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Nov 13, 2015

Emily S


Depressed? Look For Help From A Human, Not A Computer

Almost 8 percent of Americans 12 and older dealt with depression at some point between 2009 and 2012. With that many of us feeling blue, wouldn’t it be nice if we could simply hop on the computer in our pajamas, without any of the stigma of asking for help, and find real relief?

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15 Influential ePatients and Patient Advocates to Follow

If you’ve read our in-depth analysis on the Rise of the ePatient Movement, then you already know we have given careful consideration to “the what” propelling patient empowerment, but what about “the who?” After all, it’s patients who have used mobile technologies and social media outlets to tell...

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