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Germs, Infection & Antibiotics

This week has been a little bumpy.  Our youngest daughter is just over a cold which required antibiotics and two different inhalers, five times a day (not uncommon for her when a cold strikes).  890 more words


May 21st, 2013

If you had asked me what I wanted to do with myself two weeks ago, you’d have gotten a blank stare as a response. If you were to ask me now, you’d probably get something along the lines of an exasperated sigh. 330 more words


March 8 - Pittsburgh

A quick update for all who have been so kindly inquiring. Caitlin’s here at UPMC Presby, completing the transplant evaluation. UPMC is great in many ways (the important ways). 185 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

Potassium, Magnesium, & Oxygen

Here is an update on Jody, as he remains in the hospital.  The blood gases he had done showed that his CO2 levels were slightly elevated, but not enough to be the cause of the headaches he’s been experiencing.  804 more words


Antibiotics and the Elderly

“Each year more than a half million people get sick from C-Difficile
and in recent years, C-Difficile infections have become more
frequent, severe and difficult to treat.” 903 more words

The Break's Over

Many of you probably saw on our Jody Needs Lungs Facebook page that Jody was admitted to the hospital yesterday.  This post will fill you in on all the details. 640 more words