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Godiva Gift Set

It’s American Chocolate Week and we have a sweet offer for you! Like Vitals on Facebook and you’ll be entered to win a Godiva gift basket. Vitals Facebook Fan Page   ... Read More...

Top Ten US Twitter Doctors on Vitals

(thenextweb.com & weltbranding.com)

Twitter maintains a list of the top physicians whose Tweets are the most influential. These doctors take reputation management seriously and value the ability to have a dialogue with current and potential future patients in an informal, accessible setting like Twitter. And the top ten US twitter doctors are all on Vitals! Visit these top ... Read More...

A Doctor’s Office Among Other Perks in New Facebook Headquarters

As a way to streamline and eliminate day-to-day distractions, Facebook's new headquarters in Menlo Park, former Sun Microsystems location, will offer numerous new perks. A doctor's office to address employee's health concerns, is one way CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to attract the best talent available. As one analyst told Reuters, ... Read More...

New Facebook Feature – Pregnancy Announcements

(posterous.com)

You've got big news to share with all your friends and family? Nowadays, it's undeniably easier to announce it on social networking websites, rather than make rounds and rounds of phone calls. Pregnancy announcements are far too big for a regular status update.  Your news needs to be prominent and stand out.  So Facebook rolled out a new ... Read More...

Facebook Online Dramas Could Cause Offline Health Woes

(independent.ie)

Since the advent of social networking sites, relationships have been playing out in the public domain. Who’s in a relationship? Who’s friends with who? And who is that new guy your ex recently “friended?” That kind of drama plays out on a daily basis, but for one 18-year old man, it led to an exacerbation of his asthma attacks. And ... Read More...

Dr. David Benke Is a Hero, Saved Kids in Littleton School Shooting

Dr. David Benke (cbsnews.com)

Just down the road from the horrendous high-school shooting of Columbine, almost a decade later, two students were shot and wounded at Deer Creek Middle School, Littleton, CO this past week. The gunman was stopped by a brave teacher, Dr. David Benke, who confronted him face to face and was able to successfullyto get him down. Now thousands ... Read More...

Dr. Phil Confronts FarmVille Addiction

Dr. Phil (drphil.com)

First there was Bedazzled, then there was MafiaWars, and now Farmville has lured in more than 11 million online users on Facebook and Myspace. On the Dr. Phil Show, a woman was confronted for taking her daily dependence on the game to the point where she was neglecting her own family.  Tendencies for erratic behavior started showing up, when ... Read More...

Dr. Jules Dienstag Cautions Doctors using Facebook and MySpace

Dr. Jules Dienstag

Dr. Jules Dienstag, an Internist and Dean for Medical Education at Harvard Medical School wrote in an email to students and faculty: "Caution is recommended . . . in using social networking sites such as Facebook or MySpace. Items that represent unprofessional behavior that are posted by you on such networking sites reflect poorly on you and the ... Read More...