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THRIVE - MAY/JUNE 2013 NEWSLETTER

The May-June Newsletter is out and has a new look. You can download the newsletter from either the Newsletter or THRIVE featured items area directly above. We hope you enjoy it and continue to visit our website for updates and the latest news from MMOA. READ MORE

A NEW MARYLAND LAW WITH A BIG IMPACT FOR OSTOMY PATIENTS

Members of the Maryland General Assembly meet for 90 days a year and work on big issues like gun control, the death penalty and taxes, but then there are hundreds of other bills addressing smaller problems that simply fly under the public radar. “When you’ve got to go,... READ MORE

10 TIPS FOR LIVING WELL WITH AN OSTOMY

Ann Sloane, LCSW-C, a psychotherapist specializing in health issues. Thank you, Ann, for sharing your expertise and sensitive presentation to Metro Maryland members.   1. Learn the basics of your ostomy care. Practice your skills. Build your confidence. ... READ MORE

LOOKING BACK... METRO MARYLAND OSTOMY ASSOCIATION

When the Metro Maryland office moved we re-discovered many original newsletters of 37 years ago. If you are a new ostomate or an ostomate for more than 37 years or those in between you enjoy all the benefits of membership in an ostomy group and of the continuing technical improvements of... READ MORE

YOU NEED FRIENDS

Adapted from Beloit Memorial Hospital Ostomy Group bulletin, Beloit, WI via “Rosebud Review”, Eau Claire, WI The best known relief for mundane, everyday stress is nothing more complicated than someone to pal around with. The basic human need for playmates -... READ MORE

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