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My Cardiac Rehab Orientation

lisapavlov
  • By lisapavlov · New reply yesterday at 2:24 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Cause ppl like to share their experiences: Woke up at 7:30 for a registration time at 7:45 am (kids supposed to wake me at 6am before they went to school). Tore open gym bag for suitable gym clothes ...

"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 ...

Effexor

2-much2-bear
  • By 2-much2-bear · New reply March 16, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I just read on WebMD that Pfizer issued recall of certain dosages of Effexor. Please check with your Pharmacist to see if yours is affected. Thank you ...

Sources sought for article about co-insurance to pay for specialty drugs

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 13, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/13/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the Associated Press (AP) is seeking more people to interview for an article she is researching on ...

"Let symptoms–not age–influence treatment"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 11, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/11/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "Let ...

Reporter seeking to interview someone with chemo-related hearing loss

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 3, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 3/3/14 Dear members A healthcare journalist with the publication Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) contacted us seeking to interview someone for an ...

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 ...

NBC journalist seeking your opinion about “Minute Clinics”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 19, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/19/13 Dear members, An NBC reporter is looking to interview parents who have taken their babies or older children to retail health clinics, so-called ...

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 ...

"A rare cancer survivor’s journey to thriving and advocating"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted February 12, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 2/12/14 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 rare ...

New infographic: Inspire Rare Disease Health Communities at a Glance

John2
  • By John2 · Posted January 9, 2014
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 1/9//13 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new infographic that Inspire published yesterday: Inspire Rare Disease Health Communities at ...

Medicare w/Advantage Plan

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted December 30, 2013
  • Discussion in Reimbursement and claims · 0 replies
  • Hi All, I'm new to this group, and have read a few posts, but I apologize if my question has been answered in a post I missed. I've been on Medicare with the same Advantage plan for almost 4 years now ...

New column: "Hope and faith are powerful medicine"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 17, 2013
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 12/17/13 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column on the Stanford Scope medical blog, "Hope and faith are powerful medicine ...

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 ...

Sources sought for story about statins for high cholesterol

John2
  • By John2 · Posted November 18, 2013
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 11/18/13 Dear members, A journalist from the Everyday Health site contacted us today seeking to interview US-based Inspire community members for a story ...

New column: The day my doctor thanked me

John2
  • By John2 · Posted November 12, 2013
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new column on the Stanford Scope medical blog, "The day my doctor thanked me," written by Shani Weber ...

New column: "After the cancer was gone, the real work starts"

John2
  • By John2 · Posted October 16, 2013
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  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new column by cancer survivor Britta Aragon, "After the cancer was gone, the real work starts" http://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2013/10/16 ...

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