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COVID-19 patient Nic Brown wrote a heartfelt message to his Cleveland Clinic caregivers after leaving the intensive care unit.

COVID-19 Patient Writes Inspiring Message on Glass to Caregivers

Mar 28, 2020

“Every day I was there, especially when I was on a ventilator and full life support, the staff would write on the window the goals for me to try and reach each day. One day someone wrote, 'We will get you home.”
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Harper eating cashew butter during one of her test sessions at Cleveland Clinic Food Allergy Center of Excellence.

Child With Peanut Allergies Turns to Same Food to Build Tolerance

Mar 9, 2020

"Exposing Harper to little bits of peanuts everyday, as long as the reaction remains mild and doesn't progress, will help her overcome the allergy so she doesn't have it as an adult." 
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Cheryl West reading a book in her kitchen

Patient’s Ability to Speak, Eat and Chew Is Restored After Cancer Treatment

Mar 9, 2020

“The doctors were great, and very patient with me. I did everything they told me to do to keep my strength up and take care of my mouth. They kept me going.”
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