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Florida resident secured paralyzed husband to hospital bed and gave him a life jacket [Video]

A Florida woman used duct tape, tarpaulin, blankets, pillows and zip ties to secure her paralyzed husband to his hospital bed as Hurricane Ian battered their Punta Gorda home.

She also gave him a life jacket in case water flooded their home, some 24 miles north of Fort Myers.

“I don’t want him to die,” Renee Smith told NBC News’ Kerry Sanders Thursday in an emotional interview.

The Florida couple had recently returned home from the hospital after Smith’s husband, Christopher, became paralyzed from the chest down due to prostate cancer that metastasized to his spine.

He was scheduled to undergo radiation treatment on Wednesday but it was canceled due to the hurricane, which made landfall Wednesday afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2.6 million people across Florida.

“It was terrifying,” she said.

Image: Gusts from Hurricane Ian hit in Punta Gorda, Fla., on Sept. 28, 2022. (Ricardo Arduengo / AFP – Getty Images)

“I took some blankets and I …

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Your secret weapon when fighting Prostate Cancer [Video]

By Dr. David Samadi Let’s face it; cancer can be scary and very bad. You may feel out-of-control or lost about what you should or should not be doing. But, no matter what cancer you are diagnosed with, just about every oncologist agrees with (and should recommend) is to exercise. Research shows that for most cancer patients, exercise is safe and helpful before, during, and after cancer treatment. Even with a cancer diagnosis, it’s important to keep physically active, if possible. The human body is made to move, in sickness (most of the time) and in health. Of course, depending on what type of cancer, there are various treatments to battle it. But, fighting cancer also requires an “empowered” patient rather than a “passive patient.” Not exercising can lead to loss of muscle mass and functional decline. Research shows it’s better to move more than to move less.

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EP146: Aftermath of radiating prostate cancer | PUTTING DR G ON THE SPOT [Video]

Consultant urologist Dr George Lee Eng Geap, or a.k.a Dr G, explains to a prostate cancer patient about how the external beam radiation works as an alternative to radiotherapy for the treatment of prostate cancer.Read more at https://bit.ly/3AGY33J WATCH MORE: https://thestartv.com/c/newsSUBSCRIBE: https://cutt.ly/TheStarLIKE: https://fb.com/TheStarOnline