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  • Children's Health First Aid Kits

    A friend of mine recently asked what I'd put in my children's first aid kit. Here's what I have (or want to have in it).• 2 weeks of any prescription medication, including an epipen junior if allergic to the the point of being anaphylactic (a sev...

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  • Healthline's Been Nominated for a Webby!

    Image via WikipediaHealthline.com has been nominated for a Webby award in the "health" category!To vote for Healthline for the "People's Voice Award," simplyLog on to http://peoplesvoice.webbyawards.com/.Register to vote (or log in if you are a re...

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  • The Encyclopedia of Life and E.O. Wilson

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-txR1WSPBs]The naturalist E.O. Wilson, who coined the term "biodiversity," was an award winner at the 2007 Technology Entertainment Design conference (which I have previously written about here). In his acc...

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  • Google Book Search and Medical Education

    Addedum: My interview with Google is here.Somewhat unexpectedly, Google asked me to talk on film about doctors who use Google Book Search. So lately, I’ve been thinking about the strange beast that Google Books has become. If you haven’t seen it r...

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  • Margaret Chan appointed to lead World Health Organization

    My ethnic pride welled today as I learned that Margaret Chan has been appointed to lead the WHO World Health Organization. My parents are from Hong Kong and my dad may have known her from his medical training and practice there. Dr. Chan receive...

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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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  • Top Toddler Parenting Myths

    This week, I was asked to speak to our preschool co-op about Child Safety. It got me thinking about what I think are the top health myths for parents with toddlers, having to do with child safety:1) You can adequately install a child car seat you...

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  • An Introduction to Medical Podcasts (Part 1)

    This post is for two types of people: those who already own an iPod or other digital music player, are familiar with podcasts, and are interested in listening to new medical podcasts... and those who don't yet have an iPod and want a quick introdu...

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  • Grand Rounds Volume 3 Number 3 is available

    Thanks to JonMikel, MD for hosting this week's Grand Rounds, Volume 3 Number 3, and including my post on E Coli contamination of lettuce & ground beef, and Paul Auerbach's post on minor head injury.Go read more on JonMikel over at Medscape whe...

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  • Grand Rounds is up at Shrink Rap

    Grand Rounds, this week's best posts of the medical blogosphere, is up at Shrink Rap. Thanks for including my posts, An Introduction to Medical Podcasts.

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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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