News Coverage of Tube and IV Feeding

Below are links to stories we've found about people on tube and IV feeding at home. It is by no means exhaustive, but gives members an idea of how the general public receives news about these therapies. These stories were not created, edited or published by the Oley Foundation; the ideas and opinions stated in the articles do not represent the views of the Foundation. If you have a story to share, please send the title and link to metzgel@mail.amc.edu.


My Health Experience: ‘I will never be able to eat normally again’ (12/9/14)
https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/my-health-experience-i-will-never-be-able-to-eat-normally-again-1.2021361

Inside a Houston woman’s scheme to steal $2 million from taxpayers (11/16/14)
http://www.click2houston.com/news/investigates/inside-a-houston-womans-scheme-to-steal-2-million-from-taxpayers/29728506

Duke, Philips pilot feeding tube sensor for remote monitoring of premature infants (11/12/14)
http://mobihealthnews.com/38171/duke-philips-pilot-feeding-tube-sensor-for-remote-monitoring-of-premature-infants

No food or drink ever for Hunterdon (NJ) teen with rare disease (11/6/14)
http://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/index.ssf/2014/11/hunterdon_teens_rare_disease_m.html

He needs six tubes to survive, but Samuel Davy still the life of the party (9/29/14)
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11333059

Over 17 Million Enteral Feeding Device Placement Procedures Are Expected to be Performed in the U.S. and Europe in 2020 (9/16/14)
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/over-17-million-enteral-feeding-device-placement-procedures-is-expected-to-be-performed-in-the-us-and-europe-in-2020-market-led-by-covidien-kimberly-clark-and-abbott-2014-09-16

How a Dying Grandmother Shaped Japan’s End-of-Life Debate (9/15/14)
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-15/how-a-dying-grandmother-shaped-japan-s-end-of-life-debate.html

The story Croftfoot boy Robbie who can't eat (9/5/14)
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/story-croftfoot-boy-robbie-who-4156128

New feeding tube connectors will improve patient safety (8/21/14)
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-08-tube-connectors-patient-safety.html    

Food and the Dying Patient (8/21/14)
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/food-and-the-dying-patient/

Success Story: New medical device gets runner back on track (7/28/14)

After transplant, Md. woman finds chance at life (7/20/14)
http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/07/20/4017651/after-transplant-md-woman-finds.html

Real food meals for tube-fed people (7/13/14)
http://www.nwitimes.com/news/opinion/columnists/john-davies/john-davies-real-food-meals-for-tube-fed-people/article_f6bbf9f8-84d4-571d-89fd-b80215e291a0.html

Third baby dies after feeding tube contamination (7/1/14)
http://www.itv.com/news/update/2014-07-01/third-baby-dies-following-feeding-tube-contamination/

Justina Pelletier heads home after judge ends state custody (6/17/14)
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/06/17/judge-orders-custody-justina-pelletier-returned-parents/mDWtuGURNawSuObO0pDX4J/story.html

Man accuses physicians of negligent care (6/17/14)
http://wvrecord.com/news/267793-man-accuses-physicians-of-negligent-care 

A Tube Job (6/4/14)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kevin-swan/a-tube-job_b_5447943.html

Fatal outbreak of poisoning in hospitals “very worrying” (6/5/14)
http://www.itv.com/news/london/2014-06-05/fatal-outbreak-of-poisoning-in-hospitals-very-worrying/

Drip firm “saddened” by baby death (6/4/14)
http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/uk/drip-firm-saddened-by-baby-death-30329770.html

Learning to Read From A Hospital Bed  (5/29/14)
http://opb.is/if

Nationwide IV fluid shortage is hitting rural clinics especially hard  (5/26/14)
http://www.kalb.com/story/25570358/nationwide-iv-fluid-shortage-hits-cenla

Daily Checkup: Successfully fighting intestinal failure (4/6/14)
http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/daily-checkup-successfully-fighting-intestinal-failure-article-1.1741995

Parents say feeding tube is a blessing, but only if it's needed (4/6/14)
http://www.lohud.com/story/news/local/westchester/2014/04/05/munchausen-new-york-lacey-spears-feeding-tube-rockand-chestnut-ridge-westchester/7367273

Exclusive: Nestle and Fresenius home in on Danone Medical - sources (4/4/2014)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-rt-us-danone-medical-bidders-20140404,0,876206.story

Tube fed kids deserve to eat - Tube Wean NZ (3/19/14)
http://www.voxy.co.nz/politics/tube-fed-kids-deserve-eat-tube-wean-nz/5/185125

Rapid weaning: Tough love for tummies (3/1914)
http://www.3news.co.nz/Rapid-weaning-Tough-love-for-tummies/tabid/817/articleID/336571/Default.aspx

Chronic illness doesn't stop Sammi Bye, 'warrior princess' of Northfield family (3/12/14)
http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/communities/northfield_linwood_somers-point/chronic-illness-doesn-t-stop-sammi-bye-warrior-princess-of/article_745dd4cd-97aa-5b1e-970a-0db1387828f4.html

Finley Ranson, from Battlesbridge, lives on a diet of boiled sweets (2/19/14)
http://www.maldonandburnhamstandard.co.uk/news/11020833.Finley_lives_on_a_diet_of_boiled_sweets/

Knoxville mom wants to spread awareness about children with feeding tubes (2/18/14)
http://www.wate.com/story/24755525/knoxville-mom-wants-to-spread-awareness-about-children-with-feeding-tubes

Feeding Tube Awareness (2/17/14)
http://www.keloland.com/newsdetail.cfm/feeding-tube-awareness/?id=160349

Rare gastric disease a stumbling block for the medical field (2/13/14)
http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201402130116

HealthBeat 4: Siouxland family's fight to feed their daughter (2/13/14)
http://www.ktiv.com/story/24716249/2014/02/13/feeding-tube-for-paisley

Feeding tube saved life of 20-month-old girl with undiagnosed condition since birth (2/5/14)
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2014/feb/05/feeding-tube-saved-life-of-20-month-old-girl-with-/

Invented by mom, for baby: Real Food Blends for feeding tubes (1/30/14)
http://bluesky.chicagotribune.com/originals/chi-real-foods-blends-bsi,0,0.story?track=bluesky-ct-head

Learning to Eat, at Age 4 (12/16/13)
http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/16/4696418/when-food-holds-no-allure.html

How I survived Thanksgiving without food (12/7/13)
http://www.wickedlocal.com/hopkinton/topstories/x800884864/Borowitz-How-I-survived-Thanksgiving-without-food#thecomments

Local Girl's Amazing Spirit Helps Her Through Struggles (12/6/13)
http://oxford-ct.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/local-girls-amazing-spirit-leads-her-through-strife

Some people won’t eat a bit of food this Thanksgiving — or ever again (11/27/13)
http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2013/11/some_people_wont_eat_a_bit_of.html

