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The Power of an Informed Second Opinion

My sister Kerry has been undergoing treatment for Stage 3 Ovarian Cancer for the last several years. She has done remarkably well (multiple rounds of chemo and multiple surgeries) and has exceeded the expectations of her medical team. 494 more words

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More Patient Engagement, Please! 50th Drug Information Association Annual Meeting

Two weeks ago, I was pleased to have the opportunity to attend the 50th Annual Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting.  The DIA meeting brings together more than 7,000 life sciences professionals from all over the world. 845 more words

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Patient Engagement: Are you a major player in improving your healthcare?

Since the enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 the adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs) has become increasingly prevalent.

Providers all across the country have taken the first steps toward achieving this initiative and have received stimulus payments for doing so by showing “Meaningful Use.” 432 more words

Our Bodies, Ourselves and the birth of bioethics

The first works of academic bioethics I read were by notables such as Peter Singer, James Rachels, and Bonnie Steinbock, but that is not where my interest in bioethics actually began. 451 more words

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AmateAhora at RadioVive! Little Village

RadioVive NOX Lakeish Prod w Alba Sanchez. Promoting AmateAhora | LoveUNow Health Expo coming up this Saturday June 14th 10AM at Arturo Velasquez 10AM-4PM. Talked about Diabetes, Heat Stroke, Chronic Illiness, and what we can do so support eachother. Viva Saludable!

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