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Ian Metzler
Works at Children's Hospital Boston
Attends Harvard Medical School
Lived in Portland, OR
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By Christopher Moriates, MD Who doesn’t love a Top 10 list? Creating them is an art form. So when it was formally proposed by Dr. Brody in 2010 in the NEJM that each specialty create their own “Top 5 list” of unnecessary care, it seemed like a straightforward – if not downright provocative – suggestion. “The Top Five list [...]
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iOS: Not motivated to start running? Would it help if you were trying to escape a pack of brain-hungry zombies? If the possibility of a gruesome death is enough to get your legs moving, Zombies, Run! is an app that will get you going. More »
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You may not be a designer, but your presentations also don't need to scream I'm visually incompetent! GitHub developer Zach Holman—self-proclaimed as "expressly not a designer"—nonetheless made this beautiful presentation, and after wowing a whole lot of people, put together this slide design guide to help other non-designers get started down the road to attractive presentations. More »
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How can we sort our genius from our rubbish and become better at self-criticism? Frontal Cortex blogger Jonah Lehrer reports on a new study suggesting the surprising power of sleeping on it.
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By D. Brad Wright Contrary to the title, the IPAB is not a new Apple product. Rather, it is the “Independent Payment Advisory Board” created by the Affordable Care Act to solve the problem of ever-increasing Medicare spending. In people’s worst nightmares, the IPAB is a death panel that will make decisions about how to [...]
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http://gizmodo.com/5068686/death-and-taxes-shows-fascinating-terrible-view-on-military-tech-spending

Obama's budget puts money where his mouth is not.

Specifically, education, sciences and renewable energy. Gives me hope for a big turn around next term.
Death and Taxes 2009 is a detailed graphical account showing where your tax dollars will go next year in the most detailed and fascinating way: Everything is set to scale according to the amount of mo...
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Education
  • Harvard Medical School
    MD, 2008 - present
  • University of Oregon
    Human Physiology, 2003 - 2007
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  • Children's Hospital Boston
    Global Health and Surgery Research Fellow, 2011 - present
  • National Institutes of Health
    HIV Vaccine Researcher, 2007 - 2008
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Portland, OR - Eugene, OR - Austin, TX - Olympia, WA - Washington DC - Durban, South Africa - Boston, MA
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A Frightened Face Appeared in the Ultrasound of a Man's Testicle
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A 45-year-old man showed up to a hospital complaining about severe pain in his scrotal area. Urologists performed an ultrasound on his testi

xkcd: Cadbury Eggs
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I'm visiting Newport News, VA next week, where I'll be speaking at CNU, my old school. If you want to come, reserve a seat here! Cad

» Does Inequality Make Us Unhappy?
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When the rich do something to deserve their riches, nobody complains. But when those at the bottom don't understand the unequal distribution

Bernie Sanders Proposes A Constitutional Amendment To Overturn Citizens ...
www.politicususa.com

Sen. Bernie Sanders proposed a constitutional amendment today that would overturn Citizens United and make it clear that corporations are no

PEE POWER: Bristolian Scientists Make Breakthrough In Using Urine as a V...
inhabitat.com

Scientists from Bristol at the University of the West of England (led by Dr Ioannis Ieropoulos) have made a breakthrough in using urine to p

Obama's 2012 Budget Visualized: Defense Loses, Education Wins
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Compared to the 2010 and 2011 editions, the 2012 edition of the Death and Taxes poster shows some surprises. The first one: Military spendin

The Little America Hotel - Salt Lake Ciy
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The Little America Hotel offers spacious accommodations at surprisingly affordable rates. Prime location in the downtown Salt Lake area.

Here Comes Solar Energy
www.nytimes.com

Will our political system delay the energy transformation now within reach?

Fox News Hoped You Wouldn't Notice This
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See something wrong with the last dot? Funny how their "oops" moments are never in Obama's favor.

Occupy America: Citizens United Against Corporate Personhood
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When Adbusters Magazine called for an occupation of Wall Street, it recommended that occupiers have a specific political goal in mind. Their