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Emergency Docs Tell How to Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

Emergency Docs Tell How to Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

As Northern California gears up for more hot days, with temperatures in many areas topping the century mark this weekend, emergency physicians are counseling the public to limit their time outdoors, drink plenty of water, apply sunscreen, wear light clothing and a...

Dad’s Diagnosis Shaped Son’s Career in Medicine

Dad’s Diagnosis Shaped Son’s Career in Medicine

Dave L. Tran, M.D., is the department chair of Palliative Care and Support Services at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, part of the not-for-profit Sutter Health network. In honor of Father's Day, we highlight Dr. Tran's tribute to his dad, Dr. Hai Tran, a Vietnam War...

Peds Patient Jams Out During Chemo

Peds Patient Jams Out During Chemo

Dylan Leeder, 12, celebrated his final inpatient chemotherapy treatment this month with an enthusiastic jam session. The brave pre-teen, who was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL), has received intermittent cancer treatments at Sutter’s...

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ICU Patient Inspired by Care Becomes RN

Six years ago, 19-year-old Kayla Elias told her mom to take her to the hospital. “I felt like I was dying,” she remembers with a wince. Her memories from that time are “not fresh,” she says. “I was so weak.” Elias’ case escalated quickly. She was admitted to Sutter...

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By the Numbers: A Response to the Pandemic

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Honoring Aptly Named ‘Year of the Nurse’

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