‘Hannah’s Law’ signed by Cuomo
NYS requires coverage of enteral formulas for Eosinophillic Esophagitis patients. (10/22/13)
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/2013/10/22/hannahs-law-signed-by-cuomo/3151151/

Disease can't keep Broomfield brothers out of the game:
Young football fanatics won't be slowed down by feeding tubes (10/13/13)
http://www.broomfieldenterprise.com/home-life/ci_24292790/disease-cant-keep-broomfield-brothers-out-game

Illness has family seeking peace, quiet and place to call home (9/22/13)
http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20130921/NEWS01/309210001/Illness-has-family-seeking-peace-quiet-place-call-home

Rising Incidence of Chronic Diseases Drives the Global Enteral Feeding Devices Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (9/16/13)
http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1469485#ixzz2fAeg8I4E

Petition launched to help tube fed children in New Zealand (8/30/13)
http://www.voxy.co.nz/health/petition-launched-help-tube-fed-children-nz/5/166095

related story
Mum calls for support for tube fed kids (8/30/13)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/9104837/Mum-calls-for-support-for-tube-fed-kids

Super Senior: Despite battling illness, Anna Pringnitz is set to do it all in last year at ISU (8/24/13)
http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130825/LIFE/308250006/1045/LIFE05/?odyssey=nav%7Chead

Burlington teen who overcame rare disease wins award (8/12/13)
http://www.registercitizen.com/articles/2013/08/13/news/doc52098167bc17d369385373.txt

Medford residents Bethany and Cindy Sabbag receive LifelineLetter Award (8/8/13)
http://www.wickedlocal.com/medford/news/x273446241/Medford-residents-Bethany-and-Cindy-Sabbag-receive-LifelineLetter-Award#ixzz2bn7x2RMA

Dwindling Drop by Drop (7/24/13)
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/Jul/24/tp-dwindling-drop-by-drop/

Spring Grove family starts petition to get son drug awaiting FDA approval (7/21/13)
http://www.eveningsun.com/localnews/ci_23700969/spring-grove-petition-son-drug-awaiting-fda-approval

The tubeless feeding tube (7/17/13)
http://fb-paulwcham.newsvine.com/_news/2013/07/17/19514694-the-tubeless-feeding-tube

Author writes about life with feeding tube (7/16/13)
http://www.thetelegraph.com/arts_and_entertainment/article_0353f80c-ee7c-11e2-a332-0019bb30f31a.html

In U.S., rationed care is a fact (7/6/13)
http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/In-U-S-rationed-care-is-a-fact-4650565.php

Local NASCAR driver highlights rare pediatric disorder (7/6/12)
http://video.us.msn.com/watch/video/local-nascar-driver-highlights-rare-pediatric-condition/1d0ps2sp8

In The Spotlight: Malik Saunders (7/5/12)
http://www.only1spotlight.com/2013/07/in-spotlight-malik-saunders.html

Support group for tube-fed patients in East Midlands (7/3/13)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-23157993

Pittsburgh's neonatal intensive care units struggle with nutrient shortages: Hospitals seek options for fragile infants in nationwide shortfall (6/9/13)
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/health/pittsburghs-neonatal-intensive-care-units-struggle-with-nutrient-shortages-690977/

NPS Pharmaceuticals Recognized by National Organization for Rare Disorders for Gattex® as an Innovative Treatment for Patients
with Short Bowel Syndrome (5/15/13)
http://www.financialpost.com/markets/news/Pharmaceuticals+Recognized+National+Organization+Rare+Disorders+Gattex/8387560/story.html

Children’s health care bill signed into law (5/9/13)
http://www.kirklandviews.com/archives/35573/

Local Man Speaks Out on Rare Disease (4/25/13)
http://warnerrobinspatriot.com/bookmark/22355361/article-Local Man Speaks Out on Rare Disease#.UX-tdaECTyp.facebook

Orphan Drug Act 30th Anniversary (4/9/13)
http://www.cbs6albany.com/news/features/featured/stories/orphan-drug-act-30th-anniversary-184.shtml

Kendall on Ice--Kendall talks about her passions, inspirations, allergies, and tube feeding (4/2013)
http://abilitymagazine.com/kendall-hollinger.html

Teen Chef who Can't Eat (4/14/13)
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10877402

National Nutrition Month: Drug Shortages and Your Patients' Nutrition--an Interview with the Oley Foundation (3/25/13)
http://community.nutritioncare.org/NUTRITIONCARE/BlogsMain/BlogViewer?BlogKey=fb82af44-a36f-450f-8b6e-331312a07c67

Clarksville girl needs tube feeding to survive Mother concerned about stigma of feeding tubes (3/4/13)
http://www.theleafchronicle.com/article/20130303/NEWS01/303030030/Clarksville-girl-needs-tube-feeding-survive

Mom wonders why district wants daughter fed off campus (2/27/13)
http://www.katu.com/news/local/Mom-wonders-why-district-wants-daughter-fed-off-campus-193483221.html

Complex Child Tube Feeding Edition 2/2013 This month's Complex Child Magazine is about tube feeding.
I've reprinted the table ...parent-2-parent.com/forums/showthread.php?11971...Child...

Making ‘Every Patient Counts’ a Business Imperative (1/30/13)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/31/business/orphan-drugs-for-rare-diseases-gain-popularity-with-pharmaceutical-companies.html?emc=eta1&_r=0

When life hands you obstacles, you drink it through a straw (1/2013)
http://www.folgergraphics.com/flipbooks/deltalivingmagazine/jan2013/#/22/

Successful intestinal transplant in India (1/5/13)
http://health.india.com/diseases-conditions/techie-undergoes-successful-intestinal-transplant/
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/303092/hospital-conducts-intestinal-transplant-saves.html

At 50kg, New South Wales man deemed "too heavy" for TPN (12/7/12)
http://www.batemansbaypost.com.au/story/1171565/too-heavy-for-treatment/?cs=12

Ebbw Vale mum forgives nurse whose error led to newborn baby’s death (11/15/12)
http://www.southwalesargus.co.uk/news/gwentnews/10049250.Ebbw_Vale_mum_forgives_nurse_whose_error_led_to_new_born_baby___s_death/

The Cost of Dying: Simple act of feeding poses painful choices (11/2/12)
http://www.mercurynews.com/cost-of-dying/ci_21905632/cost-dying-simple-act-feeding-poses-painful-choices

At last... I'm able to enjoy proper meals again with the family: New transplant hope for Crohn's disease sufferers who have to be tube-fed (10/20/12)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2220633/Crohns-disease-New-transplant-hope-sufferers-tube-fed.html#ixzz2A2CdSQjl

FDA advisers back NPS's drug for short bowel syndrome (10/16/12)
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/16/us-fda-advisory-bowel-idUSBRE89F1GJ20121016

