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Thankfulness

In: Quality of life with wound healing

L-in-TX

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Here in the US we are returning from last week's Thanksgiving celebration. As in many countries, the act of having a day of giving thanks goes back hundreds of years. There is so much to be thankful for and in turn, increases our happiness when we recognize how much we have to be thankful for. On behalf of the WHF, I would like to thank you for your support and helping us achieve our ... Read More

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Hello, everyone!

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Hello everyone! My name is Radha and I am the digital editor at Inspire. We’d like to share some news about an editorial initiative that we hope will be of use to you. Your community is a space where you can express your thoughts, seek support, and share information with fellow members, and will, of course, continue to be. My goal is to take cues from your discussions, your questions ... Read More

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Global wound epidemic

In: Quality of life with wound healing

L-in-TX

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When I was going through the literature to write up a brief article about why wounds and scars were important, the numbers astonish me every time. For example, did you know the WHO has recognized that wounds are a global epidemic? Many of you probably already know that wounds and scars are associated with pain and negatively impact quality of life (QoL). But, did you know how many ... Read More

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Study shows how much Pokémon Go gets people moving (a lot)

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By Radha_Inspire Digital Editor, Inspire In the 3 months since Pokémon Go released, the augmented reality game that requires players to find and capture fanciful animals placed virtually in their real surroundings has come to feel ubiquitous – to the tune of over 500 million downloads. Anecdotally, users, including many Inspire members, have described how game play has encouraged them ... Read More

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Pokemon Go and the gamification of health

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John2

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Dear members, Like many, we’ve been watching the phenomenon of the Pokemon Go app, and not only many of our employees and friends are actively catching Pokemon, but several Inspire members have recently shared their experiences about how this has positively impacted their health. The game, as I suspect many of you know, allows players to use their mobile devices to explore real-world ... Read More

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Caregiving

In: Quality of life with wound healing

L-in-TX

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Last week I went from my medical work and regular caregiver position as a wife and mother to caregiver/patient advocate for my husband as we went to the ER, ambulance, ICU, hospital and back home again over the week. The great news is he will be fine! The whole experience made me think about the role of the caregiver and how it affects the patient, but also the family and the caregiver ... Read More

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Join us live for the Inspire Medicine X Halftime Show

John2's journal

John2

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9/15/16 Dear members, Starting today, some Inspire team members will attend Stanford Medicine’s Medicine X, a wonderful conference that genuinely focuses on patients and caregivers. Inspire co-founder and CEO Brian Loew has made presentations at Medicine X before, and he will be doing so again. Additionally, Inspire is a sponsor of the event this year. There are literally dozens of ... Read More

Wound Healing

Pain after healing, in this case of the Breast

In: Scars

sandhya60

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I just had my first mammo today 2 1/2 years post breast reduction. I was very scared, because frankly I have neuropathy from my breast reduction surgery. My glands are sore and I get transient chest pain that I really cannot differentiate from what other issues it could be. I have had the nerve pain since the surgery, but of course it has diminished some but still makes surprise appearances ... Read More

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More sources sought for stories about your hospital experiences

John2's journal

John2

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From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 8-9-16 Dear members, A journalist with a major national health news organization is continuing her research into a story about hospital readmissions and she is seeking to talk to older Inspire members who had recent hospital stays but who now are home. Thanks to those who already replied to the request for insights. She is seeking ... Read More

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