What to know about RSD

Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a nerve disorder that affects pain regulation. Doctors now refer to RSD as “type 1 complex regional pain syndrome” or “complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) 1.” People with RSD feel excessive pain, usually in their limbs or extremities. They may also experience changes in body temperature, unusual sweating, a decreased… Read More »

Think of these babies the next time you question wearing a mask

Suddenly there was an emergency C-section and my husband Walt and I were parents, blessed with Wyatt and Cameron. But they’re in the neonatal intensive care unit at Piedmont Hospital, and there’s a strict four-hour-only visitation schedule. It’s been three months and counting … I can’t take them home and place them in their cribs… Read More »

Pfizer, Novartis and more halt July ads on Facebook to protest hate and racism

Pharma companies including Pfizer, Novartis and AbbVie have paused advertising on Facebook for July. Their brands join others in the Stop Hate for Profit campaign, meant to pressure Facebook into taking action against hate and disinformation spread on its platform. Pfizer is the largest of the pharma companies participating and one of three overall top 25… Read More »