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Rare Disease Day 2012 – Spread This Call To Action To Make A Difference!

January 15, 2012 by  
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World Rare Disease Day 2012 is coming up on February 29th.  Consider these staggering statistics. Each year, 139 BILLION U.S. dollars are invested in medical research — much of it from tax payers Each year, 800,000 papers are published in medical journals by scientists Each year on average, ONLY 21 new drugs are approved by [...]

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Extraordinary Measures Movie Is A National Healthcare Wake Up Call

January 13, 2010 by  
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Extraordinary Measures, a new movie centered on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might help find a cure for their two children’s rare genetic disease (Pompe Disease), will hit theaters on January 22. I can’t wait to see this movie!  The trailer sounds eerily familiar as we are working around [...]

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Join Global Genes Project and Get Your Denim Ribbon To Support World Rare Disease Day 2010

January 3, 2010 by  
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World Rare Disease Day 2010 will be held on February 28.  Please join the Global Genes Project to help raise awareness for Rare Diseases of all types by wearing denim on Feb. 28 or holding an event in your local area to raise money for your favorite Rare Disease charity (my party will be to [...]

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