Paralympic sculling dreams of intravenously-fed woman (9/27/12)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-19728233

One Day, Growing Spare Parts Inside the Body (9/17/12)
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/health/research/using-the-body-to-incubate-replacement-organs.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120918

Albany Nonprofit Offers Nutrition Lifeline (9/17/12)
http://www.timesunion.com/default/article/Albany-nonprofit-offers-nutritional-lifeline-3870153.php

Academic Spotlight: Tim Weaver earns Kyle R. Noble Scholarship (9/13/12)
http://napervillesun.suntimes.com/lifestyles/15127272-423/academic-spotlight-tim-weaver-earns-kyle-r-noble-scholarship.html

Tubefeeding in public (9/14/12)
http://ordinary-gentlemen.com/russellsaunders/2012/09/tubefeeding-in-public/

Costa kick us out over disabled tot (9/12/12)
http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/news/4533428/Costa-kick-us-out-over-disabled-tot.html

Debilitated woman, 95, can leave Honolulu hospital with feeding tube against medical advice (9/11/12)
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/a1a56944b3604851abaa0e6a1ec968da/HI--Elderly-Woman-Feeding-Tube

"My doctor's orders? Crisps, doughnuts and strictly no veg!" (8/27/12)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2194464/My-doctors-orders-Crisps-doughnuts-strictly-veg.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

Medical Technology Helps Simi Valley Boy (8/9/12)
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/aug/09/medical-technology-helps-simi-valley-boy/

 

Local Girls Family Finds Support From Oley Foundation (8/8/12)

 

Polish Hospital Honors Nanticoke Native (7/26/12)
http://www.timesleader.com/stories/Polish-hospital-honors-Nanticoke-native,181293

"Hospitalized at Home" -- a new trend? (5/29/12)
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2012/May/30/Graham-Hospital-At-Home.aspx

Patients Find Each Other through Inspire Forum (5/28/12)
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/05/28/153706146/patients-find-each-other-online-to-jump-start-medical-research

Butler County boy's cupcake dream motivates doctor in research on artificial intestine (5/21)
http://triblive.com/news/butler/1837194-74/austin-hackam-intestine-artificial-cupcake-hospital-cells-eat-research-blood

Teenager, 17, is fed through her heart due to rare condition which stops her from digesting food (5/1/12)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2137764/Girl-17-eat-food-rare-condition-kept-alive-fed-HEART.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/teenager-is-fed-through-her-heart-as-she-cannot-814698  (5/2/12)

Take it from a girl who cannot eat, a feeding tube is no fad (4/18/12)
http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/18/health/feeding-tube-allergies/index.html

Former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason: "I just got a feeding tube…Life ain't easy, but it's awesome" (4/18/12)
http://www.wwltv.com/video/featured-videos/Steve-Gleason--147907505.html

With the Right Prep, Spring Break Travel with IV Nutrition is Possible (4/4/12)
http://www.pharmpro.com/News/Feeds/2012/04/pharmaceutical-companies-baxter-with-the-right-prep-spring-break-travel-with-iv-n/

Teenager facing life on a tube after NHS blow (3/27/12)
http://www.thisisgloucestershire.co.uk/Teenager-Ayllah-Beau-desperate-chance-proper-life/story-15634589-detail/story.html

Tyndall scientist wins ICT Invention of the Year at UCC (3/27/12)
http://www.siliconrepublic.com/innovation/item/26435-tyndall-scientist-wins-ict/

Stuffed animals help kids living with feeding tubes (3/27/12) Stuffed animals with feeding tubes help tube-fed kids feel at ease
http://heraldnet.com/article/20120327/NEWS01/703279919

Miss Fond du Lac, Miss Wisconsin Central crowned (3/11/12) Contestant was tube fed as a child.
http://www.thenorthwestern.com/article/20120312/OSH0101/303120073/UWO-graduate-takes-home-Miss-Wisconsin-Central-title-Miss-Fond-du-Lac-also-crowned?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

KC hospital offers intestinal center for children (3/4/12)
http://www.necn.com/03/04/12/KC-hospital-offers-intestinal-center-for/landing_health.html?&apID=9c32ac8f9a63421f81f102e53e434deb

Center helps kids with life-or-death intestinal problems (2/29/12)
Children’s Mercy also will soon be third U.S. hospital providing bowel transplants to children
http://www.kansascity.com/2012/02/28/3458668/hospital-helps-kids-with-life.html

Jury awards millions to family of victim in Pitman pallet truck accident (2/24/12)
http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2012/02/jury_awards_millions_to_family.html

Fear of food (2/16/12)
Jayden Preston relies on a feeding tube to survive as his family and health care providers help him overcome eating issues
http://www.beavertonvalleytimes.com/news/story.php?story_id=132935416853084600

Moms Create "Tubie Friends" (2/13/12)
http://www.ktvb.com/news/local/Local-moms-idea-to-help-their-own-kids-ends-up-helping-moms-nationwide-139217889.html

When Chronic Illness Interrupts the Rhythms of College (2/13/12) (be sure to read the comments, too)
http://thechoice.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/13/college-chronic-illness/?apage=3#comments

When life depends on a plastic tube (1/30/12)
http://www.getwokingham.co.uk/blogs/andanotherthing/s/2107312_when_life_depends_on_a_plastic_tube

Parenteral Nutrition Shortage Hits Patients, Providers Hard (1/29/12)
As supply gap continues, caregivers struggle to meet basics of feeding
http://m.pharmacypracticenews.com/Article.aspx?d=Operations+&+Management&d_id=53&i=January+2012&i_id=807&a_id=20008

Profile of a Patient, and a UK Doctor Raising Awareness of Bowel Disease (1/20/12)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-16633033

Dr. Pamela Tronetti: Appreciate knowledge, skills others have to offer (1/4/12)
http://www.floridatoday.com/article/20120105/COLUMNISTS0804/301050015/Dr-Pamela-Tronetti-Appreciate-knowledge-skills-others-offer

Utah family presses insurers to cover formula (1/6/12)
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53230666-78/formula-ashley-insurance-family.html.csp?page=1

Plus! related radio coverage:
X96's Radio From Hell featuring Kerry, Bill and Gina (1/6/12)
Health Insurers and Republican state legislature are "boner candidate of the day #2" - begins at 27:25 (podcast).
http://www.x96.com/podcast/index.php?p=episode&name=2012-01-06_rfh01062012am7.mp3

Multitasking Doctor Imperils Patient, Case Study Says (1/3/12)
http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/multitasking-doctor-imperils-patient-case-study-says/

Dog Helps Autistic Child Eat and Change Negative Behavior Patterns (12/22/11)
http://www.thisiscroydontoday.co.uk/Boy-s-furry-friend-life-changer/story-14219566-detail/story.html

The Girl Who Couldn't Eat  (12/11/11)
http://www.parade.com/news/2011/12/the-girl-who-couldnt-eat.html


