In April, two women traveled from Arkansas to New York, part of a cavalry of health care workers who had decided to work in the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. While their actions were nothing short of heroic, these two women are particularly noteworthy – Uchenna Onyia-Murphy and Ona Onyia are mother and daughter who
A family of 4 – mom, dad and their two children- are all nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. A lot of kids follow their parents’ passion. As they grow up, they eventually adapt to their parents’ work environment and end up doing the same jobs like theirs. This is exactly what happened
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.
The surprising and amazing incident that happened to a NICU nurse and her twin sister will make anyone believe in serendipity. On September 25 in Athens, Georgia, identical twin sisters Tori Howard and Tara Drinkard helped deliver twin babies, Emma and Addison Williams. It Was Bound to Happen Tara and Tori are both nurses in
Caring for patients with cancer is challenging for victims and caregivers alike, particularly when the patient is a young child. 4-year old Drew Esposito, who is undergoing extensive treatment for brain cancer at Norton Children’s Hospital, has a number of distractions at his disposal but the most fun would have to be a Nerf game!
The Easter season has come upon us once again, and while there are colorful Easter eggs and bunnies scattered everywhere, a Dallas hospital has thought of a cuter way to celebrate this occasion – by turning their newborn patients into baby bunnies! “Happy Good Friday guys! My name is Christian, which I’m told is a
In emergency situations, every passing second is critical. This is what went through Darius Hinkle’s mind while he was rushing his daughter to the hospital. The dad drove as fast as he can because his little girl was choking on a penny, and he knew it was only a matter of time before the situation
Hospice inpatient facility care is often perceived as a very sad place to be in. End-of-life care really didn’t have much to it other than plain hospital walls, routine check-ups, and every best effort to make a dying man’s last few days on this earth to be as comfortable as possible. However, one nurse who works
Her parents, Shelby and Jonathan, initially thought that their daughter Sophie was suffering from allergies when she got sick. Sophie had a difficult time breathing, and the doctor suspected that it was asthma. She was scheduled to take an allergy test a few days later, but Sophie never got to take it – the little
Each March, yellow daffodils vibrantly burst across the parks and gardens of London, flooding the capital city’s Paternoster Square with a delightful display of thousands of golden daffodils. But this art exhibition isn’t just a typical flower display. These fabricated glowing flowers are made by hand for a good cause as part of the “Garden