- Whooping Cough Epidemic Hit Vaccinated Kids Hard. The 2012 pertussis epidemic in Washington state affected a surprising number of adolescents who were vaccinated on schedule.
- 3-Year Curriculum: The Cure for Med-Ed’s Ills?. In response to complaints that medical education costs too much, takes too long, teaches the wrong things, and distorts the physician work force, schools are reconfiguring themselves in a variety of ways — with revamped curriculums, new teaching styles, individually shaped courses of study, and shortened study periods.
- Are Expensive, High-Tech Wearables for Babies Taking Advantage of Parents? In a recent perspective piece published in the BMJ, pediatrician Dr. David King argues that expensive wearable monitors designed for babies are implying benefits that they can’t back up.
- When the Tweeters Are the Treaters. Vineet Arora, MD, met the co-authors of her latest book on Twitter. She has received speaking invitations by people who read her blog. When she applies for NIH grants, she explains how she will disseminate her research on social media.
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