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"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
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  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

Complete Guide to Laser Hair Removal Machines

stella001
  • By stella001 · Posted March 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Other procedures · 0 replies
  • Laser hair removal technology has come a long way since the first laser for hair removal received FDA clearance in the mid 1990’s. While older generation lasers were slow, very painful and worked only ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

Why is Laser Hair Removal So Expensive?

stella001
  • By stella001 · Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Laser Laser Hair Removal is expensive compared to other hair removal methods. This simple reason for this is due to the high acquisition cost of machines, maintenance and the materials used during these ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply August 5, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · New reply July 22, 2013
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • As many of you know, Inspire has a professional collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Inspire members have written personal stories for the Stanford Scope column. I am pleased ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Deanna Attai, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply April 16, 2013
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. The people in this ...

Hair Transplant Clinic

hairtransplant
  • By hairtransplant · Posted February 25, 2013
  • Discussion in Finding a doctor · 0 replies
  • Any hair restoration surgery involves highly skilled doctors, nurses and technicians in a number 0f 10-15. The team intending to deliver good results should have more qualified as well as quality members ...

Hair Transplant Cost

hairtransplant
  • By hairtransplant · Posted February 20, 2013
  • Discussion in Other procedures · 0 replies
  • The cost of carrying out a quality hair transplant is considerable as the process requires a team of highly skilled medical staff and technicians. On any one transplant surgery there may be up to 10 technicians ...

We're hiring!

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted January 22, 2013
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  • Hello everyone, We have a position open with our engineering team at Inspire, and I'd like to share the job description with you in the event you know just the person we're looking for. We found our most ...

Plasticsurgery in Singapore

TAMallick
  • By TAMallick · Posted September 24, 2012
  • Discussion in In the news · 0 replies
  • When deciding to go for plastic surgery, cost should not be your number one criterion; safety should be your utmost concern. You should do adequate research on the medical facilities available, the surgeon’s ...

Sources still sought for article on medical “apps”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted July 2, 2012
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  • From: John Novack Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, a nonprofit organization based at Boston University http://necir-bu.org, is working ...

Life

tofuroxs
  • By tofuroxs · New reply June 21, 2012
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Wow, where do I start? Well, my name's Chris, I was born in 1984 in Brandon, Fl, on August 16th. On June 25th 1987 I was burned in a fire that burned 97% of body with 3rd degree burns. I've got through ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Howard Luks, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply April 15, 2012
  • Journal · 59 replies
  • Dear Inspire Community Members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people we feel are making contributions to helping patients worldwide. We are posting ...

The Inspire Q&A--Inspire talks with Susan Grant

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 15, 2012
  • Journal · 31 replies
  • Dear readers, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. We are posting these interviews ...

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