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07.17.15

One year later: did the Ice Bucket Challenge actually work?

By Fernanda Alonso

One year ago, the Ice Bucket Challenge was on its way to becoming one of the world’s most successfully awareness campaigns, instantly going viral on all social media platforms all over the world. Throughout the 2014 summer, more than 17 million people participated in the challenge, whose goal was to grow ALS awareness and support. However, the […]

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08.26.14

#icebucketchallenge: A Public Health Practitioner's Perspective

By Aliza Glasner

  I work in the field of public health. If you are reading this post, you probably do too. And if you think like me, you see the ALS ice bucket challenge with a mixture of awe, bewilderment and general frustration that you didn’t think of it first. The ice bucket challenge has proven to […]

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