I was admitted to the hospital on Friday, February 1, 2013, for chest pains. I have had three myocardial infarctions in the past and I was very afraid that this could be “The Big One.”
My spouse and I from Rapid City, S.D., are visiting our son and his family here in Columbia.
The students spent dozens of hours making crafts and selling them to their peers before school this week. The hand-made items ranged in price from $1 bookmarks to $4 extra-large hair bows.
In her service as a nurse, Jeannie Grant goes above and beyond to care for each of her patients like they are members of her own family.
She often thinks back to the experience of taking care of her grandma before she passed away. “Now, I just try to take care of every patient as if they’re my grandma,” she said.
I was referred to Dr. Mitesh Patel, M.D., at Boone Hospital Center, by doctor(s) from another hospital in Jefferson City. I have had chronic migraine headaches for many years, and chronic neck, shoulder, and back pain for the last two or three years.
Kim Stuart has a birthday coming up and it’s a big one.
On Feb. 3 she turns 40.
You would have never guessed that this vivacious lady had ever stepped foot in a cardiologist’s office. At the early age of 43, Debra Payton had a heart attack. Since then she has lost over 70 pounds.
When it’s time for Liz Parry’s regular checkup, she and husband Kirk simply drive to Boone Hospital Center.
They cross the Buffalo River, motor past Branson, take a right at Springfield, turn left at Lebanon and they’re here. No problem.
Boone Hospital Center is expecting another large turnout for the 2013 Heart Fair. Last year, more than 600 people attended this free, informative screening event.
Kalani Hall, 17, had digestive issues on and off for years. She was told it was just anemia, but it felt worse than that. The mother of one of her cheerleading teammates works for Donald Gerhardt, MD, and helped Kalani make an appointment.
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