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Line-up for the London Freedom Seed Bank Festival 2014

We are buzzing and excited to announce the performers for our festival on Saturday 11th October, at 5pm, at the Battersea Barge (SW8 5BP).  This year our London Freedom Seed Bank Festival will be part of the wider… 319 more words

Hyundai Canada Steps up to the Ice Bucket Challenge!

No good cause has gone more viral in recent weeks than the fight against ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. This is all thanks to the Ice Bucket Challenge, taken up by a number of celebrities and regular people. 27 more words


Big Data in the NICU

The NEC Society is at the Preemie Parent Alliance Summit in Phoenix, Arizona this weekend. We just heard a great talk from Dr. Alan Spitzer with MEDNAX/Pediatrix Medical Group on “Big Data in the NICU”. 90 more words

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Invisible Illness Week 2014

Invisible Illness Week is 8th-14th September and the 30 questions are in circulation again. So here’s my answers for this year, it will be interesting for me to see how different they are from last years answers too.. 2,724 more words


**30 things you may not know about my invisible illness(es)**

As I pointed out on my other blog, and also on Facebook, I missed the first half of Nat’l Invisible Illness Awareness Week. Why? I was too busy being sick, of course! 3,165 more words

Spoonie/Non-Spoonie Relations

The NEC Society will be at the Preemie Parent Alliance Summit this weekend!

We are ready and excited to get to know all the other amazing organizations working on behalf of preemies and their families! Watch this space for updates as the weekend goes on. 10 more words

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VIDEO: Take the #OrganDonorChallenge!

Tired of the #IceBucketChallenge? Here’s a hilarious variant on the charity-schadenfreude genre!

I really think it will catch on – when I get back from hospital, I hope to see thousands of you taking the challenge, all over my newsfeeds. 39 more words

Hegemonic Values