Mom Develops Pouch to Hold Feeding Tube (12/9/11)
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/health/mypokit-protects-feeding-tubes

Hospital compensates family of infant involved in insulin mix-up (12/8/11)
http://www.timescolonist.com/health/Hospital+compensates+family+infant+involved+insulin/5832814/story.html

Read more:
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/health/Hospital+compensates+family+infant+involved+insulin/5832814/story.html#ixzz1gKqSgWqd

Independent living delivered by tube feeding at home – BAPEN publishes 2011 BANS Report (11/30/11)
http://www.bapen.org.uk/res_press_rel_2011_bans_report.html

Post family thankful for little girl whose spirit inspires (11/23/11)
http://lubbockonline.com/health/2011-11-23/post-family-thankful-little-girl-whose-spirit-inspires#.TtOoY679VYU

Article and two short videos on organ donation campaign in the UK (11/30/11)
http://www.thisisbath.co.uk/Bath-student-Abby-takes-organ-donor-campaign/story-13996882-detail/story.html

Trial ordered for western Pa. couple in death of 15-month-old daughter who used feeding tube (11/19/11)
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/a32dd1dcc4d54631ad055def9f7179f8/PA--Feeding-Tube-Toddler-Starved/

Neuromodulation breathing tube startup looks to begin first clinical trial (11/17/11)
http://wraltechwire.com/business/tech_wire/medcity/story/10392468/

Study Finds Orally-Fed Infants Experience More Instances of Acid Reflux than Tube-Fed Infants (11/7/11)
http://www.healthcanal.com/child-health/22887-Study-Finds-Orally-Fed-Infants-Experience-More-Instances-Acid-Reflux-than-Tube-Fed-Infants.html

Feeding tube brothers hoping to change stigma (11/6/11)
http://www.9news.com/news/local/article/228415/346/Feeding-tube-brothers-hoping-to-change-stigma

Maryland man dies before hearing on feeding-tube fight (11/2/11)
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/02/2483814/md-man-dies-before-hearing-on.html

Ally Bain, who at 14 inspired state's bathroom access law, named one of Glamour magazine's "Top 10 College Women" for her activism (11/2/11)
http://www.glamour.com/magazine/2011/09/top-10-college-women-the-activist

NPS announces new data from GATTEX Phase 3 study on short bowel syndrome (11/1/11)
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20111101/NPS-announces-new-data-from-GATTEX-Phase-3-study-on-short-bowel-syndrome.aspx

NPS Pharmaceuticals Shares Plunge on Bowel Drug Study Deaths (11/1/1)
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-11-01/nps-pharmaceuticals-shares-plunge-on-bowel-drug-study-deaths.html

Expert: Maryland case shows value of living wills (10/30/11)
http://www.wtop.com/?nid=41&sid=2613041

Improperly Placed Feeding Tube Results In Systemic Infection Of Disabled Nursing Home Patient (10/26/11)
http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=cdbac138-f25b-438d-9e85-2b675351aba1

11 things not to say to someone with Crohn's or colitis (October 2011)
http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-204_162-10009846.html?tag=page

Courts intervene in fight over hospitalized man's feeding tube (10/22/11)
http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/news/display.htm?StoryID=127430

The Future of Parenteral Nutrition: Key Players, Disease Specific Opportunities and Market Forecasts Share (10/21/11)
http://www.sacbee.com/2011/10/21/3993644/the-future-of-parenteral-nutrition.html#ixzz1bhqj1yQh

Contaminated saline investigated as cause of deaths in UK hospital (10/17/11)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-15335627

Women are first nursing duo to carry out cancer patient procedure (10/10/11)
UK nursing team inserts feeding tube
http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/9294513.Nurses_make_history_at_Basildon_Hospital/

Defying the odds (10/5/11)
Community rallies around ‘joyful’ Grace Albright
http://www.buffalobulletin.com/articles/2011/10/05/news/local_news/doc4e8c6d9318388492477557.txt

Studies suggest that intense and frequent pain affects about 5 to 8 percent of children and adolescents (10/4/11)
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/health/Suffer+children/5497048/story.html

Smallest patients fall victim to national shortage of life-saving drugs (9/26/11)
FDA holds public workshop to figure out solutions
http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/health/smallest-patients-fall-victim-to-national-shortage-of-life-saving-drugs

Mistake at hospital led to baby's death (9/16/11)
http://www.thisisstaffordshire.co.uk/Mistake-hospital-led-baby-s-death/story-13344286-detail/story.html

Small Intestine Transplant Experts From Around the World Hosted by Georgetown (9/14/11) New Research and Treatments Presented
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/small-intestine-transplant-experts-from-around-the-world-hosted-by-georgetown-2011-09-14

Virtual school was only choice for 10-year-old with Short Bowel Syndrome (9/7/11)
http://marionrecord.com/direct/virtual_school_was_only_choice_for_10_year_old+1150virtual+5669727475616c207363686f6f6c20776173206f6e6c792063686f69636520666f722031302d796561722d6f6c64

Playing Golden Tee So Others Can Enjoy Camp, Too (9/6/11)
Oley member Tim Weaver recognized for his volunteer efforts on behalf of Double H Ranch
http://www.goldentee.com/gt/GT/News/RecentNews/11462/

Bravery of the girl who is fed through a stomach tube but takes lunchbox to school to ‘fit in with friends’ (9/5/11)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2033888/Girl-fed-stomach-tube-takes-lunchbox-school-fit-friends.html?ito=feeds-newsxml
http://www.bucksherald.co.uk/news/local-news/courageous_girl_from_aylesbury_who_is_fed_through_a_tube_is_a_real_class_act_1_3039629

Special-needs parenting: We're learning to bloom in the coldest winter of life (8/19/11)
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20110819/MT_HEALTH05/108190364

Improperly Placed Feeding Tube Results In Death Of Nursing Home Patient( 8/19/11)
http://www.jdsupra.com/post/documentViewer.aspx?fid=93ae2d2e-3952-4ad2-b85c-426c71919cef

U.S. Scrambling to Ease Shortage of Vital Medicine (8/19/11)
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/20/health/policy/20drug.html?pagewanted=2&_r=1

Community 'team' rallies around Stonington teen with rare disease (8/14/11)
http://www.theday.com/article/20110814/NWS01/308149943/1017

Group warns of feeding tube and IV line mix-ups (8/8/11)
http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20110808/babies-newborns-iv-tube-feeding-breastmilk-110808/

Coroner records verdict on death of Mark Holland of St Ambrose Road, Widnes (7/28/11)
http://www.runcornandwidnesweeklynews.co.uk/runcorn-widnes-news/runcorn-widnes-local-news/2011/07/28/coroner-records-verdict-on-death-of-mark-holland-of-st-ambrose-road-widnes-55368-29129322/

