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Ves Dimov, M.D.
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MT @TomBurtonWSJ: The new Gilead drug for hepatitis C, Harvoni, gets FDA approved. Oh, at $94,500 per treatment
3 Benefits of Healthcare Tweet Chats
MT @MedChiefs: Great poster from @UChicagoMed resident Lindsey Esch, about the new Intern Ambulatory Boot Camp #MedEd
A beginner’s guide to Tweetchats
MT @CCF_IMCHIEFS: With a 93% board pass rate, CCFIMRP remains a national leader in internal medicine training!! Congrats! @abbyCCim
MT @WPLGLocal10: 16-YO girl, 12-YO girl arrested for social media threats made against Coral Springs schools
Could you be a star blogger or vlogger? The Guardian features successful bloggers, still in high school
How to Make the Most of A National Scientific Conference
Anaphylaxis - top articles for October 2014
How to share up to 4 photos in a single Tweet - Great for conference posters,etc.
Physiological Approach to Assessment of Acid–Base Disturbances — NEJM 2014
Healthcare social media #HCSM - top articles
Heavily armed drug cops raid retiree’s garden, seize okra plants - mistaken for cannabis - Washington Post
Does pneumococcal vaccine help? PCV13 (Prevnar) does, but evidence for PPSV 23 (Pneumovax) is weaker
Wrapped in Plastic: Preparing for Ebola - In Focus - The Atlantic
Was Louis Pasteur right when he said: "It is the microbes who will have the last word"?
Z Is For Zebra — 90 Percent Of The Time | FiveThirtyEight
"In all of Liberia, there were only 51 doctors in 2010, and many of them have since died of Ebola"
1976: Scientists started "looking for the nearest river to the virus its name. It was the Ebola river."
Nobel Laureate Moser: ′We built our lab from scratch. It′s like our third child′
1976 Ebola discovery: "The virus that we had spent so much time searching for was very big, very long and worm-like"
1976: "one animal after the next began to die. We began to realise that the sample contained something quite deadly"
'Instagram for doctors' to be launched in Europe - Will be just as successful as "Facebook for doctors", etc.
Roasted Peppers | David Lebovitz
Google+ isn't Going Anywhere, Says New Chief
Research idea: Evaluate content of Twitter conversations labeled #asthma #allergy #foodallergy
Finally, a $100 Tablet Worth Buying - Amazon’s Fire HD 6 - WSJ
RT @Telegraph: 'Computers are getting smarter. We’re not.' Sir Tim Berners-Lee
RT @MiamiNewTimes: Study: Miami Beach will experience 45 floods a year by 2030, 260 by 2045.
"I would have ZERO trouble convincing promotions committee that a high visibility blog qualifies" for acad promotion
Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix - FDA: nonprescription antihistamines, anti-diarrheals, anti-nausea meds
Tests Less Scary for Children When Clowns Are There - Children who had a fear of clowns (coulrophobia) were excluded
Tinnitus - 2014 Clinical Practice Guideline
Prozac "Revolution in a Capsule" - Retro Report by The New York Times
How mozzarella became the perfect pizza cheese
“Sleep is the finisher on learning. Brain is ready to process and categorize and solidify what you’ve been studying"
How to Learn - student of foreign language should go to bed early to get the most retention, review in the morning
Better Ways to Learn - try distributed learning, or “spacing,”
First step toward better learning is to simply change your study environment from time to time
Better Ways to Learn - “The brain wants variation. It wants to move, it wants to take periodic breaks.”
FODMAPs include Fructose, Lactose, Fructans: Soluble fiber, Galactans in beans, Polyols: sugar alcohols (sweeteners)
Fodmaps are sugars that draw water into GI tract (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosacch, polyols)
The Eiffel Tower gets a new glass floor | Photos | The Big Picture
MT @JohnMoralesNBC6 It may be Oct, but sun in S Florida is strongest in continental US. Protect yourself from UV rays
What Causes Bad Breath (Halitosis)?
Apply the “billboard test”: imagine that anything you tweet is going to be put up on a sign for the world to see.
On a basic level, Twitter gets people, including non-­traditional audiences, reading your work
Look for Powerful tweets that supply original analysis, theoretical insight or historical context
Using social media offers a host of practical benefits to the modern academic or public intellectual.
Open-cockpit racing leads to head injuries - Formula One is an inherently dangerous sport