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Bob Aronson Patient Expert

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I am an eternally gratefull heart transplant recipient . Because of this experience I have dedicated the rest of my life to increasing the supply of transplantable organs. We must put an end to the unnecessary misery and dying. I have a website, OrOrgan Transplant Patients, Families and Friends at... Full Bio
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Tobacco — The Number One Organ Killer by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Americans are outraged when they hear that 12 high school and college football players die each year due to this brutal sport and we demand that something be done ... Read on »
Life and Death and Life — The David Moore, Lance Lewis Story by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “One can never pay in gratitude: one can only pay ‘in kind’ somewhere else in life.” Anne Morrow Lindberg A note from Bob Aronson This post falls under the ... Read on »
Bob’s NewHeart — The Impossible Dream by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “Some men see things as they are and say why.   I dream things that never were and say, why not” George Bernard Shaw This is post number 200 in the Bob ... Read on »
Kidney Disease — What You Need To Know by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Blog by Bob Aronson My last blog was about kidney disease and so is this one.  “Steering Toward Hope” told about Johnny Racine the Canadian father o ... Read on »
Steering Toward Hope — A Canadian’s Noble and Impassioned Effort To Save Lives by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Dedicated to “Uncle Jim” MacMillan By Bob Aronson With Johnny Racine The chorus from the Mariah Carey song Hero is a fitting way to start this blog.. “An ... Read on »
Prayers and Words of Faith For Patients, Families and Friends by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Introduction by Bob Aronson One thing that all transplant patients, caregivers, donors, donor families and many friends have in common is health car ... Read on »
Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion. Where and How to Get it. by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson I will start this post by saying that you are about to get more information about Medicaid than you wanted or likely have seen in one place befor ... Read on »
How to Choose a Health Plan Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA-Obamacare) by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson While the Affordable Health Care Act got off to a very rocky start due to massive computer glitches there’s plenty of time for consumers to do res ... Read on »
Thanksgiving in October. An Inspirational Organ Donation Story by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson With Chuck Price We all know that life ends.  Most of us pretty much ignore that reality.  Thinking about one’s demise is not pleasant and man ... Read on »
Mobility Scooter Extended Test Drive Report by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Bob Bob Aronson As the new owner of a mobility scooter I’ve already had some interesting experiences and learned a lot about their capabilities and limitations. ... Read on »
Jay Robare Needs a Kidney. Will You Help Him? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson Video and cartoons by Jay Robare My friend Jay Robare has kidney disease and at age 55 he is dying.  Jay needs a kidney soon.  He is  a very talen ... Read on »
Aspartame Is NOT The Killer in Your Fridge by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson Bob is the founder of this blog and the primary author.  He receives no monetary or other outside support nor does he allow anyone to see or review his po ... Read on »
The Letter to Your Donor Family. The Most Important Thank You Note You Will Ever Write by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson One of our most popular blogs is “ The letter – how to write to your donor family.”  http://bobsnewheart.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/the-letter-how-to-wr ... Read on »
Laughter Really is the Best Medicine by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Compiled by Bob Aronson It has been said that laughter is the best medicine. It may not cure what ails you but it sure can offer some much needed relief. ... Read on »
Stop Eating What’s Killing You! Great Tasting Food Ideas ~ Less Salt and Sugar by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson Tired of paying for expensive prescription drugs?   Sick to death of the high cost of health care?  Frustrated with trying to find affordable ins ... Read on »
What’s In That Prescription Bottle and What Does It Do? Generic V. Brand by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson What’s In That Prescription Bottle and What Does It Do? The question asked by our headline would seem to have an obvious answer but it doesn’t be ... Read on »
A Proposal To Legalize the Sale of Human Organs by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By  Bob Aronson Plan by David F. Diamond The story of the organ shortage is all too familiar; supply just can’t catch demand.  Since 1984 when Te ... Read on »
Mental Illness Myths Exploded — Music Therapy Can Help by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” Plato Ment ... Read on »
Post Transplant Depression. You Don’t Have To Feel That Way! by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson The very first thing you should know is that depression is common after an organ transplant – very common and no one is immune.  You should also ... Read on »
50 Ways to Add Years to Your Life (From Men’s Health) by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From Men’s Health Magazine 50 Ways to add years to your life Overview We’ve been told that the only sure things are death and taxes. But just as creati ... Read on »