Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Patients, Supporters Worldwide Recognizing Rare Disease Day 2020

An abundance of events are afoot around the world to mark Rare Disease Day 2020 on Feb. 29. The activities are focused on heightening awareness about rare diseases and the hundreds of millions of individuals they are thought to affect. Patients, caregivers, and advocates worldwide will sport denim ribbons…

Bionews’ PF Forum Offers Patients, Caregivers a Space for Learning, Support

Online forums have markedly altered how patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals communicate and connect. Even when miles apart, individuals can establish supportive relationships, share experiences and information, and sometimes simply vent. BioNews Services, a leading online health, science, and research publication company, has been introducing its own…

Broadway Belts For PFF! Raises Record $400,000 for PF Foundation

This year’s edition of Broadway Belts For PFF! — a benefit event for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) — raised a record $400,000 to help fund pulmonary fibrosis (PF) research and patient programs. The evening of music, comedy, and performances at New York’s Edison Ballroom was hosted by Broadway…