The CFRI CF Community Voices Podcast
Herbs and Oils: Applications in CF - Dr. Russell Wise

Herbs and Oils: Applications in CF - Dr. Russell Wise

May 22, 2019

Russell Wise, PharmD, BCPPS, of Stanford Children's Health, discusses the use of herbal therapies and essential oils as a complementary therapy for cystic fibrosis. Dr. Wise addresses the growing use of herbal supplements, vitamins and essential oils by those with CF. He highlights those products which may be of benefit, while giving cautionary tips to ensure that those using these therapies are purchasing from sources with some form of quality control.

CF Community Voices is generously sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

Filmed by Brandon Delgado.

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Cystic Fibrosis and the Benefits of Essential Oils

Cystic Fibrosis and the Benefits of Essential Oils

May 22, 2019

Jane Mitchell, mother of a daughter with cystic fibrosis, shares her experience using essential oils as a complementary therapy for her daughter Hannah, as well as for her entire family. She shares what oils have helped for specific symptoms, and addresses the importance of selecting quality brands to ensure safety.

CF Community Voices is generously sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

Filmed by Brandon Delgado.

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Herbs and Oils: Applications in CF - Dr. Russell Wise (Audio)

Herbs and Oils: Applications in CF - Dr. Russell Wise (Audio)

May 22, 2019

Russell Wise, PharmD, BCPPS, of Stanford Children's Health, discusses the use of herbal therapies and essential oils as a complementary therapy for cystic fibrosis. Dr. Wise addresses the growing use of herbal supplements, vitamins and essential oils by those with CF. He highlights those products which may be of benefit, while giving cautionary tips to ensure that those using these therapies are purchasing from sources with some form of quality control.

CF Community Voices is generously sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

Filmed by Brandon Delgado.

CF and the Benefits of Essential Oils (Audio)

CF and the Benefits of Essential Oils (Audio)

May 22, 2019

Jane Mitchell, mother of a daughter with cystic fibrosis, shares her experience using essential oils as a complementary therapy for her daughter Hannah, as well as for her entire family. She shares what oils have helped for specific symptoms, and addresses the importance of selecting quality brands to ensure safety.

CF Community Voices is generously sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

Filmed by Brandon Delgado.

Five Feet Apart Discussion 5 - Favorite Scene (Video)

Five Feet Apart Discussion 5 - Favorite Scene (Video)

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our YouTube CF Community Voices playlist, but in this fifth episode, we discuss our favorite scenes from the film and why they resonated.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

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Five Feet Apart Discussion 4 - Medical Inaccuracies (Video)

Five Feet Apart Discussion 4 - Medical Inaccuracies (Video)

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our YouTube CF Community Voices playlist, but in this fourth episode, as "CF insiders" we explore what drove us a bit crazy in terms of medical inaccuracies in the film.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

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Five Feet Apart Discussion 3 - Regarding Risk Taking (Video)

Five Feet Apart Discussion 3 - Regarding Risk Taking (Video)

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our YouTube CF Community Voices playlist, but in this third episode, we explore what type of message the "stealing a foot from CF" sends to the CF community.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

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Five Feet Apart Town Hall Discussion: Portrayal of CF Individuals

Five Feet Apart Town Hall Discussion: Portrayal of CF Individuals

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our CF Community Voices playlist, but in this second episode, we explore the portrayal of the those with CF in the film.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

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Five Feet Apart Discussion - Impact of Film (Video)

Five Feet Apart Discussion - Impact of Film (Video)

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our CF Community Voices playlist, but in this first episode, we explore the impact of the film upon the general public and the CF community.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.

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Five Feet Apart Discussion 5 - Favorite Scene in Film (Audio)

Five Feet Apart Discussion 5 - Favorite Scene in Film (Audio)

April 16, 2019

CFRI hosted an online Town Hall Discussion on the film "Five Feet Apart," during which participants from around the U.S. joined in via Zoom. The discussion was broken into five topics. The full recording is available on our YouTube CF Community Voices playlist, but in this fifth episode, we discuss our favorite scenes from the film and why they resonated.

Sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences and Chiesi USA.