"...........Policymakers, the media and the public should focus on 20 specific health indicators as "yardsticks" to measure overall health and well-being of Americans, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
David Bradley - writer and blogger over at Sciencebase.com - is ringing in the New Year by listing more than 100 of his most important Twitter friends - his twitterati. In case you don't know, Twitter is the hottest social media tool to emerge in 2008. It's a cool, easy microblogging tool and a handy way to stay in touch with colleagues and fellow researchers around the world.
ANALYSIS & COMMENT: Ethical Considerations of Publication Planning in
the Pharmaceutical Industry, Adriane Fugh-Berman, M.D., and Susanna Dodgson, Ph.D.
"Just over a week ago, a major drugmaker made headlines internationally-not because of a breakthrough medication but because of allegations that the company used medical ghostwriters to pen journal articles favourable to one of its products.