Breast Cancer: Amy’s Story

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

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

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

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

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

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>>

Google Hangout May 6th, 3PM ET- Participating in Research – Speaker Bios #CTAW

During Clinical Trials Awareness Week, May 4-8, 2015, we will be taking part in events to raise awareness about the need for volunteers. As part of this campaign, HealthiVibe will be hosting a Google Hangout on-air broadcast about participating in research tomorrow. Join us as we hear personal stories from two clinical trial participants, explore … Read more>>

Kintsugi: Insights from Colon Cancer Survivor & Author Dennis Maione

Dennis Maione of Winnipeg, Canada is a popular author, keynote speaker and storyteller who shares his genetic cancer experience with patients and medical professionals in his book,  What I Learned from Cancer. He also writes the blog at http://denniscancer.blogspot.com. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, so what better way to wrap it up than with a guest … Read more>>

Raising Awareness: Rare Disease Day 2015

Rare Diseases Run the Gamut From loss of eye sight to some of the deadliest forms of cancer, people around the globe are battling conditions for which there are often no effective therapies. There is strength in numbers, and those who are diagnosed need the understanding and compassion of the rest of us. We need … Read more>>