Category Archives: Patient Advocacy

“White Helmets” is more than an Oscar-winning Documentary

I was so moved by watching “White Helmets” I wanted to share a brief review with you.  When I think of Syria, which I know so little about really, I will now think of men with tears on their face … Continue reading

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Don’t miss this live-stream event @ Guillian-Barre Syndrome: “Getting Better Slowly”-Feb 26th, 2017

By Adam Pownall At the age of 26, in the space of three weeks, I went from being a fit and healthy dancer and performer to a paralyzed man unable to blink unaided. Getting Better Slowly is the story a … Continue reading

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The Link Between Sexual Abuse and Addiction: How to End the Cycle

by Jane Moore Anyone can be a victim of sexual abuse, though a larger percentage have proven to be women or girls.  The American Psychological Association defines sexual abuse as “unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats, or … Continue reading

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