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Advocacy, the Highest Form of Self Care

Advocacy, the Highest Form of Self Care

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Before becoming a heart recipient, Stephanie Zimmerman, RN, MSN was a nurse practitioner caring for pediatric cancer patients. Susceptibility to infections and rejection of the donated organ are two of the many side effects of undergoing a transplant. Stephanie shares her experiences on her blog: Living the Cure.  Guest post by Stephanie Zimmerman,...

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Thanksgiving: Cancelled-And It’s Okay

Thanksgiving: Cancelled-And It’s Okay

Posted by on Dec 2, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

Before becoming a heart recipient, Stephanie Zimmerman, RN, MSN was a nurse practitioner caring for pediatric cancer patients. Susceptibility to infections and rejection of the donated organ are two of the many side effects of undergoing a transplant. Stephanie shares her experiences on her blog: Living the Cure.  Guest post By Stephanie Zimmerman, RN,...

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Climate Change and Lung Health

Climate Change and Lung Health

Posted by on Nov 12, 2018 in Blog | 1 comment

In October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report, Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C. Invited to provide guidance to the United Nations,  this group of 91 scientists, authors and editors from 40 countries reviewed over six thousand scientific papers. Their many conclusions tell us that we have very little time to act. Many...

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Flu and Vaccinations

Flu and Vaccinations

Posted by on Nov 3, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

I may be a little late in getting one, but I’m going to get the flu vaccine this year. In the US, it is recommended that you get the flu vaccine in October. That gives you time–two weeks–to build immunity to the flu before the “flu season” hits. One reason to get the vaccine is to help protect other people from influenza. This...

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