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Clinical Research

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome

Increasing Awareness of Rare Diseases Is Often More Personal than Business

By On February 29, 2016

Today is Rare Disease Day, a day meant to raise awareness about rare diseases and how such diseases affect patients’ lives. The worldwide event launched in 2008, and last year more than… Read More

Health Communication

Making Connections: The Heart of Health Communication

By On September 18, 2015

For many people that initial conversation with a health care professional about a new diagnosis sounds like the buzz of white noise. … Read More

Big Data Collection
Big Data Collection

Can Health Communicators Help Enhance Big Data Collection?

By On December 19, 2014

Some folks in health care settings are going to great lengths to collect race data. The hardworking folks manning hospital admissions desks across the country includes requesting race data from patients. Do… Read More

Clinical Trials

How We Should Be Talking about Clinical Trials

By On April 25, 2014

Every year, millions of people all over the world volunteer to be clinical trial participants. In fact, the Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) estimates 2.2 million people… Read More