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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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The MS Chronicles - Pause. Pivot. Perspective.

 If you are reading this article, you may know the familiar feeling of being caught in a whirlpool of an inflammatory or immunity disease.

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    Kyra Millich

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My Achy, Achy Jaw

I was in sixth grade when I got braces. The orthodontist told my parents that even though my teeth were straight, my jaw was misaligned and I would be vulnerable to terrible headaches throughout my life if we didnt do something about it now.

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    Johanna Stoberock

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My Struggle to Identify Migraines

My first morning in Mexico found me crouched before a sculpted wooden toilet seat in someone's sculpted underground home wearing a sculpted white canvas tunic, and vomiting.

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    Zuzu Tadeushuk

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A Day in the Life of Mary's Place

Mary’s Place believes that no one’s child should sleep outside. They are standing in the gap, from the moment a family becomes homeless until they find their forever home. 

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    Interviewed by Megan Haas

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A Day in the Life of Artist Karin Schaefer

Karin’s Meditation series was our first choice for Kinnected’s featured artist. The woven threads in this series are reminiscent of the oldest and most globally relatable symbols of community that exist.

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    Karin Schaefer

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The Cancer Playlist

I put in ports, little devices placed under the skin through which chemotherapy will be delivered in the weeks and months ahead. I treat every patient like the unique, sentient individual that they are. As with any road trip, however, what’s most important is the music.

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    George Soltes

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