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Professional Advice What Was the Role of Project Nightlight During the AIDS Crisis And What Has Its Founder Been Up To Since?

An Interview with Cassandra Christensen

Today SevenPonds speaks with Cassandra Christensen, a retired R.N. who discovered her life’s mission was to work with people facing the end of life.  After working as a staff nurse at UCLA, Cassandra transitioned into private duty nursing.  It was at … Continue reading

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“I sure will be glad when scientists discover a cure for ‘natural causes.”’

- Anonymous
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How Do Professionals Provide Support For Families of Organ Donors?

An interview with Nika Short who comforts families during trauma

Today SevenPonds speaks with Nika Short, who works for LifeCenter Northwest to provide support for the families of organ donors. Nika provides bereavement support for donor families and facilitates communication between donor families and organ recipients when someone decides they … Continue reading

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“Her absence is like the sky, spread over everything.”

- C.S. Lewis
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Immunotherapy: The Newfound Hope for Ovarian and Other Cancers

Immunotherapy offers hope to those with a life-threatening illness

Approximately 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year, resulting in over 14,000 deaths. This makes it the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers in the United States. Also known as “the cancer that whispers,” ovarian cancer … Continue reading

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A Reader Shares Her Bereavement & Thanks SevenPonds

Our post on Danish death traditions helped her

To Our Readers, We are proud to share with you a letter (via email) from a reader of our SevenPonds blog. Gwyn was inspired by our blog post “Why Leave a Window Open? A Danish Death Tradition” at the time of her bereavement. … Continue reading

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