EmpatheticBadass is a young-at-heart writer from Ohio (Go, Bobcats & The Marching 110!)) who is passionate about being a voice for the patient perspective.

    This Paint Is Deadly. What You Need to Know.

    Hospitals are germ-ridden, bacteria-infested places. Hospital-acquired infections—especially staph infections—are known to be a leading cause of death among hospitalized patients. For those of us with immune systems compromised by chronic illnesses…

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    The Best Revenge? Boy With CF Wins Iron Man’s Heart
    A boy with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) gets a visit with Tony Stark.

    The Best Revenge? Boy With CF Wins Iron Man’s Heart

    Understanding of cystic fibrosis (CF) has, thankfully, come a long way from its earliest descriptions of children being “bewitched” or “hexed” because their sweat tasted of salt. And the life-expectancy of kids…

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    Why “Bad Cholesterol” is Good for People With HoFH

    No one wants to have familial hypercholesterolemia—heterozygous (HeFH) OR homozygous (HoFH). Why? It's obvious. Having too much “bad cholesterol” in your system creates all sorts of serious health issues. But…

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