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Our Picks for Top Health Communications News Stories of February

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 February that we feel are deserving of your attention. CDC launches large-scale study into Zika virus … [Read More]

Living Longer and Prospering in Costa Rica (Pura Vida)

Clint Borgen, founder and president of the Borgen Project once said "When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you're visiting." I could not agree with this sentiment more. I travel a great deal. It is my personal mission to travel outside of the United States at least once or twice a year. And when I do, I always learn something about this country that can only be seen from the vantage of another country where people live and act differently than they d… [Read More]

Challenging Buy-One-Give-One Charity

People like to help other people. It makes us feel good to donate to charity, to sign a petition for an important cause, or to purchase a buy-one-give-one product. Many charities have a positive impact; however, in some instances, organizations mismanage donations. That's why it's so important to research any charity before giving so that you can make an informed decision as to where to direct your attention. One of the latest trends in giving is the buy-one-give-one business m… [Read More]


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