Since Last We Spoke, 4/22/13

I don’t know about you, but last week I reached my news saturation point. By Friday night I had to shut down my electronics and just get away from all of it. (My eyes needed a break, as the brilliant Amy Poehler stated.) So a lot of what I’ve been reading *isn’t* about Boston, but about everything else going on in the world. I included a couple things that were particularly relevant from last week’s horrible violence in my list of what I’ve been reading since last we spoke, but I really tried to protect myself a bit by limiting what I was exposed to (and let’s be very clear–I’m extremely lucky that I could make that decision). Here’s hoping this week is a better one for all of us.

Don’t be the reason people quit (Medium)

David Schoenfeld, Tamerlan Tsarnaev Doctor, Describes Efforts To Revive Bombing Suspect (Huffington Post) Ed: ethical issues related to this type of media disclosure: discuss…

Occidental College Sexual Assault Response Subject Of Federal Complaints (Huffington Post)

Magnet hospitals achieve lower mortality, reports Medical Care (Science Codex)

Lucy Mangan: sex miseducation (The Guardian)

How to Deliver Patient-Centered Care: Learn from Service Industries (Harvard Business Review)

Should Your Doctor Friend You on Facebook? (Mashable)

Is It Time for Off-the-Shelf Birth-Control Pills? (NY Times)

Our Country Needs More Nurses in Public Office (RWJF Human Capital Blog)

A Super Cheap, Super Fast HIV Test Built From A Simple DVD Player (Fast Company)

Informed Consent to Patient Centered Care – We Need Transparency and Health Literacy to Achieve (The Evidence Doc)

And for those of you looking for ways to help:

8 Campaigns Helping Boston Victims and Their Families (Mashable)

 

 

 

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