Posts Tagged ‘Healthcare’

Global News: Beau Bighill’s Story

“There’s never enough help we can have for our kids.”

Winnipeg Blue Bomber, and father, Adam Bighill spoke with Global News this morning to share his son’s story – and his treatment at HSC Winnipeg-Children’s Hospital – which includes multiple surgeries to his bilateral cleft lip and palate, the very same condition Adam himself was also born with.

Rick St. Croix’s Story: A Huge Save

In hockey, if a goaltender has good form, the saves follow. It is equally true when it comes to saving a life. Just ask Rick St. Croix.

One early morning last December, the developmental goaltending coach for the AHL’s Manitoba Moose suffered a heart attack and collapsed at the airport while set to travel with the team on a road trip. It was the “widowmaker”, a 100 per cent blockage of the LAD (left anterior descending) artery. A widowmaker heart attack can stop the heart very fast and that is exactly what happened to St. Croix.

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