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Former ER charge nurse remembers Columbine – 20 years later

For those old enough to remember, April 20,1999 is a day in history that many wish to forget. Or better yet, long to turn back the hands of time and prevent the unimaginable heartache to follow. Now, 20 years later, we need only say one word to evoke the weight of the tragedy and its…
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HCA Healthcare inks partnership with the U.S. Army

HCA Healthcare and the United States Army Medical Recruiting Brigade on Thursday signed a partnership agreement allowing the Army to provide specialized training for our organization’s residency and fellowship programs nationwide. Through the agreement, known as the Patriot Partnership Program, the oldest and largest branch of our nation’s military will provide subject matter experts to…
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INFOGRAPHIC – Celery Juice: Does it live up to the hype?  

It’s been dubbed a “cure-all”, a “miraculous superfood”, and, according to the originator of the global healing movement, “the most powerful medicine of our time.” The magical drink that supporters claim solve a myriad of health benefits is celery juice. Millions across the nation are consuming 16 ounces of pure celery juice first thing in…
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Game of Thrones’ star suffered two brain aneurysms; Here’s what it means.

The long anticipated eighth and final season of the hit HBO series Game of Thrones (GoT) will finally premiere today.  As predictions and fan theories fly on how the popular show will end, one thing is for certain: actress Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, is a survivor on and off screen. Clarke’s character, also…
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Power of Partnership: HCA Healthcare and the March of Dimes

Nearly half a million babies (10-15%) born in the United States require care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). And when your baby is in the NICU, each minute can feel like a lifetime. It’s easy for parents to feel helpless, but at HCA Healthcare, we partner with our NICU families to aid in…
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Sensory-friendly pediatric ER inspires awareness and acceptance

A trip to the emergency room can be stressful for any child – the anxiety of not feeling well, long waits, and an endless flow of techs, nurses and doctors. For a child with autism, the stress of a hospital environment can be so overwhelming that it can severely challenge the ability to give and…
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