Routine maintenance Archive

Electrocardiogram (ECG) at home? Phone it in!


Mike and Joyce talk with Euan Thomson, the President and CEO of AliveCor, makers of an attachment for a SmartPhone that allows patients to record their own electrocardiogram (ECG) wherever they are, and provide this important data to their doctor remotely.

Report from Joyce’s Travels


Joyce Graff toured ten cities in September and October, speaking with audiences affected by VHL, BHD, and HLRCC. Mike Lawing interviews her about what she saw, what she did, and what she learned.

Riding the Horse called Hope… a conversation with bill penzer

You would think that a person who had been a practicing psychologist for more than four decades would know how to cope with the diagnosis of cancer in one of his grown children. Psychologists are a source of refuge, help, and direction for many of us who suffer with all kinds of maladies and are […]

There’s an app for it — controlling STDs among young people


Joyce and Mike speak with Ramin Bastani, CEO of the company Qpid.me, which has a free mobile app designed to help control sexually transmitted diseases among young people.