Category Archives: 5 STEPS Advocate

If Canada Can Do It, Why Can’t the US?

It’s interesting that in Canada, a patient can refer herself to a doctor (see below) and request a stem cell transplant to cure her rare autoimmune disease, but in the US, my friend, Cristy, was turned away from countless clinical … Continue reading

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Chicago, Chicago, That Toddlin’ Town . . .

I guess that title will tell some of you how old I am and others will wonder what the heck a “toddlin’ town” is. If you’re curious check this out. In addition to New York, Sinatra sang about Chicago. The Windy City … Continue reading

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