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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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7 Guilt-Free Super Bowl Snacks

The Super Bowl is typically the most watched sporting event in the U.S. and the second biggest eating holiday of the year behind Thanksgiving. Tammy Baranowski, clinical nutrition manager at Orange Park Medical Center, has a few ideas that will ensure your Super Bowl party scores huge points. ‘It’s the new year and people are…
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Cholesterol numbers are in! Here’s what you should know.

U.S. President Donald Trump recently underwent his first physical exam since taking office and was declared in excellent overall health by the White House physician. Despite a clean bill of health, it also was noted that the President has a history of elevated cholesterol numbers, prompting HCA Today to dig further into the common condition.…
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What to know about appendicitis

Musician John Mayer is recovering after postponing a concert in New Orleans earlier this month to undergo an emergency appendectomy. Luckily for Mayer, it’s a very common procedure and complications are rare. “If you talk to family members or friends, you’re going to find someone who’s had it done,” says general surgeon Walter Hayne, MD,…
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Stroke patient thanks care team for saving her during Hurricane Irma

Even with a hurricane bearing down on her home, Jackie Evans wasn’t worried about her health. She certainly wasn’t thinking about a trip to the hospital. She took care of friends who were sheltering with her, and went to bed feeling fine. When she woke up a few hours later, she couldn’t talk or move.…
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