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 http://buff.ly/Tca847

New York City Ties Doctors’ Income to "Quality of Care" http://buff.ly/WTwDdm

"After a string of digital dating disasters, Amy Webb dug into the data…and found her husband" - WSJ http://buff.ly/10thOqi

Know Thyself—Via Gadgets and Apps - a new self-tracking movement is afoot http://buff.ly/10ti8Fo

A Cycle of Contamination - and Cancer - That Won’t End - NYTimes http://buff.ly/X6ZsUo

Malpractice Risks With NPs and PAs in Your Practice http://buff.ly/10Gl5m4

Online Professionalism Investigations by State Medical Boards: First, Do No Harm http://buff.ly/10GozFe

A 13-item score based on readily available risk factors predicted risk for 3-year mortality in heart failure http://buff.ly/10GoFgd

No evidence to support the use of vitamin and antioxidant supplements for prevention of cardiovascular diseases http://buff.ly/10GoNMH

Eight Questions About Physician-Rating Websites - JMIR 2013 http://bit.ly/12ifjXA

Diabetics can eat right after using insulin: study http://buff.ly/X2JVXp

Why are we seeing a large increase in type 1 diabetes in young children? http://buff.ly/X2K790

Concerns About A.D.H.D. Practices, Amphetamine Addiction, and tunnel-like focus the medicines provide - NYTimes http://buff.ly/X8SpMo

Successful and Schizophrenic - NYTimes http://buff.ly/YuLHVW

They may be difficult to pronounce, but pharmaceutical companies are returning to drug names starting with X and Z http://buff.ly/X8SYpH

WHO recommends that adults consume less than 2 grams of sodium (5 grams of salt) from food daily http://buff.ly/WOAg8F

Use of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) supplements is associated with development of kidney stones http://buff.ly/WOArku

A variety of sledding injuries associated with late night partying and alcohol - BMJ http://buff.ly/14DVh8t

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

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