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Weekly Wrap Up: Top Interesting Articles

This week I was drawn to stories about sacrifice for the betterment of others, the power of oxytocin for infant bonding with men/adoptive parents/women alike, and the surprising truth about the storing and potential sale of DNA material from the "blood spot" heel prick test done on all newborns. Links to the articles and commentary… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up: Top Interesting Articles

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Beware of Pseudoscience: The Desperate Need for Physicians on Social Media

The power of social media is clearly evident in cases such as the Russian influence on our election and Mark Zuckerberg‘s realization of the need for transparency on his powerful platform of Facebook. However, maybe not so evident, is the transformative power of social media on healthcare trends and misinformation. A popular new term for… Continue reading Beware of Pseudoscience: The Desperate Need for Physicians on Social Media

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Weekly Wrap Up

Interesting articles this week are linked below.  Highlights include a 132 pound tumor, a new (and basic) approach to helping the homeless, and an in utero first. 132-pound ovarian tumor removed from Connecticut woman CNN Apparently, this tumor had been growing at a rate of about 10 lbs per week since November.  It is unclear… Continue reading Weekly Wrap Up

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Top 10 Things to Love about Early Retirement from Clinical Practice

Maybe you are considering leaving your current job or making a change for good and retiring. While being a physician practicing clinical medicine was a wonderful career in many ways, there is indeed a life outside of medicine.   My reasons to leave clinical medicine  at 37 are complex, and it was not easy to… Continue reading Top 10 Things to Love about Early Retirement from Clinical Practice

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Wednesday Wrap Up

Interesting articles abound in the health care community.  See the latest below: Tele-Monitoring Can Reduce Medical Appointments for Low-Risk Pregnancies Kaiser Health News A program relying on tele-monitoring must have a robust patient education element (including teaching materials, literature, etc.) as well. The majority of prenatal visits are not about taking blood pressures but answering… Continue reading Wednesday Wrap Up