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Sick and tired—the importance of paid sick leave

The official summer season is just about over, and fall is starting to  make its entrance.  And with all the  excitement surrounding pumpkin flavored everything; we might forget (or not) that cold and flu season is also on the horizon. Cold and flu season means sneezing, coughing, runny noses, and my personal favorite: germs! After coming down with my first "pre-season" cold, I found myself facing the big issue I seem to run into each year: do I come into work… [Read More]

MMG Competes at Clinical Trial Conference in Boston

Last week, MMG attended two consecutive conferences in Boston. Mobile and Clinical Trials comprised a day chockfull of intimate sessions that touched on increasing the use of mobile technologies and devices in clinical trial processes. Ideas were shared by sponsoring mobile development companies, and demonstrations were provided to attendees in an effort to widen the spectrum of capabilities in implementing newer technologies. MMG featured our ClinKit app, which was developed for sites and re… [Read More]

9/11 Anniversary Brings to Light Changes in Communication, Response

This post first appeared as a blog post for the health communications blog, HealthComU, on September 11, 2014. Each year, as September 11approaches, the nation relives the unspeakable events and tragic loss of that day. But because of the 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance,September 11 is no longer just about mourning. It's about community, giving back, and hope. September 11 has also changed how government guards the homeland at all levels and from all hazard… [Read More]


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