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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
  • Journal · 3 recommendations
  • 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 ...

A couple of poems; hope you enjoy

candacepoet
  • By candacepoet · Posted March 29, 2014
  • Journal · 3 recommendations
  • Hi, everyone. I hope that you're feeling rested and well this morning. I decided that I better post these poems before they are totally out of date. I do hope that you enjoy them. After the Storm Morning ...

A little more humor..........

BonnieKay
  • By BonnieKay · Posted March 29, 2014
  • Journal · 2 recommendations
  • I stayed up all night to see where the sun went. Then it dawned on me. This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I'd never met herbivore. I did a theatrical performance about puns ...

Busy day Friday

candacepoet
  • By candacepoet · Posted April 17, 2014
  • Journal · 1 recommendation
  • Dear friends and family, Tomorrow you won't see me much on the boards, because I have a busy day. I have to be ready for physical therapy at 6:45, and once I get home I have about fifteen minutes to get ...

walking the tightrope of chronic illness.

Murel_Monster_Slayer
  • By Murel_Monster_Slayer · Posted April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 1 recommendation
  • Living with chronic illness is like walking a tightrope,never being sure that there is a net to catch your fall. As a young adult with chronic illness you learn maturity beyond your years and to make ...

Acupuncture works good for GP

WillowLiu
  • By WillowLiu · Posted April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Treatment options · 1 recommendation
  • This is Willow Liu, an practicing licensed acupuncturist in CA. Recently, a 77 y/o patient who was diagnosed GP by her specialist came to my clinic for help. She is a retired oncologist and research scientist ...

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