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New Clot-Busting Drug Saves Man from Major Stroke Disability

New Clot-Busting Drug Saves Man from Major Stroke Disability

Paul Bauer, a 79-year-old resident of Davis, Calif., was relaxing at home May 5 with his wife, Mary, when he suddenly fell and was unable to speak. “When I saw the droop of his mouth and left side of his face, I immediately thought of stroke and called 911,” says Mary...

Heartfelt Thanks: Transplant Patients Witness What Great Care Is

Heartfelt Thanks: Transplant Patients Witness What Great Care Is

Two heart-failure patients in Sacramento became fast friends in the hospital while awaiting new hearts. During those few weeks leading up to their transplants, they were delighted at what they saw: A well-organized team of dedicated nurses and doctors, all with...

Why Are So Many Filipinos Drawn to Nursing? RN Explains

Why Are So Many Filipinos Drawn to Nursing? RN Explains

By Anita Creamer and Gary Zavoral, Vitals contributors Like many Filipinos, Reggie Escobin discovered that becoming a registered nurse was in her blood. It is estimated that nearly 20% of registered nurses in California are Filipino and many are on the front lines,...

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COVID Finally Caught Up to You. Now What?

Almost 60% of Americans have had COVID-19. If and when the virus catches up to you, these strategies can help you conquer your sickness successfully. It’s true that COVID-19 cases are rising. If you do test positive, try not to let feelings of guilt or shame take...

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Expect the Unexpected: A Journey to Motherhood

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