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LATEST POSTS BY Shellie Wass
August 18, 2022
Sleeping Soundly: Is There Really a Surgery to Stop Your Snoring?
Loud snoring is just a nuisance for some. But for others, it could pose some serious health issues.
May 19, 2022
How to Save a Life with a Tourniquet
After a severe injury, a person can bleed out in under five minutes. Having and using a tourniquet can save someone’s life.
April 14, 2022
What I Wish People Knew About Being a Young Adult with Multiple Sclerosis
A 25-year-old nurse with multiple sclerosis reflects on her unexpected diagnosis, how she’s learned to cope and how people can be supportive of others’ health journeys.
March 21, 2022
Doctors Feel Hopeful About Restoring Taste and Smell Loss After COVID
The second phase of a clinical trial for patients to regain their sense of taste and smell is about to begin, and it is showing promising results.
March 1, 2022
How One Patient Recovered Their Taste and Smell After COVID
Nancy Damato went from being a perfume collector to being a part of a clinical trial to regain her sense of taste and smell.
February 11, 2022
In 24 Hours, She Donated Her Kidney and Saved Her Dad’s Life
The decision to donate her kidney to her father came easy to Lillian Santiago and a minimally invasive robotic surgery dramatically improved her recovery.
December 17, 2021
COVID Vaccinations and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
We spoke with experts to better understand the benefits of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant and breastfeeding.
November 5, 2021
What You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine and Kids Ages Five and Up
The COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, so we spoke with pediatrician Dr. Meg Frizzola to answer questions from parents.
October 27, 2021
Surviving Breast Cancer: How One Patient Found Strength in Advocacy and Lifestyle Changes
Kathleen Stremmel, 67, recounts her breast cancer treatment and how taking an active role in her health made a world of difference in her journey.
October 26, 2021
How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam
Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of death in women. It’s important to understand your risk and understand your unique risk as well as knowing how to perform a breast self-exam each month to stay safe.
August 31, 2021
What to Do if You Believe You Are Witnessing an Overdose
Understanding the signs of an overdose and knowing what to do if you believe that you are witnessing an overdose can help to save the lives of those around you.