Heather’s Story: Hope Is The Fuel We Run On #PURASyndrome

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Heather Bowie shares the story of her son Aidan and his rare disorder known as PURA Syndrome in this week’s guest post. Read more about Aidan on his mother’s blog at Family Synapse http://familysynapse.com . For information about sponsoring or attending the PURA Syndrome Conference June 23-25, 2017 in Philadelphia,  visit the PURA Syndrome Foundation website at https://www.purasyndrome.org/conference17. Also … Read more>>

Family History, Clinical Trials, Mammograms and Mastectomy: Marla’s Breast Cancer Story

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Our latest guest post in our month long series dedicated to raising breast cancer awareness comes from Marla Wexler, a breast cancer survivor whose powerful image and quote about mastectomy went viral when it was first posted on Instagram nearly 2 years ago. MarlaJan Wexler is 35 years old, was born with tetralogy of Fallot, a … Read more>>

Cynthia’s Breast Cancer Story: Trilogy of Terror

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Throughout the month of October, we are dedicating our blog to stories of breast cancer. This blog post, from guest blogger Cynthia, is the fourth in our series. Cynthia is the mother of 3 fabulous now-grown homeschooled children, now married to the love of her life and living in wooded, wedded bliss in a tiny … Read more>>

Claudia’s Story: The Faces of Breast Cancer

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Throughout the month of October, we are dedicating our blog to stories of breast cancer. This blog post from guest blogger Claudia is the third in our series. Claudia Schmidt, a working mom with two teens, writes a blog about life after her breast cancer experience in February of 2010.  You can follow her at … Read more>>

Breast Cancer: Amy’s Story

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Throughout the month of October, we are dedicating our blog to stories of breast cancer. This blog post from guest blogger Amy is the second in our series. Amy is a later Baby Boomer, married nearly 40 years, three children, one teenage granddaughter and three cats. After raising her children and caring for her ill … Read more>>

Breast Cancer: We all have a story to share

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide with nearly 1.7 million new cases diagnosed in 2012. Breast cancer is different than other diseases.  At HealthiVibe, we speak to thousands of patients from around the world, representing a variety of conditions.  In many cases, as much as … Read more>>

Celebrating #CTAW2016 – Clinical Trials Awareness Week Roundup

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May 2-9, 2016 is Clinical Trials Awareness Week and we’ve curated some resources from the internet to help you learn and spread the message. PhRMA Hosting Tweet Chat On Clinical Trials The event will take place tomorrow, May 5, at noon EDT.  Be sure to follow @PhRMA on Twitter and use the hashtag #CTAW2016.  Latest Tweets About … Read more>>

AWARE for All Event to Raise Clinical Research Awareness & Participation

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Have you ever wondered where new medicines come from? A very high percentage of the public cannot name a place where clinical trials are conducted and most say they wouldn’t know how to go about finding or evaluating clinical trials in which to participate. Medical experts point out that only 3% of eligible patients  actually enroll in clinical trials. Lack … Read more>>

Lori-Ann’s Story: 5 Tips for Dealing with Psoriatic Arthritis #psoriaticarthritis

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Discover Lori-Ann’s 5 tips for living with psoriatic arthritis and the benefits of becoming a mentor to others living with the condition.

Top 5 Ways Social Media Puts the “Power” in “#empoweredpatients” #SMDay #SocialMediaDay2015

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Today the world is celebrating Social Media Day. The event was first started by Mashable in 2010 as a way to recognize and embrace the role social media has played in bringing people together from around the world, connecting us to one another in a way mankind has never known before. While some argue we have … Read more>>