Juanita McClain has battled sickle cell disease her entire life. Still, despite the hardships, she advocates tirelessly for others with sickle cell disease, encouraging them to seek better health and find the support they need. Juanita is a sickle cell warrior.
American children are getting fatter every year. Poor eating habits, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep and too much time sitting in front of electronic devices have snowballed into a health crisis with no end in sight.
When I was 20 years old, I was studying at the National Theatre Institute (NTI) in Connecticut pursuing an education that I hoped would lead me to become an actor or writer. That’s when it all happened.
When Julie Guido, a Research Administrator in Roswell Park’s Clinical Research Services department, first learned about Life Recorded, a program that helps individuals become storytellers and record a narrative about their life, she instantly thought of her mother, Florine.
It's easy to forget some of the small items that will bring you comfort during your hospital visit. Here's a look at some of the things that I always pack to help me stay comfortable during my chemotherapy appointments.