The Chronically Collegiate: Making College Accessible to Chronically Ill Students

January 2013 By Nikki Crouse Managing chronic illness for anyone can be a struggle. As a college student, there are a few more challenges associated with chronic illness; the biggest more »


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When Your Child is Hospitalized You Need a Spokesperson

February 2013 In today’s society many families do not live in the same town in which they were raised and many live far away from any loved ones. In the more »


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A College Education: A Parent’s Perspective

What Parents Can do Visit the disabilities office of prospective colleges with your student. Tell them about your child’s illness. This is a touchy subject, but you need to “declare” more »


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Hospital Stays and the Obsolete Laws of the United States

May 6, 2013 By Paul J. Hartman This issue was raised at the Mended Hearts Meeting I attended today and is very important for single people without family, particularly here more »


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Shaking Out Clues to Autoimmune Disease

Researchers gained new insight into how an immune cell involved in several autoimmune disorders is regulated. Among their findings was a potential link with salt consumption. Autoimmune diseases arise when the immune more »


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