Top medicine articles for October 2013

Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles in medicine for October 2013:

Story and science: How providers and parents can utilize storytelling to combat anti-vaccine misinformation. http://buff.ly/16E0w8r

Household air pollution from solid fuel (biomass, coal): leading environmental cause of death/disability in the world http://buff.ly/13zu2Jp

Choking on food common among U.S. kids with top objects including candy, hot dogs, nuts and seeds http://buff.ly/13mVlei

What does it take to be the world's top men's tennis player? Novak Djokovic is a decidedly unusual fellow - WSJ http://buff.ly/19yLRQX

Patient Preferences for Doctor Attire: The White Coat wins by a large margin (PDF) http://bit.ly/1aIIrJr

Study: Prostate cancer therapy has negative impact on sexual relationships that appears to worsen over time http://buff.ly/1dV592g

Elevated Uric Acid Level Predicts Erectile Dysfunction in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease http://buff.ly/1dV5imn

The sport with the highest rate of catastrophic injury is cheerleading http://buff.ly/1dV5odQ

Between 2000 and 2009, asthma hospitalization and in-hospital mortality decreased among US children http://buff.ly/18MzI9e

0.47 inches of height should not get in the way of adequately treating a child with moderate persistent asthma http://buff.ly/18MAjHO

What is ABSSSI? FDA replaced the term cSSSI with ABSSSI (acute bacterial skin and skin-structure infections) http://buff.ly/19AC21w

What the New Healthcare Law Means For Allergy & Asthma Patients - brief review from Allergy and Asthma Network http://buff.ly/1akb6BX

Not good: "Influenza vaccine protection is markedly lower than most routinely recommended vaccines" http://buff.ly/1664z1V

The articles were selected from my Twitter and RSS 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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