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Making Life Easier For The Critically Ill

Critical care medicine specializes in caring for the most seriously ill patients. These patients are best treated in an ICU staffed by experienced personnel. Some hospitals maintain separate units for special populations (cardiac, surgical, neurologic, pediatric, or neonatal patients). 413 more words


What is Meningitis?

Meningitis is a serious infection that causes the fluid and the membranes (known as the meninges) that are responsible for protecting the brain spinal cord to become inflamed. 451 more words

Ali Ghahary

I'm not a crier 

I’m usually not a crier. But I was watching a recorded episode of Nashville last night, and a particular scene really got to me…

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World Meningitis Day

With today, April 24th, being World Meningitis Day, the Confederation of Meningitis Organizations as well as the Meningitis Research Foundation of Canada and others are raising awareness about this potentially life-threatening condition. 468 more words

Ali Ghahary

Wake Forest University student tests positive for meningitis

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An undergraduate student at Wake Forest University has tested positive for bacterial meningitis Thursday morning, according to a press release from the news and communications department at WFU. 375 more words


Part 4: Dead, but still conscious !

Eban Alexander, surgeon and scientist, suffered a severe form of bacterial meningitis, was taken to the hospital, pronounced dead and hopeless in terms of recovery. While in a coma he visited heaven and was, upon waking a week later, able to recall in great detail all of his very exciting experiences and observations there.   1,345 more words