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The Difference between Dying from Cancer and Living with Cancer

The way we talk about cancer is outdated. It was this headline in a Vox article that caught my eye earlier this month. Wondering what it meant, I clicked (so yes, sometimes the clickbait on Vox works, quite effectively actually) and stumbled onto an article that has real-life parallels for me. My aunt has been sick--really sick--for about a year, with unexplained gastrointestinal issues that have caused her to lose a great deal of weight. Despite tests for nearly everything (includ… [Read More]

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]

Our Picks for Top Health Communications News Stories of January

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 January that we feel are deserving of your attention. CDC launches campaign focused on pre-diabetes aware… [Read More]

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