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The Scoop – Take Your Child to Work Day | Google Launches Mobile Service | Patient Voices April 23, 2015

Filed under: Corporate — CMI/Compas @ 4:02 pm

Today is National Take Your Child to Work Day, so I will have my 6-year-old mini-Kuper with me. Check out our Facebook page today for highlights of the awesome program our HR team created.

The New York Times has some of the best patient profiles of any media organization. Their focus on breast cancer via reader-submitted photos and personal stories and the Patient Voices audio/photo series are incredibly moving and educational. Worth checking out.

Mobile story of the day: Google is shaking things up by launching a pay-as-you-use wireless phone service. Wireless companies are infamous for their pricing and inescapable contracts, so this really may be groundbreaking-provided their service is good (no dropped calls, etc.) Wall Street Journal offers a chart comparison.

Tear-jerker of the day: a girl who was paralyzed regains her ability to walk, and surprises her favorite nurses with the news. Watch the video and let the tears fly. As the article says, “If you ever needed any evidence that nurses care vastly about every single patient they encounter, this is it.”

Around the Interwebs, thanks to our Christo Rey intern Jada:

  • Moving from oncologist to psychologist – a popular wellness blogger admits she faked her cancer journey.
  • A 3-year-old born without feet now has a puppy missing one paw.
  • A man recovering from weight loss surgery has so much excess skin it renders him immobile. A prominent doctor is helping him with additional surgery.Argh – yesterday was Earth Day and I completely forgot, thanks to Media Director Brian Werner for the reminder and some interesting . But you know what? Every day is Earth Day, people. Lands End an interesting campaign vowing to decrease the number of catalogues they send, among other things.

Argh – yesterday was Earth Day and I completely forgot, thanks to Media Director Brian Werner for the reminder and some interesting info. But you know what? Every day is Earth Day, people. Lands End launched an interesting campaign vowing to decrease the number of catalogues they send, among other things.

– Carly Kuper, VP, Strategic Marketing & Corporate Communications

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