Discovery Health Specials is a collection of the most memorable segments featured on the Discovery Health Channel, presenting incredible stories of human suffering and recovery, as brave victims of unfortunate health disorders fight for a better tomorrow. Discovery Health has for years sought out the most inspiring stories of people battling illness under extreme circumstances, and this series remembers some of the most unbelievable stories of human triumph ever presented. The series covers a wide variety of subjects, from life-and-death struggles to elective and cosmetic surgery pursued for personal reasons. The wide variety of topics include a pair of conjoined twin sisters who share one seven-chambered heart, a toddler who was born without an upper jaw, cheekbones, or eye sockets, a girl who stopped growing at nine years old, and an eight-year-old born with one of humanities rarest and most storied disorders, Mermaid Syndrome. Discovery Health Specials are riveting accounts of human courage in the face of illness.