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  • Medicine 2.0 Rounds is Up

    Thanks to JC Jones of the Healthline Connects Blog for including my post on Medical Uses of the iPhone.

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  • Mobile Medical Devices During Disaster: Heat and Humidity

    The follwing is fifth in a series of articles reviewing FDA guidelines on using Medical Devices in a disaster, with my comments in italics from my reflections about volunteering in medical clinics following Katrina. Concerning Heat and Humidity:D...

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  • Tech Medicine Links for 9.9.8

    The price for genetic testing through the startup 23andMe just plummeted from $999 to $399. Details are here.The 23andMe service enables its customers to: Search and explore genes contributing to their personal characteristics, such as lac...

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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    Happy New Year!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 ...

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  • Monthly Introduction to Tech Medicine

    Image from WikipediaWhat'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 is...

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  • Medical Uses of the iPhone (Part 2)

    I'm back. I was away on vacation in the North woods of Minnesota, in a cabin by a lake, without Internet or mobile phone service. Very different from life in New York City, and a quiet place to read, write, and think.So of course, when I returned ...

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  • What Medical Blogs are Read at the National Library of Medicine?

    In this post, I discussed Citing Medicine: the second edition of the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health's "Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers," which included a section on how to cite blogs (and other sources ...

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  • Anatomy of an Mid-Air Emergency

    DING DING DING, WOULD ANY DOCTOR ON BOARD RING YOUR ATTEDANT BUZZER? I shake off my near slumber and go running towards the back of the plane. Two freaked out stewardesses jab their fingers at the closed bathroom door, and I wonder why if someone...

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  • Medical Uses of the iPhone (Part 3) -- YouTube, Google Video, and Other Sources of Patient Education

    When I first wrote about medical uses of the iPhone -- before I even began experimenting with one -- one of the potential applications I talked about was patient education.The iPhone has an integrated YouTube player. Potentially, this means that p...

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  • Take a Contract out on Yourself on StickK.com

    The best way to achieve your goals, according to a new website, is to “put a contract out on yourself.”The website, StickK.com, isn’t suggesting that you have yourself killed if you don’t meet your goals. Instead, StickK is a system — designed by ...

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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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