Links & Interesting Articles

Cool stuff happens on twitter but it can be hard to keep up...so I've archived some links for you.

Top Links:

The Internet Matters: A McKinsey report on the sweeping impact of cyberspace on prosperity. A recent addition to this report has also been published.

Health:

The Creative Destruction of Medicine - Eric Topol. A book to read if you think how we practice medicine could evolve with the digital times.
Fixing basic problems in healthcare...with a checklist. A TED talk by the famous Atul Gawande.

do everything in healthcare to avoid the inevitability of death. But how much is too much? http://t.co/2x9cveSj
NYTimes: In Preemies, Better Care Also Means Hard Choice http://t.co/WN15Om8D 
The linguistics behind separating colours http://t.co/sAbUAs0t 
Understanding #Poverty and #Wellbeing - a great guide. http://t.co/QX1iIJle
#BigFood gluttony | MJA Insights http://t.co/UHuT1975
Prostate Cancer Surgery Fails to Cut Death Rate in Study http://t.co/vxnDcJJ9
#UN Women online resource centre for ending violence against women http://t.co/UlZRq8h8
Using urban design to change our eating habits - http://t.co/s1KQvPPw 
How to be the best intern in the hospital http://t.co/Fs3Mh6Ur
Interested in knowing more about the #US #Healthcare Crisis? JHU has some answers. http://t.co/2Pjm5e1y

The UN delivers a damning #report on #child #rights in Australia http://t.co/uONwOmty
Media Release: Senate Committee to Consider Social Determinants of Health http://t.co/24LEA6DT
5 myths about the global epidemic of chronic disease http://t.co/MyiiOEyk 
Why steroid treatment for COPD is ineffective. http://t.co/3VsFuntN
ALS Patients Conduct DIY Drug Trials  http://t.co/Ez0P9Kyi
Govt. report says healthy foods actually cost less: http://t.co/m5L0s2w0
1-in-3 adults in the U.S. has high #bloodpressure. http://t.co/nqk44WWd
Health literacy in Aus varies more by level of education, profession than location (city, remote) http://t.co/SUfO3eRF 
@JohnsHopkins hospital incorporates art into patient space. http://t.co/Zin7LSo4 
A #Stanford study published today finds that #ibuprofen may help to prevent #altitude #illness: http://t.co/bjAVLaT1 

Mental health:

Lancet special edition on Suicide http://t.co/rQgAVhqe 
Do we need to make mental the new retarded? http://t.co/IErTSdMU
It's better if you're around...new campaign from @SoftenTFU http://t.co/enbFYmRV
'Prevention Research in Mental Health' - New blog from @ewart_s http://t.co/i7Pv1GDv 
REPORT: Young men's mental illness costing AU economy $3bn p.a. @Inspire_AUS http://t.co/wFmZmopW 
Media & Public Speaking MH Guide for Consumers and Carers http://t.co/xMv9Wita 
Soften the Fck Up has been featured on the amazing US site The Good Men Project http://t.co/ncA0fm0q http://t.co/yEFm90wP

Global health:

LooPaper to save #lives? Now that's a novel idea http://t.co/H42YGsfL (profits to reducing incidence of #diarrohea)
Sphere Project? The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response http://t.co/Derku5Vt
Want to know how the world is going on #MDGs? Find out here http://t.co/DB6TpKY6 
One Just World - thinking, talking and acting on global poverty and development. Awesome! http://t.co/VKvObYyg 
Only one in four women in the Northern Reigon of #Ghana give birth in a clinichttp://t.co/NDo3zpmH 
African health ministers held to account for their AIDS plan http://t.co/MpS3GWyN
How useful are short-term medical #aid missions? http://t.co/alCAgQav 
30% of girls aged 10-14 in Accra area (#Ghana) live on their own http://t.co/KfK3U8AY 
Commentary: "How Agriculture Can Address the Global Child Malnutrition Crisis" by Lucy M. Sullivan http://t.co/dcKtYaBT
Niger now worst place to be a mother according to new @Savethechildrenaus report http://t.co/Y6rrpCZE 
The Real Promise of #GlobalHealth http://t.co/XtogfQER

The Future of Medicine:

NYTimes: Far From ‘Junk,’ DNA Dark Matter Plays Crucial Role http://t.co/CQPu5yWB
Glimpses of future leukaemia treatment: http://t.co/d1kxP20A
Grow your own graft - news in #cardiovascular research http://t.co/c3eJhraw
Harnessing your body's own glucose to power implantable medical devices http://t.co/JIqjfQ4s
Best bits of @FutureMedTech Feb 6-11 2012 http://t.co/cjn5eEaM
Experimental vaccine elicits robust response against both #HIV and #tuberculosis http://t.co/yFLhmd5d
Big Data Can Save Health Care—But at What Cost to Privacyhttp://t.co/0ISLqitx
Patient with world's first dual leg transplant takes first steps  http://t.co/62PqKxta
EricTopol at Google on Digitizing Human Beings to Create Better Health Care http://t.co/yUzDirX4

Medical Education

Growing number of professors are invested in making knowledge available to the masses http://www.good.is/post/why-stanford-s-free-online-education-experiment-is-booming/
Looking for some #patients? I found them http://t.co/GCUZaQbD
Adjacent Possible Medicine: Social Media for Medical Students http://t.co/BNxcCSBX

Digital Impact:

