Tag Archives: viral

Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

Symptoms of a heart attack can differ for men and women. (iStock) A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to… Read More »

Viral suppression key to preventing mother-to-child transmission, but food insecurity, TB and STIs may also be risk factors

Reducing maternal viral load during pregnancy is the most important factor in preventing mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV, results of a large study published in The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal confirm. Other risk factors for MTCT included insufficient food, a recent sexually transmitted infection (STI) and a history of diseases associated with immune suppression. The… Read More »

Dad's apology to parents of hospital-stricken kids goes viral

Dan Langlois sent the message to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin after leaving to head home following his son’s surgery.  (Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin) A dad’s heartfelt message to parents of children battling illnesses has gone viral after the hospital where his son has been treated shared it. Dan Langlois, who according to the Milwaukee Journal… Read More »