Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Best Healthy Recipes From Twitter

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

Do you like to cook?

Some of our favorite things to post on Twitter are healthy recipes. For this Twitter Friday, we’ve rounded up a few of the best from the last month or so.

We’d love it if you’d share links to your favorite online healthy recipes in the comments section below.

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Best of Health on Twitter in July–Including Blogs

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

It’s time for our monthly Twitter roundup. This time, we have a ton of tweeters and bloggers to highlight. If you’re not on Twitter but like reading health blogs, just skip to the second section.

But before I get to that: a quick plug for our free preview issue since the offer ends Sunday. My Family Doctor is a unique, fun-to-read, trustworthy, magazine written by health-care providers for the general public. We feature the latest information on how to prevent and treat disease, tell you which alternative remedies really work, and tackle widespread myths and rumors.

Now, on to the Twitter fun.

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Health Blogs on Twitter, Follow Recommendations and Interesting Articles

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

In our blog post about Twitter this week, we’re linking to interesting health articles and blogs, so even if you’re not on Twitter, you can benefit.

For those of you on Twitter, we thought it would be interesting to see who we tweeted about the most in June.  We’ve included a few of the posted links.  Enjoy!

Some People We Retweeted Most:

@2ndhelping
Recipes to make your own spice mixes.
Fun!

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Twitter: Best Healthy Recipes, Registered Dietitians, Nutritionists

Friday, June 19th, 2009

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

Last Friday, we highlighted some great health-related Twitter folks to follow.  Now, it’s time to celebrate registered dietitians and people who tweet healthy recipes.

What do you think of the list?  Any to add?

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Best of Twitter and Health Care: Yep, we’re tweeting–and here are our healthy follow recommendations.

Friday, June 12th, 2009

Twitter bird

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

Oh sure, CNN, Ashton Kutcher, Oprah and the like may have jumped on the bandwagon in the past few months, but we at My Family Doctor have been tweeting for more than a year.  Mm-hm.  Ahead of the curve, we are.

OK, I’ll stop.

If you’re new to Twitter or just want to discover more health tweeters, here are a few follow suggestions.  I’ll be doing this regularly for the Follow Friday festivities (the tradition of recommending good tweeters weekly).

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Twitter Small Steps Contest Winners! (Plus: free preview issue for you!)

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

by Leigh Ann Hubbard, Managing Editor

The results are in! Congratulations to our very first Twitter Small Steps contest winners! Thank you to everyone who participated and voted.

Winners receive two subscriptions to James Hubbard’s My Family Doctor, the magazine written by health-care professionals for the general public. Runners up get one subscription. Want to check out what they’re winning?

And now, the envelopes, please …

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Special: Behind the scenes of latest blog post (Plus: doctors on Twitter)

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Twitter logoby Leigh Ann Hubbard, Managing Editor

Do you tweet?

There’s this cool thing. All the kids are doing it. It’s called Twitter. At first glance, it seems to be about the most inane thing you could possibly do with your time. You log on; a box asks, “What are you doing?” and you get 140 characters to answer. Yep. That’s it.

But, after reading about it seemingly everywhere (like here, here and here), I finally dove in a little over a month ago. I’m officially addicted. And guess what … there are lots of doctors who tweet. What’s more, Dr. Hubbard’s latest blog post can be attributed directly to this silly little site.

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