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The Significance of Health 2.0 for Patient Leaders

I had the distinct pleasure of attending and speaking at Health 2.0, one of the industry’s most important health innovation conferences held from September 16-18, 2018 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.  Hundreds of health tech startups and initiatives have been launched, showcased, promoted and catalyzed here in the last dozen years. Health 2.0 is…

The 411 on Planning an Online Event for your Cause

The only thing you need when planning a campaign to raise awareness for your cause is the desire to make change happen… Of course, there are many other components in planning any type of campaign, network or mission that aims to influence the public and media but, in order to do so, you must be…

2016 Best Kept Secret winner, Lisa Cypers Kamen, Celebrates New Book Release

It’s safe to say that 2016 was a tough year and, with the start of 2017, things don’t seem much brighter. From political upsets to the loss of major icons, and anger-filled social media feeds to daily violent news reports, it’s understandable that stress levels are running high. Internationally recognized positive psychology coach and talk…

Feature Friday: Martinus Evans – Obesity/Weight Loss Patient Leader

After 20 weeks of physical therapy for a hip pain, Martinus Evans visited an orthopedic specialist hoping for some answers. “Mr. Evans, it’s because you’re fat and you need to start walking and losing weight.” Although shocked and embarrassed, Martinus’ response was clear. Screw walking, I’ll run a marathon. His doctor said it was the…

Tardive Dyskinesia Side Effect, Not Side Show.

Have you ever felt that you were the one patient who just couldn’t be helped? That was my mindset three years into my search for relief from Tardive Dyskinesia. My only saving grace at that point was my husband; he didn’t entertain that thought and wouldn’t let me. We were both up every morning at 5am, googling…

A Look Back on 2016 and the Cancer Moonshot Initiative

  “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the families that we can still save...let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all.” This powerful statement from President Obama came just under a year ago, as he gave his final State of the Union Address. It was then, he announced a…
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