Monthly Archives: July 2008

10 Tips for Visiting Someone Who is Sick

I have unfortunately been on both sides of this article. I have spent time visiting friends and family when they have been sick, but I have more often been the patient everyone is visiting. Many of the visits went very … Continue reading

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Syringomyelia: A Patient’s Perspective

By Angela Mack Being disabled is the hardest job I’ve ever had. It’s 24 hours a day, every day of the week and every week of the year. There are no vacations, and the pay is lousy. Sure, I have … Continue reading

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Florida Woman to Get Brain Surgery Thanks to ‘FOX & Friends’

Friday, July 18, 2008 FNC Caitlin White Insurance provider Aetna will cover a Florida woman’s brain surgery after the intervention of a “FOX & Friends” contributor. Caitlin White, 19, of Bartow, Fla., suffers from a debilitating brain disorder that could … Continue reading

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Why is the Chiari Malformation Frequently Unrecognized or Ignored?

Eight years after publishing this article, it is still very pertinent!    Many persons are frustrated when physicians don’t understand or ignore the diagnosis of Chiari I malformation (CMI). This often leads to visits to multiple physicians and increases frustration … Continue reading

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