Tag Archives: Families

Software platform helps connect lung cancer patients, families

Patients with lung cancer and their families may soon have the ability to easily connect with others suffering from the disease. The ability to connect on a platform is expected to help patients and their caregivers to share their experiences on navigating the logistics and emotions of the diagnosis. LUNGevity Foundation, a cancer-focused not-for-profit organization,… Read More »

Families often share potentially dangerous antibiotics: study

(Reuters Health) – A substantial proportion of parents confessed to giving their children antibiotics that had been prescribed for someone else, according to survey results presented by U.S. researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Orlando, Florida. The practice promotes antibiotic resistance and risks exposing children to dangerous dosages, expired drugs with harmful… Read More »