Protecting the Value of Medical Science in the Age of Social Media and “Fake News” | Shared Decision Making and Communication | JAMA | JAMA Network

This Viewpoint discusses the spread of scientific misinformation through social media, and countermeasures scientists and institutions can use to monitor and respond to it. Source: Protecting the Value of Medical Science in the Age of Social Media and “Fake News” | Shared Decision Making and Communication | JAMA | JAMA Network

Doctors should do more than heal — they should be public health activists | CBC News

Some people and organizations, like the NRA, believe that doctors should stick to treating the symptoms of public health issues — that is, mending patients once they're sick or injured — and leave it to others to worry about the cause. But that's a shortsighted approach to medicine. Source: Doctors should do more than heal … Continue reading Doctors should do more than heal — they should be public health activists | CBC News