Jenn’s Story: Facing #Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Head On

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This week in our Through the Patient Lens series we bring you Jenn’s story of how Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has touched the lives of her family. Jenn McNary is a single mom of 4 children living in Pembroke, Mass. She currently works as the Director of Outreach and Advocacy at the Duchenne focused Jett Foundation located in Kingston, Mass. … Read more>>

November: National Family Caregiver Month

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Caregivers are family members or friends who provide emotional or physical support to the elderly, chronically ill, or disabled. They can also be professionals who help us navigate the unknown as we face illnesses or end of life. November is National Family Caregiver Month and we’d like to celebrate the caregivers living among us. The following is … Read more>>

Misdiagnosis: Even a Nurse Can Miss the Telltale Signs

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As our guest blogger Marilyn Hanft, a retired RN and author of “Of Bad Lungs and Blood Clots” explains, sometimes it’s not so easy to see what’s really happening with your health. What she thought was her chronic asthma acting up turned out to be something entirely unexpected. Despite her sacrifices, Marilyn manages to remain positive. Her story is truly inspirational. … Read more>>