Cervivor asks their community about trigger words

Cervivor is a community for those affected by cervical cancer. In a recent blog post, they shared what words and phrases were upsetting to them during or after their treatment for cervical cancer. The post is short, but it's worth having a look because it includes descriptions of how the recipients felt upon hearing certain words or well wishes. It is fair to expect that words and phrases will resonate differently among a group of people, but the more we hear how words may make others feel, the more empathetic we can be.

Check out the post.

“Infectious IDeas” podcast

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) offers the “Infectious IDeas” podcast “for thought-provoking conversations that lead to infectious ideas.” The series is co-hosted by Marla Dalton, NFID Executive Director and CEO, and Dr. William Schaffner, NFID Medical Director. With almost a dozen episodes available, the hosts have talked to some of the leading experts in infectious diseases today, discussing topics like health disparities and vaccine hesitancy, vaccine confidence, smallpox eradication, predicting the future when it comes to infectious diseases, health equity and more.

Check out more about the podcast, or look for it on your favorite streaming platform.

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