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What was wrong with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s heart?

By now, you have probably heard the news that actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent heart surgery last week. Per reports, the scheduled surgery was performed at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai to replace a pulmonary valve, or pulmonic valve, which is positioned between the heart and the lungs, allowing for blood to travel to…
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Memorial Hospital creates daily safety huddle

Safety comes first – and, in a hospital setting, it’s everyone’s responsibility. And so, inside every HCA Healthcare doorway, people are working to ensure that our systems approach to safety is performing optimally – take affiliate Memorial Hospital, for example. When Bradley S. Talbert joined the Memorial Hospital family as chief executive officer and president…
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National Chip and Dip Day: 6 Tips to Lighten Your Chips and Dips

There’s an observance for everything. And today is no exception – it’s National Chip and Dip Day! As one of America’s favorite food pairings, we believe it is our duty to help you celebrate responsibly. Registered Dietitian Tammy Baranowski compiled a list of snack ideas that will keep you healthy, guilt-free and full. Bon appétit!…
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24-year-old bounces back after traumatic brain injury

“All he did was put me back together,” 24-year-old Andrew Miller told The Florida Times-Union of neurosurgeon Stephen Scibelli, MD, of Memorial Hospital. Miller spent more than a month in the intensive care unit (ICU) at the HCA Healthcare affiliate in Jacksonville, after he suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a motorcycle crash last…
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Committed to Care: Federal agent grateful for miraculous recovery, support at Orange Park Medical

Drew Stokes considers himself “just a regular guy” – a federal agent, an avid CrossFitter and a family man who loved traveling the world. But his life was almost tragically cut short when he was gunned down last September in broad daylight at a local grocery store. Trained in combat medicine, Stokes took a part…
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Burn experts offer tips on fire safety, smoke inhalation prevention

The tear-inducing hit television show This is Us has been making headlines this week after finally revealing how the family patriarch Jack Pearson died. (Spoiler alert: He died of the widowmaker heart attack due to smoke inhalation from a house fire.) HCA Today already has covered the widowmaker and also want to educate our readers…
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