I’m experimenting with a new publishing platform: Medium. I’ll eventually post the entire essay here, but for now I’d love it if you would check out this story — and recommend it to others if you like it! What I learned going down an emergency slide
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An excerpt of a post on the Iodine blog: Imagine living with a condition so rare that every time you see a new doctor they confess to Googling it outside the exam room door.
UPDATE: FARE has created an excellent 15-minute online class: How to Save a Life: Recognizing and Responding to Anaphylaxis Original post: In a fit of housecleaning last spring, I recycled all my old food-allergy training files since they were 5+ years old. I figured it wouldn’t be very hard to find a good one-pager on […]
– Meredith Gould, aptly summarizing a key discussion point for our upcoming panel, “Communicating the experience of illness in the digital age.” (TMI stands for “too much information.”) We are flipping the panel, posting ideas and sparking conversations in advance so that when we arrive at Stanford Medicine X, the on-stage event will be one more […]
Take a deep breath and then look at this data about HIV in the U.S.: I have seen these numbers before, but never laid out so clearly and so beautifully. Thank you, Jeff Guo of the Washington Post, for breaking my heart. Thank you, because I think we all need our hearts broken anew from […]
Believe it or not, 14 years ago, the idea of using the internet for health was a novel concept. That’s when Pew Internet published its first report about the social impact of the internet on health and health care, raising eyebrows across the U.S. Our data was cited in mainstream news outlets, in JAMA, and, […]