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‘There’s never a day I don’t shed a tear about him, but I have that bit of comfort’ – Man (22) donated his organs and saved others

Rachael Fegan. Photo: Lorcan Doherty ‘There’s never a day I don’t shed a tear about him, but I have that bit of comfort’ – Man (22) donated his organs and saved others Independent.ie It’s the phone call no parent ever wants to get: Rachael Fegan was in Australia when she discovered her son had been… Read More »

For both health care and health care journalism, there’s something missing in the middle

December 19, 2018 Posted By Categories Joy Victory has been deputy managing editor of HealthNewsReview.org since 2016. She tweets as @thejoyvictory. In 2015, a few months before I started working at HealthNewsReview.org, Cosmopolitan magazine published my article, “Why are so many American women dying in childbirth?” Tired of women getting blamed for the problem, I… Read More »

There’s no room for ego in health care

I was recently seeing a rather complicated medical patient in the hospital. We were treating both a heart and kidney condition, and things were not going so well. To spare anyone non-medical who is reading this the scientific details of the bodily processes involved, we were essentially balancing hydrating, with the need to get rid… Read More »