Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

Wristband Sweat Sensors May Change How CF is Diagnosed

Doctors may soon diagnose cystic fibrosis (CF) with the help of a wristband, thanks to a new wearable sweat analysis tool that measures the molecular constituents of sweat, such as chloride ions and glucose. The device is an upgrade from earlier sweat analysis tools that required patients to be still for up to…

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Don’t Overlook Emotional Wellness When Dealing With Chronic Illness

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Living with a chronic illness can affect emotional wellness, writes columnist Lara Govendo, who offers up some ideas for managing both.

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