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Why are we here?

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted April 11, 2008
  • Journal · 64 recommendations
  • When we started this community, each of us faced important health issues in our lives. Some of us have family members with medical conditions. Many of us have medical conditions of our own. All of us ...

New feature -- Browse posts you've recommended

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted June 21, 2011
  • Journal · 60 recommendations
  • Hello everyone, We added a new feature today that we hope you find helpful. You can now browse the complete list of posts that you have recommended, here: Browse posts you've recommended What's a recommendation ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 13, 2013
  • Journal · 52 recommendations
  • 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 ...

Support your group and raise awareness with badges

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted June 20, 2008
  • Journal · 49 recommendations
  • Hi everyone. We added a new feature today that you can use to support your groups and the organizations that sponsor them, and get the word out about the causes that are important to you. If you visit ...

John Wayne is Dead and Oprah is Busy

theGardener
  • By theGardener · Posted August 22, 2007
  • Journal · 32 recommendations
  • John Wayne is Dead and Oprah is Busy Just a forewarning, I’m feeling really cynical today. I would like to say that I’m one of those folks that flutter around with gossamer wings; ever positive; ever ...

Welcome from TeamInspire!

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted March 13, 2008
  • Journal · 31 recommendations
  • Hello, old friends and new. Today is a big day for us! We have made numerous improvements to your community, most that were suggestions from you. As you can see the site is very different then before ...

Guestbooks - An exciting addition to Inspire

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted May 20, 2009
  • Journal · 28 recommendations
  • Hello everyone, We're writing to let you know about a great new feature we'll be adding to Inspire in the very near future: guestbooks. This is a feature that many of you have requested, and we're very ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted April 11, 2013
  • Journal · 26 recommendations
  • 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 ...

Sometimes we make mistakes

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted May 23, 2008
  • Journal · 23 recommendations
  • Two months ago, when we launched Inspire 2.0, we added a group called 'Team Inspire'. We did this with the best intentions: we wanted the group to be a space for new members to get oriented, ask questions ...

A few more words about privacy

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted August 25, 2010
  • Journal · 21 recommendations
  • All of us at Inspire care a great deal about your privacy and work hard to ensure the information you trust us with is kept safe. We designed Inspire so that you have complete control over how your personal ...

"Baby, the Cat is Vibrating!"

theGardener
  • By theGardener · Posted January 13, 2009
  • Journal · 21 recommendations
  • "Baby, the Cat is Vibrating!" As most of you will have noted from my signature sign off, my wife and I entertain two dogs, a cat and, of course, my Sarcoidosis. I originally phrased it like that to show ...

New feature - See what you've replied to

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted April 25, 2008
  • Journal · 21 recommendations
  • Hello everyone. We just added a feature that many of you have requested - a list of all of the posts that you have replied to. To get to your list, all you need to do is: 1. Sign in 2. Click "Me" in the ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kevin Pho, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted May 8, 2011
  • Journal · 18 recommendations
  • 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 ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted February 11, 2014
  • Journal · 17 recommendations
  • 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 ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with “e-Patient Dave” deBronkart

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 14, 2011
  • Journal · 17 recommendations
  • 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 ...

Women heart attack survivors may be as traumatized as victims of violence

Kennarina
  • By Kennarina · Posted July 26, 2010
  • Discussion in Advice for other women with heart disease · 16 recommendations
  • A study reported in the 'Canadian Journal of Cardiology' last month reinforced what all heart attack survivors already know but their doctors may not: a heart attack can leave people as psychologically ...

Inspire members featured

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted October 28, 2009
  • Journal · 16 recommendations
  • Today Massachusetts General Hospital's Proto Magazine published a wonderful profile of nine Inspire members. Each of these stories underscores what we all know to be true -- that Inspire is a special ...

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

John2
  • By John2 · Posted December 6, 2013
  • Journal · 15 recommendations
  • 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 ...

Follow Inspire on Twitter and Facebook!

TeamInspire
  • By TeamInspire · Posted June 10, 2009
  • Journal · 15 recommendations
  • We're happy to announce that you can now stay in touch with what's happening at Inspire by following us on both Twitter and Facebook. While Inspire communities are still the best places to connect with ...

The Sarcoidosis Fairy Tale Reader

theGardener
  • By theGardener · Posted January 28, 2009
  • Journal · 15 recommendations
  • The Sarcoidosis Fairy Tale Reader The Sarkie Princess and the Frog Once upon a time there was a beautiful young Princess, but all she could do was sit by the babbling brook and cough her brains out from ...

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