Future Doctors – 2018

From J D Faccinetti - Cofounder.  This is a group of first-year medical students from the  UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP).  I had...

What Do Patients and Their Families Really Need?

From Linda M. Rio, M.A., Marriage & Family Therapist and PWN contributor “I’ve come to the conclusion that the way we engage with social media...

Pituitary news from around the world

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) recently published their December 2017 newsletter with news and activities from pituitary advocacy organizations from around the...

HealthWell Foundation Launches New Fund to Provide Financial Assistance to Medicare Patients Living with...

The HealthWell Foundation®, an independent non-profit that provides a financial lifeline for inadequately insured Americans, announced recently it has launched a new fund to...

Sleep Apnea: nothing to snore about

PWN is developing a series of podcasts dedicated to sleep apnea, a very common related condition in people with active or controlled acromegaly.  Stay...
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Headaches and Anxiety discussed at patient support meeting

From our friends at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute.  If you were unable to attend this meeting, here's a video of the recent Pituitary Patient...

Book review: THE PATIENT WILL SEE YOU NOW, Eric J Topol M.D.

From J D Faccinetti - cofounder.  It is fun to think about complicated subjects particularly when those subjects include technology, medicine, and the mobile...

What do you do if faced with this scenario?

From the desk of J D Faccinetti, co-founder PWN  -  You’re sitting at an airport.  Suddenly someone sits next to you.  You look.  Then...

With tragedy all around, a few suggestions for those more sensitive to stress

From Linda M. Rio, Marriage & Family Therapist:  Hurricanes of biblical proportion, a mass shooting to defy all imagination, not to mention fires out...

 Early Fall Musings: The need to speak-up, question, ask for another opinion, read, investigate,...

From Linda M. Rio, Marriage & Family Therapist and PWN contributor -  My husband and I just returned from driving over 3,000 miles to...

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