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7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

7 Reasons Why Patients Blog

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Coronary artery disease, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Infertility, Lung cancer, Melanoma, Prostate cancer, Stroke | 11 comments

Why do patients blog? Why do they reveal personal information and medical experiences on the Internet? 1) To Share Information Annette McKinnon, author of ‘Here’s Your Gold Watch, Rheutired,’ started her blog “to inform people about things I learned that seem obvious to me now, but were hard to learn.” Carolyn Thomas, author of “My Heart...

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I Need My Sleep

I Need My Sleep

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m sick, why don’t they let me sleep? When 15-year-old Morgan Gleason said, “I’m sick, why don’t they let me sleep?” her mom, Amy turned on her IPhone video and started recording. What’s so unusual about a 15-year-old complaining about not getting enough sleep? The recording occurred in the hospital.  Sick with aseptic meningitis, which...

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