Here are my suggestions for some of the top articles related to healthcare social media (#HCSM) in the past 2-4 weeks:
Social media and physicians: Exploring the benefits and challenges. http://buff.ly/1yNZ0iV
Are You Tweeting Away Your Relationship? http://buff.ly/1mN0rqH -- Imagine you invested 50 min a day actively listening to your loved ones.
Will the internet eat your brain? A neuroscientist warns Digital Technologies are Leaving their Mark on our Brains. The scientist is worrying that smartphones and social networks are sucking users into an unsatisfying digital facsimile of reality, frying their memories, atrophying their social skills and generally rotting their brains http://econ.st/1q9ENSr
Family Dinners May Buffer the Effects of Cyberbullying http://buff.ly/1w4ynog
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on Health and Medicine: Review of what is available http://buff.ly/YacKI4
The majority of You-Tube videos purporting to be about CPR are not relevant educational material http://buff.ly/Yad1L6
9 online safety tips every parent should do for their children - Never ban technology, Set up parental controls from the router and more http://buff.ly/Wbaz5s
Have You Checked Your Online Rating as a Pediatrician? If You Haven’t, Your Patients Probably Have! http://buff.ly/YeY9du
From Blogging to Tweeting to Facebook: researchers can share their successes and see what resonates with the public http://buff.ly/1DS9UHV
To earn money, many professional bloggers have had to embrace sponsored content, breeding distrust among readers. Advertising rates have dropped significantly because advertisers are flooded with options. http://nyti.ms/1BxVBEw
Surgeons are less engaged with social media than other Health Care Professionals http://buff.ly/ZpM7zq
Patients' search for online diagnoses not useful - Fewer than 5% of doctors felt it was helpful http://buff.ly/1tlx699
Google's Eric Schmidt: Medicine will expand its noninvasive technological capabilities, to a point where a transdermal patch might pick up on symptoms before the person does, such as early signs of Alzheimer's, or a troubled heartbeat. "Your phone will call you and say, 'You're going to die, and you need to go to the hospital," Schmidt said. "Then it will call the hospital and say, 'He's coming in 10 minutes" - Cleveland Plain Deale http://buff.ly/1uH6Lbi
The articles were selected from Twitter @DrVes and RSS subscriptions. Please feel free to send suggestions for articles to clinicalcases at gmail.com and you will receive an acknowledgement in the next edition of this publication.