NYTimes: How Big Data Became So Big http://t.co/QGXP6ZBL
46 Angles: Legal,Ethical,Prof Obligations to patients,inst,self http://t.co/3KVCb6Ac
More resources on young people's technology use here: http://t.co/PcsAMSAs
Great indepth article about the #NBN just published by @ABCtech http://t.co/n15SBd3v
The Internet matters http://t.co/MOOXhASx RT @yawcrc Important insights: 'Digital technology use among disadvantaged Australians
SMS is a Good Public Health Tool, Flu Vaccination Edition http://t.co/CrS3X8CT 
Microsoft Research applying spam-fighting techniques to attack HIV | The Verge http://t.co/JFMV5Bte 
Paper on tweets and eHealth predicting citations is catching on in the Twittersphere http://t.co/TYTKElsz Results of survey of 3,000+ about dating/hookup sites aimed at MSM and HIV/STD prevention efforts. http://t.co/X71HLzQO
"Web as human right"- my report on W3Conf discussion panel http://t.co/yEjyYFMU
The latest @NHMRC Research Tracker and Health Tracker are now online http://t.co/lyesMNFQ
A great report by the Nation Economic Review on Accessibility of Essential Services in Remote and Urban areas http://t.co/w52ZKOL2 
Why WebMD Is History: The Next Gen of Web-Based Medicine http://t.co/YU6bibLn 

Indigenous Australia:

Indigenous pts have identified the absence of Indigenous workers as a significant barrier to availability of healthcare http://t.co/qQRGhxtf 
Primary care mental health for Indigenous adolecents? http://t.co/nfRQOTUK 
Engaging Indigenous students through school-based health education http://t.co/JrnWJWHf
Can we educate racism out of our culture? https://t.co/y6MxC07n
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people need to participate in every layer of decision making to meet health needs https://t.co/JQALyL1P
Supporters of Indigenous Australians' #health must promote initiatives for genuine self-determination https://t.co/3qJYe49o 
#Indigenous #health curricula - we need to start focusing on the patient-outcomes rather than just student feedback https://t.co/7P5o0hU0
Ten principles relevant to #health research among #Indigenous #Australian communities https://t.co/oupJvyiQ 
20 years ago the High Court made history by recognising native title. Now for constitutional recognition. http://t.co/L1zpX88R
Don't know enough about #Indigenous culture and history in #Australia? Check this out by @aimementoring http://t.co/5HcFTDB8
Reconciliation thoughts by @LukeLPearson: I wrote one this year, http://t.co/P28F3dFt ; last year http://t.co/AbVFekCF 
Indigenous broadcasters in #Australia, #Canada and #New Zealand are helping to revive once fading languages | http://t.co/6QHluoCl 
50 members of National #Indigenous Youth Parliament heading to Canberra for historic meeting http://t.co/pXxZS2mp
Women In Focus: @CarlaMcGrath - National Centre of Indigenous Excellence http://t.co/NdQDIsnK 
World Indigenous Tourism Alliance - Declaration http://64.78.36.53/Comm/PR/The%20Larrakia%20Declaration.pdf
Pedagogy shaped by culture: teaching narrative approaches to Australian Aboriginal health http://t.co/Hx1TxWv5

#SocEnt:

The difference between extroverts and introverts - INFOGRAPHIC and how to accommodate them at work! http://t.co/E5bSP73h
How To Develop A Strong Sense Of Community, by @RichMillington http://t.co/2ZAPFiKa
"Economists usually settle instead for GDP. But that is a measure of income, not wealth" | Economist http://t.co/yUEIVbyZ
"Experiment Early and Often" http://t.co/IV5fJp7T
Modernising the "For Benefit" Sector - Cameron Burgess http://t.co/PJzz3ZmQ
You don't need to sacrifice sleep for your startup. Most successful entrepreneurs don't http://t.co/8GWnHENK 
"There has to be a fundamental change in the way that consumers consume" http://t.co/nCqzs1c3 
Having fun searching for #infographic tools - check this! http://t.co/NmwQWlnb 
How cool - thingiverse - digital designs for real objects http://t.co/ChfbvpXo

Inspiration:

"Everyone, at some point, wakes up in the middle of the night with the feeling that they are all alone in the world." http://t.co/0YwqpEJO
The league of extraordinary women | Fast Company http://t.co/C55Bpedt
"Our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent & shy as magnolias" M Angelou http://t.co/KgpJq4yF 
Melbourne's still the world's most liveable city. Sydney comes in at number 7, just behind Adelaide. http://t.co/BzGC3x0t
Marieke Hardy on a conversation with the stranger sitting next to her on a flight. http://t.co/z6rbhRKd
Who gets to decide what the world’s children will learn? Who controls what’s on the test? http://t.co/mu2aqJBz 
33 signs you've found your life's work http://t.co/kF81nG8w
Life's a lot simpler than you think. Find your calling. http://t.co/MuOyBl5P
Free idea: Let's define social entrepreneurs by their impact, not their income strategy http://t.co/sksT7wM8 
We Need to Tell Girls They Can Have It All http://t.co/Q26rGmgP
@sarahmoran, has been writing a blog about real people doing real things. http://t.co/e0foHaj5 
A beautiful piece on the present and past by a wonderful friend, @versetheft http://t.co/xfYtEocG 
#Happiness: Towards a holistic approach to development http://t.co/Tfk6zJyN
If You Don't Like Your Future, Rewrite Your Past http://t.co/bDxZM58k
Young People Tire of Old #Economic Models #UN http://t.co/nST6jXHM
A beautiful message about being you, about finding home via my equally beautiful friend @katemural http://t.co/TyJ5MAdB

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