Posts Tagged ‘NBC News’

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…

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Inside Stanford Medicine

Click here for the link to the original article Many of you have already seen this, but for those who haven’t, I wanted to share an article written about the Stanford-NBC News Global Health Media Fellowship that was published in Inside Stanford Medicine a few weeks ago. The article, written by Ruthann Richter, highlights some of my […] Read more…

My blogpost on Soros’ Open Society Foundation site

A little bit delayed, but here is my guest blogpost on the Open Society Foundation’s blogsite. First, a quick word about the Open Society Foundation (OSF). OSF was created by George Soros in 1984 to help build peaceful well functioning democracies in countries around the world. The foundation aims to help create public policies that […] Read more…

My guest blogpost on KevinMD.com

My first guest blogpost has been published on KevinMD.com this morning! Dr. Kevin Pho is social media’s leading physician voice, and his website on breaking medical news has over 100,000 subscribers on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and RSS. Quoting from his site: “The Wall Street Journal calls KevinMD.com a “punchy, prolific blog that chronicles America’s often dysfunctional health […] Read more…

Introduction to the inaugural Stanford-NBC Global Health Media Fellow, Joyce Ho

Hi everyone! Welcome to my first blog post as the inaugural Stanford-NBC News Global Health Media Fellow. My name is Joyce Ho, and I just finished my second year of medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto. This next year I have the fantastic opportunity to learn how different media platforms […] Read more…