The Election and Sexual/Reproductive Health Choices: Teens, Get Voting!
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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The Election and Sexual/Reproductive Health Choices: Teens, Get Voting!

KatherineMalbon - November 5, 2012

Today I stumbled across this article written by Madeleine French in the UK Guardian, Oct 19th. It's a great summary of what direction adolescent sexual health could go,…

Global Healthcare
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Mobile Health Around the Globe: Good work in Africa; Cell Phones Improve Health Education in Family Planning.

KatherineMalbon - August 20, 2012

The growing use of mobile phones and text messaging in developing countries prompted FHI 360 to develo The growing use of mobile phones and text messaging in…

TEXTING, NOT SMOKING
Mobile Health
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Mobile Health
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TEXTING, NOT SMOKING

KatherineMalbon - June 8, 2012

Few of our patients at Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center smoke tobacco, but the majority are 'consistent' and 'heavy' marijuana smokers. In fact, it's pretty unusual to…

Hanging Out with 100 others: 5 tips for Bringing Health Professionals Together with Google Hangouts
Social Media
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Social Media
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Hanging Out with 100 others: 5 tips for Bringing Health Professionals Together with Google Hangouts

KatherineMalbon - December 21, 2011

    One of the challenges of being a Pediatrician and working in a state the size of New York (53,000 sq miles in area, over 300…

CDC Reports: 90% of ADULTS Have Difficulty Following Routine Medical Advice
Public Health
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Public Health
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CDC Reports: 90% of ADULTS Have Difficulty Following Routine Medical Advice

KatherineMalbon - October 5, 2011

 So if that's the case, how on earth are adolescents able to take in advice given to them during a medical visit? How are they going to…

Medical Education
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Has the iPad Replaced the Stethoscope?

KatherineMalbon - September 1, 2011

   'Thirty years ago, we depended on 2,000-page texts such as Robbins Basic Pathology and Gray’s Anatomy. We lugged these around and juggled them as we did…

Mobile Health
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Would a Birth Control Counseling App Help Teens?

KatherineMalbon - August 10, 2011

 In my day-to-day practice of counseling teens on birth control use, I often feel defeated. The information we impart to them is complex and confusing. It never…

Medical Innovations
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Scientific Advances on Contraceptive for Men

KatherineMalbon - July 25, 2011

   This blog is largely about texting and health and as much as I love to find new and interesting facts and figures about the later, it's…

Public Health
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Teens Seek Sex Ed Online.

KatherineMalbon - July 13, 2011

 Deb Levine, Chief Executive of ISIS, writes on her blog about the findings of a survey looking at how adolescents learn about various topics including sex education.…

Mobile Health
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It’s Official: Teens Prefer Texting to Talking.

KatherineMalbon - July 6, 2011

 A survey in our adolescent clinic (Nov 2010) found 80% of teens preferred to respond to a call via text compared to talking. This data (with smart…