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Stool in a Capsule. More Promising Than the Full Stool Transplant? http://buff.ly/1wiMuWr #yum
Researchers found that oral capsules containing human feces may be an effective and safer alternative to fecal transplants for patients with Clostridium difficile infections.
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Latest Darwin-Award Activity: Powdered Caffeine? http://buff.ly/1nIIf09 #sad
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers.
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E-cigarette use for quitting smoking shows higher success rate [study]: #addiction
People attempting to quit smoking without professional help are approximately 60 percent more likely to report succeeding if they use e-cigarettes than if they use willpower alone or over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies such as patches or gum, finds a large survey of smokers. The study surveyed 5,863 smokers between 2009 and 2014 who had attempted to quit smoking without the aid of prescription medication or professional support. 20% o...
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How Many Patients Can A Doctor-Chuck Chuck (in a day)?
It was almost 15 years ago that I set my personal record, since equaled but never exceeded, of 18 patients seen in the course of a single afternoon. What I remember are not the details of that particular day — all days are hectic for one reason or another — but a conversation I had at a party a ...
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Guess what percent of Americans think #Bitcoin is an X-box game?
But more than 40 percent correctly identified it as a virtual currency in a new Bloomberg poll.
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Dr. Abramson interviewed on NPR: Does your doctor care about your wearable and health apps data? http://buff.ly/1sblyKj #digitalhealth
Wearables and health apps made a multi-billion-dollar industry out of healthy peoples' desires to count calories and rack up steps. Now can this technology make the transition to a medical setting, to help people with chronic illnesses?
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Longer Heart Monitoring Warranted After a Stroke
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Interviewed by Healthcare IT News about physicians taking #Bitcoin: http://buff.ly/1nM8zaJ
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I'm on Marketplace Tech on NPR this morning about accepting #bitcoin as a doctor:
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Prenatal exposure to alcohol disrupts brain: No safe level of drinking during pregnancy?
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Better Medicine Through Self-Tracking
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The Quantified Doctor, +Paul Abramson MD is exploring the uses of self-tracking technologies to improve medical care and provide new ways to increase individual mindfulness.

Visit The Quantified Doctor blog for more.

See our Medically-Supervised Quant Coach Program if you would like to improve your health with self tracking.

The Quantified Doctor engages with the community through educational programs, public appearances, articles and other writing, medical and coaching services, and research projects.

If you would like to see Dr. Abramson as a patient, please contact his medical practice My Doctor Medical Group.