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Making Progress

Last night the doctor lowered the sedation level for Deb, and she became fully awake and alert and communicated with us by writing questions.  This morning they did a spontaneous breathing trial by turning the ventilator off and allowing Deb to breathe on her own.  117 more words

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

2nd Sacramento Area Patient Being Tested For Ebola

SOUTH SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – Kaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus. 149 more words


Deb Moved to ICU

Deb has been having difficulty breathing for some time, and edema (swelling) in her lower legs, feet and abdomen.  A CT scan of her chest was done yesterday afternoon looking for a cause for her breathing difficulty, and the results were negative.  191 more words

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Kaiser says 10 clinics will close during Local 5 strike

Kaiser Permanente has released a list of clinics that would close should Local 5 employees go on strike.

The union advised the healthcare provider of a six-day strike scheduled to start on Monday, Feb. 358 more words


Kaiser Permanente's 60 Seconds to Better Health: Heart Health

60 Seconds to better health…a message from Kaiser Permanente

This is Dr. Paul Bernstein,  Medical Director for Kaiser Permanente San Diego reminding you that February is Heart Health Month. 158 more words


California Kaiser Nurses Reach Contract Agreement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A union says Kaiser Permanente nurses in California have approved a new contract that boosts pay and improves patient care along with health and safety protections for nurses. 117 more words


Challenging Times

Deb’s chemo treatments were from Jan. 7-11.  The side effects set in the second week, and she continues to deal with other challenging issues – breathing difficulties, coughing, fever, and low blood counts with frequent platelet and red cell transfusions.  204 more words

Acute Myeloid Leukemia