Julielynn Wong, M.D.
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Julielynn Wong, MD, MPH, is a Harvard-educated, award-winning physician and journalist. Dr. Wong trained in public health and preventive medicine and serves on faculty at Singularity University, where she co-founded the Health and Wellness Program. Miss Wong has reported for ABC World News and made numerous television appearances, including an Emmy-nominated series on Discovery Channel. She helped build the nation’s largest crowd-sourced flu surveillance platform at the Skoll Global Threats Fund. Dr. Wong was selected to train in space medicine at NASA Johnson Space Center and has flown over 90 parabolas in microgravity.

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Knowing The Facts About Sepsis Could Save Your Life

(1) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 5:03 PM

On March 1, 2011, Rachel Sutherland, a pregnant 36-year-old Albertan production accountant, found herself unable to breathe.

"I woke up at 7 a.m. suffocating," she recalls. "I was terrified. I was drowning."

Sutherland had sepsis after developing a lung infection from the H1N1 flu virus. Her immune system had gone...

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Premature Babies Gain Weight Faster When They Receive Hospital Care From Parents

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2013 | 4:03 PM

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Baby Tess receiving care from her parents through Mount Sinai Hospital's Family Integrated Care Program, the first program of its kind in North America. (Image credit: Jacqueline Hourigan)

Jacqueline "Jack" Hourigan, a Toronto-based writer and television host, recalls when she first saw her daughter,...
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