Monthly Archives: May 2011

FDA Reportedly Gearing Up to Regulate Apps

From a no less august source than American Medical News comes a report that the FDA is considering the regulation of medical apps.  See “FDA Signals it Will Regulate Medical Apps“.   The article quotes a source who relayed that … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 5/27/11

The last Weekly Roundup of May!  The first BBQ has happened.  And sitting on my back deck, the sweet smell of honeysuckle wafts over from the fence.  Petunias are in full riot. The basil is standing proudly and already being … Continue reading

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Me, Oprah, Virology, AIDS and Virology

A bunch of things are converging this week in my head.  Here goes. On October 15, 1985 I was a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show.  It was in Chicago then, just before she went national.  Just before.  I had … Continue reading

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More or Less – Appropriations for FDA

This is about food, but also about medicine. This week the markup of the House Appropriations Agriculture Subcommittee was posted to the Committee’s Website revealing that the FDA was getting a $285 million dollar cut from last year’s budget and … Continue reading

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What the Increasingly Granular Nature of Social Media Means for Communications

Last week I posted a few thoughts about how to get more out of medical meetings, inspired by the excellent work of some other bloggers I regularly read.  Today, I’m posting a few thoughts about how communications has changed and … Continue reading

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