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#NephMadness 2017: Rheault Presents the Pediatric Nephrologist Perspective

Michelle Rheault

Dr. Rheault, MD, is a pediatric nephrologist and pediatric dialysis medical director at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital. She is also a…

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"Cementing" my sessions

As a counselor with a *unique* approach to the counseling of children, adolescents and adults – I find these little cement discs I have made very insightful. 101 more words


We Need To Talk About This....

If no one else is going to speak, then I will, because this problem is damaging the health and happiness of so many people, and there needs more awareness about what the expectations of our society is creating for women of all ages. 638 more words


Oneida High School student learns to live with brain cancer


A run of severe headaches over a couple of weeks in 2015 led to an Oneida teen’s diagnosis of brain cancer.

“I would throw up a lot and couldn’t eat. 697 more words

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Preserving future fatherhood This service helps boys and men with cancer maintain their ability to father children.


Some cancers, and some cancer treatments, can cause male reproductive damage. But a variety of techniques available through Upstate’s Male Fertility Preservation Program can help men with a cancer diagnosis or temporary or permanent infertility issue. 607 more words

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ON FIRE by Ellie Israelsen

On Fire by Ellie Israelsen 

I care a lot. I think hard. I feel deeply. Sometimes that scares me. Sometimes I feel embarrassed that I want to cry when I hold a newborn baby, or when I watch the news sobbing because I see the things innocent people are facing when I’m not. 494 more words