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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Another birthday!

panda47
  • By panda47 · New reply July 21, 2013
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Well I am thanking God this morning that thru His grace I am here for another birthday. Yeah!!! It's overcast here after thunderstorms last night. The joints in my hands hurt something fierce today. I'm ...

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

John2
  • By John2 · New reply April 16, 2013
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  • 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 ...

Will my first bite syndrome get better with time

foXfirE1
  • By foXfirE1 · Posted February 7, 2013
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  • I had neck surgery a month ago, i had a schawnnoma tumor removed in my left side of my neck. About a two weeks ago i started to get extreme pain when i eat anything. I wnt back to doctor and said he was ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Lindsey Miller

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 6, 2013
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  • 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 featured in our Q&A series ...

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 ...

50

panda47
  • By panda47 · New reply August 30, 2012
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  • Well I made it to 50!! When I was diagnosed in 12/09 with tonsil cancer stage 3 spread to lymph node and given three different chances of survival of 50/50, 75 and 20 to 30 I thought I was done, cooked ...

so easy to forget sometimes

unsuremom
  • By unsuremom · New reply August 3, 2012
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  • The other morning I was laying in bed listening to the baby (9 mo old) babbling and my oldest daughter (who is almost 5) got up and when she walked past the babies room she heard her and went in the room ...

Started grieving all over again

unsuremom
  • By unsuremom · New reply July 26, 2012
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Sadie is now 7 mo old and is doing fantastic. Yes she is about 2 -3 months behind developmentally, but I don't care, she is at least moving forward. And to look at her she seems like a "normal child ...

Sources sought for article about high-deductible health plans

John2
  • By John2 · Posted June 25, 2012
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Hi members, A writer with Workforce Management, a magazine (http://www.workforce.com) that covers employees and benefits issues, contacted us saying ...

Cranial Nerve Issues

unsuremom
  • By unsuremom · New reply May 26, 2012
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • My daughter is 6 1/2 mo old. And she is a pure mystery. Not one Dr can tell us what is going on with her. I'm not big on labels, and would rather her not be labeled. However, I also want to have some ...

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 ...

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