Category Archives: New York Times

The Danger of an Attack on Piracy Online

Image by For Inspiration Only via Flickr Source: nEW YORK TIME THE MEDIA EQUATION The Danger of an Attack on Piracy Online By DAVID CARR Published: January 1, 2012 RECOMMEND TWITTER LINKEDIN COMMENTS (36) SIGN IN TO E-MAIL PRINT REPRINTS SHARE By … Continue reading

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Four Drugs Cause Most Hospitalizations in Older Adults

Image via CrunchBase Via: New York Times – November 23, 2011, 5:00 PM Four Drugs Cause Most Hospitalizations in Older Adults By ANAHAD O’CONNOR Tony Cenicola/The New York TimesSome medications may cause dangerous reactions. Blood thinners and diabetes drugs cause most emergency … Continue reading

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Mamografías: más daños que beneficios. Los riesgos de la excesiva prevención

Image via Wikipedia Mamografías: más daños que beneficios. Los riesgos de la excesiva prevención Publicado por Miguel Jara el 31 de octubre de 2011 Con cierta frecuencia los medios de comunicación suelen hablarnos de la bondad de las mamografías para … Continue reading

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The New Language of Medicine

Pamela Hartzband, M.D., and Jerome Groopman, M.D. N Engl J Med 2011; 365:1372-1373October 13, 2011 During our first year of medical school, we spent countless hours learning new words, memorizing vocabulary as if we were studying a foreign language. We … Continue reading

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PSA & New York Times

Healthy men should no longer receive a P.S.A. blood test to screen forprostate cancer because the test does not save lives over all and often leads to more tests and treatments that needlessly cause pain,impotence and incontinence in many, a key government health panel … Continue reading

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Evacuation in New York City

Image via Wikipedia City Orders 250,000 People to Evacuate Mass Transit to Shut Saturday at Noon By JAMES BARRON50 minutes ago New York City officials warned residents of low-lying areas on Friday that Hurricane Irene was such a threat that … Continue reading

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