Top medicine articles for November 2012

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

Medical licensure: State lines pose daunting barriers - amednews. 20% of U.S. physicians hold medical licenses in multiple states http://buff.ly/T90VNP

“There is a much better opportunity to find a smoking gun" through EMR, says malpractice attorney http://buff.ly/PZP8hT

Avocado Sales Are Rising, as Consumers Buy Into the Fruit as a Source of 'Healthy Fats' - WSJ http://buff.ly/P4Cvz3

Will meaningful use spur growth of patient portals? Stage 2 of meaningful use rules require that 5% of a physician’s patients access their records online http://buff.ly/NxtVvs

In New York, Poor Smokers Spend 25% of Income on Cigarettes http://buff.ly/PZRCwN

Facing anti-malaria nets, mosquitoes alter habits by changing their hours of "peak aggression" http://buff.ly/PZRVrc

"Sonic Hedgehog Is Neuroprotective in the Cavernous Nerve with Crush Injury". Not your everyday headline http://buff.ly/PZTmpK

Monthly administration of 100 000 IU of vitamin D did not reduce the incidence or severity of URTIs in healthy adults http://buff.ly/PNdxo8

Venous leg ulcers can be healed with a spray formulation of allogeneic neonatal keratinocytes and fibroblasts http://buff.ly/PNdOaB

Social media is an efficient and effective method for physicians to keep up-to-date http://buff.ly/TEHaxW

The role of aldosterone receptor antagonists in the management of heart failure: An update http://buff.ly/PNgYv7

Immune thrombocytopenia in adults: An update http://buff.ly/PNh6Lb

Vitamin D supplements do not prevent or reduce the severity of colds in adults without a frank vitamin D deficiency http://buff.ly/QNdpIc

Gout Guidelines Issued http://buff.ly/PNkO7E

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

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