The good news: Sepsis awareness is rising in the U.S. The bad news: There's no way to know if it's going to help.
Since we were raised concurrently with the birth of network television, anyone who appeared to us on those screens during our toddler and on years feel to this day like incredibly close participatory friends and relatives.
Anna Pearce (aka Patty Duke) was a warrior and a champion for the fight against mental illness. To know that Anna is no longer on this planet is horrifying on so many levels, but it is the reality that we were all forced to sadly accept yesterday when at 69, she passed away due to sepsis from a ruptured intestine.
She was speaking out about mental illness long before most public figures.
Her obituary may one day save your life.
The actress died of sepsis from a ruptured intestine.
Patty Duke is returning to TV with a role on "Glee." According to E! Online, Duke will join the series opposite Meredith
Mark your calendars: Lifetime has scheduled "Drop Dead Diva's" 13-episode fourth season return for Sunday, June 3 at 9 p.m
"Imagine a morning in late November. A coming of winter morning more than twenty years ago." It's my favorite opening in fiction, the first two lines of Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory.