Good Habits Equal Good Grades

This seemingly obvious statement is the result of a new study done by the University of Minnesota. Up until now, there have never been any studies done that relate habits like TV and computer time, smoking, drinking, and others to the GPA of college students. Many of these results center around the student’s ability to […]

Second Opinions on the Internet

In yesterday’s New York Times (9-29-08), I read an article titled “Logging on for a Second (or Third) Opinion” about patients using the internet as a primary source of medical information.  This comes as no surprise in this digital era, but what kinds of effects does this have on patient care?  The article asserts that […]