Tag Archives: stigma

Mental Health and the Patient Point of View:
More High-Quality Stories Needed

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Tweet I am thrilled that later today, Martha Roberts’ post on her own experience taking medication for mental illness, will run here. I first came across her post through a tweet from Ben Goldacre, author of Bad Pharma. It’s nice … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease Issues 2011 Fellowship Begins

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Tweet I am in Washington at the National Press Foundation’s Alzheimer’s Disease Issues 2011 Fellowship with about 15 other journalists. The program runs through Wednesday. Today’s session was a half-day, with presentations by Richard Jackson, director of the Global Aging … Continue reading

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National Association of People With AIDS Condemns
New York Post’s Violation of HIV Status Privacy in #DSK Story

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Tweet This morning, I received an email from Frank J. Oldham, Jr., President and CEO of the National Association of People With AIDS, attacking the New York Post for violating HIV status privacy of the maid, who accused former IMF … Continue reading

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