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How Tulane Health Helped a Louisiana Cheerleader Back on the Field

“Cracking the chest”, an incision most associated with open heart surgery, would be frightening for anyone, especially a 14-year old girl. Thanks to a revolutionary technique at HCA Healthcare’s Tulane Medical Center, the active teen underwent a minimally invasive and far less traumatic procedure. Tulane Health System chief endocrine surgeon Dr. Emad Kandil recently performed…
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Cartersville Medical Gives Young Adults with Disabilities a Shot in the Workplace

For many young people in search of their first job, all they really want is an opportunity – a chance to prove themselves. That’s especially true for those with disabilities. So, through a partnership with a local school system, Cartersville Medical Center is helping these could-be employees get their foot in the door. The HCA…
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Facility Dog Hazel Puts Patients at Ease at Methodist Children’s Hospital

Sit, stay, and heal takes on new meaning at affiliate Methodist Children’s Hospital, as the San Antonio, Texas-based facility welcomed their newest staff member earlier this week – Hazel, a 2-year-old golden retriever. Hazel is unlike any other therapy dog to paw around the hospital. She is the first-ever certified facility dog in Central and…
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What is Lupus and Why Selena Gomez Needed a Kidney Transplant

Selena Gomez, the most followed person on Instagram (@selenagomez), recently announced on the social platform that she underwent a kidney transplant due to complications from lupus. “There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa,” Gomez captioned the Instagam post of her and her best friend from their hospital…
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