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Sleep in America

Posted on by Charlie

Explore stats from the Centers for Disease Control and the National Sleep Foundation on U.S. sleep habits.

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How to be prepared for emergencies

Posted on by CVCeditor
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  When your health isn’t always predictable, an emergency situation—anything from simply losing power to home-damaging floods or tornadoes—risks turning into a medical disaster. As hurricane and flood season heats…

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At a glance: CGD

Posted on by CVCeditor
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Learn a few facts about chronic granulomatous disease (CGD):    

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Tea Talk: Health benefits and types

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Evidence continues to mount that tea is full of antioxidants, a compound linked to a wide variety of health advantages. In this two-part feature on tea, we’ll talk about the types…

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Tea Talk: Brewing and variety

Posted on by CVCeditor
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How do you brew the perfect cup of tea? Check out these tips, and you’ll be on your way to expertise. In this two-part feature on tea, we’ll talk about…

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5 things people with chronic illness want you to know

Posted on by Kelli Yoder

Read these things people with chronic illness want you to know before you start compiling the latest miracle cures for your friend with pulmonary hypertension, Gaucher’s disease or any life-altering…

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Planning your own awareness event

Posted on by CVCeditor
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Learn how to plan your own awareness and advocacy event without becoming overwhelmed. Awareness is one of the most important tools in combatting rare diseases by encouraging medical advances and…

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3 strategies for raising awareness

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Raising awareness by educating others can help your cause. When faced with a chronic diagnosis, giving time or energy to anything beyond immediate health needs may seem daunting, or even…

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Disability and the difference between SSDI and SSI

Posted on by CVC Appeals and Disability Team
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Each month Caring Voice Coalition’s Appeals and Disability team will elaborate on an aspect of disability here on the Community blog. This is the first installment. Stay tuned the first…

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5 tips for active caregiving advocacy

Posted on by CVCeditor
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Taking care of a loved one means being an advocate for both of you. While caregiving comes with many rewards, the emotional or physical impact on people who give care…

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Sleep and travel with chronic illness

Posted on by Kelli Yoder
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The summer issue of Caring Voice Coalition’s Community magazine—centered on sleep health—is about to hit mailboxes. To tide you over while you wait, we’ve compiled some tips for sleep and…

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Invisible is not invincible

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Robert E. Mayfield, M.D., maintained an active family medical practice for 15 years. He now oversees CVC’s Department of Medical Affairs and Compliance, providing strategic medical advice and counsel on…

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Law enforcement training on Huntington’s disease

Posted on by Kelli Yoder
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Here’s a worthy cause to learn more about this Huntington’s Disease (HD) Awareness Month: the importance of law enforcement training on Huntington’s disease. In 2014, Debora and Stephen Camp shared…

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Young and determined

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Diagnosed with narcolepsy when he was just 8 years old, today Vinny Guarini wants to help others understand the disease. I first had symptoms of narcolepsy when I was 8…

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10 quotes on finding strength

Posted on by Kelli Yoder
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Here are 10 quotes on finding strength, because sometimes encouraging words can make a difference. 1. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop…

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