June 27, 2018
Heat-related illness, also called hyperthermia, results when someone is exposed to extreme heat and the body becomes unable to properly cool, resulting in a rapid rise in body temperature.
June 11, 2018
When Barbara Bush made the decision to pursue comfort care rather than treatment, it highlighted a choice often misunderstood. The words "comfort care" tend to evoke a visceral response of fear - that one is giving up and walking away from medical intervention. People often feel "comfort care" represents the end of aggressive care and modern medicine.
May 25, 2018
A stroke is an emergency - it can happen to anyone, at any time, and at any age. What happens when someone experiences a stroke and what occurs on the way to and at the hospital is critical in reducing the effects of a stroke.
May 15, 2018
In the fall of 2017, following a 15-month challenge with cancer, Abbie Strother's mother passed away at EveryStep Hospice's Kavanagh House on 56th Street.