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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 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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HCA welcomes the first babies of the new year

A set of twins were two of the first babies born in the new year in the HCA Healthcare system. The rainbow babies – children born following a miscarriage or infant loss – were delivered at HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver and were the first twins to be born on New Year’s Day…
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#MeToo movement brings sexual assault nurse examiners to forefront

The scores of people who have shared their stories of sexual assault and harassment in the now-viral #MeToo social media movement are staggering – and disturbing. But sadly, not shocking to sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) at HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado. In just one year, SANE nurses at the HCA Healthcare…
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Committed to Care: Dr. Riley’s Experiment Seeks to Improve the Patient Experience

After a trip to Brazil as a teenager, Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children’s pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jaren Riley knew he wanted to go into orthopedic medicine to help people. That passion to help others led to an interesting experiment where Dr. Riley decided to take his patient’s experience literally. For one week, he wore…
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