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Posted on 25. February 2021

What Is Rare Disease Day?

Rare Disease Day is the official international awareness-raising campaign for rare diseases that takes place on the last day of February each year. The main objective of the campaign is to raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. [More]
Posted on 11. February 2021

Pouring from an Empty Cup? Here are Some Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Taking care of someone you love is an honor, but it's also a serious undertaking. Whether you're a caregiver by calling or circumstance, the work of keeping someone else well and comfortable will take a lot out of you. It's important to find ways to recharge your batteries when you're taking on this role. [More]
Posted on 7. January 2021

Friend Check

On New Year's Day, I called one of my dearest friends. She is a smart, fun, quirky person who always sees the bright side of things. I have always enjoyed talking to her and love her dearly. But, with everything going on, we had not talked in a few months so I was eager to catch up. A few minutes into our conversation, the topic turned to COVID. [More]
Posted on 17. December 2020


A piece about how emotional trauma impacts the brain and body and what it means for New Year’s health. [More]
Posted on 5. November 2020


For patients receiving IVIG in their home because of the Medicare IVIG Demonstration project, this demo is scheduled to conclude on Dec. 31, 2020. However, H.R. 7839 has been introduced to extend the Medicare IVIG Demonstration project through Dec. 31, 2022. [More]
Posted on 29. October 2020

It’s Time to Review Your Medicare Coverage

Seem Verma, administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is encouraging all people with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. [More]
Posted on 15. October 2020

Fake It Till You Make It!

Smile! With everything that is happening in the world right now, I know that sounds like a silly thing to say. You are probably thinking: What do I have anything to smile about? Trust me, I know how you feel. It seems like 2020 has lasted 10 years already, and there are still more than two months left until the New Year. [More]
Categories: Life With IG
Posted on 24. September 2020

Seniors: Get Your Flu Shot This Fall – It’s Important!

Seem Verma, Administrator for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, explains why it is more important than ever for seniors to get the flu vaccine. [More]