No one knows the value of emergency medicine better than Dr. David Blanchard, D.O. The 71-year-old semiretired osteopath specializes in the practice and can speak from experience how it saved his life – not once, but twice.
The Corpus Christi resident is a frequent visitor to Aransas Pass. His son, Eric, is the city’s Police Chief. Tuesday, January 24, the pair met for lunch.
Dr. Blanchard remembers with clarity the first time he may have come close to death, ignoring signs and symptoms of a serious affliction, something he knows he shouldn’t have done, coming perilously close to having suffered...