Posted on October 14th, 2010 No comments
Four minutes and thirty-four seconds. That’s the time it took Rick Worm, father of two sets of twins, to complete the firefighters’ brutal Agility Test. In Traverse City, MI, Rick is a local hero; not just because of his impressive time, and not just because he achieved it hauling a hose, a 100 pound bag (used to simulate a victim), and a sledgehammer while wearing full firefighter turnout gear, oxygen tank and mask. He is a local hero, because he beat the average time by almost two minutes just months after recovering from a life-threatening case of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Read entire article.
Posted on October 11th, 2010 No comments
Dr. Diane Simeone, Lazar J. Greenfield Professor of Surgery, professor of surgery and molecular and integrative physiology, and division chief of gastrointestinal surgery, Medical School, was elected to the Insitute of Medicine. The IOM was established in 1970 to advise members of Congress, congressional staff and agency leaders on a range of important health care issues. Read entire article