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Should health care professionals in developing countries have a social media presence?

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The short answer is yes, they  should. Consider this: The Philippines, a developing country, is the social networking capital of the world. It tops the list of nations who uses Facebook. Or before Facebook, Philippines also topped the list of nations using Friendster. 1. Philippines > Facebook: 93.9% > Twitter: 16.1% > LinkedIn: 1.9% > Internet Use:…

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It’s personal but not too private: Why Are we stuck with writing and blogging? (TBR:VFD II First Ed)

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We love to write, no question about that. Like Doc Stef , most of us would love to write the Anais Nin way: To write. To sit down with pen and paper, to think, and rethink, and put your thoughts in order…with nary a thought for whether your current piece is going to be “popular” or…

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Stuck with writing in the age of blogging.

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Blogging is expensive. The time, money and effort you invest on it, is capricious. On many occasions, I and a hundred or so human being would ask this writer, what good will blogging bring? Money?Fame?Better English?Save the world? If you’re following my blogs, you would know by now, that I have totally none , zero, nil, of those.…

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Why am I stuck with writing?Or blogging?: The Blog Rounds Season 2 starts!

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Why are you pounding those keyboards on your computer to journal your thoughts , experiences and maybe, your wisdom? Are you stuck? With the explosion of other more convenient and uber popular social medium like facebook or twitter, it’s common nowadays that I get annoying questions like “You still blog? Why not just shout it…

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How to use an RSS Reader to sift through thousands of medical information in minutes!

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Nowadays, the onslaught of medical information online pushes us sifting through voluminous “data” in order to to find important information where really interested in. In my case, Medicine and Orthopedics. Yes, it will probably take you days to skim over websites and blogs and what have we online if not for this RSS feeds and its beloved concubine- The RSS Reader.

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