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Poetry recitals, preschool sing-a-longs,
spring picnics, slumber parties, school vacation,
First Communions, community events, social commitments.

With so much fun to be had,
how can one have any fun at all? 35 more words


Murmurs, Rubs & Gallops-4/11/2014

JAMA Internal Medicine Blog contributors on what captured their attention this week.

On the front page of Wednesday’s Boston Globe, an article described the integration of Google Glass, a spectacle-like wearable computer, into patient care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 370 more words

5 Choices That Determine Your Flight In Life

For a lot of us, our states in life today are direct results of the choices we made yesterday. Everything in our lives are reflections of the choices we have made. 1,192 more words

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Recent Nurse Blog Posts of Interest, Inhaled Insulin, a Note on Top Blogs Lists

By Jacob Molyneux, AJN senior editor/blog editor

Here you will find some links to nursing blog posts, a look at this week’s Affordable Care Act health exchange enrollment numbers, and a couple of items of interest about new treatments or studies, plus a note on blogs that award other blogs badges. 850 more words

Nursing Perspective

Interesting Information: AARP BULLETIN: 10 Medical Tests to Avoid--Choosing Wisely Campaign

Interesting Information:  March 17, 2014

AARP BULLETIN:  10 Medical Tests to Avoid

Choosing Wisely

I remember a time when one went to the doctor only when one was sick. 445 more words

Interesting Information

A Reminder about What Orthopaedic Surgeons Should Not Do

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to bring more awareness to tests and procedures that should be discussed between physicians and patients. The campaign was spearheaded by the ABIM Foundation, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) partnered with the campaign to develop a… 110 more words


Should You Get a Routine Annual Electrocardiogram (ECG)?

Recently, the skeptical cardiologist  was asked by his  old friend and life coach (OFALCSC) whether he was correct to refuse the annual electrocardiogram (ECG) which his primary care doctor had recommended during an annual physical. 813 more words

Cardiovascular Disease