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Meningitis diagnosis prompted W.Va. clinic probe

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A health official says an investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic was triggered by patient who developed bacterial meningitis. 116 more words

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Making Sense of Miracle... Paisley, Part 5.2 (Conclusion) (R.1)

I come now to the brass tacks of fact and fiction regarding Paisley’s miracle, which will be the final post in this series. The ranging anecdotes I have recounted thus far may have left the reader with somewhat mixed signals. 2,590 more words


Prayer Most Desperate… Paisley, Part 5.1

If not now…

How gentle the rise, I thought, as they lifted me on that gurney. Two teams of paramedics had swept noiselessly into my kitchen, to find me collapsed on the floor. 1,290 more words


Family sues state over inmate's meningitis death

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The family of a Connecticut prison inmate who died of bacterial meningitis has filed a lawsuit alleging prison officials allowed him to suffer for more than a week before sending him to a doctor. 109 more words


From the Rooftops… Paisley, Part 3.2

Lyrical Turn

Within a week following Paisley’s homecoming, my irrepressible happiness began to find its way onto the page, where a lengthy poem about the ordeal began to take shape. 773 more words


Equilibrium... Paisley, Part 3.1

Great eruptive fireworks of happiness might have followed Paisley’s homecoming, had our inward joy been granted fiat. It would undersell the truth to say that our Paisley had survived. 999 more words


Valley March… Paisley, Part 2.4

A Different Cadence

You start already tired, as my wife puts it. You have already lost sleep and struggled with anxiety before ever arriving at the hospital. 1,650 more words