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Safe Living in a Pandemic – Help!?

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Informaticist, Family man, Podcasts One Comment

Why can’t we fill in personal data and routine community COVID stats into a web form and calculate our risk of infection and mortality? Anyone working on it? Plus another dose of unintended consequences. A brief episode with Health Hats.

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Chronic Pain. A Jealous Narcissist.

By Advocate, Researcher, Caregiver, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts One Comment

Life with chronic pain is being a stranger in a strange land whether you have the pain, live with someone who experiences chronic pain, or treat people with chronic pain. You all have much in common and little in common. The more we can speak the same language, use the same descriptors, and shortcuts, and understand each other’s dreams and pressures, the better we function as a team. Penney Cowan’s American Chronic Pain Association is for the whole team.

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Win a Lottery Without a Ticket

By Advocate, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts One Comment

Try massive numbers of solutions to get you below the threshold to function. Most won’t work. Some will. Try for 2 weeks. Doesn’t work? Try something else. Inspiration about chronic pain from Dr. CJ Rhoads

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Help the Helpers in Crisis

By Advocate, ePatient, Clinician, Podcasts 2 Comments

Crisis: the point where a person finds themselves unable to cope. In these times of COVID, racial injustice, people are desperate for support in their lives. Lisa van Leeuwen shares her experience on a crisis hotline.

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A Gift That Keeps Giving

By Advocate, ePatient, Leader, Podcasts 2 Comments

Regina Holliday inspires me. A learning dynamo she takes her skills – painting, connection, spirit, whatever – to catalyze whoever touches someone she has touched. She’s a gift that keeps giving.

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