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Nov. 20, 2019

TOPIC: Featured News

#NORDintheNews: NORD Featured in Syndicated Article on Parents’ Intuition and Rare Disease

Posted by Laura Mullen

This week, HealthDay published an article entitled “Don’t Give Up: Parents’ Intuition Spots a Rare Illness Before Doctors Do” on patients persistently advocating for their sick child although doctors were initially unable to pinpoint the condition. The article, featuring an interview with Sika Dunyoh, NORD’s Director of Education Programs, was syndicated and run by a number of media outlets, including US News & World Report – which has a potential reach of over 26 million readers – and MerckManuals.com – which has a potential reach of over 1.6 million readers.

Read the article here: https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-11-19/dont-give-up-parents-intuition-spots-a-rare-illness-before-doctors-do