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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials: “Part of something bigger than myself”

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials: “Part of something bigger than myself”

Posted by on Feb 1, 2021 in Blog, Coronavirus / COVID-19, Lung cancer | 0 comments

Barry Nelson, Patient Advisor at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Center for Patients and Families participated in a webinar on January 11 organized by  The Center for Health Education Research Service in Boston, Massachusetts. [1] During the webinar, Nelson described his experience as a cancer survivor.  “I was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer...

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“Live in the Question”

“Live in the Question”

Posted by on Aug 2, 2013 in Blog | 3 comments

“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. …live in the question.”  —Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet Leeching or blood letting was part of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century.  Instead of a lancet, leeches were placed on various parts of the body to slowly remove blood.  Leech farms,...

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The Gobbledy Gook of Research: Clearing Muddy Waters

The Gobbledy Gook of Research: Clearing Muddy Waters

Posted by on Apr 28, 2013 in Blog | 3 comments

OR:  What the heck does this mean and why should I care? As you do your own “research” to find information you care about, you’ll stumble upon several types of scientific or medical research designs out there.  And there are big differences in what can be learned from them. Here are some of the most common types of research you’ll see: Case...

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