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5 Ways to Survive College with a Chronic Illness

cystic fibrosis, Lauren Thornton, tips, chronic illness, college
Today’s guest blogger is Lauren Thornton. She’s a college junior diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, which is a chronic condition that requires daily treatment.

Aug 05, 2016

5 Ways to Survive College with a Chronic Illness

cystic fibrosis, Lauren Thornton, tips, chronic illness, college
Today’s guest blogger is Lauren Thornton. She’s a college junior diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, which is a chronic condition that requires daily treatment.

Beginning Chemotherapy Treatment: Expectations and Realities

Chemotherapy Treatment
Overcoming a serious illnesses is a venture into the unknown. What will the consequences be? What will the doctors say? What unexpected difficulties will come up? This week, we're turning to parents and wish kids to share their advice. This is Part 1 of our series, with Part 2 to follow Friday.

Feb 17, 2016

Beginning Chemotherapy Treatment: Expectations and Realities

Chemotherapy Treatment
Overcoming a serious illnesses is a venture into the unknown. What will the consequences be? What will the doctors say? What unexpected difficulties will come up? This week, we're turning to parents and wish kids to share their advice. This is Part 1 of our series, with Part 2 to follow Friday.

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling Hospital Stays

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Long hospital stays are one of the worst parts of recovering from a serious illness. And not just for kids fighting an illness – it takes a toll on their siblings and parents, too. The siblings feel left out and isolated, and parents often feel guilty for the time they miss with them.

Feb 03, 2016

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling Hospital Stays

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Long hospital stays are one of the worst parts of recovering from a serious illness. And not just for kids fighting an illness – it takes a toll on their siblings and parents, too. The siblings feel left out and isolated, and parents often feel guilty for the time they miss with them.

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