From story to art: How her smartwatch saved her life
Our patients inspire us to get better at our craft every day. Inspired by their stories, we challenged local artists to create unique works of heart. That’s how Elizabeth Turner and Raynor Bearden met — at the intersection of art
‘I was going downhill fast’: How this woman’s Fitbit saved her life
After Patricia Lauder noticed her resting heart rate increased by five points a day, she knew there was a problem.
Patient Story: How a Concerned Wife Saved Her Husband's Life
When Lisa Mallabar's husband complained of pain in his leg, she immediately suspected blood clots. What she did next may have saved his life.
With VA help, Army Veteran learned how to save her own life
U.S. Army Veteran Joyce Letellier shares her story on how VA has helped her develop tools to learn how to save her own life.
Thanks to early detection and mammography, more women surviving breast cancer. One young mother...
Analey Miltenberger was 28-years-old and pregnant with her first child when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here is her inspiring story of care at Riverton Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center.
Learn How to Save a Life
When Mary Holtschneider climbed out of her car in the Durham VA Medical Center parking deck, a blood clot struck her heart.Unconscious and on the pavement, Holtschneider was discovered by VA employees who began administering CPR.“I would never have made it to the Duke emergency department if it weren’t for those initial rescuers,” said Holtschneider, who has taught CPR as a former Duke Heart Center clinical nurse educator.
How to save a life
Glenville-Emmons organizes mock crash ahead of prom
How a man's smartwatch saved his life by picking up a heart defect
Sydney man Adam Love says he could have died from a life-threatening hole in his heart if it wasn't for his smartwatch. He says he can't live without the device, which records his abnormal heart rate levels.
Learn CPR and Save a Life Sheila's Story
Thanks to the quick thinking of Tere Ferguson, an Advocate BroMenn nurse and clinical coordinator with Advocate at Home in Normal, Ill., Sheila Diaz's life w...
Gloria's story: How spine surgery changed her life
Gloria French was experiencing debilitating pain and then sought treatment from Dr. Richard Singleton at Johnston-Willis Hospital. Hear more about how spine ...
you may save someone’s life
Bystanders with the proper training can keep a cardiac arrest patient alive until rescue professionals arrive.
How Research Saved My Life
Two-time cancer survivor, Elyse NeMoyer, explains how research helped save her life.
What if You Could Save a Life?
By donating her kidney, Amanda Smith helped more than just the recipient, she helped an entire family.
How Training for a Marathon Saved My Life
While training for a marathon, Ellie Brady suffered from a pulmonary embolism. She shares her story of heartache and triumph on the UVM Medical Center Blog.
CCMC’s HealthQuest seminar teaches how to save a life
If you were in a situation where you could help someone suffering from uncontrolled bleeding, would you know what to do? Could you save a life? On Thursday evening, Jan. 11, about 200 people attended Clovis Community Medical Center’s (CCMC) “Stop the Bleed” seminar in the H. Marcus Radin Conference Center. Part of the Medical …
Top Tests That Can Save Your Life
Spirit of Women Top Tests That Can Save Your Life PArdee Hospital www.pardeespirit.org Be Proactive. For each milestone in your life, there are changes that your body goes through. Being aware of these changes and screenings you can take throughout your life can help you identify and manage your health better. Use this worksheet as a reminder of important tests that apply to you, and be sure to discuss these tests with your physician so you can remain proactive in your health. Check…
How 3D Mammography Saved a Nashville Woman's Life
Linda Lurker Smith of Nashville never missed her annual mammogram. At 58, she knew it was the right thing to do, even though she didn't have a family history of breast cancer. The screenings always came back negative.A few months ago, Linda cam
How a health screening saved an Aurora man's life
Matthew Reven, a trim, 56-year-old former Marine, didn’t imagine a free stroke and vascular screening would lead to the diagnosis of a large, life-threatening abdominal aortic aneurysm, immediate hospitalization, and surgery.
How a second opinion saved one mom's life
When Laurie Barkdoll was diagnosed with triple negative cancer in Oct 2009, she sought a second opinion – a move, she believes, saved her life.
How Your iPhone Could Save Your Life
If you have an iPhone, ER doctors and other emergency responders could get your health information from your iPhone's Health app — even if it's locked.
How to use an AED to help save a life
CPR or the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) is critical for a person who experiences sudden cardiac arrest outside of the hospital to survive. The survival rate for individuals who experience a sudden cardiac arrest