Diagnosing the Online Zika Outbreak

(This blog was co-published on W2Ogroup.com) The recent Zika infection of 14 people in a Florida community near Miami – the first case of U.S. transmission from local mosquitoes – has [...]

Online Concussion Discussion – MDigitalLife Intern Blogging Series

(This is the second in a series of blogs from the MDigitalLife Team of Summer Interns using the MDigitalLife Health Ecosystem to shed light on commonly discussed topics. Our first [...]

Understanding Wine Online – MDigitalLife Intern Blogging Series

(This is the first in a series of blogs from the MDigitalLife Team of Summer Interns using the MDigitalLife Health Ecosystem to shed light on day to day topics of conversation.) [...]

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – their Physician peers

This is the 3rd of 4 posts in our updated series - Who doctors ACTUALLY follow, 2016 edition. The first two posts can be found here: Who doctors ACTUALLY follow [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – The Reporters

***UPDATE: This post has been updated to include a graphic showing the top 10 journalists followed by US doctors; it's below.*** Last Friday I introduced the updated version of our "Who [...]

How Three Innovative Physicians Use Periscope

This was originally posted on the WCG CommonSense Blog. Periscope, the live-streaming app, launched nearly three months ago. Owned by Twitter, the app can be used with either a Twitter [...]

By |June 19th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: |1 Comment

2015’s biggest health story was broken by a doctor – not a reporter

Who hasn't seen THIS in the news? Measles Makes an Unwelcome Visit to Disneyland (NPR - Link) Health Alert after Disneyland linked to measles outbreak (LA Times - Link) Mickey, [...]

By |February 19th, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Not Pushing the Tryptophan Myth: Doctors Debunk Turkey Food Coma

It's that time of year again. Leaves changing color (unless you're in Texas), football of the professional and college variety (high school too, again if you you're in Texas), and [...]

By |November 26th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Diabetes Awareness Efforts Affect Physician Conversation

In case you didn’t know, November is American Diabetes Month®. So we at MDigitalLife thought it would only be fitting to dig into our plethora of data to see what [...]

Physicians Turn to Social Media to Calm Ebola Frenzy

(Graph shows twitter mentions: "ebola" OR #ebola* OR #ebolaoutbreak) Ebola has gone from a relatively rare African disease to a worldwide health scare in a matter of months. [...]

By |October 27th, 2014|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments