Monthly Archives: March 2012

Seeking a Second, More Specialized,
Opinion for a Rare Genetic Disease

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Tweet Guest post, by Ricki Lewis Ricki Lewis is a geneticist and science writer. St. Martin’s Press just published “The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It.” Ricki’s textbook Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications, from McGraw-Hill Higher Education, … Continue reading

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MR Imaging, Electronic Test Ordering Creates Waste

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Tweet Waste is what you get with rampant, uncritical use of MRI and health information technology, according to two papers out this week.  The authors of a companion editorial to one of the papers even go so far as to … Continue reading

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