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Grand Rounds: Best of Health and Medical Blogging

Welcome to a new edition of Grand Rounds blog carnival, the weekly edition of what’s best in the health and medical blogosphere. This week, twenty four bloggers share data, insights, questions, reflections and more. Enjoy! Read the rest of this entry »

Grand Rounds: 22 Health and Medicine Questions and Answers

Welcome to Grand Rounds, the weekly col­lec­tion of best health and med­ical blog posts. This week we invite you to enjoy a broad range of insights, tips, and first-hand stories, presented as a Q&A conversation with bloggers willing to answer, below, a total of 22 good questions.

On Health and Medicine

  1. What can one-word prescriptions deliver
  2. How does food processing change food´s nutritional value
  3. Can diet Increases Risk of ADHD
  4. Is alcoholism an illness
  5. What´s better: steady dete­ri­o­ra­tion over 10 years, or symp­tom-free life for 9 years fol­lowed by rapid dete­ri­o­ra­tion in year 10

On Patient Life

  1. As we talk about wellness…what about developing self-compassion
  2. Can patients with chronic pain still live a full life
  3. What is the patient-doctor etiquette for using Facebook and Twitter
  4. Should patients in an ideal world contract directly with their doctors
  5. What are patient advocates focusing on these days

On Health Care professionals Read the rest of this entry »

Neuroscience and Health blogs

This week’s editions of two excellent blog carnivals. Enjoy!

Encephalon #45 – Life Is Good, Brains Are Better

Grand Rounds 4:34 at the Health Business Blog

 

Health and neuroscience blogs

Two excellent blog carnivals-enjoy these superb editions, and discover many new quality blogs along the way:

Encephalon Goes to Paris (Hilton) [Of Two Minds]: best of bi-monthly neuroscience and psychology blog posts 

This Is, Like, Totally Rad Grand Rounds on April 1st, Okay?: best of weekly health and medicine posts 

Update 1: good Carnival of Human Resources

Update 2: Tangled Bank, with great science posts 

Health, Medicine, Neuroscience, Psychology and HR blogs

A quick note to announce that these blog carnivals (collections of selected blog posts on specific topics) are available:

Grand Rounds: spectacular edition of the best health and medicine blog carnival, presented in 100% haiku form!

Encephalon: neuroscience and psychology topics

Human Resources: good roundup of posts for HR professionals

– Update 1: The Education one just appeared. Great for teachers and school staff

– Update 2: Tangled Bank is online too, with great science-related posts

Also, you can check my new article at the Huffington Post on 10 Habits of Highly Effective Brains.

Test The Nation IQ Test

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation just contacted us to alert us of what looks like a fun concept: they are doing a major PR push to drive as many people as possible to do an online IQ test in their site, and they will compare averages accross cities, professions Tattoo Artists, Millionaires, Fitness Instructors, Surgeons, Mayors, Talk Jocks and Celebrities)…

The test will be posted online on March 18 at 3pm EST and broadcast to Canada at 8pm.

You can learn more here.

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