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The Youth and Mental Health

The youth is one of the vulnerable sectors affected by mental illnesses with them being exposed to various stresses

 Matthew S. Katz MD; Disease-specific hashtags for online communication about cancer care. 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting publication

Ethical Considerations of using Social Media in Healthcare Research

Social media is a potentially rich avenue for healthcare research. It also poses new ethical dilemmas. Health care research in this relatively new public space may require new ethical guidelines to achieve this potentials. Join #HealthXPh chat this Saturday January 21, 2017 9:00 PM Manila time as we discuss these ethical issues in conducting healthcare research on social media

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Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took time to correct the misinformation.
These are the possible explanations for this:

We don’t care to do research on the health misinformation we see.
We lack the necessary skills to distill …

Responsible social media use in the hospital workplace

Being connected in social media with many healthcare professionals working or training in hospitals, I often see from these

When Is Empathy Damaging?

Mental health is everybody’s business without it the definition of health becomes meaningless. As healthcare professionals we are all

Metric Matrix: How should we measure the impact of social media on clinical excellence?

Social media might be a way to improve healthcare. The challenge is to find a metric that will either confirm or dispute this hypothesis

Burnout and Stress in Medical Students

Most medical students start medical school armed with passion and idealism to become instruments of healing. This idealism can

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Mental Good: How healthcare professionals balance career and personal lives.

“To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.”- Confucius
About a month ago a colleague committed suicide just a day after her hospital duty . She was working 72 hours straight without sleep for weeks, but not even her family had an inkling she was about to take …

Road safety, a continuing major public health concern

1.25 Million deaths every year worldwide…10,379 estimated road traffic fatalities in the Philippines in 2013….What a waste of precious

Correcting health misinformation on social media isn’t easy but not impossible

I’ve seen  dubious health or medical information online in the past but what’s lamentable is that only a few health professionals took

Responsible social media use in the hospital workplace

Being connected in social media with many healthcare professionals working or training in hospitals, I often see from these

When Is Empathy Damaging?

Mental health is everybody’s business without it the definition of health becomes meaningless. As healthcare professionals we are all