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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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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 »
Communicating With Someone With an Eating Disorder by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine My last blog dealt with the illness of Anorexia, but knowing the illness is not enough.  Communication is critically important and the person who suffers from eating disor ... Read on »
Anorexia — A Mental Health Issue That Can Kill You by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Since I began writing this blog nearly six years ago, one issue continues to present itself and that is that much of the need for transplantable organs is avoi ... Read on »
Exercise — The Simplest, Cheapest Way to Good Health by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity You know exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? From boosting your mood to improving your se ... Read on »
Everything You Need to Know About Getting an Organ Transplant by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine One of the wonders of the information age is the amount of information that is available on almost any subject.  I am constantly on the alert for new, helpful information ... Read on »
Dawn Anita The Gift of life by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Organ Transplant Initiative (OTI) and Bob’s Newheart are proud to announce “Dawn Anita The Gift of Life” a video song about the joy of of being alive. Dawn Ani ... Read on »
Mayo Clinic Preventing the Top Threats to Men’s and Women’s Health by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Preventing the Top Threats to WOMEN’S Health http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/womens-health/WO00014 At first glance one might suspect that men and women are thre ... Read on »