Optimizing Care in Home Parenteral Nutrition --The RD's Role (July 2011)
http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/070111p38.shtml

TPN Nutrient Shortages? (7/12/11)
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/pub/dietitian/inpatient/dh/nutrition-support-team-blog/tpn-nutrient-shortages

U of Utah Startup Commercializes Smart Feeding Tube (6/20/11)
http://www.newswise.com/articles/u-of-utah-startup-commercializes-smart-feeding-tube

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/705374893/Smart-feeding-tube-could-save-lives-U-researchers-say.html

Community Works Together to Help Stoughton Boy with Rare Disease (6/20/11)
http://stoughton.patch.com/articles/community-works-together-to-help-stoughton-boy-with-rare-disease

Walking a Mile in Rick Davis' Shoes  (June, 2011)
http://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/060111p10.shtml

Banker, teen bond fits to a Tee (6/8/11)
http://napervillesun.suntimes.com/news/5829848-418/banker-teen-bond-fits-to-a-tee.html#.Te7mxg2a780;facebook

Short bowel syndrome causes an astonishing number of Americans to receive nutrition via IV: Speaking with Dr. Lauren Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Medical Center (6/1/11)
http://www.nydailynews.com/lifestyle/health/2011/06/01/2011-06-01_short_bowel_syndrome_causes_an_astonishing_number_of_americans_to_receive_nutrit.html

Ayer mom battles to help son: Autistic boy denied access to medical treatment (5/27/11)
http://www.nashobapublishing.com/ayer_news/ci_18153722

Allergies mean life’s tough for Evie (5/19/11)
http://www.lutontoday.co.uk/news/local/allergies_mean_life_s_tough_for_evie_1_2691308

Brain damage court case settled (TPN administration error) (5/13/11)
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2011/0512/breaking61.html
http://www.independent.ie/national-news/courts/braindamaged-woman-settles-hospital-care-case-2646091.html

Susan Lim: Transplant cells, not organs (April, 2011)
http://www.ted.com/talks/susan_lim.html

Judge lifts evidence restrictions in Alabama HAI case (4/12/11)
http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/story/judge-lifts-evidence-restrictions-alabama-hai-case/2011-04-12

Medicare Releases Hospital-Specific Data on Hospital-Acquired Conditions (including catheter-related bloodstream infections) (4/11/11)
http://www.chicagotribune.com/health/ct-met-hospital-errors-20110410,0,4500187.story

2 families in IV suits tell their relatives' stories (4/9/11)
http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/article/20110409/NEWS02/104090318/1009/2-families-IV-suits-tell-their-relatives-stories
http://www.myfoxal.com/story/14406489/families-affected-by-tainted-ivs-speak-out

Sterilization problem led to IV infections, Alabama health department says (4/7/11)
http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2011/04/sterilization_problem_led_to_i.html
http://www.wltz.com/Global/story.asp?S=14406198&clienttype=printable
http://www.wncftv.com/localnews/State-Health-Officials-Identify-Source-Of-Deadly-Bacteria-Outbreak-119488399.html
http://www.myfoxal.com/story/14404429/bacteria-outbreak-initated-on

TPN-related deaths call for FDA guidance and pharmacy board oversight of USP Chapter <797> (4/7/11)
http://www.ismp.org/Newsletters/acutecare/articles/20110407.asp

EMLab P&K Cites Need for USP 797 Implementation and Compliance After Contaminated IV Solution in Alabama (4/6/11)
http://www.pr.com/press-release/310143

CEO: Shelby Baptist staff ‘heroes’ (4/6/11)
http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2011/04/06/shelby-baptist-ceo-quick-thinking-staff-‘heroes’/

FDA Seizes Products at Triad and H&P Industries Facility
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/41694606/ns/health-infectious_diseases/
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42420216/ns/health-infectious_diseases/
http://www.jsonline.com/business/118884609.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-checkup/post/tainted-alcohol-wipes-saga-continues/2011/04/07/AF99Y0sC_blog.html

Serratia Marcescens Outbreak Attacks 19 in Alabama Hospitals – TPN Identified as Source (4/5/11)
http://www.myfoodpoisoninglawyer.com/2011/03/srratia-marcesens-outbreak-attacks-19-in-alabama-hospitals-tpn-identified-as-source/

Shelby Baptist sues company allegedly tied to patient deaths (4/4/11)
http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2011/04/04/shelby-baptist-sues-company-allegedly-tied-to-patient-deaths/

Mom gets 20 years for feces in IV
Toddler was being treated for mysterious infection (4/4/11)
http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/mom-gets-20-years-for-feces-in-iv

Investigators piecing together tainted IV puzzle after deaths in Alabama hospitals (4/3/11)
http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2011/04/investigators_piecing_together.html

Alabama Pharmacy's TPN Linked to Nine Deaths (4/1/11)
http://www.ashp.org/import/news/HealthSystemPharmacyNews/newsarticle.aspx?id=3515

Reaction to the Alabama TPN Contamination Issue American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition
http://www.nutritioncare.org/Index.aspx?id=6174
US Food & Drug Administration http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm249068.htm

Did Contaminated Drug (TPN) Contribute to Nine Hospital Deaths? (3/29/11)
http://www.waka.com/news/6613-did-contaminated-drug-contribute-to-nine-hospital-deaths.html

http://www.health.am/ab/more/nine-die-in-alabama-during-bacteria-outbreak/
http://www.shelbycountyreporter.com/2011/03/29/nine-patient-deaths-could-be-tied-to-contaminated-ivs/

From Eating Illness to Kitchen Whizz (3/26/11)
http://www.hawkesbaytoday.co.nz/local/news/from-eating-illness-to-kitchen-whizz/3945917/

Florida Protest Highlights Need for Food Allergy Education in Schools (3/2011)
http://www.foodallergy.org/page/florida-food-allergy-school-protest

Gut bacteria exerts control over other organs too (3/1/11)
http://www.sify.com/news/gut-bacteria-exerts-control-over-others-organs-too-news-international-ldboEpehibb.html

Eosinophilic disorders make some kids (and adults) allergic to eating (April/May 2011 Issue, Living Without Food)
http://www.livingwithout.com/issues/4_13/Life_Without_Food-2400-1.html

Girl Chooses Octopus as her First Meal (2/22/11)
http://nz.news.yahoo.com/a/-/top-stories/8881497/girl-chooses-octopus-as-first-meal/

Tube Feeding Awareness Week (2/11/11)
http://www.waow.com/Global/story.asp?S=14016137

At time of budget cuts, school nurses see more than skinned knees (2/11/11)
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/feb/12/school-nurses-see-more-skinned-knees/

Doctor, Patient Survey Results: Tips Worth Reading! (2/8/11)
http://blogs.wsj.com/health/2011/02/08/survey-what-doctors-want-to-tell-patients-and-vice-versa/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wsj%2Fhealth%2Ffeed+%28WSJ.com%3A+Health+Blog%29&mod=WSJ_health

