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IG Living! Magazine Celebrates Eight Years of Advocacy, Education and Inspiration

IG Living! Magazine, the only publication dedicated to patients who are treated with immune globulin (IG) products and their care providers, celebrates its eight year anniversary with the February-March 2014 issue. The recipient of numerous awards, IG Living has long been a definitive source of information and inspiration to those in the IG community... Read More

IG Living Wins National Health Information Award

Health Information Award WinnerIG Living has won recognition in the National Health Information Awards competition that honors the nation’s best consumer health programs and materials. The IG Living Aug-Sep issue received the Merit Award in the Patient Education Information class/Magazine category.
To view all the winners, click here. IG Living is listed on page 16.
Click on the link to read the IG Living Aug-Sep issue.

Enter IG Living’s Fourth Annual Essay Contest!

IG Living Essay ContestIG Living is hosting its fourth annual essay contest open to IG patients and their caregivers ages 18 and older. We are asking entrants to start their essay with the same phrase.

To participate in the contest, begin your essay by completing this sentence:
"If I had a chance to live illness-free for 72 hours,
I would ..."

Guidelines for essay submittal are as follows:

  • Write no more than 600 words, and be sure it is typed and double-spaced.
  • Include a title for your essay, and include the author’s name, complete address, email, phone number and word count.

Submit your entry electronically as a Microsoft Word attachment to editor@IGLiving.com, or submit it by mail to:

IG Living Essay Contest,
41093 County Center Drive,
Temecula, CA 92591,
Attention: Carla Schick.

Mail your entry by June 1, 2014 (must be postmarked by that date). IG Living’s judges will rate the entries on a scale of 1 to 10 on five criteria:

  • Organization (The writing flows logically with clear structure)
  • Mechanics (Spelling, capitalization and punctuation are correct)
  • Content (Subject is discussed clearly, and the reader is left with a finished feeling)
  • Creativity (Content is compellingly interesting for our audience)
  • Effectiveness (The whole entry is effective in its purpose for our audience)

Winners will be announced on July 1. The first-place winner will be awarded an iPad mini, and his or her essay will be published in IG Living magazine. Second- and third-place winners will be awarded a $50 gift card, and their essays will be published in an IG Living blog.

This is your opportunity to get published in IG Living magazine! Submit your entry by June 1.

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