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Events for March 15, 2017

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----- John Desmond Bernal was born in 1901
By MaryO

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(1901) One of the UK’s most well-known and controversial scientists, John Desmond Bernal, was born. He worked and published extensivelyon many science topics, including vitamin D, vitamin B, cholesterol, and the origin of life.


----- The MAGIC Foundation’s Annual Adult Convention
By MaryO

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Lots of Cushies go to this meeting.  Dr. Theodore Friedman (Dr.F) will be one of the speakers. More information at http://cushings.invisionzone.com/index.php?/topic/54062-the-magic-foundation%E2%80%99s-annual-adult-convention/


----- Bravelets! 25% off the Amelia Bracelet through 7/24. Code: AMELIA25.
By MaryO

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$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For over 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is a hormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. Read more at https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support


----- Invisible Illness Awareness Week
By MaryO

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This week (September 26 – October 2) is Invisible Illness Awareness Week. Invisible illness is all around us. More than likely, you knowsomeone who is battling a battle every day. Help raise awareness for invisible illnesses by starting conversations. The more you talk about it, the more awareness can take place. The more awareness that takes place, thebetter our chances of finding a cure and coming to a better understandingof the needs of patients who feel alone in their battles.


----- Bravelets Sale through 10/3
By MaryO

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$10 from every item sold on this page will be donated to help raise awareness for Cushing’s Disease through the work of the Cushings Helpfamily of websites. For nearly 16 years we have provided information, support, RSS feeds, news, and education for people with Cushing's or other endocrine problems, their friends and families. Cushing's syndrome is ahormonal disorder caused by prolonged exposure of the body's tissues to high levels of cortisol. View all the items here: https://www.bravelets.com/bravepage/cushing-s-help-and-support


----- In Memory: Marie Richardson
By MaryO

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I do not know the exact date that Marie died in March, 2009. Contributory factors in Mrs Richardson's death had been Cushing's disease,a very rare condition involving a hormone disorder, and bronchial pneumonia. Read more at https://cushingsbios.com/2015/03/15/accidental-death-verdict-on-40-year-old-mum/


----- What You Should Know About Pituitary Tumors
By MaryO

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Treatments may include surgery, radiation therapy or medication. Transsphenoidal surgery is surgery performed through the nose and sphenoid sinus (located in the very back part of the nose, just beneath the base of the brain) to remove a pituitary tumor. It can be performed with an endoscope, microscope or both and is a team effort between neurosurgeons and ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology/ENT) surgeons. Radiation therapyuses high-energy x-rays to kill the tumor cells and is recommended when surgery is not an option, if the pituitary tumor remains, or if the tumorcauses symptoms that are not relieved by medicine. Read more at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/what-you-should-know-about-pituitary-tumors/


----- Time to Sign Up for the Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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Since April 8 is Cushing’s Awareness Day, several people got their heads together to create the Sixth Annual Cushing’s Awareness Blogging Challenge.   All you have to do is blog about something Cushing’s related for the 30 days of April.   More info at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/03/08/time-to-sign-up-for-the-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- Time to Sign Up for the Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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Since April 8 is Cushing’s Awareness Day, several people got their heads together to create the Sixth Annual Cushing’s Awareness Blogging Challenge.   All you have to do is blog about something Cushing’s related for the 30 days of April.   More info at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/03/08/time-to-sign-up-for-the-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- Time to Sign Up for the Cushing's Awareness Challenge 2017
By MaryO

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Since April 8 is Cushing’s Awareness Day, several people got their heads together to create the Sixth Annual Cushing’s Awareness Blogging Challenge.   All you have to do is blog about something Cushing’s related for the 30 days of April.   More info at https://cushieblogger.com/2017/03/08/time-to-sign-up-for-the-cushings-awareness-challenge-2017/


----- An Amusing Look At Hormones And The Pituitary Gland
By MaryO

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A moment in the scheming mind of Professor Pituitary and his sidekick, Dr. Hypothalamus!! And... their minions, the Hormonal Kitties! View the video at https://cushieblog.com/2017/02/15/an-amusing-look-at-hormones-and-the-pituitary-gland/


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