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  • 9 Health-Related Podcasts Worth Checking Out

    9 Health-Related Podcasts Worth Checking Out
    Podcasts are a great way to learn something new. You can listen anywhere: in the car, at the gym, at your desk, while cleaning your house. They come in many different formats: interviews and stories, ...
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  • Mary J.

    Mary J.
    Mary Johnsen is a very pleasant 93-year-old lady who lives alone at home. One day, Mary fell and struck her head. Brought to the emergency room at The Hospitals of Providence Sierra Campus, Mary was ...
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  • Judy B.

    Judy B.
    On her way home from shopping with her husband, Judy's life changed dramatically. Judy suffered a spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage, or bleeding inside the skull, resulting in respiratory failure. ...
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  • Tom M.

    Tom M.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Tom Miskey knew he faced an uphill battle, having been through several health issues. As a result of acute respiratory failure, Tom required a ventilator to breathe. He recently had surgery to address a thoracoabdominal aneurysm and suffered an embolic stroke. An embolic stroke occurs when a blood clot travels to the brain after forming elsewhere in the body. This brought Tom to Vibra Hospital of Northern California. When he arrived at Vibra, Tom was dependent for all mobility and care. ... Tom Miskey knew he faced an uphill battle, having been through several health issues. As a result of acute respiratory failure, Tom required a ... Read More
  • Vicky S.

    Vicky S.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from school each day. The next morning, Vicky woke up on the floor unsure how she got there. Unable to walk, Vicky crawled to the phone. She called her son for help, who got her to BSA Hospital. The doctors at BSA treated Vicky for a traumatic brain injury. The time came for Vicky to discharge from BSA Hospital, but it wasn't yet safe for her to ... Vicky Stewart went to bed on January 14th as an active grandmother, living life to the fullest. She enjoyed gardening and picked up her grandson from ... Read More
  • Linda E.

    Linda E.

    Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

    Each day, Linda Evans delivers the mail to the people of Michigan City, IN. Linda, 41, takes pride in her job as a mail carrier. After completing her deliveries, Linda returns home to her loving family. A passionate animal lover and rescuer, her family includes three dogs: Pepper, Murphy, and Puck. While on her mail route one day, Linda was involved in a serious car accident. The trauma Linda suffered in the accident left Linda with multiple life-altering injuries. Longing to return to ... Each day, Linda Evans delivers the mail to the people of Michigan City, IN. Linda, 41, takes pride in her job as a mail carrier. After completing her ... Read More
  • Debra K.

    Debra K.

    Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital

    We all have certain health factors in our family trees that make us conscious of how we go about our daily lives. We make an effort to eat right, maintain a certain level of physical activity, etc. This was how Debra lived her life. While working in her garden one day, Debra suddenly felt her right side go weak. She made her way back to the patio and took a picture of her face. The photo reinforced Debra's suspicion -- she was having a stroke. Debra alerted a family member who transported ... We all have certain health factors in our family trees that make us conscious of how we go about our daily lives. We make an effort to eat right, ... Read More
  • Carolyn W.

    Carolyn W.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    It was a beautiful day in August. A busy week was in store for Carolyn, which was nothing short of typical. Carolyn felt relatively well, despite being a little sore from a car accident two days prior. She went about her day as usual, backing her truck up to a hitch – something she’d done countless times with little effort needed. On her first attempt, Carolyn missed. She knew right away, something was wrong - this had never happened before. “I pulled forward to try again, felt ... It was a beautiful day in August. A busy week was in store for Carolyn, which was nothing short of typical. Carolyn felt relatively well, despite ... Read More
  • Delia R.

    Delia R.

    Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital

    "October 20th, 2019 is a day I will never forget!" That was the day Delia Rosales almost died. "As I was driving home from work, waiting at a stoplight, I got rear-ended by another vehicle," Delia recalled. "I walked out of my vehicle and noticed the other car was totaled. But we walked away." Delia returned home, thankful she escaped serious harm. But as the night went on, Delia didn't feel right. "Later that night, I felt pain and headed to the ER," Delia noted. "They took x-rays and ... "October 20th, 2019 is a day I will never forget!" That was the day Delia Rosales almost died. "As I was driving home from work, waiting at a ... Read More
  • Bessie A.

    Bessie A.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Amarillo

    A retired realtor, Bessie Alley lived an active life. She lived alone in her townhome and enjoyed shopping and giving back to the community. Bessie certainly didn't plan to spend the first two weeks of the year in a hospital bed. But, that's where Bessie found herself. Having fallen ill at the end of December, she became increasingly weak. Before she knew it, Bessie required help with things she had done independently. Her physician, Dr. Sreenivasan, recommended an inpatient stay at Vibra ... A retired realtor, Bessie Alley lived an active life. She lived alone in her townhome and enjoyed shopping and giving back to the community. Bessie ... Read More
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