Interesting Post in Medical Blogs This Week

A patient is unhappy with the hospitalists

"Although I can understand the practical advantages of the “hospitalist” movement, as a patient, I’m not at all fond of it.", writes Moof and explains why she fired his PCP who transferred her care to a hospitalist during a recent admission. DB’s Medical Rants and Notes from Dr. RW also discuss the pros and cons of the hospitalist movement. DB summarized what Moof and the commenters were saying.

Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. JAMA, Vol. 295 No. 6, February 8, 2006
Low-Fat Diets Disappoint for Cancer and Heart Disease. MedPage Today

Broken hearts, through the ages

Medgadget covers the scientific evidence behind the expression "broken heart".

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