Author Archives: Joana Carvalho

NuvoAir Home Platform Classified as Class Im Medical Device

Note: This story was updated Aug. 25, 2020, to clarify that, according to NuvoAir, the regulatory entity in question is the European Medical Device Directive.  The NuvoAir Home platform, NuvoAir’s respiratory support system for patients with lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF),…

OneLegacy Video Series Promotes Organ, Tissue Donation

The nonprofit group OneLegacy has launched a video series, available on its social media channels, to raise awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donations. Called “Sound Good?” the four-part series features the stories of two teenagers and high school friends, one who is struggling with heart disease and…

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Words Between Worlds: Improving Cross-class Communication in Medical Spaces

A banner for Kate Delany's "Breathe and Believe" column that depicts a pair of lungs with flowers blossoming from them.
Columnist Kate Delany investigates how communication between patients, family members, and doctors is often shaped by class origins.

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