News on Clostridium difficile toxins

https://www.dovepress.com/high-prevalence-of-subclass-specific-binding-and-neutralizing-antibodi-peer-reviewed-article-CEG

High prevalence of subclass-specific binding and neutralizing antibodies against Clostridium difficile toxins in adult cystic fibrosis sera: possible mode of immunoprotection against symptomatic C. difficile infection Continue reading News on Clostridium difficile toxins

Urgent call to action for future healthcare

From Sue Landgraf, Exectuive Director of CFRI

Urgent Call to Action! Congress is beginning to discuss proposals for future healthcare legislation. Proposals thus far do not include many of the protections that are contained within the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would be catastrophic for many members of the cystic fibrosis Continue reading Urgent call to action for future healthcare

Making it Matter Podcast Ep. #8 – Cystic Fibrosis Infection Control

Julia and I continue the conversation about infection control and cross infection in cystic fibrosis with our latest podcast. Last week I touched on the topic and gave my thoughts on the CNN story about “The real life ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Couple” in a blog post. It’s a pretty volatile subject, so needless to say my opinion Continue reading Making it Matter Podcast Ep. #8 – Cystic Fibrosis Infection Control

Abuse of patients in the hospital and clinic—Guest Blog By Anonymous

As patients with a chronic illness, frequent hospitalizations and dependency on our healthcare teams for our care, we can be more vulnerable to inappropriate behaviors by medical staff. If we’re not feeling Continue reading Abuse of patients in the hospital and clinic—Guest Blog By Anonymous