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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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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 »
Immunization (Vaccinations) Can Prevent the Need for a Transplant. by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson We could significantly cut the demand for transplantable organs if we took better care of our bodies.  The supply/demand concept is as applicable to hum ... Read on »
We Are Killing Our Own Organs — 30 Worst Foods, 100 Best. by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The key to solving the shortage of transplantable organs is to eliminate the demand for them. “We have met the enemy and he is us,” has become a trite expression but t ... Read on »
The Purrrfect Anti-Depressants — Furry Friends by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Nothing can bring a warm fuzzy feeling to ones heart more quickly than to be awakened from a nap by a wet puppy nose nuzzling your ea ... Read on »
Half a Hundred Quotes on Hope, Inspiration, Love and Living by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Post by Bob Aronson Quotes by people a lot smarter than Bob This is blog number 179 and it was inspired by you, our readers.  Sometime back I published ... Read on »
Can’t Afford Your Meds? Here Are Some Resources by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson To me we have a two-fold national disgrace.  One is the high cost of prescription drugs and the other is that many people don’t take their m ... Read on »
Pay Up or Die. The High Cost of Prescription Drugs by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson At the onset of this post it is important to point out that capitalism (or the desire to make money) works.  If the public demand for any prod ... Read on »
Why Some Docs Won’t Prescribe Narcotics no Matter How Bad the Pain by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Having Trouble Getting Pain Killers?  Here’s why. Some Florida physicians are mighty gun shy  about prescribing narcotic painkillers for their patients and many of us ... Read on »
The Answers to Most Post Transplant Questions by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine If you are a regular Bob’s NewHeart reader you know I have posted hundreds of articles on donation/transplantation issues and you might think that by now I, myself, ... Read on »
Supremes Say You Can’t Sue Generic Drug Makers But FDA May Change That by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On June 24, 2-13 the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision ruled that generic drug manufacturers are not liable for the design of the drugs.  That ... Read on »
Mobility Scooters A First Time User’s Observations by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Bob Aronson I don’t want to beat this issue to death but being as I am now the owner of a mobility scooter I know a little something about them a ... Read on »
Mobility Chairs and Scooters, What You Need To Know by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Mobility Scooters and Chairs…Buyer Beware By Bob Aronson We’ve all seen the commercials from “The Scooter Store” and other like them that leave the impressio ... Read on »
Can Transplanted Organs Change You? Do Cells Have Memories? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Since I started writing this blog in September of 2007 I have posted nearly 200 entries on a broad range of subjects related to organ donation and transplant ... Read on »
The Colonoscopy, One Man’s Perpsective by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Both pre and post transplant patients must have colonoscopies as part of their physical examination,  It is a requirement and there’s no avoiding the procedure.  ... Read on »
Kids Should Get Organs So Should All the Rest by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Transplant experts agree to special consideration for kids The board overseeing organ transplants in the U.S. voted on Monday to allow special consideration for ... Read on »