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In Episode 5, we take a look at recent community news during our Trending Topics Segment- including a new virtual reality game designed to help reduce kids' anxiety during infusions and a new needle that won't cause bleeding after it's removed, and we take a deeper dive into three stories during our Like, Share, Comment Segment. This month we also feature a Sit Down with the iconic HIV/AIDS and hemophilia advocate Jeanne White-Ginder. All that and more on Episode 5 of BloodStream!
Sponsors for Episode 5:
- Presenting Sponsor: Stop The Bleeding! (STB!) Link to STB! Website.
Supporting Sponsor: Entertainment to Affect Change (E2AC) Link to E2AC Website.
The National Hemophilia Foundation launches a new series of educational webinars. Link
Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio is piloting a virtual reality game designed to help reduce anxiety and stress in pediatric infusions. Link
A self-sealing hemostatic needle that won’t cause bleeding when removed from a vein. Link
Two tools for patient reported outcomes address the need for personalization of outcomes Link.
Like, Share, Comment Segment:
HFA Gears For Good Riders raise $130,000 for Helping Hands. Link
Barry Haarde completes his fifth trans-con bike ride, totaling 5,000 miles and raising over $52,000. Link
Alex Dowsett, the professional cyclist with hemophilia, launches Little Bleeders charity to encourage fitness and athletics for children with bleeding disorders. Link
Colorado’s Kyle Haas rides 500 miles through mountain passes. Link
Sleep resources curated and posted to The BloodStream Blog.
HIV now “undetectable” in British man. Link
Why talk of HIV cure is premature (from BBC). Link
Why it’s too soon to say HIV has been cured (from PopSci). Link
The Sit Down:
USA Today’s Top 25 people (1982 - 2007). Link
The AIDS Memorial Grove. Link
The HIV Story Project. Link
Surviving Voices, a collaboration between the HIV Story Project and The Grove. Link
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