FDA Considers Adding Warning to Powdered Gloves (2/8/11)
http://www.medpagetoday.com/PracticeManagement/PracticeManagement/24758

Childhood Chronic Illness Affects Future Income, Education, Career (2/7/11)
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110205162504.htm

Humor Helps Comedian Cope with Crohn's (2/2/11)
http://www.independent.com/news/2011/feb/02/crohns-disease-comedy/

British Teen Undergoes Second Transplant (1/21/11) http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/yourtown/abingdon/8804272.Miracle_bowel_op_saves_Luke___s_life/

Raising Funds for a Mito Care (1/15/11)
http://poststar.com/news/local/article_9c5b8e10-1f77-11e0-b3d7-001cc4c03286.html

Interview with spunky young HPNer awaiting a transplant (1/11/11)
http://www.examiner.com/film-industry-in-los-angeles/kourtney-najjar-the-ultimate-fan-the-ultimate-hero

Woman Seeks to Help Others Cope with Digestive Diseases (1/9/11)
http://articles.dailypilot.com/2011-01-09/news/tn-dpt-0109-martin-20110109_1_ulcerative-colitis-inflammatory-bowel-disease-surgeries

FDA Warns Consumers of Online and Phone Pharmacy Services to Beware of Scam (1/7/11)
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31727_162-20027829-10391695.html

Chronic Illness and the Holidays (12/30/10)
http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/chronic-illness-holidays

Removing the Stigma of Surgery (12/27/10)
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/opinion/20101227_Removing_the_stigma_of_a_surgery.html

New Medicare rules on medical supplies aim to save (12/22/10)
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/business/fl-medicare-fraud-spending-20101222,0,1241.story

One in a Billion: A boy's life, a medical mystery (series of articles from week of 12/20/10)
http://www.jsonline.com/features/health/111641209.html
http://www.jsonline.com/features/health/112248249.html

Critics Respond to Arizona's Decision to Cut Medicaid Coverage for Some Transplants (12/18/10) http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703395204576024213729831704.html?KEYWORDS=medicaid

Supplier Discusses Medicare DME Bidding Program (12/13/10)
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20101212/NEWS01/12130302/Medicare-bidding-has-critics

Social Media and the Internet as Tools for Staying Healthy (12/6/10)
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2010/dec/06/take-advantage-of-technology-for-advice-support/

University of Maryland's Use of Telemedicine with GI Patients (approx. 12/2/10)
http://www.baltimoremagazine.net/people/2010/12/the-ultimate-on-call-doctor

Brave youngster Ben battles to have normal life despite being allergic to ALL kinds of food (11/30/10)
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/real-life/2010/11/30/youngster-battling-to-have-normal-life-desite-being-allergic-to-all-kinds-of-food-86908-22751477/#sitelife-commentsWidget-bottom

Recurrent Stomach Pain in Children (11/22/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/23/health/23klass.html?_r=2

TSA Pat Down Creates a Problem for Ostomate (approx. 11/20/10)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40291856/ns/travel-news/

TSA Security Asks Breast Cancer Survivor to Remove Prosthesis (approx. 11/20/10)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40278427/ns/travel-news?ns=travel-news

Nutrition Support: When Trauma Hits (11/19/10)
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2010/11/19/1729461/on-nutrition-when-trauma-hits.html

Arizona Budget Puts Organ Transplants at Risk (11/17/10)
http://www.npr.org/2010/11/11/131215308/arizona-budget-cuts-put-organ-transplants-at-risk

TSA Defends Pat Down Policy
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/news/2010-11-17-tsa-pat-downs_N.htm (11/17/110)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/video/2010/11/15/VI2010111507918.html?sid (11/16/10)

Airport Security: Advanced Imaging Technology (requirement update at US Airports, 11/1/10)
http://www.tsa.gov/approach/tech/ait/index.shtm

Parents seek help for boy who does not eat (11/10/10)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/nottingham/hi/people_and_places/newsid_9171000/9171204.stm

Under development, "GI Crawler" could be effective and less invasive way to diagnose GI issues (11/6/10)
http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_16538587

'Miracle' Fahreen an inspiration to all (10/26/10)
http://www.theprovince.com/Miracle+Fahreen+inspiration/3728888/story.html#ixzz13YFcK0Qj

Limitations of Medicare's "Hospital Compare" Web Site (10/18/10)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303496104575560522424599924.html?mod=WSJ_hps_MIDDLESixthNews

Patients Use Online Social Networking to Connect (10/15/10)
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodResourceCenter/rare-disease-sufferers-internet-answers/story?id=11884683&page=4

Update on Children-Only Insurance Policies (10/13/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/14/health/policy/14health.html?_r=1&hp

"Mini-Med Plans" (10/9/10)
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2010/October/08/mini-med-plan-waivers.aspx

Chef with Crohn's Experiments with Foods and Cooking Techniques (10/8/10)
http://smartblogs.com/restaurants/2010/10/08/carrabbas-owner-shares-tale-of-battle-with-crohns/

QMC's apology over post-op death of Bulwell youngster (10/7/10)
http://www.thisisnottingham.co.uk/news/QMC-s-apology-post-op-death-Bulwell-youngster/article-2725738-detail/article.html

Florida Toddler 'All Shook Up' and Ready to Celebrate Halloween (10/6/10)
http://newsblaze.com/story/20101006103743zzzz.nb/topstory.html

Health Care’s Uneven Road to a New Era (10/6/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/06/business/economy/06leonhardt.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Chronic Pelvic Pain Shows Link to Bowel and Bladder Symptoms (10/5)
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/729945

Gutless Kayaker" Paddles 240 Miles to Raise Funds and Awareness (10/4/10)
http://www.harrowtimes.co.uk/news/8429894.Hospital_patient_rowed_240_miles_with_no_bowel/

FDA Urges Parents to Stop Using Baby Sleep Devices (9/29/10)
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68S4YO20100929
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm227301.htm

Coroner rules death of girl (5) a medical accident (9/17/10)
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0917/1224279094326.html

Baby's food contaminated (9/16/10)
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0916/1224278994628.html

Key Health Law Provisions Begin Sept. 23 (9/14/10)
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Features/Insuring-Your-Health/key-health-law-provisions.aspx

Insurance Companies to Remove Benefit Caps (NPR broadcast, 9/14/10)
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129849468

Gastroparesis and a Gastric Pacer (9/12/10)
http://www.standard.net/topics/health/2010/09/12/syracuse-womans-life-without-eating-gastroparesis

"Observation Care" vs. "Inpatient Care" (9/7/10)
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2010/September/07/hospital-observation-care.aspx

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (8/31/10)
http://www.dailycommercial.com/localnews/story/082510harger

