Sexy time? Let me check in first…

Planned Parenthood has taken social media’s check-in technology to a whole new level. The ability to “check in” to establishments like restaurants, gyms, clubs, virtually anywhere, using Yelp, Foursquare, and other applications has now been applied to condoms. Before getting down and dirty, you can scan the QR code on these specially designed Planned Parenthood […] Read more…

ADHD and Ritalin: are we overmedicating our kids?

Today Show producer Kerri Z. interviewing Dr. Koplewicz as camera man makes adjustments This past week I went on my first shoot with Kerri to the Child Mind Institute, where we interviewed Dr. Harold Koplewicz, a prominent child and adolescent psychiatrist. He had written a response piece defending ADHD medications after Dr. Alan Sroufe’s “Ritalin Gone […] Read more…

Social Media and Healthcare?

Guest post on the Open Society Institute blog! Thanks Brett Davidson and Ben Munoz for helping me out with this one! With so many different social media platforms today, it can be confusing to identify which accounts should be used for different purposes. Recently I’ve been looking at Ning, which is a lesser known but […] Read more…

Norovirus attacks cruise ships and schools

http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/46348304 After hearing of hundreds of students being hospitalized at Rider and nearby Princeton University, Dr. Nancy Snyderman’s Nightly News team decided to make a story out of it. Not just a growing problem at school campuses, Norovirus is also notorious for bringing cruise ships to dock early. In the past month there have been […] Read more…

Does your doctor check blood pressure in both arms?

Last week we did a crosstalk with Dr. Nancy and Brian Williams about how differences > 10 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure between the right and left arms could be a signal of peripheral vascular disease. I want to use this simple news segment as an example of what I do on a regular […] Read more…

Narativ: Making Storytellers out of Everyday People

Yesterday night I had the pleasure of attending Storytelling Night at the University Settlement, put on by Narativ. Narativ is a consulting group that has perfected out of extensive research and experience the best storytelling strategies to get your point across effectively. I heard about this experience through Brett from Open Society Institute, since several […] Read more…

Do Obesity and Diabetes Reflect on One’s Character?

Today there was considerable controversy over Dr. Snyderman’s comments on Paula Deen and Governor Chris Christie on “The Professionals”, as evidenced by hundreds of comments on Dr. Snyderman’s Facebook. Dr. Nancy: Paula Deen’s behaivor is egregious As some background, Paula Deen is the famous Southern Cooking chef who for many years has packed her recipes […] Read more…

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