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TECHNOLOGY: PatientsLikeMe, a destination for visitors to share personal stories, medical histories, and responses to online questionnaires.

Jamie and Ben Heywood, trained as mechanical engineers at MIT, learned their brother Stephen was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) in 1999. They grew frustrated by the lack of reliable information and support online and, in 2004, launched PatientsLikeMe, a destination for visitors to share personal stories, […]