I felt better the minute I entered UMC’s Trauma Center the other day.
There has to be a better way, particularly in this powerful digital information age.
If you watch cable TV, there’s a good chance you’ve watched “Nurse Jackie,” the Showtime hit series about an emergency room nurse who abuses a wide array of prescription drugs.
Computer exec Glenn Drawdy suffered a stroke during a trip to Las Vegas and is stuck her. But he considers himself to lucky to be betting help from therapist Nicola Gregory, whom he calls “Mrs. MacGyver.”
Reports showing a 99.6 percent failure rate for drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease fuel the debate over future care. Some even question whether doctors should be able to end Alzheimer’s patients’ lives.
It was one of those things that was always in the back of Bill Kading’s mind.
The first sign that something was wrong, Candace Infante realizes now, came about six years ago when she was out with friends and her left side started “feeling tingly all over.”
It continues to happen.
What 18-year-old Leah Goldberg was going through — trying to overcome the deadliest brain cancer known to man — hit 60-year-old retired Army Lt. Col. Todd Sain hard.
Timing, we hear repeatedly, is everything.