Breakthrough Patient Recruitment

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 revolutio… [Read More]

Join Us in the “Rethink Research” Challenge

The current average cost of a wedding in the United States is $26,444. Beyond the expense, every year, couples 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, intricate coordination and thoughtful details, imagine if only a few of your guests showed up. A similar experience is a daily occurrence for clinical research teams that work hard to give patie… [Read More]

What’s “Movember” Anyway?

That's a great question! According to Wikipedia, "Movember" is "an annual event involving the growing of moustaches and beards during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities." The term was coined in in 1999, by a group of young men in Adelaide, South Australia, to symbolize the idea of growing moustaches for charity throughout the m… [Read More]

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