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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    What's this blog all about?My goal in Tech Medicine will be to explore the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet. This is a purposefully broad topic. Several times weekly I will post focused reviews of issues interesting to ...

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  • The Medicine 2.0 Congress

    Image via Wikipedia The first "Medicine 2.0" Congress happened on September 4 - 5 in Toronto, Canada. You're justified in being confused by — or even skeptical of — any concept released under the version number "2.0" (or, even God help us, "3.0")...

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  • How to Cite Blogs in Formal Academic Medical Papers

    Unexpectedly, the National Library of Medicine / National Institutes of Health, in the second edition of their Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers, included a section on citing blogs and other material on the internet. Also unexpected...

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  • Feed Reading, Three Ways (Part 4)

    This is the final part of a series on reading feeds more efficiently.Let's recap. It's difficult (if not impossible) to keep up with all the new information posted to countless websites without using RSS feeds. In part 1, I suggested that the prol...

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  • Finding Doctors and Health Care Professionals on Twitter

    Image by luc legay via FlickrA little over a year ago, before Twitter was the tech/pop culture phenomenon it is today, doctors like myself had a problem: how do you identify other health professionals on Twitter? (At the time, there must have been...

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  • Thanks to Dr. Wes for Grand Rounds!

    Thanks to Dr. Wes for Grand Rounds this week and for including my post on a bioartificial kidney.Related articlesSurgeons transplant 6 kidneys at once [via Zemanta]

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  • The New 3G iPhone, Doctors, The App Store, and Medicine

    I've taken a long break from writing about the iPhone, and you might be sick of hearing about it. But be prepared — in less than a month, things are about to get very interesting.Why? Not only will the new faster & cheaper 3G iPhone be release...

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  • How to take your daily aspirin if you also use an NSAID - non-steroidal anti-inflammitory such as ibuprofen

    If you use pain relievers and have been asked by your doctor to take daily aspirin for your heart or to prevent stroke, the FDA has some important news for you. They've found that aspirin may not help you if you take it at the same time as one of ...

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  • Hopes for Breakthrough in Diarrhea Treatment

    In the profit driven world of drug companies, one newcomer stands out since it is a nonprofit. The Institute for OneWorld Health, based in San Francisco, announced a $46 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop new trea...

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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    What's this blog all about?My goal in Tech Medicine will be to explore the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet. This is a purposefully broad topic. Several times weekly I will post focused reviews of issues interesting to ...

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MD, FACP, FASN

Dr. Schwimmer's blog explores the intersection of medicine, new technologies, and the Internet.

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