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veteran

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.

‘It’s not fear mongering, it’s the truth.’

Navy reservist recounts his six-week medical support deployment in New York City during the toughest fight of his nursing career.

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Taking the next step

Spinal problems and an infection threatened Ralph Logerwell's ability to walk. Surgery, rehab and some high-tech gadgetry helped him get back on his feet.

Patient Story

The vestiges of war

Vietnam veteran Patrick Wilson, a former smoker, underwent surgery for lung cancer—only to learn he had an enlarged aorta, too.

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Living life to the fullest

Even while his body grows weaker from Parkinson’s disease, Daniel McCarthy’s spirit remains strong.

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‘A great opportunity’

In finding an on-demand nursing service, a Michigan woman found cherished independence for her Vietnam veteran father.

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Surviving Vietnam, Agent Orange and diabetes

'I worked myself all the way up to eight insulin shots a day,' noted a veteran who has since turned his health care journey upside down.

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Wings of thanks

Cancer survivor creates birdhouses for other patients to enjoy.

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Great ‘gut’ instinct

World War II veteran John Hickey, 93, knows a thing or two about fortitude—not to mention the value of strong relationships along the way.