December 17, 2019

PLF Board members Christina Fuhrman and Dr. Bruce Hirsch are featured in this story on healthline.com. She Recovered from a C. diff Infection, Then Her Daughter Got It Too Three months before her wedding in 2012, Christina Fuhrman was hospitalized due to severe diarrhea. “The day I started feeling sick, …

December 2, 2019

PLF’s Rhode Island-based Advocate Megan Mimnaugh wrote an op-ed for the Providence Journal highlighting our “See C. diff” campaign. Read it below: My Turn: Meghan Mimnaugh: Americans should know about deadly infection Losing a loved one is always painful. It’s particularly excruciating when their death was preventable. Before my mom …

November 11, 2019

We live among bacteria. And bacteria live on and within us. In fact, we rely on bacteria for aid in digestion, keeping our skin healthy and our metabolism functioning. But certain bacteria or too much of certain bacteria can cause us grievous harm. Our family learned that the hard way, …

May 31, 2019

In preparation for our 2019 National C diff Summit and Lobby Day,  Advocates Council members were asked to reach out to their federal legislators to schedule appointments. Some Advocates were able to quickly secure their appointments, usually with a staff member. For others, it took some persistence. Frustratingly, each office had …

March 21, 2019

Contact: Christian John Lillis 917-364-4658 christian@peggyfoundation.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019 (Brooklyn, New York). Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) announced today it will convene its fourth National C. diff Summit and Lobby Day on Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. The …