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- Summer Solstice: "Hot" Grand Rounds on Shrink Rap | Shrink Rap
Shrink Rap – a blog by psychiatrists for psychiatrists – hosts a hot Summer Solstice edition of Grand Rounds.
- Why Do the Same Drugs Look Different? | Dr Shock MD PhD
Dr. Shock briefly reviews the problem with generic drugs looking different from brand-name medications.
- Using social media to improve awareness of clinical trials in rare lymphomas – PTCL | Pharma Strategy Blog
Social media is making its way into clinical trials. Sally Church shares an MD Anderson Cancer Center video that describes the new trials they have open for a rare form of lymphoma, Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL).
- Mayo Clinic launches social network to connect global Mayo Clinic community | Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media
Mayo Clinic has been at the forefront of healthcare providers using social media. Now the organization has created an online site to connect the global Mayo Clinic community.
- Genomics and the Social Web: A Timeline | her Nature his Nurture
Genetics counselor Allie Janson Hazell provides a timeline on the social aspects of genomics that illustrates the relationship between genomics and social media.
- A Clinical Search Engine | Blitter
Blitter is a clinical search engine with content highlighted by clinicians who blog or tweet. If they think it's important enough to comment on, Blitter considers it great content.