Hypertension Lurking in Young Adults →
very important research from my alma mater, UNC-Chapel Hill. I am seeing this too as I screen patient charts for our study; the ages of those with high blood pressures are more often including the younger set.
Sterilization Leaves Some Badly Misinformed →
illustrates health literacy problems - forms at levels too high for their intended population
Measuring the Impact of Patient Health Portals →
report from the California Healthcare Foundation
Story Behind Google Map Maker
Ashton Kutcher's Twitter App →
i am fascinated. cool.
How Social Media Drives Traffic to Your Website
WPMU.org has a useful post about the effect social media has had on their web use over the past year - “How Online Reading Habits are Changing and What You Can Do to Keep Up.” Some highlights People are diversifying in the forms of social media they use More people are using Twitter as a means to accessing information Twitter, Facebook and StumbleUpon are all in our top five...
Digital Survey - I should have taken this one →
I’m so guilty of many things described in these survey results!
Apple FanBoyism is A Religion
When I was in college at Emory University, I took a course with Prof. Gary Laderman called Religion & Culture. In this class we spoke of religion in various aspects and our final projects were to examine a cultural activity from a religious perspective. I distinctly remember other discussing football as a religion and another group that did Elvis as a religion. It was a great class! My...
4 Ways Mobile Tech Is Improving Education →
“In United States high schools, 98% of students have access to some kind of smartphone, according to a report by Blackboard and Project Tomorrow.”
The CDC on How to Prepare for the Zombie... →
recently read this blog post from pfanderson re a tweet from Matthew Browning as he needed assistance locating a healthcare professional. interesting to read the perspective from Emory about it too (part 1 and part 2).
Coffee & Prostate Cancer →
original article re the association between coffee & prostate cancer. am highly frustrated with all the misreporting I see based on this paper. For example, the BBC’s first line is “Those who drank six or more cups a day were found to be 20% less likely to develop any form of the disease ” — that result was NOT significant and was a “weak” association. wish...
10 websites that saavy medical practices use →
Via kevin md
Clay Shirkey MLA 2011 Plenary Session Review by... →
What do 'Organized Wisdom', 'eMedicine' and WebMD... →
Most Complete Twitter Application List →
epatient Dave looking to create consolidated list of epatient communities.
Sharing Data for Public Health Research by Members... →
Found this article fascinating — Researchers use a software application on the TuDiabetes.org website to gather A1c info from site members. uses backend pHR (Indivo) with three options for info-sharing. Found that average A1c is equivalent to NHANES data 21% of site population signed up to use the app (TuAnalyze) most people (81%) agreed to contribute data to research study; 34% set it to...