CFFC Facebook Posts – March 2017 – Part 1
For our web visitors who do not follow CFFC on Facebook, here are the posts added in the first half of March 2017.
03/04/2017 – Anti-Infective Agents Prevent Biofilm Formation of Yeast-Like Fungus in CF Patients – Although fungal infections are less common in CF, they can be more difficult to manage. [NOTE: Link no longer valid.]
03/05/2017 – Celebrating What it Means to Live a Life – Gunnar’s take on one of the comments from the Oscars show.
03/06/2017 – Clinical Trial Alerts – March 2017 – First update from CFF for the month of March.
03/07/2017 – Living a Life Managed by Numbers – Don’t let the numbers control you; use the numbers to control your life.
03/08/2017 – Antibiotics Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss in CF Patients Over Time, Study Shows – More information for managing your overall health. [NOTE: Link no longer valid.]
03/08/2017 – CFF statement on House health care bills (See Facebook post for 3/14/17)
03/10/2017 – Dance machines for cystic fibrosis patients unveiled – Aha! A medical case for playing video games. True gaming can be aerobic exercise.
03/11/2017 – 8 Interesting Facts About Our Lungs – For a change of pace, information about lungs that is not focused on lung disease. [NOTE: Link no longer valid.]
03/12/2017 – Why I Decided to Join a Clinical Trial on My 12th Birthday – A case for participating in clinical trials from the perspective of a pre-teen.
03/13/2017 – The A to Z of cystic fibrosis l Life with CF – Some kids explain their live with CF in language their peers can understand.
03/14/2017 – Tell Congress to Oppose the American Health Care Act – A message from CFF regarding the current version of health care legislation proposed in the House of Representatives. It includes an email petition option.
03/14/2017 – Cystic-Fibrosis Patients in Canada Live a Decade Longer Than U.S. Patients, Study Says – A companion to the earlier post which provides food for thought while analyzing US health care proposals.
03/15/2017 – Hypertonic Saline Treatment No More Efficient Before than During Airway Clearance in CF – Fine tuning the guidance for CF treatments.