Tag Archives: Longer

HIV Patients Who Are Treated With Compassion And Empathy Tend to Live Longer

HIV Washington D.C., July 14: A new study has highlighted that if HIV patients are attended with compassion and unconditional empathy, they are more likely to continue longer, life-saving treatments. The findings published in the journal ‘Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Systematic Reviews’ showed that patients need help in understanding their illness and care needs… Read More »

Longer Looks: Trump’s Kidney Initiative, Measles’ Return & Fecal Transplants

Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web. Vox: A New Trump Executive Order On Kidneys Could Save Thousands Of Lives  President Trump on Wednesday announced an executive order on a topic rather far afield from his usual concerns: improving care for patients with kidney disease. (Dylan Matthews, 7/10) NPR’s Fresh… Read More »

Why cheese is no longer my friend

My name is Tim and I’m a cheese addict. But what I’ve been discovering recently has shaken me to the core. I can barely look a Babybel in the face. A half-eaten halloumi squeaklessly lies yellowing in the fridge. My cheese dreams are shattering. For, after a lifetime of unfettered devotion, could it possibly be… Read More »