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  • Life Hacks for Doctors is the Slideshow of the Day on SlideShare

    Just received this email:Your slideshow Life Hacks For Doctors has been selected as the 'Slideshow of the Day' on the SlideShare homepage.Our editorial team would like to thank you for this awesome creation.- The SlideShare teamNice start to the w...

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  • Medical In-Flight Technology Amenities

    The recent scare with my father in law reminds me to do something I haven't for the last few transpacific flights. I usually let the stewardesses know I'm a physician. I've had to come to a half dozen folks' aid over the years, but none of them ...

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  • Welcome to Techmedicine

    Hi! I'm Enoch, and I've been an enthusiast of using technology in medicine ever since as a kid, my dad risked the workings of his allergy practice to the shenanigans of my brothers and I jerry-rigging practice management and electronic medical re...

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  • Will Getting Chipped Keep You Healthier?

    I recently wrote about how RFID chips could possibly help surgeons find sponges they might have otherwise left inside their patients. Now, RFID chips by VeriChip Corporation are being paid for by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBS...

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  • What is Tekturna (Aliskiren)? (Part 1)

    A comment by a physician friend about Tekturna:As a cardiologist, clinical researcher and vascular biologist, I am salivating at the arrival of this new medication.The effects that renin inhibition has with regard to long term treatment of ACE int...

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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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  • More Tech Medicine Links

    Reviewing my files, these are more stories that have recently caught my eye:Medical Economics has a story about one physician's awful experience with online web ratings.Jane Brody from the New York Times discusses the importance of vitamin D (vyin...

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  • Sanofi-Aventis Flu Vaccine Not Suspected in Deaths of 4 Israelis, Israel Resumes Vaccinations

    Israel briefly halted flu vaccinations after up to 4 recipients died following administration. They have since resumed vaccination since they don't believe the vaccinations themselves to be involved. Sanofi-Aventis dispatched investigators. I'm...

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  • The Doctor's Room on FriendFeed

    Topics discussed in this article: Doctor’s Room on FriendFeed, FriendFeed, Twitter, Feed of Doctors on TwitterThe quality of a conversation depends on the medium, and the newest and most successful medium for conversations on the net is FriendFeed...

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  • This Week's Interesting Links: Creating Medical Blogs, the FDA and Anemia Drugs, Governor Corzine's Doctors, & Angioplasty isn't like Plumbing

    Here are some links that caught my eye over the last week:Clinical Cases and Images, an outstanding medical blog by Dr. Ves Dimov at the Cleveland Clinic, has a post on "How to start a medical blog in 2 minutes." It points to a video on YouTube 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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