Cystic fibrosis warrior Lauren Luteran brilliantly shares how time and health reveal what matters most in life

Cystic fibrosis warrior Lauren Luteran brilliantly shares how time and health reveal what matters most in life

Lauren Luteran was five months old when her parents noticed that she was not developing normally. Doctors diagnosed her with cystic fibrosis (CF). At 19-years old she is determined to not let her diagnosis get in the way of what she wants to achieve in life. Continue reading “Cystic fibrosis warrior Lauren Luteran brilliantly shares how time and health reveal what matters most in life”

Why human connection and caregiving are powerful resources in promoting exceptional healthcare, according to David Duong, MD

Why human connection and caregiving are powerful resources in promoting exceptional healthcare, according to David Duong, MD

David Duong, a Harvard-trained physician, was five-years-old when him and his family migrated from Vietnam to the US in the early ‘90s. His experience of growing up in a migrant family is reflected as compassion for his patients in Boston and Vietnam.  Continue reading “Why human connection and caregiving are powerful resources in promoting exceptional healthcare, according to David Duong, MD”

How Dr. Lucy Marcil is Changing Lives Through Medical Care and Tax Preparation

How Dr. Lucy Marcil is Changing Lives Through Medical Care and Tax Preparation

As a little girl, pediatrician Lucy Marcil knew she wanted to be a doctor. The human body fascinated her, having studied its shapes and discrepancies with her archeologist mother. But she was a sensitive child, she says, and her deep concern for others is what led her down an unconventional career path. Continue reading “How Dr. Lucy Marcil is Changing Lives Through Medical Care and Tax Preparation”

People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.

People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.

I had the pleasure of interviewing bionic actress Angel Giuffria about growing up without a left arm, biomechatronics, acting, discrimination and her research in psychology.

She was such a lovely person to interview. We shared plenty of laughs and nerdy talk about prosthetic limb technology. There are also beautiful moments where the interview becomes more personal and emotive.

Enjoy! Continue reading People with prosthetic limbs can be actors too. Just ask Hollywood bionic actress Angel Giuffria.

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Sharing stories and struggles may not be a remedy to infertility, but doing so can be emotionally therapeutic. The person you are opening up to may be struggling with something similar. Continue reading Plus or minus