Tag Archives: Turned

My vague symptoms and bouts of tiredness turned out to be incurable lung cancer

Oonagh McArdle had always been a healthy, fit, non-smoker so when she began experiencing “strange” symptoms in 2019, she was only mildly concerned, but decided to visit her doctor just in case. Several months and tests later, she received the biggest shock of her life when it was discovered that the strange feeling in her… Read More »

Podcast Interview with CIO Jason Wood, Part 1: “Covid Turned Our Business Upside Down.”

Jason Wood, CIO, OptumCare – Northwest For healthcare IT leaders, prioritization and resource allocation can be challenging under normal circumstances (that is, if there is such a thing). But when a global pandemic hits, it graduates to a new level. As teams log 100-hour weeks to ensure patients can receive care, whether it’s virtually or… Read More »

‘My daughter’s chicken pox turned to sepsis and it’s still haunting me’ – novelist Caitriona Lally

Award-winning novelist Caitriona Lally has revealed how her daughter’s chicken pox infection turned into the potentially fatal illness sepsis. n an emotional piece in today’s Living section, the author describes how the family’s nightmare unfolded. She said she and her husband “spent three chicken­pocked nights trying to dodge her hurtlings, trying to comfort and contain… Read More »

‘My family drive me bonkers when I go home for Christmas – by Boxing Day I have turned into a sulky teenager’

Louise from London, 32, says she dreads going home for Christmas as it always leaves her in a foul mood. Can this Christmas be any different? Healthista Collective expert Sally Brown had some advice The Problem: Dear Sally, Every Christmas I go back to my parents’ house on Christmas Eve and usually don’t escape until… Read More »

Activists turned away after showing up to Border Patrol detention facility with flu vaccines

Left-wing organizations that have called for the closing of immigrant detention facilities said they were turned away from a Border Patrol facility in Southern California after showing up to provide what they said were flu vaccines for detainees. Members from Doctors for Camp Closures, Families Belong Together, and Never Again Action arrived at the Chula… Read More »