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Throwback Thursday: Most Googled health-related questions of 2017 answered

Can you imagine life without Google? How else would you find out ‘what causes hiccups’ – one of the most searched health-related questions of 2017. Well, caregivers at HCA Healthcare affiliate Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) in Denver can help. They tackled the most popular health questions by Internet users in 2017. According to CNN,…
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The Wishes We Granted: HCA’s Walt Disney World Edition

After battling hard against life-threatening medical conditions, patients Elijah, Daiveon, TJ, Jaquan, and Hannah knew exactly what they wanted to do next – go to Disney World! As luck would have it, HCA Healthcare, through a partnership with the Make-A-Wish foundation, decided to award 10 wishes to our youngest patients, in lieu of the traditional…
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A look ahead to 2018 advancements in cancer research with Dr. Spigel

There were many exciting developments in cancer research and care in 2017, including advances in immunotherapy, precision medicine, and prevention. David Spigel, MD, Chief Scientific Officer; Director of Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon, HCA’s global cancer institute, recently discussed on Fox & Friends innovations made in the past year, and what is on…
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‘It’s been crazy cold’: Be on the alert for frostbite

A recent cold blast that engulfed parts of the U.S., sending a bomb-cyclone up the East Coast and registering record-breaking temperatures from New England to North Carolina, killed at least 22 people and threatened millions of Americans last week. While warmer weather is on the way, winter’s end isn’t for another three months. And with…
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The truth about stalking

With anti-harassment campaigns like #MeToo and, more recently, #TimesUp – an initiative launched by prominent women in the entertainment industry to fight systemic sexual harassment, assault and inequality, which culminated with Hollywood stars wearing black in solidarity at last night’s Golden Globes awards – the time is now to address another behavior that affects one…
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Pediatric surgeon pioneered technique that saved baby’s life

The first surgeon in the world to perform a minimally invasive surgery to repair an esophagus with a large gap, just saved a little boy’s life in Denver. Dr. Steve Rothenberg, chief of pediatric surgery at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, performed the surgery on baby Luke Allen on December 7, 2017. The top of…
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