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Emergencies and Illness

Emergencies and Illness

Posted by on Jan 17, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hypertension, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Prostate cancer | 1 comment

After three hurricanes, flooding, fires and mudslides, and now severe cold and snow in the Deep South and throughout the country, the US has had its share of emergencies. Are you prepared? For people who rely on oxygen, who are on dialysis, have diabetes or other serious conditions, it is time to think about putting together some of the essentials.  What...

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“Compliance?” “Adherence?” The Language of Medication Taking

“Compliance?” “Adherence?” The Language of Medication Taking

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Blog | 8 comments

Any Trekkie (Star Trek Fan) would know this greeting of the Borg that ends with “Resistance Is Futile.” What Does Compliance Mean? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, compliance is “the act or process of doing what you have been asked or ordered to do.” This word is part of the legal, militaristic language of quarantine. In the US, Congress...

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Holidays and Chronic Illness

Holidays and Chronic Illness

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Over the years spent tweeting together, the #BCSM (Breast Cancer Social Media)  tweetchat community has asked some tough questions.  #BCSM is a community on Twitter that meets every Monday night at 9pm ET. On November 18th, they continued their annual “holiday survival guide” or holidays and chronic illness. How To Celebrate With a chronic...

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