My wife Esther had four pregnancies. One ended prematurely, but the three others produced our dear Ari, Ruthie, and Eitan. Now they are thriving at 21, 17, and 13. With them on their way and the house getting quieter, what to do? Have another baby? How about finally having the discipline to have another kind [...]
There’s some confusion out there in the media that “Patient Power” is only about patients “holding hands” and providing emotional support to one another. It’s the warm and fuzzy side of medicine, like sitting at someone’s bedside. That support is terrific. But these days the leadership role of a well intentioned and well informed patient [...]
What’s Old is New at ASCO from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
Shifting the Focus to Patients at Medical Conventions from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
Andrew’s recent blog: http://blog.patientpower.info/2009/09/28/a-lifesaving-zapper/ [...]
I have always been one to push the technology envelope when it comes to communications. Years ago (1972!) I drove the technical people at WBTV/Charlotte crazy as I produced feature stories that could have three film projectors and two video playbacks all rolling at once. Fortunately, we had a director, Ken Beaver, who was always [...]
How A Little Attention to Stroke Can Change Your Life from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
Cancer Vaccine: Countdown to Approval? from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
By May 1st, the FDA owes a response to the manufacturer of what could be the first vaccine to fight advanced cancer. Could that be approval or more questions from the FDA? We’re not sure. The hope is vaccines to energize your immune system [...]
Consider Integrative Medicine from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
Speaking up for Yourself to Avoid a Medical Mistake from Patient Power® on Vimeo.