Monthly Archive: February 2016

Kabuki Syndrome

Caring for a Child with Kabuki Syndrome

Darla C took on the challenge of caring to a child with a rare disorder and is reaping the sweet reward of watching a small child learn to thrive and love.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS

Brazil and University of Texas Join Forces to Develop Zika Vaccine

By Associated Press, originally published on Modern Healthcare. The country of Brazil and the University of Texas partner to control Zika.

Aimee Sharp

Helping with Health Care Takes Heavy Toll on Caregivers

Originally published by the Chicago Tribune. Caregivers who help their charges navigate the health system could be gambling with their own health.

Aimee Sharp
Zika virus and microcephaly

Zika Virus + Microcephaly: 4 Family Blogs Offer a Bright Perspective

Zika Virus and Microcephaly: 4 family blogs offer a bright perspective on parenting a child with microcephaly. Read FAQs on Zika virus and more.

Sarah McIlvaine
love never gives up

Love Never Gives Up: My Dad’s Devotion to Mom

Who's ready to read a beautiful love story? Love never gives up in this daughter's touching story about her dad's devotion to her mom.

Gina Flores
Feeding Tube Awareness Week

Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2016

The 6th annual Feeding Tube Awareness Week® will be celebrated worldwide February 7-13, 2016! ​Feeding Tube Awareness Week® was created by the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, to increase awareness of feeding tubes and enteral feeding.   Here’s how you can participate in ​Feeding Tube Awareness Week®:   Join the Conversation on Social… Continue reading Feeding Tube Awareness Week 2016

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS

100-Year-Old Fitness Buff a ‘Legend’ at Mount Vernon Gym

In this article from the Seattle Times, the author introduces us to Betty Erickson, who works out at her Mount Vernon Gym.

Aimee Sharp
Ostomy Skin Care

Ostomy Skin Care Basics – Peristomal Skin

How can you keep the skin under and around your wafer healthy and dry? Read our articles on Ostomy Skin Care Basics for answers on how to keep your skin healthy.

Aimee Sharp
Illinois Incontinence Supplies RFP

Alert: Illinois Medicaid Releases Sole Source Provider RFP for Incontinence Supplies

The Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services recently released an Incontinence Supplies RFP seeking a single supplier for all Medicaid beneficiaries

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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