Monthly Archive: April 2018

Incontinence Cure

Incontinence Affects More Than 200 Million People Worldwide, So Why Isn’t More Being Done to Find a Cure?

In this article from, delve into the chronic health issue of incontinence, and why an incontinence cure isn't being properly pursued.

Aimee Sharp
Having a Child with an Ostomy

Parents to Parents – Having a Child with an Ostomy Video: Part 1

In this video, our Ostomy Lifestyle Specialist interviews her parents. Moms and dads will find helpful advice about having a child with an ostomy.

Aimee Sharp
using a wheelchair in Houston

Mobility in the City: Houston – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video about using a wheelchair in Houston, Texas, Aaron rolls the Houston Zoo before heading south to the Johnson Space Center.

Aimee Sharp

How to Use Your Child’s J-tube (Jejunostomy Tube)

Your child's J-tube requires special care. Follow these tips to keep the tube functioning. Always check with your healthcare provider if you have questions.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
special needs parents

Parents of Children with Special Needs: Missing the Milestone Moment

Special needs parents are perhaps the best at feeling guilt when we miss a milestone moment for our child. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Jamie Sumner
Small Acts

Caregiver Contest Finalist Jennifer: Small Acts

In this Caregiver Contest entry, Jennifer offers advice about not forgetting to perform small acts of kindness to the person being cared for.

Aimee Sharp
disability emoji

New Disability Emoji: Let This Be Just the Beginning

If the new disability emoji is the modern world’s equivalent to hieroglyphics, then I'm ready to see my son’s life adequately expressed.

Jamie Sumner
Buy into Medicaid

To Combat Rising Health Care Costs, Should Colorado Let People Buy into Medicaid?

In this article from The Denver Post, learn about a recently introduced bill at the state Capitol that fund a study to letting people buy into Medicaid.

Aimee Sharp
Medical Properties

Texas Real Estate Co. Partners with Investor to Acquire $1B in Medical Properties

In this article from the Houston Business Journal, learn about which real estate company is partnering to invest in medical properties.

Aimee Sharp

Biofilm: Why a Chronic Wound May Be Failing to Heal

While biofilm may not be at the top of healthcare professional's list when they start wondering why a wound may not be healing – it should be.

Aimee Sharp
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