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Role Reversal: Quick Action Saves First Responder During Stroke

By |2020-02-03T12:35:29-05:00October 11th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , , |

Francis Schultz is well-versed in remaining calm during stressful situations. The 64-year-old Jackson resident has volunteered as a first responder for more than four decades, most recently in the role of directing traffic and keeping people safe when fire or police services respond to a call. When Francis experienced [...]

Tips for Your Next Emergency Room Visit

By |2018-10-08T12:49:25-04:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

 By Jeremy Dayner, MD Summer means that hospital Emergency Rooms will see an increase in cases related to excessive heat, water emergencies, and sports/recreation accidents. From watching medical programs on TV, you might assume ER patients arrive at the hospital in critical condition, often as the result of outlandish medical [...]

One of the Most Common Reasons That Send Kids to the ER

By |2018-08-21T09:07:33-04:00October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

By Sanjay Mehta, DO, FAAP When people discover I work as an emergency room pediatrician, they often ask what disease or condition brings the most children to the ER. When I tell them, they are usually shocked. Besides the common medical emergencies most kids’ face−high fever, flu, upper [...]