Top medicine articles for January-February 2013

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles in medicine for January-February 2013:

Why Most Published Research Findings Are False - PLOS Medicine

New York City Ties Doctors’ Income to "Quality of Care"

"After a string of digital dating disasters, Amy Webb dug into the data…and found her husband" - WSJ

Know Thyself—Via Gadgets and Apps - a new self-tracking movement is afoot

A Cycle of Contamination - and Cancer - That Won’t End - NYTimes

Malpractice Risks With NPs and PAs in Your Practice

Online Professionalism Investigations by State Medical Boards: First, Do No Harm

A 13-item score based on readily available risk factors predicted risk for 3-year mortality in heart failure

No evidence to support the use of vitamin and antioxidant supplements for prevention of cardiovascular diseases

Eight Questions About Physician-Rating Websites - JMIR 2013

Diabetics can eat right after using insulin: study

Why are we seeing a large increase in type 1 diabetes in young children?

Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices, Amphetamine Addiction, and tunnel-like focus the medicines provide - NYTimes

Successful and Schizophrenic - NYTimes

They may be difficult to pronounce, but pharmaceutical companies are returning to drug names starting with X and Z

WHO recommends that adults consume less than 2 grams of sodium (5 grams of salt) from food daily

Use of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) supplements is associated with development of kidney stones

A variety of sledding injuries associated with late night partying and alcohol - BMJ

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

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