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February 19, 2013

An Unexpected Miracle from Down the Hallway

By Anonymous5943 Anonymous5943

Sometimes miracles happen when you least expect them. No one believes that more than Fleming Island, Florida resident Shirley Thompson, whose tale of how she received two new lungs while in a medically induced coma at Mayo Clinic hospital in Florida isn’t exactly the typical scenario. The 48-year old married, mother of two was first […]

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Tags: 3722, 3790, 4226, 5314, 5324, 5334, Cesar Keller, Florida, hysterectomy, lung transplant, MayoClinicFL, PAH


April 23, 2012

Clot-Busting Drug Study Aims to Help Stroke Patients With no Options

By Stacy Theobald stacytheobald

Coughing. That is the sound that awoke Jennifer McDougal on the morning on Dec. 28, 2010. Her husband, Rodney, was in the bathroom preparing for work, and coughing. Suddenly, he collapsed. Rodney, then 42, had a history of hypertension, so Jennifer immediately took his blood pressure. It measured 230/100 — dangerously high. “I didn’t know […]

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Tags: 2301, 4226, 5252, 5292, 5335, Dr. William Freeman, Rodney McDougal, stroke


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