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Buprenorphine (aka Suboxone) may be best single treatment for pts with pain, PTSD and #addiction: http://wb.md/1QHoU2L
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Buprenorphine found superior to methadone in treating infants born in drug withdrawal http://bit.ly/1SJY6iU #addiction
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Has someone actually invented a fart tracker? #wearables #quantifiedself
The CH4 is a portable device designed to keep track of your personal exhaust fumes with the sole goal of helping you find the meals that make you toot the least, for the sake of everyone who spe...
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For all sorts of #cravings.. RT Andrew Weil, M.D.: ..Small studies suggest that ear #acupuncture works for weight loss:
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Ok, a side project of mine, Prana, is live on Kickstarter: http://kck.st/1MDvCpT

I'm super excited to finally have a tool to support using breathing techniques (and posture) to improve health and well-being. I've recommended specific breathing patterns to patients (and family) for years - it's amazingly effective for stress reduction, improving focus or energy, and many other applications. But implementation and encouragement have been difficult, since not everyone has access to a private Ayengar yoga teacher. So i've been lucky to help guide development of a device that meets my own needs and specifications.

And it'll augment an Apple Watch nicely, since you can't track breathing from the wrist. ;-)
Make the most of your sitting time with Prana, the groundbreaking wearable that helps you improve your breathing and posture.
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NPR Morning Edition interview with Paul Abramson MD on #Wearables in Medicine at 8:30am PST today: via amy standen
People use wearable gadgets and phone apps to monitor their health — everything from calories consumed to medication taken. But all that data doesn't necessarily translate into better health care.
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RT Sick'em Puer: "...how can it be so difficult to find out the price when you call up and ask?" Your guess is as good as ours.
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OK right. Vinod Khosla at #qs15 says algorithms and machine learning will replace doctors soon. So far I have lost 0.00 seconds of sleep.
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Why #anxiety wakes you up at night, and how to reclaim your #sleep (via Lifehacker & Andrew Weil, M.D.) http://bit.ly/1G7IyRe
Waking up in the middle of the night with anxiety can ruin anyone's night. You're panicked, frustrated, worried, and you may not sleep well even if you get back to sleep. You don't have to sit awake all night, though. Here's how anxiety messes with our sleep, and how you can fight back.
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How One Company Created a Health Epidemic for a Generation: http://bit.ly/1yGJfi3 via The Week #addiction
The story of the painkiller epidemic can be reduced to one powerful, highly addictive drug and its ruthlessly enterprising manufacturer
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Prana: A New Wearable That Tracks and Trains Breathing (woo!): #kickstarter #qs
Make the most of your sitting time with Prana, the groundbreaking wearable that helps you improve your breathing and posture.
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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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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.