Top medicine articles for October 2012

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles in medicine for October 2012:

Worldwide, 31% of adults are physically inactive, ranging from 17% in southeast Asia to 43% in Americas and eastern Mediterranean. The proportion of 13-15-year-olds doing fewer than 60 min of moderate physical activity per day is 80% -- The pandemic of physical inactivity: Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide - The Lancet -- Elimination of physical inactivity would increase the life expectancy of the world's population by 7 months -- Why are some people physically active and others not? Genetic factors contribute to propensity to be physically active -- Evidence-based intervention in physical activity: lessons from around the world - The Lancet -

Snorkelling-related deaths in Australia: cardiac, surface drowning, drowning after prolonged breath-hold diving, trauma

Nearly half of U.S. doctors struggle with burnout: study

Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) are associated with increased risk for Clostridium difficile infection

Interactive atlas by CDC shows data about HIV, AIDS, hepatitis, TB, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and

Looking at human beings as ecosystems of collaborating/competing species could change practice of medicine

Prevalence of Celiac Disease in U.S.: 0.7% (1 in 141), rare among minorities but affects 1% of non-Hispanic whites

Future doctors will need to correct the postmodern tendency toward immune dysregulation

The Search for a Baldness Cure: Vitamin D to Coax Dormant Follicles to Grow Hair

YouTube for information on rheumatoid arthritis - at least 30% of videos were misleading. A wakeup call?

From physician frustration to physician satisfaction. "Oh we’re not gonna take it anymore", sings AMA

6 tips for marketing a practice outside social media - amednews

Many hospitals recruiting doctors continually. Contact them even if there isn't a job listing, say experts

EHR Report 2012: Physicians Rank Top EHRs

The articles were selected from my Twitter and Google Reader streams. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to and you will receive acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.

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