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Our Picks for Top Health Communications News Stories of November

It can be challenging to keep up with all of the latest news about health care communications and health policy. Given that the health communication industry is rapidly evolving, there is always something new developing. In an effort to help you stay current on the latest and greatest health care communications news, we've created this highlight of stories from the month of November that we feel are deserving of your attention. Johns Hopkins researchers leverage Apple's ResearchKit to develo… [Read More]

What Health News Can You Trust?

Information is thrown at you every day. Your mind's tickertape is constantly updating with things seen online, told to you by a friend, heard on the radio, or read in what I call "olde timey print." Often, these items involve a new, breakthrough in medication or treatment. Usually posted by a friend with the best intentions, these articles sometimes make me cringe because of a noticeable pattern in delivery. I've become suspicious of any headlines that have cure, cause, or revolutionary in th… [Read More]

Join Us in the “Rethink Research” Challenge

Beyond the expense of a wedding (current average cost in the U.S. is $26,444), millions of couples every year invest months in meticulous planning - guest lists, table settings, floral arrangements, venues, catering, music, and countless other facets. After all of the carefully weighed decisions, thoughtful touches and loving details, imagine if only a handful of your guests showed up. A similar experience is a daily occurrence for clinical research teams who work hard to give patients better t… [Read More]


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