Monthly archives: July, 2013

5 Ways to Bring Comfort to Caregivers and Patients

In 2011 my husband had to have invasive brain surgery for trigeminal neuralgia, a little known facial pain condition he had been suffering from for 4 years. As an expat spouse with school-aged children and no family close by, our family went on a roller coaster ride through the chronic illness-surgery–recovery maze. My blog is …

Cure Launcher – Treatment Matching Service for Patients

Michigan-based CureLauncher (http://www.curelauncher.com), the only organization that matches people to all enrolling clinical trials, today announced an exclusive partnership with Treatment Diaries a social but private network anonymously connecting individuals affected by similar illnesses through online health-related conversations captured in personal diaries. Treatment Diaries members and visitors will be directed to http://www.curelauncher.com, where specially trained relationship …

Top 5 Myths of Grieving the Loss of a Spouse

The first myth:  The first year is the hardest.  In the first year, your body goes into a fog state.  With every first holiday, birthday, or trip to Wal-Mart, it is true that crying is endless at times. Sadness can become the go-to emotion.  The second year is grossly underestimated.  It is the year after …

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