Articles By: kjh

Michael Strenko's Legacy After Charles Cullen's Hospital Murders

After the Netflix movie, “The Good Nurse” came out, the murders that nurse Charles Cullen committed came to light for many people who were not aware of the murders.  Charles Cullen (played by Eddie Redmayne) murdered many patients at various hospitals on the east coast.  Jessica Chastain played the character of nurse Amy Loughren who helped to capture Charles Cullen and

Jan 20 2023 | 0 | status: publish
Healthy Diapers For Babies

Did you know that there are differences between diapers and that some diapers are not healthy for your baby? Potentially harmful chemicals, such as dyes, chlorine, and phthalates can be found in babies’ diapers.  A baby’s skin is susceptible to absorbing unhealthy chemicals. Jan 18 2023 | 0 | status: publish

USC Predicts A Positive Future For Elderly Living

USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology in Los Angeles is known for research and innovation as well as for being at the forefront of how we can improve our vision of aging worldwide.  Here are some exciting and positive predictions from USC: According to De

Jan 17 2023 | 0 | status: publish
Dr. Karen Jackson's Death From Fentanyl

If you watch Dr. Karen Jackson’s sister talk about Karen's death from fentanyl poisoning, you will break down. That’s because of the sadness that it brings to all the families and friends of those who lose a loved one to fentanyl. Karen Jackson was a doctor and a minister who could not beat her addiction to fentanyl.  She did get help with rehab but she relapsed.  She w

Dec 24 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Teenage Cancer Trust In The UK

In the UK, children have a place to turn to when they are diagnosed with cancer.  That organization is the teenage cancer trust. This UK charity makes sure young people have someone in their corner right from the start. Their nurses and youth workers walk with young people from diagnosis through every step of their treatment, and for up

Dec 24 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Crohn's Disease: The Near Death of Katie Silva-Mendez

Katie Silva-Mendez is an extraordinary person.  At 21 years old she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.  She endured 29 surgeries and by the time she was 30 years old, her doctors referred her to hospice.  For many people, that would have been the end of the line.  But Katie didn’t give up.  She decided to get another opinion. That decision saved her life.

Dec 20 2022 | 1 | status: publish
University of Miami Receives A Large Donation for Physical Therapy Students

The University of Miami has one of the most highly regarded Physical Therapy departments in the U.S.  Recently the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine received a substantial donation for their physical therapy program. Veterans Colonel Thomas Duquette, B.S. ’83, M.S., and his wife, Lieutenant Colonel Sherri Maxwell, O.D.

Nov 26 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Michael J. Fox's Humanitarian Award for Parkinson's Disease

On Saturday, November 19, 2022, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Michael J. Fox with an Oscar statuette, at the Academy’s 13th Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California, for his tireless advocacy and boundless optimism to change the future for millions of people and families in the Parkinson’s community. Nov 26 2022 | 2 | status: publish

A Pregnant Firefighter Saves Her Baby And Others

Megan Warfield was nine months pregnant when she was involved in a multi-car accident in Maryland.  As a firefighter, she was accustomed to helping others first.  So when Megan noticed that others were hurt, she got out of her car to help direct traffic. But then she saw a car overturned.  She climbed into the car and held onto the victim to keep her in place.  She wasn

Nov 22 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Make-up Is On The Rise But Is It Safe?

During COVID a lot of people stopped wearing make-up or wore much less.  But now make-up is on the rise, especially fun colors. The cosmetic pigment market is increasing based on consumers’ preferences for multiple colors in products such as lipstick and eye shadow. Special effect pigments are used to enhance skin tone and are offered with glitter and an array of colors. Nov 18 2022 | 1 | status: publish