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WDBJ7 ReporterMonitoring a person's heartbeat and pulse has been a practice for more than one hundred years. Danville is taking the process and advancing it to the 21 century. Each of the city's fire engines now have its own portable electrocardiograms. The EKG...
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WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterOne Salem man feels lucky to be alive. If it weren't for a test he had done at LewisGale Medical Center he might not be. Jerry Brinkley is a husband, father and a grandfather who loves collecting, sitting on the front porch and talking walks with his...
New ownership is in the works for a Galax hospital. Duke Lifepoint Healthcare could soon own and operate Twin County Regional Healthcare (TCRH), in Galax. The TCRH Board of Directors signed a partnership agreement with Duke, giving Duke Lifepoint an 80%...
WDBJ-TV Anchor/ReporterIt's a medical procedure that's done a lot, sometimes five or six times a day at Lewis Gale Medical Center. It's where a doctor places a tube into a patient's blood vessels to look at what's going on in a person's heart and vessels. It's also used to...
email@example.comWhat were, until Monday, City Hospital in Martinsburg and Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Charles Town, W.Va., are now Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center, both under the umbrella of University Healthcare. The new names were announced...
Whitney Gaspar has long known that she didn't have much endurance. When she was in secondary school, Gaspar said she ran a "slow mile" in gym class of 14 to 15 minutes and "avoided stuff (that required) a lot of endurance." Then in December 1999,...
Supervisors at a Maryland hospital weren't surprised when drugs were missing from a treatment room where contract radiology technician David Kwiatkowski was assigned. A manager had spotted him going through needle-disposal containers and he was among...
Contributing writerFebruary is the month devoted to matters of the heart, so it’s a great time to consider the health of this vital organ. Heart disease once was mostly associated with men, but today it is the No. 1 killer of women, accounting for half a million...
Ron Petrunak remembers the wonder he experienced the first time he watched a heart catheterization in 1984. He said he still feels that “wow factor” as he watches the doctors and staff at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center moving forward in...
West Virginia University Hospitals-East City Hospital officials announced Nov. 30 a $50,000 donation by the City Hospital Auxiliary in support of the $3 million Time Saves Lives capital campaign. In mid-November, WVUH-East officials launched the pubic...
PolitiCalTwo prominent California hospitals will be allowed to perform some cardiac procedures in outpatient buildings thanks to legislation approved on Friday. The bill involves cardiac catheterization, in which a small tube is inserted into an artery or vein and...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C. The U.S. Attorney for the...
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