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CFFC Facebook Posts – January 2018 – Part 1

For our web visitors who do not follow CFFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the first half of January 2018 (with a late start).

01/05/2018New Mental Health Resources – The CFFC web site has been updated to include links to guides concerning anxiety and depression which were recently released by CFF.

01/06/201827 Hacks That Can Improve Life With Cystic Fibrosis – Some of these may be familiar to you, but you might find a new trick to make things a little easier.

01/08/2018Breathe In Ep. #12 – Finding Positivity in Cystic Fibrosis – We posted information on mental health a couple of days ago. This post links to a discussion among Gunnar and the Salty Sisters about overcpmiong low points (like being sick during holidays.)

01/09/2018Treatment strategies for multidrug-resistant chronic infections – Researchers in Denmark offer a strategy to overcome drug resistance in Pseudomonas and other chronic infections.

01/10/2018Low Level of Zinc Ions in Lungs Contribute to Buildup of Mucus in CF, Study Finds – Japanese research indicates that zinc supplements may help respiration and reduce infections.

01/12/2018Tell Congress to Fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – While you might prefer comprehensive health care program that protects those living with CF, we can’t afford to miss an opportunity to protect our children.

01/13/2018Patient Perspective: Cystic Fibrosis – The woman interviewed in this clip admits that she is lucky to have a relatively mild instance of CF. One amazing disclosure is that, in England, routine visits for someone doing well are every six to eight weeks.

01/14/2018How I Transitioned Off of My Parents’ Health Insurance Without the World Ending – Here’s a story about one of the non-medical aspects of life with CF.

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