Dr. Thaddeus Bell says the key to getting better health outcomes for African-Americans is to confront racism in health care. More black doctors wouldn't hurt either.

The Researcher Who Planned His Own Surgery in Virtual Reality

When professor Larry Smarr discovered he had Crohn's Disease, he tackled it the only way he knew how: with technology.

The Cook With No Taste

How do you cook when you can't smell? It's all about trial and error, says 20-year-chef Adam Cole.

The Diabetes Cyborg Hacking Her Own Pancreas

Dana Lewis invented the Open Artificial Pancreas System to make things easier for herself, and millions of others type 1 diabetics around the world.

To Beat Cancer, Talk To Your Family

After a cancer diagnosis, families that talk and listen to each other experience better health outcomes than those who don't.

Tackling Death Over Coffee

Sociologist Jack Fong talks to us about the death café movement, in which strangers come together over coffee to come to terms with their own mortality.

The Girl Who Remembers Everything

Born with highly superior autobiographical memory, Rebecca Sharrock can remember every meal she's ever eaten, every book she's ever read, and every word ever said to her... almost back to birth.

Breaking The Family Curse

Born with a rare and fatal prion disease that also took her father, Amanda Baxley Kalinsky is determined to fight back against Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease.

The Music Healer

After discovering she had the same rare liver cancer that killed Steve Jobs, composer Giovanna Imbesi decided she wanted her music to help heal people.