Category: Patient Advocacy

Conspiracy Theorists and Flu Vaccines – Pick Another Battle Please

A couple of weeks ago I posted a flu vaccine commentary and poll after listening to Dr. Dean Edell on the radio. He was talking about people who refuse to get vaccinated. He made the comment that vaccines have been proven effective for decades, and he’s tired of trying to defend them. That if people …

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AdvoConnection Gets Ready to Launch – Outreach to Patients

Update on this post:  AdvoConnection is launched!  Patients are being helped, and patient advocates are ready to help you.  Learn more at:  www.AdvoConnection.com. ……………………………………… Hard at work we’ve been!  And AdvoConnection, a dream of mine for several years, is getting ready to launch. Since beginning my advocacy work almost five years ago, and being highly …

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Autism and MMR Link, Parents Fooled, Follow the Money, Then LISTEN

I’ll begin this post by saying that I understand the basics — that many parents of children with autism believe that autism was brought on by vaccines.  And that scientific research has over and over again proven that link does not exist. Then I watched the Dateline / Matt Lauer interviews and exposé, A Dose …

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Healthcare Reform “Senior Death Warrants” Email Should Be Put to Death Itself

As predicted, the fearmongering, half truths and out-and-out lies about healthcare reform have begun in earnest.  I received an email from a dear and respected friend yesterday and was appalled at the dis-information it contained. So I’ve decided to share the email with you and show you where it is wrong and why you need …

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Women Who Know Their Place

This story was sent to me by my friend Debi.  It’s not a story about the healthcare system, but it most certainly teaches us a lesson that we can apply: Barbara Walters, of Television’s 20/20, did a story on gender roles in Kabul , Afghanistan several years before the Afghan conflict. She noted that women …

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