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A Day in the Life of Nurse and Health Innovator, Jessica Bussert, Indiana, US

After caring for a veteran who was septic and near death due to the worst bed sores she'd ever seen, Jessica Bussert knew there was a better solution. She founded Wave Therapeutics with her own savings and hand built 7 prototypes in the quest to find an affordable and effective way to reduce the risk of bedsores.

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  • 1 month ago

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A Day in the Life of Professor and Social Epidemiologist, Dr. Margot Gage Witvliet, Beaumont, Texas, USA

"I wish that more people in America believed that health is a human right, especially now with COVID-19 ravishing low-income communities."

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  • 7 months ago


Coping With Grief

"For me, moving backward was the right direction." In a time when the pandemic is taking so many people from their loved ones, writer, Lee Norris, who became a widow in her early eighties, offers a three year's perspective to those who are just beginning the journey. 

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    Lee Norris

  • 7 months ago


A Day in the Life of Nassim Assefi, Global Physician, and Public Health Innovator, Seattle, WA USA

It's a privilege and sacrifice to be a health provider in a time of public health crisis. While there may be greater occupational risks, it's deeply meaningful to be a helper and a gift to have the skills to take care of others. Health practitioners are human beings just like everyone else. We struggle with the same challenges--e.g. childcare, unhealthy habits, stress, and self-sabotage just like others do.

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  • 7 months ago


A Day in the Life of Alison Teader, Project Manager, Arts in Care Homes, Bromley, UK

"I wish people could see how a simple piece of music, a poem, colour, smells and texture can almost magically evoke memories, give pleasure and energise those with dementia."

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    Alison Teader

  • 8 months ago


One Size Does Not Fit All

For as long as I can remember, I have experienced "big" feelings. Weight, body, and food issues have been present in my life for as long as I can remember.

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    Annie Walters

  • 9 months ago


'A Day in the Life' of Dr. Denrick Cooper, New Orleans, LA, USA

"Even though I was born and raised in New York, both of my grandmothers were nurses in Jamaica. They initiated my interest and while in medical school I fell in love with the emergency room. 

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  • 8 months ago