Taylor Johnson

Stories of Hope: Taylor J

Helping patients get back on their feet from the neurological ICU While emergency rooms and ICUs across the country are preoccupied with COVID-19, medical staff are still treating other injuries and diseases. One such ward is the Neuro ICU, the intensive care unit focused on treating patients who suffer from severe brain injuries, stroke, brain […]

Skylar Gaillard

Stories Of Hope: Skylar Gaillard

Rehabilitating patients during a global pandemic Physical therapy is all about helping patients relearn movement. But during a global pandemic, movement is one of the many things under restriction. Gyms and other workout areas are closed, walking areas are heavily restricted, and even helping patients ambulate down a clinic hallway is off the table. Fortunately, […]

Andrea Bingham ready for work

Stories Of Hope: Andrea Bingham

How one RN is finding inspiration on the frontlines of the Coronavirus battle. For registered nurses like Andrea Bingham, finding hope in difficult situations has been her priority since beginning her RN career in 2018. As a member of her hospital’s chemotherapy team, Andrea works with children undergoing cancer treatment. She works in a field […]

Medical personnel

Stories of Hope from the Front Lines of COVID-19

What Inspires Our Medical Heroes During the Pandemic? As the coronavirus spreads and as the death toll rises, it can be easy to lose hope. A silent and deadly enemy, the COVID-19 pandemic has been terrifying. And with now more than 23,500 deaths and over half a million infected in the United States alone, that […]

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15 Free Online Learning Tools For Coronavirus Quarantine

From design to coding to zoology, here are ten sites offering free online courses We’re all slowly adjusting to life in the “new normal”—a time of social distancing, shelter-in-place orders, canceled classes, and working from home. It can be easy to resign ourselves to binging on Netflix and carbs, which is perfectly excusable (in moderation). […]

COVID-19 Pandemic

On The Front Lines: The Role of Nurses During a Pandemic

Storybook heroes wear capes. True heroes wear scrubs. The virus that causes COVID-19 burst onto the world stage unexpectedly, quickly becoming a global pandemic and grinding entire cities, states, and economies to a halt. The suddenness of the Coronavirus caught many off-guard, but fortunately, the largest trained contingent of healthcare workers around the world were […]