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Why You Should Participate in Research in 2021

Scientists, health officials, and researchers mobilized forces in a global effort to fight COVID-19 in 2020. Diagnostic tests, treatments, and vaccines soon became a reality where very little existed before. Despite the unknowns, lockdowns, and misinformation, many chose to give back by volunteering in research studies. 2020 gave us a lot of reasons why you …

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Researching a Pandemic: COVID-19

Scientists, researchers, and health experts work around the clock to bring new therapies to prevent and treat COVID-19. New treatments determined to be safe and effective through initial testing in the lab will then move on to clinical research studies. Clinical research studies continue evaluating the safety and efficacy of the new therapies when introduced …

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What are the Benefits of Participating in Research?

Clinical research studies ensure that potential treatment, prevention, and detection methods are safe and effective in the human body. Volunteers participating in these studies help make these advancements possible. There are four phases of clinical research, and each stage requires either healthy individuals or those diagnosed with the condition the study specifies. While participating in …

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Research is not a dirty word!

The awareness of clinical trials is low, making it a taboo topic for a lot of people. Let’s face it, the unknown scares us! If you are a caregiver or someone who suffers from a chronic condition, a research study may be an option. At Clinical Site Partners, we understand the challenges, risks, and benefits …

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Take a deep breath: Asthma doesn’t have to interfere with personal relationships

Thinking about dating, relationships, and sex might be nerve-racking for everyone, but it can be especially challenging for those suffering from asthma. You see your date across the restaurant, feel your chest start to tighten, your breath is shortened and you consider walking out the door before you start wheezing. Reaching for your inhaler can …

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Smoking, the Aftermath

Smoking is highly addictive, nicotine, after all, is absorbed by the bloodstream within 10 seconds of entering the body. Even though the United States has seen a decrease in cigarette smoking during the past decade, an estimate of 36.5 million adults are considered current smokers. Smoking can be attributed to at least 16 million Americans …

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FIGHTING SMOKING AND COPD?

I accept it, I am addicted to cigarettes. I am constantly thinking about my next cigarette and the feeling I get every time I take a puff. Sometimes I even dream about it. Sure, I’ve been smoking for the past couple of years. What once was one cigarette every other party, turned into a couple …

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