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Biofilms? Sorry, not another name for nature movies

Biofilms? Sorry, not another name for nature movies

Posted by on Jan 27, 2021 in Blog, Urinary tract infection | 0 comments

When bacteria are stressed, they stop living their lives singly, the way plankton do. Their adaptation is to find co-locate with other bacteria and build a type of fortress. That fortress is called biofilm. Biofilm is an organized structure made of sugars (polysaccharides), proteins and DNA and of course, bacteria. In some cases other microbes like fungi,...

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Why Is Asking For Help So Hard?

Why Is Asking For Help So Hard?

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

Asking for help has been really bothering me lately… Before writing this post, I read a lot about the topic. It seems that the experts agree that it is a strength to ask for help.  They actively promote asking for help. But that just felt wrong to me. I’d been advocating for months for a loved one and getting absolutely nowhere.  Maybe it was...

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Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

After November 1st, the retail world starts decorating and promoting Thanksgiving and the December holidays of Hanukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve as well as other religious and secular hallmarks. If you celebrate Three Kings Day, the holidays may not end until after the 12th day of Christmas, January 6th. What if you don’t feel...

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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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