August 2014

  • Illustration of a woman steadying herself against a wall while a concerned passerby makes a call for help.

    Can You Recognize a Heart Attack or Stroke?

    What To Do When Every Moment Counts

    How would you react to a medical emergency? When it comes to life-threatening conditions like heart attack or stroke, every minute counts.

  • Illustration of a patient being treated in a hospital room.

    Surviving Sepsis

    Taming a Deadly Immune Response

    Many people have never heard of sepsis, but it’s one of the top 10 causes of disease-related death in the U.S.

Contributors to this issue: 

  • Vicki Contie
  • Dana Steinberg