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2. Emergency injections: personal stories

2. Emergency injections: personal stories

I’ve injected twice myself and my husband’s injected me once. The most memorable time was I woke up with a splitting headache and my husband had already left the house to go fishing for the day. Took my tablets thinking I would be alright and then threw everything up and knew I wasn’t going to […]

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I Got Knee Surgery

I Got Knee Surgery

– Earlier this year I voluntarily got knee surgery. They gave me this drug that makes me feel like I had five shots of whiskey. Flash a casual tit. (groans) It’s a story of risk and pain and suffering, but in the end, there’s a baby. So it’s all gonna be okay. (energetic music) Welcome […]

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Living with Crohn’s disease

Living with Crohn’s disease

[talking] -It’s absolutely possible to live a productive healthy life with crohn’s disease ever since I was a kid I wanted to own a restaurant and now because of the care at UC Irvine Medical Center I have the opportunity to do that the restaurant that I happen to be a partner in is Mediterranean […]

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Pioneering Emergency Medicine in Tanzania

Pioneering Emergency Medicine in Tanzania

Being a doctor, we are able to change the course of life. But in Tanzania, it used to be that no one knew what to do. Life expectancy was only 50-years-old. We had little access to doctors. Emergency medicine did not exist. When I was young, people were dying of curable diseases. It wasn’t right […]

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It Took 19 Years To Learn I Have Lyme Disease

It Took 19 Years To Learn I Have Lyme Disease

– I’m Katie and it took me 19 years to figure out that I had Lyme disease. (slow music) I’d always had health issues my whole life from when I was young. Sinus problems, poor immune system. It was my freshman year of college. I kept getting pneumonia every week or two and then all […]

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