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Dr. Benitez in TU

Take a look at Mark Wood’s column today in the Florida Times-Union about Dr. B’s trip to Haiti. Click here to read the article! Continue Reading

Dr. Benitez Haiti Update #5

Norberto called this morning … which scared me a little because he usually only calls at night. He said that evidently one of the local politicians sent out the word that there were American doctors at the hospital offering free medical care and when they arrived at the hospital this morning there were over 2000… Continue Reading

Dr. Benitez Haiti Update #4

Just hung up with Norberto and he sounds very deflated. They lost a 4 month old baby today. Brought in by the mother, very sick and so dehydrated they couldn’t start the IV. They took her into surgery to do a “cut down” (which is basically surgically opening a area to make sticking the needle… Continue Reading

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