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Article by NIB Editor James DuBois in Health Progress focuses on what psychiatric patients say about their own care:

"The new caseworker saw immediately what other people in Hannah's life--doctors, teachers, therapists, caseworkers, and even I myself--had never quite realized; namely, that ours was a family in complete crisis and that unless some fundamental change took place very soon, we wouldn't survive." -Nancy, parent

NIB is raising money to publish an issue of VOICES focused on the challenges faced by children with autism as they transition to adulthood. The stories can be used for education, advocacy and personal empowerment.

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Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (NIB) collects stories from real people about their health challenges -- and invites experts to write about the common themes. NIB publishes free versions of the stories and commentaries so the authors, caregivers and physicians can use the collections for educatio...

New call for stories! When Citizens Do Science: Stories from Labs, Garages, and Beyond.…/2…/12/Citizen-Science-Call_FINAL.pdf

Issue 7.3--Challenges With Care During Labor and Delivery--is published on Project Muse now! Read the issue here:

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We reflected on some of the lessons learned from stories in our Cancer and Fertility issue. Read the blog post on the Hastings Bioethics Forum:

As modern medicine improves survival odds, many young cancer patients are living long lives that bear the markings of the disease and its treatment. The side effects of chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery often include damage to fertility, such as early menopause or the loss of viable sperm. A rece...

Seeking true, personal stories from rural healthcare providers.…/10/Final_Call-for-Rural-Stories2.pdf

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New call for stories: Healthcare Challenges Faced by Adopted Persons Lacking Family Health History Information.

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Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics will publish a collection of personal stories from individuals who have struggled with chronic pain at a time when the United States is experiencing an opioid-addiction crisis.We want true, personal stories. For details see the call here:

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¡Solicitar historias personales! Hablantes nativos de español y el Sistema Americano de Cuidado de la Salud.

New Call! Please share. NIB is seeking personal stories from Native Spanish Speakers about navigating the American Healthcare System. To see this call and others visit:

Please see the Author Guidelines (section “Narrative Symposia—Personal Stories”). Inquiries and submissions for narrative symposia stories and articles should be sent to: For a list of published symposia, click here.

New call. We seek personal stories from healthcare providers in rural and prairie communities. See details here:…/d…/Final_CallforRuralStories.pdf

New call. We seek personal stories from healthcare providers in rural and prairie communities. See details here:…/d…/Final_CallforRuralStories.pdf
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The latest issue of NIB is available! The issue focuses on community-academic partnerships in research and public health and showcases our new cover design.

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Interesting study on rudeness in a medical setting.…/rudeness-in-hospitals-could-kill-patient…