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RSS - Frequently Asked Questions




What is RSS?

RSS, which stands for "Really Simple Syndication," allows you to subscribe to and view St. Jude headlines and other Web content, in addition to headlines from other sites, in one place.

Overall, our RSS provides you with a convenient way to receive updates on St. Jude news and events as they are posted to our site.




How do I use St. Jude RSS feeds?

In order to use St. Jude RSS, you will need to choose from the wide variety of available news readers. News readers are available in a number of formats, including:

Different news readers, such as FeedDemon, work on different operating systems, so you will need to select a reader that will work with your computer.

Once you've decided on a news reader, just click on the specific RSS link to obtain the URL, which you will see in the "Address" field of your browser. Then, simply copy this URL and follow the instructions for your particular news reader to subscribe.

Adding RSS to IE 7 and Outlook 2007

Adding RSS or Live Bookmarks to Firefox

Adding RSS to Facebook  - this must be done through an application that you add into your page
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RSS Reader Widget
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What are the benefits of using RSS?

RSS allows you to view a large amount of information in a short amount of time.  RSS readers can display multiple feeds, which makes it easier to view updates and other information from one location.

In addition, RSS news readers can automatically let you know when something new is posted to a section or feed to which you've subscribed.