Lisa Niemi Swayze Talks About Caregiving in the Public Eye

Lisa Niemi Swayze Talks About Caregiving in the Public Eye

Lisa Niemi Swayze talks about caregiving in the public eye. Patrick Swayze was an image of vitality for most people, bursting into the public eye with iconic performances in movies like The Outsiders, Ghost, and Dirty Dancing. And for more than 34 years, Lisa Niemi Swayze was by his side — first as a girlfriend, then as a wife, and finally, … Read more

Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton

Scott Hamilton: Always Winning, a Lifetime Overcoming The homepage for Scott Hamilton’s website features one simple line of text: “The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” This is a fitting introduction to one of the world’s most recognized male figure skaters and media personalities. Since winning Olympic gold in 1984, Hamilton has won 70 titles, … Read more

PR: Rosalynn & Jimmy Carter in Summer Issue

Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Opens Up About Her Most Important Role: Caregiving In the summer issue of PainPathways, Mrs. Carter shares her inspiring story of lifelong dedication as a caregiver, and reminds us of the importance of “helping yourself help others.” Accepting the challenging task at a very young age, Carter discusses her early … Read more

Early Cancer Pain Management

Early Cancer Pain Management

“My dad died within six months of his diagnosis,” says Carrie Johnson, MD, now an anesthesiologist and cancer pain management specialist. “And it shaped what I am doing with my life.” Her dad had surgery, but the cancer spread quickly and chemotherapy proved ineffective. As the disease progressed, so did his pain. It was not … Read more

Autoimmune & Pain CHAT 2016

What You Can Do to Live Better with an Autoimmune Illness Transcript HighlightsDr. Paul ChristoApril 7, 2016 Welcome! Thank you for joining us today for “What You Can Do to Live Better with an Autoimmune Illness.” This Facebook chat will be hosted by Dr. Paul Christo and will cover topics such as: – Treatments (both … Read more

Blacklist Royals


Anyone who has come home at the end of a tough day and relaxed to the sounds of a favorite song or artist knows that music is transformative, powerful. However, for Rob Rufus and his twin, Nat—principals of the punk rock group Blacklist Royals—music has also been the natural response to a life-altering event that … Read more

PR: Breast Cancer Awareness


JOAN LUNDEN, featured in PainPathways Magazine, to Speak at NC Breast Cancer Awareness Event on October 13 Joan Lunden, breast cancer survivor, former Good Morning America host and the current cover feature of PainPathways Magazine, will speak at two events through – Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test ®, a North Carolina–based nonprofit organization dedicated solely to funding … Read more

Joan Lunden

Joan Lunden, award-winning journalist, bestselling author, health and wellness advocate and mom of seven, doesn’t mince words when she talks about her battle with breast cancer. “Women are stunned to hear I had a clean 3-D mammogram,” Lunden says, referring to the normal results she received just weeks before her diagnosis of triple-negative, stage two … Read more