Getting Involved in Your Medical Care (8/31/10)
http://www.usatoday.com/yourlife/health/healthcare/2010-09-01-medtesting01_CV_N.htm

A Growing Phenomenon: Social Networks for Patients (8/24/10)
http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/fea/healthyliving/family/stories/082310dnliv-social-networking-for-cancer-patients.8209e53a.html

Enteral Nutrition and Crohn's Disease (8/10/10)
http://www.wndu.com/healthnews/headlines/100401199.html

Feeding Dementia Patients With Dignity (8/2/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/03/health/03feed.html?_r=1

Food Aversion Keeps Baby from Eating (7/29/10)
http://www.cbs42.com/content/localnews/story/Babies-Refusing-to-Eat/pBKzn1Te90umi71CddpBEw.cspx

Mom Advocates for Formula Coverage (7/15/10)
http://www.todaystmj4.com/features/iteam/98546234.html

Double H Ranch: 20 Years of Miracles for Kids
http://www.cbs6albany.com/video/?videoId=292409978001&lineupId=1143371293&play=now

One Week Later, Australia's First Intestinal Transplant Patient Doing Well (7/13/10)
http://heidelberg-leader.whereilive.com.au/news/story/gutsy-big-deal-in-life-for-bundoora-man/

Intestinal Transplant Performed in Australia (7/5/10)
www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/3885106/Doctors-replace-intestine

Surgeons in Melbourne Complete Australia's First Full Intestinal Transplant (7/3/10)
www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/07/03/2943911.htm?section=justin

In Cuba: PN Administered to Patient Engaged in Volunteer Fast (interesting interview with physician) (7/3/10)
http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/2010/07/granmas-interview-with-fariñas-doctor.html

Motorcyclist Riding to Alaska to Promote Crohn's Awareness (7/1/10)
www.journalgazette.net/article/20100701/LOCAL0201/307019981/1002/LOCAL

Major deficiencies in artificial feeding in UK hospitals, inquiry finds (6/23/10)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10391886.stm
(for the original report, go to: http://www.ncepod.org.uk/2010pn.htm)

Tailored Treatment: Use of genetic profiling to screen for diseases increasing (6/20/10)
www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/jun/20/use-of-genetic-profiling-to-screen-for-diseases/

Home Schooling Works Well for Teen with Crohn's (6/2/10)
http://www.the-dispatch.com/article/20100602/ARTICLES/6024012/1003/SPORTS?p=all&tc=pgall

The Hospitalist: New Breed of Specialist Steps in for Family Doctor (5/27/2010)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/us/27hosp.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Los Angeles Nursing Home Fined After Resident Dies …from misplacement of a feeding tube (5/19/10)
http://www.nursinghomeabuselawyerblog.com/2010/05/los_angeles_nursing_home_fined_1.html

New York's Best Softball Team Carries On (5/18/10)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/05/18/the-bandits-live-new-york_n_579350.html

Teen Doesn't Let Crohn's Keep Him Down (5/13/10)
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/article/20100513/COMMUNITY/100519748?p=all&tc=pgall

Severely ill girl makes huge progress (5/10/10)
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2010/0510/1224270050129.html

Premature babies feel more pain, says study (5/10/10)
http://www.herald.ie/national-news/premature-babies-feel-more-pain-says-study-2174372.html           AND
http://worldjewishnews.blogspot.com/2010/05/premature-babies-face-lifetime-of-pain.html

Teen Speaks About Living with Crohn's  (5/7/10)
http://www.bangordailynews.com/detail/142980.html

Judge denies child visitation request by mother accused of putting feces in daughter’s IV tube (5/7/10)
http://www.statesman.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/austin/courts/entries/2010/05/07/mother_accused_of_putting_fece.html?cxntfid=blogs_austin_legal

Baby unable to eat, to go to hospital in Austria to be cured (4/27/10)
http://www.weekendpost.co.za/article.aspx?id=556233

Making Your Wishes Known at the End of Life: Advanced Directives Make a Difference (4/15/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/16/health/15chen.html?ref=health

540 days without eating (4/14/10)
http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=125&art_id=vn20100413123933697C781042

Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality reports of hospital-acquired infection rates (4/13/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/14/us/14infect.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Saudi Arabia to Nebraska – baby Jana’s long journey for treatment  (4/7/10)
http://blog.unmc.edu/ihs/?p=386

Advance Directives and Outcomes of Surrogate Decision Making before Death (4/1/10)http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/short/362/13/1211

After 7 years at Walter Reed, Kyrgyz woman has no place to go  (3/28/10)
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/03/26/AR2010032601921.html     AND

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20100412/FEAT/304129936/1162

Social Networks a Lifeline for the Chronically Ill   (3/24/10)
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/25/technology/25disable.html

George Karl 'I hope I'm ready'  (3/17/10)
http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/blog/ball_dont_lie/post/George-Karl-I-hope-I-m-ready-?urn=nba,228612

Increased Safety Needed in Assisted Living (3/8/10)
http://www.turkgeek.net/increased-safety-in-assisted-living/

Suspect gene linked to food allergy -- Eosinophilic Esophagitis (3/8/10)   
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ukpress/article/ALeqM5jMvD4QdFg8icqoU4v5FMuuHPRwzA

Gene Site Found for Food Allergy (3/7/10)
http://www.chop.edu/news/gene-site-linked-to-food-allergy.html

Balloon of hope (3/7/10)
http://bdtonline.com/lifestyles/x275795944/Balloon-of-hope

Local boy inspiration to family after years of surgery (3/6/10)
http://www.reviewonline.com/page/content.detail/id/524646.html?nav=5007

Meet speech pathologist James Hansen (3/4/10)
http://www.albertleatribune.com/news/2010/mar/04/meet-speech-pathologist-james-hansen/

Bishops’ directive limits choices at end of life (3/4/10)
http://www.pantagraph.com/news/opinion/mailbag/article_eaab8c18-271c-11df-a834-001cc4c03286.html

Life With a Pouch on the Side (3/2/10)
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/02/life-with-a-pouch-on-the-side/

US bishops' directive on feeding tubes meet criticism (3/2/10)
http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=19667

Roger Ebert Speaks Again (3/1/10)
http://www.dbtechno.com/entertainment/2010/03/01/roger-ebert-speaks-again/

Wish granted, little Donavan went to Disney World (2/28/10)
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/288319

Ray of hope for Sienna Smith, of Firthmoor, in Darlington (2/26/10)
http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/5030163.Doctors_give_ray_of_hope_to_two_year_old/

Learning to eat: Helen DeVos Children's Hospital helps kids through behavior modification (2/15/10)
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2010/02/learning_to_eat_helen_devos_ch.html

Following up after GIFT of life -- Team works on transition for teen HomePENers to adult care (2/13/10)
http://www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/762983--following-up-after-gift-of-life

