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0 comments Tags: 99th Ingersol Lecture on Immortality & Convocation, Atul Gawande, Being Mortal, chronic illness
“I think I’m very uncomfortable with imperfection and in being fallible and how you live with your own imperfection,” says Atul Gawande. A little ironic, as he shared these words as part of his talk for the 99th Ingersoll Lecture on Immortality and Convocation at Harvard Divinity School held on September 6, at Sander’s Theatre… Read More »
Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »
The inside of my elbow swelled up and it was burning and itching. Hardly, a medical emergency, but enough discomfort for me to seek out some treatment information. I couldn’t… Read More »
Kamau learns what it’s like to be blind She is a top model and has muscular dystrophy Reducing Health Disparities Among VIPs and Other Minority Groups was the title of the NNLM NER funded grant project implemented by Visions Consulting in Year 1. Visually-impaired attorney, Liz Myska and business partner Jack Peacock are… Read More »
0 comments Tags: Parkinsons disease; Micrographia
The following blog post is written by one of our newest network members, Saba Shahid, the Chief Smiling Officer of The Art Cart, a creativity and movement program for people living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). As defined by MedlinePlus, PD is a type of movement disorder and occurs when nerve cells in the brain do… Read More »