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Barbara Bush turns to ‘comfort care’. What does it mean?

Editor’s note: This article was updated at 7:10 pm, Tuesday, April 17. The update includes information on the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush.  Former first lady Barbara Bush’s decision to forgo additional medical treatments and seek “comfort care” came in just shy of today’s National Health Care Decision Day. Mrs. Bush passed away…
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“This new technology is amazing”: Robotic System Debuts in Mountain West

“I am incredibly happy that I avoided a big surgery,” said William Peck, the first patient to undergo the first transanal robotic surgery in the Mountain West at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) in Denver. The advanced technology allows physicians to perform minimally invasive surgery, using robotics, and access hard-to-reach anatomy within the rectum and…
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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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Making patient care more convenient

HCA Healthcare is committed to providing superior patient-centered care to every patient and doing everything possible to improve their health and provide them the peace of mind they deserve. Lone Peak Family Medicine, an HCA Physician Services Group practice in Utah,, is delivering on this commitment with same-day appointments on request. The U.S. News recently…
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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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