Feeding Tubes May Be Over-Used In Dementia Patients (2/12/10)
http://www.nursinghomesabuseblog.com/2010/02/articles/clogged-feeding-tubes-1/feeding-tubes-may-be-overused-in-dementia-patients/

Little Nathan: Disorder prevents 3-year-old from swallowing solid food  (2/3/10)
http://www.courierpress.com/news/2010/feb/03/little-nathan/

Putting a Face on Crohn's Disease  (1/14/10)
http://www.wkowtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=11826762

Hundreds Rally to Protest State Budget Cuts in Maine -- including a tube feeder    (1/12/2010)
http://www.mpbn.net/Home/tabid/36/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3478/ItemId/10551/Default.aspx

Crohn's disease | Healthy on the outside, suffering on the inside   (1/10/10)
http://fredericksburg.com/News/FLS/2010/012010/01102010/501924/index_html?page=1

Young Girl Finds Escape in Figuring Skating from Extreme Allergy (1/9/10) 12-Year-Old Battling Dangerous Food Allergy Finds 'Home' on Ice
http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Weekend/12-year-extreme-food-allergy-finds-solace-skating/story?id=8723732

Cody 'definitely on the mend': 19-year old in New Zealand on HPN (1/9/10)
http://www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/3217991/Cody-definitely-on-the-mend

Roger Ebert's Journal: Nil by Mouth (1/6/10)
http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/2010/01/nil_by_mouth.html

Care home patients given feeding tubes 'to save on staffing' (1/6/10)
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article6977163.ece

Stroke risks prompt hearing (1/4/10)
http://www.theday.com/article/20100104/NWS12/301049933/1044

Pfizer Acquires a Stem-Cell Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (12/21/09)
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/21/business/21pfizer.html?_r=3&ref=health

One couple's journey of love (12/20/09)
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20091220/ARTICLE/912199991/-1/NEWSSITEMAP

The Long Shadow of the Bishops -- More coverage of the US Bishops' Ruling on Tube Feeding at End of Life   (12/17/09)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/barbara-coombs-lee/the-long-shadow-of-the-bi_b_396193.html

Survivor of 6 transplants gives thanks  (12/14/09)
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20091214/NEWS01/912150310/Survivor+of+6+transplants+gives+thanks

Carry a list of medications you take, says patient-safety group (12/14/09)*
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/health/2010502091_drugerror14m.html
*For handy forms try: http://www.wapatientsafety.org/mymedicinelist/examples.html

Your Final Wish Isn’t Always Your Doctor’s Command: Ann Woolner  (12/9/09)
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601039&sid=amr0P2SxeQlE

Getting her life BACK -- A young woman with Colitis (12/7/09)
http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=2209699

Year-Round Camp Offers Opportunities for Nurses, Families (12/7/09)
http://news.nurse.com/article/20091207/CA02/112070079 

After Life of Surgeries, Hope for One Final Operation (12/6/09)
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/07/nyregion/07neediest.html?_r=2 

Mended Little Hearts Christmas Party shows group has heart (12/6/09)
http://newsok.com/city-event-shows-group-has-heart/article/3422982

Teen struggles with rare disorder (CIPO) (12/1/09)
http://www.wishtv.com/dpp/health/pediatrics/teen-struggles-with-rare-disorder1259676525134

For some kids, holidays are food for thought (11/30/09)
http://www.nj.com/gloucester/index.ssf?/base/news-14/1259559612159420.xml&coll=8

Patient counts his hyperbaric blessings (11/26/09)
http://www.dailyinterlake.com/news/local_montana/article_ebf9f464-da4c-11de-b77f-001cc4c002e0.html

CRBSI surveillance saves money  (11/21/09)
http://www.ivteam.com/crbsi-surveillance-saves-money/

Squeamish teachers turn away tube-fed child (11/19/09)
http://www.thisisderbyshire.co.uk/news/School-squeamish-poorly-poorly-boy/article-1527517-detail/article.html

Bishops Rule on Medically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration at End of Life, and Other Issues (11/18/09)
http://www.usccb.org/comm/archives/2009/09-242.shtml

Where’s the compassion? Funding cut for 'disabled' adults  (11/16/09)
http://blogs.kansascity.com/unfettered_letters/2009/11/wheres-the-compassion.html

Radioactive surprise at hospital: Iodine lodged in patient’s feeding tube, VA reports  (11/16/09)
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/nov/16/radioactive-surprise-at-hospital/

Gut wrenching: Australia prepares for its first intestinal transplant  (11/14/09)
http://www.smh.com.au/national/gut-wrenching-20091113-iepq.html

Man uses remote to control his 'bionic bottom' (11/13/09)
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/6560971/Man-uses-remote-to-control-his-bionic-bottom.html

University of Arizona surgeons perform multi-visceral transplant in 1-year-old Phoenix girl, a first for Arizona and Southwest    (11/12/09)
http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Surgery_540/Baby_Receives_a_Three-Organ_Transplant_at_University_Medical_Center.shtml

       Related story: Gilbert baby undergoes 3-organ transplant  (11/13/09)
                                  
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/147153

For Patients Who Can't Eat, Dr. Stanley Dudrick's Intravenous Feeding System Is a Lifeline (11/10/09)
http://www.sparkchamps.com/2009/11/for-patients-who-cant-eat-dr-stanley.html

Kerry Legislation Would Provide Medical Coverage for Food and Supplements for Children with Rare Health Disorder    (11/10/09)
http://kerry.senate.gov/cfm/record.cfm?id=319840

Database to hold health directives   (11/9/09)
http://www.statesmanjournal.com/article/20091109/HEALTH/911090323/1093

New Homecare Accreditation Requirement Creating Patient Access Issues -- including enteral and parenteral nutrition supplies  (11/3/09)
http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS146178+03-Nov-2009+PRN20091103

Laughter is the best medicine  (10/29/09)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8329828.stm

No guarantees: 3 tales of insurance disaster    (10/26/09)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/33441437/ns/health-health_care/

ALL IN A DAY:
Crohn's patient who lives on parenteral nutrition gets by with family, friends and a strong routine  (10/24/09)
http://archives.timesunion.com/mweb/wmsql.wm.request?oneimage&imageid=8902106

Prescott woman gets rare transplant   (10/13/09)
http://www.dcourier.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=73420

CBS Coverage of a Colonoscopy    (9/10/09)
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/09/10/health/cbsdoc/main5300270.shtml

Toddler overcomes dangerous medical condition  (no date available)
http://millelacscountytimes.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2339&Itemid=87

CEOs Reap Benefits While Insurance Companies Systematically Deny Care to Ill Policy Holders (8/6/09)
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2009/08/06

End of Shift: The 24-Hour Shift
Los Angeles County nurse provides around-the-clock RN-level care for her medically fragile son  (3/23/09)
http://news.nurse.com/article/20090323/CA02/103230028