How Shark Attack Survivors Came Together To Save Sharks
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Students learn from survivors
The Holocaust Documentation and Education Center recently presented its Miami-Dade County Student Awareness Day where Holocaust survivors told high school students their stories
10 Abortion Survivors
Abortion is a very hot-button issue that can send good friends into heated arguments. But no matter what your stance is on abortion, the one irrefutable fa
Heart attack survivor urges everyone to learn CPR
My 15th wedding anniversary is one I will never forget.
Survivor Guide and Resources for All
This will be a brief but, I hope, helpful entry. You might want to bookmark or save it or move the information to somewhere you will remember to use it. I am sharing information about two new, really excellent resources for oncology patients and their families: Wellist and the Wellness Guide for Cancer Survivorsthat the MA Department of Health and Human Services has just released.
What does a heart attack survivor look like?
Kim Cowperthwaite – What does a heart attack survivor look like June 12, 2017 5:02am EST What does a heart attack survivor look like? It was easy to spot us in the crowd at the American Heart Association's Southern Maine Heart Walk . Here and there amid all the many, many supporters were the AHA-issued cap-wearers. Heart attack survivors got a red survivor's cap (a pretty nice one, I may add!); stroke survivors got white. Onward and together we walked, through the inflatable…
CPR survivor is living proof
“I was at work and I was eating lunch with my colleagues, and all of a sudden… Well, this is told to me because I don’t remember, but they said
What if the only survivors are minors? Can they sue for wrongful death in Florida?
Chris Bristow, Personal Injury Attorney with Critton Luttier Coleman Law in West Palm Beach, FL, answers the question: "What if the only survivors are minors...
'Top Chef' Meets 'Survivor'
BBC America dropped this trailor for No Kitchen Required in our inbox, and while we are a bit tired of cooking competitions these days, at least this one isn't just fancy cooking in fa
A Survivor on Why It's Time to Talk
I was a junior in high school when I met him. You know the guy that turns your head and makes you almost want to drool. Yeah, that’s right. Not only was he a senior, one year ahead of me, but he was also a football player, popular with all the girls AND he liked me! Perhaps it was because I made varsity cheerleading my that year, wore those short little skirts on game day, or I was so darn innocent. Whatever the…
How to Respond to a Survivor
Someone you care about had the courage to tell you what happened. How you react can have a big impact on their recovery.
Heart attack survivor teaches others how to do the "St. Vincent kiss"
Former patient Jonathan Petrea loves to tell others about the care he received at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after suffering a heart attack in 2017. He also loves to demonstrate what he calls “the St. Vincent Charity kiss.”
Eating Advice For Cancer Survivors
What NOT to Say to a Flood Survivor
After the Texas floods and Hurricane Harvey, try a bit of the right kind of empathy.
How One Mesothelioma Survivor Deals With Survivor's Guilt
As a 10-year mesothelioma survivor, Heather Von St. James has felt the loss of many friends who did not live as long. Read her story at MCA.
Why I'm A Survivor
‘A Lot More Life to Live’: Heart Attack Survivor Explains How Denver Health Is Giving Him a New...
By Wilson Gould On Monday, October 19, 2015, I was at work when I suddenly developed strong chest pains. I was not exerting myself when they started; I was just sitting at my desk working on my computer. That was my first concern. The chest pains would not go away. After about twenty minutes with the chest pains, I told my boss that I needed them to take me to the emergency room. Since the pains were so strong, they decided to call…
Cancer Survivor Tips
Learning how to take care of your physical and mental health after a cancer diagnosis is the key to living your life to the fullest.
Bob Harper Gets REAL About What It's Like To Be A Heart Attack Survivor
"My heart stopped. Not to be dramatic, but I was dead. I was on that ground dead."