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"Europeans Work to Live and Americans Live to Work" But Who is Happier?

Americans work 50% more than the Germans, the French and the Italians. Americans may work more than Europeans because of domestic tax rates - there are lower tax rates in the US than in Europe, and hence working more pays … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver at TED: Teach every child about food

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W. Va., TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food.Posted at Clinical Cases and Images. Stay updated and subscribe, follow on Twitter … Continue reading

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Are doctors ready for virtual visits? Telemedicine may not be accurate enough.

Are Doctors Ready for Virtual Visits? Many fear telemedicine will jeopardize the doctor-patient bond. NYT http://bit.ly/7c2RA8Telemedicine has a place for second opinion when initiated by a physician but primary assessment is more problematic. One successful example of telemedicine is Cleveland … Continue reading

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Martina Navratilova Fighting Breast Cancer – ABC Video

In February 2010, the tennis legend was diagnosed with an aggressive form of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), considered the earliest form of breast cancer. Navratilova had a lumpectomy in February, during which her doctors determined that the cancer had … Continue reading

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Eradication of nasal colonization with S. aureus associated with a decrease in postoperative surgical-site infections

Nasal carriers of Staphylococcus aureus are at increased risk for health care–associated infections with this organism.Eradication of colonization with S. aureus by screening at admission and subsequent decolonization (with intranasal mupirocin and chlorhexidine skin washes) were associated with a decrease … Continue reading

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Scaring physicians aways from using social media

Is there a doctor who wants to spend 3 hours per day on social media while running the risk of being sued?This useful critical review by a freelance journalist at the NEJMJobs site has a focus on some of the … Continue reading

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