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CFFC Facebook Posts – February 2018 – Part 2

For our web visitors who do not follow CFFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the second half of February 2018.

02/16/2018CF Roundtable – Winter 2018 Issue – The latest installment of CF roundtable has been added to the CFFC web site. The cover article was written by Rochester’s own, Chris Kvam.

02/17/2018Potential Therapy for CF Patients with Hearing Loss Due to Antibiotics OK’d for Clinical Trial – This research addresses one undesired side effect of CF treatments.

02/18/2018Mental Health – CF Canada reminds us that mental health is an integral component of your overall health.

02/19/2018CF Can’t Tear Us Apart – Continuing the mental health theme, this blog expresses one man’s view of overcoming CF through a community of empathy.

02/20/2018Arch Biopartners Enrolling Volunteers in Phase 1 Trial of AB569, Therapy Candidate for Drug-resistant Bacterial Lung Infections – Trials to begin for a non-antibiotic treatment intended to improve treatment for resistant bacteria.

02/21/2018Life Without “Sleep” – Here’s Gunnar’s take on sleep. How does it match up with your experience.

02/22/2018How I Balance My 2 Children’s Different Needs – Many in our community know the balancing act required when one child in the has CF,

02/23/2018Turning to a Discarded Remedy to Defeat Superbugs – In certain cases, it may be beneficial to contract viruses.

02/24/2018List of CF Patient Assistance Programs – It may be well worth your time to review the list of CF assistance programs just released by the publishers of CF Roundtable.

02/25/2018In The Least Surprising News Ever, “Study” Finds Video Games Are An Effective Coping Mechanism – This blog may remove some guilt for turning to video games in stressful times. [NOTE: Parents may need to help their children distinguish between stress relief and routine treatment.]

02/26/2018What To Do Before You Start Coughing Up Blood – Here’s a story that demonstrates the adage that you can’t control what happens to you, but you can control how you handle it.

02/27/2018Could the cure for hospital superbugs be garlic? – Interesting research for those who appreciate natural remedies – and Italian cuisine.

02/28/2018PMD Healthcare Announces Two New Patient Advisory Boards – This press release from a healthcare company announces an opportunity to join an advisory board to look at emerging issues regarding CF. The release includes a link to a web site for expressing your interest to join the CF advisory board.


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