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Ethical oversight needed for social network health research

Participant-led research, such as studies conducted via social networks, are increasingly common and have several advantages over more standard research but there are some concerns about their ethical oversight, according ...

Mar 12, 2013
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Defining the scope of skills for family medicine residencies

Medical school graduates entering one family medicine residency program might receive training that is markedly different than another family medicine residency program. While these new medical school graduates, called residents, ...

Apr 09, 2013
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Medication: Take it, leave it or sometimes forget

Patients on medication for long-term conditions can often face difficulties with taking their medication as directed by their doctor.  In addition to the potentially detrimental effect on their health, the ...

Feb 12, 2013
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