Friday - December 1, 2023

Living with Chronic Illness: Whether it’s COPD, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Cancer Or Another Condition, We Know Our Chronic Illnesses Will Persist Even After There’s a Vaccine for COVID

December 3rd, 2020

By Trina O’Quinn for the NABBW: Before I begin let me define the terms I am going to be discussing. There are two: 1- Chronic Illness and 2- Acute Illness. These explanations come from the Center for Disease Control, DSM-V, and Wikipedia. A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long lasting in its effects or a disease that comes with time. The term chronic is often applied when the course of the disease lasts for more than three months. Common chronic diseases include arthritis, asthma, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),... Read More

Mixed Feelings About the CDC’s Recent Call to Boomers

June 4th, 2012

Mixed Feelings About the CDC’s Recent Call to Boomers By Anne Holmes NABBW’s Baby Boomer Expert By now you probably would have to be living under a rock not to have heard that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is suggesting that all Boomers get tested for Hepatitis C. Apparently statistic indicate that one in 30 of us Baby Boomers is infected with virus, according to the experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And most of us don\’t know it. So the CDC is moving ahead with a proposal that all baby boomers (those of us born between 1945 and 1965) get a blood... Read More