Tagged as Diagnosis

Body art may soon serve a function far beyond any personal statement or aesthetic appeal. Research into smart tattoos could revolutionize basic medical diagnostics, with the possibility of replacing some blood tests with patches of chemical-reactive ink. “Smart tattoos,” made with high-tech, chemical-reactive ink, could someday replace some common diagnostics. Research has been underway for combining...
Today 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. By 2050 the number is projected to grow to nearly 14 million. Bracing against the disease, while standing alongside those diagnosed, are family and friends wrapped in an intricate web of perplexing emotion. Dementia plays out in stages. I think about - the arc of my mother’s life - as college sorority sister, to wife, mother...
I am lucky enough to be almost 9 years out from my breast cancer diagnosis. Those 3,285 days have been filled with some really bad moments and some pretty amazing ones as well. Just like life before cancer. HA! - Nothing has been the same since I had a mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiation. Not to mention the scans, blood tests, and the stack of pills I still take every day to keep the cancer at bay. ...