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You Need Vitamin D to Live. How Could This Woman Survive With None in Her Blood?

In 1992, a 33-year-old Lebanese woman had just immigrated to Canada and went to see a doctor. She was hunched over, and had limited mobility in her lower back, neck, shoulders and hips. Her doctor, Raymond Lewkonia at the University of Calgary, diagnosed her with ankylosing spondylitis, a medical condition that causes vertebrae in her… Read More »

'I’m not going to survive the Falls Road to be taken down by a tumour in my a**e' – Singer Brian Kennedy praised for honest interview

Brian Kennedy tells Ray D’Arcy about his surgery and treatment for colorectal cancer. Photo: RTE ‘I’m not going to survive the Falls Road to be taken down by a tumour in my a**e’ – Singer Brian Kennedy praised for honest interview Independent.ie Singer Brian Kennedy has been praised for his honesty on RTE’s Ray D’Arcy… Read More »

How Helping Patients Get Good Care At Home Helps Rural Hospitals Survive

Rural hospitals close when they don’t have enough paying patients to care for, but they’re also dinged when the same patients show up over and over again. That puts outlying medical facilities in the precarious position of needing to avoid repeat customers. Charlotte Potts is the type of patient some hospitals try to avoid. She… Read More »