During a pandemic, the people who are at the highest risk of being infected are health care workers – the people in the front lines treating sick patients in hospitals. Ending their shifts and coming home to be with their families used to be a reward, but during these unsettling times, it has become a
Cuba, regarded as one of the nations with the best healthcare systems in the world, sent a brigade of medical workers to Lombardy, Italy, this week. Upon the government’s request, the Caribbean country dispatched 36 doctors and 15 nurses to the city to help in the fight against the deadly COVID-19. The emergence of the
Nike has released a brand new model of sneakers specifically-designed for nurses, doctors, and health providers. The sportswear giant launched the Air Zoom Pulse, “a shoe for everyday heroes”, designed to cater to the specific needs of people in the medical field. A pair costs $120 and will be available for purchase on December 14.
Stephen Herfel, an ovarian cancer survivor from Wisconsin, says she owes her life to her dog who detected her ovarian cancer multiple times even before the doctors could. It all started in January 2013 when Herfel began noticing unfathomable symptoms such as gaining about 60 extra pounds without changing her diet and lifestyle. She immediately went
As high school kids growing up in the poorest and most crime-ridden cities of New Jersey, they promised to rise above their circumstances. Now, the three doctors – an emergency medicine physician, clinical dentist, and internist – are making a difference by setting positive examples and mentoring disadvantaged children. With family members on drugs or
A homeless man named Luiz has six lovely dogs and their loyalty to him was magnified when he got hospitalized due to stroke and they did not leave his side… or at least they were just a few meters away from him. The Dogs Chased the Ambulance and Waited for Luiz When Luiz suffered from
It can be very emotionally challenging to work in a hospital, may it be as a medical staff, a doctor, or a nurse. This is because you get to witness very serious life situations, not just in terms of health conditions but also the many things happening at the background, like hospital visitors looking out
Motherhood is uniquely experienced by all who have children, be it birth or adoptive mother. You are A MOTHER. No two mothers are the same and no two babies are the same. So understandably, we all go through a phase of trying to figure out what is best for our children. We receive unsolicited advice