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  • 'Critically Ill' author Frederick Southwick on what ails our healthcare system

    'Critically Ill' author Frederick Southwick on what ails our healthcare system
    Mary Southwick was 34 when she developed pain on the bottom of one foot. After seeing a neurologist who said she had a nerve injury caused by dancing, she developed thrombophlebitis and was admitted to the hospital. An intern underdosed her heparin (blood thinner), and she suffered a large blood clot in a lung. This was soon followed by a heart attack, then respiratory failure, renal failure and shock.
  • Watching Those Kardiac Kids From Westport Does A Heart Good

     Watching Those Kardiac Kids From Westport Does A Heart Good
    There had been no shortage of such stories in my writing past. When Jim Calhoun and UConn finally broke through to the Final Four and went on to the 1999 national basketball championship, notes of joy filtered in from convalescent homes and hospices....

    What you need to know before you or a loved one go into the hospital

     What you need to know before you or a loved one go into the hospital
    Most people know they should have an advocate with them when they go into the hospital. But they don't know how to be a good advocate for others. Karen Curtiss isn't a health care professional, but a former marketing consultant and mother of four who...

    Jury rules against Baxter in heparin case

     
    A Cook County Circuit Court jury on Thursday awarded $625,000 to the estate of a man given a dosage of a blood thinner made by …

    Dennis Quaid: 'Soul Surfer' hits close to home

     
    Dennis Quaid finds parallels between the movie "Soul Surfer" and his own scare experience with twins Thomas and Zoe, who were given an accidental overdose of heparin as newborns. "Soul Surfer" is the story of surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a...