Quick Snips

Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help You Avoid a Silent Killer?

By: David A. Bull, MD | February 20, 2019

It's never too late to get your flu shot. Along with protecting yourself and others from infection, did you know that getting vaccinated could help you avoid a silent killer? Although the connection isn't fully understood yet, research has uncovered a pattern between flu and aortic aneurysm.

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A Journey in Choice: Beth Cain's Story

By: Maddie Russo | February 5, 2019

What started as a routine screening for Denton, Tex.-native Beth Cain quickly became cause for concern when Beth’s doctor noticed some suspicious spots on her mammogram. After a biopsy procedure, it was confirmed: Beth had breast cancer. Or, invasive lobular carcinoma to be exact.

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A Scare in Guatemala: Amanda’s Story

By: Maddie Russo | January 4, 2019

Amanda Zeagler had no idea her life would be upended when she embarked on a medical mission trip to a remote region of Guatemala. A nursing student at Northern Arizona University, Amanda traveled to Guatemala with the organization Nursing Heart Inc. to provide care to the underserved and further explore her passion for nursing.

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