Monthly Archives: September 2011

Weekly Roundup 9-30-11

Autumn began this week and we prepare to enter the last quarter of 2011.  The days of sitting on the back deck sipping iced tea or a favorite cocktail are but a memory as we begin to think about thick … Continue reading

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The Growing Role of e-Advocacy in Healthcare

When Twitter first began five years ago, its primary use was by individuals to inform others of us of important events in their lives in 140 characters – “just 8 tuna sanwich”. Over time, increasingly, institutions and companies began to … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 9-23-11

Very tardy this week with the Weekly Roundup – it has been a very busy week on my end with lots of running around. So please forgive the liberty of being a bit behind… As if taking a cue from … Continue reading

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Getting Juiced – the FDA, Apple Juice and Arsenic

There has been a rather high profile spat between one man and a federal agency over the effects of arsenic in apple juice.  The man happens to be Dr. Oz – a household name, the agency happens to be the … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 9-16-11

Someone has flipped a switch and turned summer off and autumn on as we dove down in temperature to the 40s last night.  It is a most welcome change sending us all in search of our corduroys as we weed … Continue reading

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