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The Power of a Patient's Voice

My friends at Inspire.com sent me a link to this amazing article in STAT. The story is by Bob Tedeschi (@bobtedeschi).  Bob is a senior writer… 191 more words

Patient Communities

Apps to help manage medication and health

This Thursday (3rd November) there’s a pharmacy Twitter chat about using smartphones, apps and social media for help with medication, so I thought readers might like to contribute. 270 more words

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Thoughts on Patient Empowerment

I recently read two articles by Dr. Niran S. Al-Agba, a pediatrician in Washington State and blogger at MommyDoc. I discovered her posts through… 766 more words

General Diabetes

How I got a Life I Love Despite Chronic Illness

Quality of life doesn’t come already packaged in silver and glitter when you have a chronic illness. Nor do half-decent health and hard working doctors. If I don’t stay conscious of what quality of life means to me, my world falls apart at the seams. 757 more words

Chronic And Mental Illness

A Day Dedicated to ePatients

Tuesday was a remarkable day. For me, it started out in the mountains of New Hampshire at the New Hampshire Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting. I was invited to introduce the day’s keynote speaker, ePatient Dave (Dave deBronkart). 394 more words

Patient Empowerment

Making decisions about our health

Research shows that if we make decisions about our health ourselves, there will be better outcomes for us. In this blog post I look at UK health policy on this and what to consider when making health decisions. 711 more words


NY AG Opens Antitrust Investigation Into EpiPen Maker Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.

The New York Attorney General is investigating whether leading EpiPen Manufacturer, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, violated New York antitrust laws by inserting anticompetitive terms into its EpiPen sales contracts with numerous local school systems. 1,445 more words

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