Monthly Archive: March, 2013

From Outrage To Action: Dian (CJ) Corneliussen-James and METAvivor

“I started METAvivor out of outrage.” Dian (CJ) Corneliussen-James Co-Founder of METAvivor Research and Support, Inc Born from the outrage of four women, METAvivor Research and Support, Inc. is a non-profit with a… Continue reading

Brain Awareness: What are Strokes and TIAs?

 “Of 100 people who have a stroke: 10 recover completely, 25 have minor impairment, 40 will have moderate impairment, 10 will require long term care and 15 will die.” David Turkel-Parrella, MD Dr.… Continue reading

Pharmacists As Partners

You know those little dosage cups that are on all the children’s over the counter medications…One study from 2010 found that only 30% of those using these cups with printed markings gave accurate… Continue reading

Paying for care: What happens to 21 year old family members with severe autism after graduating from high school? Part 2

It costs over $75,000 per year to serve one adult with autism and expenses can go as high as $200,000 per year per person.  If that isn’t scary, just read on. Locating residential… Continue reading

PTSD and Cancer Diagnosis

Reading blogs by those who have been diagnosed with cancer is illuminating.  At least for some breast cancer patient blogs, their experience has been confirmed by recently reported research. A telephone survey of… Continue reading