Top 20 Medical Blogs for Students

There is so much medical information on the web, but if you are a medical professional, student, or just someone in need of medical information, the following to 20 medical blogs can give you the answers you need. The information on these blogs contains up to date research and information on a variety of topics.
1. The Student Doctor Network
The Student Doctor Network is a great place for faculty, students, and advisors to connect and discuss everything from being a doctor to medical news.

2. Literature, Arts, and Medicine Blog
The goal of the NYU Blog is to create a space and open up discussion on medical research with how it relates to humanities, arts, and social sciences.

3. DrugWonks
The Center for Medicine in the Public Interest has brought to us the DrugWonks blog. Reading through this blog, you will find information on new drug studies, FDA approvals and more.

4. The Portable Pediatrician
As a licensed practitioner of pediatrics, Dr. Stacy B. Stryer, focuses on children's health including natural health, hearth health, cold and flu, and even college health.

5. Center for Health Care Research and Policy
As part of its mission to improve the health of the public by conducting research that examines access to health care, increases the quality of health care services, and informs health policy and practice; the Center for Health Care Research and Policy has developed this great blog to discuss its reviews, advertise seminars and reach out to the community.

6. Rx for healthcare
Oregon's Rx for Healthcare Blog, sets out to inform the public and encourage discussions about how healthcare reform can come about.

7. Doctor David's Blog
As a pediatric oncologist, Dr. David, uses his blog to write informally for anyone who is interested in pediatric oncology, cancer research, cancer treatments, and breaking medical news.

8. Women's Health
Dr. Vivian Dickerson is a licensed OB/GYN who writes to inform women of all ages need to know for optimum health!

9. Health Blog
The Health Blog, brought to you by The Wall Street Journal, offers news and analysis on health and the business of health. The blog covers stories from "why Joe Lieberman is opposed to expanding medicare" to "how remedial reading class changes young brains".

10. Medical Humanities Blog
As a Ph.D. student at the University of Texas Medical Branch's Institute for Medical Humanities, Daniel Goldberg uses this blog to discuss the nature and future of medical humanities.

11. The National Nurse
Endorsed by American Holistic Nurses Association, the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, The Center for Nursing Advocacy and other medical and nursing organizations, The Nation Nurse brings you news about nursing, conventions, research and more.

12. MyCancer
As a Journalist, Leroy Sievers, felt the need to share about his battle with cancer. Read through his blog to keep up with his progress, as well as up to date information on cancer treatment.

13. MedicalNerds.com
This blog is all about technology, stats and IT for medics, brought to you by the Medical Nerds. If you need to find out how to Zip a file, or the pitfalls when buying a blackberry from eBay, then this is the blog for you.

14. Acupuncture Today
This site, about acupuncture, will inform you on everything from "low-level laser light acupuncture" to "an effective supplemental therapy for cancer".

15. Respectful Insolence
Respectful Insolence brings you news on alternative medicine and general industry through clever and funny post.

16. PsychCentral Blog
Brought to you by The PsychCentral, this blog informs and discusses all types of mental health symptoms, diseases and treatments, from parenting to anxiety to grief.

17. Stress
As a Mayo Clinic oncologist, Dr. Edward T. Creagan, talks about everything from dealing with stress to ways of simplifying your general life.

18. Healthy Relationships
Licensed as a psychotherapist, Mira Kirshenbaum uses this blog to cover how relationships are connected to your health. With subjects from fitness, cancer, sex, to addiction and much more, this site has you covered.

19. The Differential
This blog is brought to you by several medical students through Medscape blogs, and covers all sorts of information. Students are from colleges such as Cambridge University, UNC Chapel Hill, UT Health Sciences Center, and more.

20. Health and Nutrition by Michael R. Eades, M.D.
Best-selling author, Dr. Michael R. Eades, who wrote Protein Power, uses his blog to inform you about diet research studies, metabolism, nutrition and more.

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