31 July, 2017

Why Gwyneth Paltrow – and the New York Times – should take Dr. Jen Gunter seriously

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Jennifer Gunter, MD - @DrJenGunter There was an interesting piece published in the Style section of the New York Times this weekend; I was tipped to it by [...]

2 June, 2017

The Social Oncology Project 2017

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This is the fifth edition of The Social Oncology Project, our annual examination of the role that social media plays in the discussion of cancer. Past efforts have focused largely [...]

12 May, 2017

Online Physicians and Health Reform – A Closer Look

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

NOTE: This post is the second of 3 posts in a series - if you haven't read the first, it might be helpful for background. - GM Online Physicians and Health Reform [...]

8 May, 2017

Online Physicians and Health Reform – By the Numbers

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As you're likely aware, the US House of Representatives last week narrowly passed House of Representatives Bill 2192 - more commonly known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA) or [...]

5 August, 2016

Diagnosing the Online Zika Outbreak

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(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 [...]

15 February, 2016

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – The Reporters

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***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 [...]

12 February, 2016

Who doctors ACTUALLY follow – February 2016

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Readers of this blog are already familiar with my disdain for unscientifically generated "top 100" style lists (except when I'm on them, of course). So in the spring of 2014, [...]

3 June, 2015

Physicians and the Media at ASCO15

By |June 3rd, 2015|Categories: Featured Blog, MDigitalLife|Tags: , , |2 Comments

One of the trends we've seen accelerating rapidly over the past year is to see physicians increasingly driving and policing the news about health and healthcare. That's happening not only  through [...]

26 November, 2014

Not Pushing the Tryptophan Myth: Doctors Debunk Turkey Food Coma

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

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 [...]

27 October, 2014

Physicians Turn to Social Media to Calm Ebola Frenzy

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

(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. [...]