Author Archives: Kathleen Clohessy (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)

How Can Cancer Survivors Deal With Chronic Pain?

Many patients face years of persistent pain even after treatment is complete

“Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself.” ~ Albert Schweitzer Cancer pain has many causes. In the early stages of treatment, pain is most often the result of a tumor pressing on muscles, bones or … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene —

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to lasting love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment … Continue reading

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What Are the Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet?

An interview with nutrition expert Caryn Dugan, Part One

Today, SevenPonds is speaking with Caryn Dugan, founder of the website STL Veg Girl and an expert on plant-based nutrition. Caryn began researching the benefits of a plant-based diet after a cancer scare in 2008. She later went on to … Continue reading

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Can You Still Depend on 911?

All across the U.S., consolidation and privatization of EMS is having terrible results

We are nearly halfway through 2017, yet many municipalities across the United States are still struggling to recover from the Great Recession of 2008. With their tax bases dwindling, and in some cases nearly gone, dozens of local governments have slashed … Continue reading

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Monday Hearts for Madalene

Page Hodel creates beautiful hearts as a tribute to lasting love

It’s an honor for SevenPonds to share with our readers the story of the Monday Hearts for Madalene project, a true account of the power of love in the midst of death.The project’s origins take us to 2005: the moment … Continue reading

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New Jersey Introduces Bill to Give Tax Credits to Organ Donors

The bill would give a $1,000 tax break to donors, living or dead

Two bills currently pending in the New Jersey legislature would provide tax credits of $1,000 to organ donors in the state, Politico reports. The bills also authorize tax credits of $100 for blood donors who donate at least four times … Continue reading

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