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The Top Ranked Health Blogs – By Wikio.com

Even if you’re not into blog rankings, Wikio.com’s ranked list includes links to many solid sites. This blog rose a bit in the rankings in the past month. We’re pleased to be included in a list of so many quality blogs.

1 Well
2 Kevin, M.D. – Medical Weblog
3 Respectful Insolence
4 Science-Based Medicine
5 The Health Care Blog
6 Pharmalot
7 John Goodman’s Health Policy Blog
8 In the Pipeline
9 Age of Autism
10 Better Health
11 Health Beat
12 Dr. Wes
13 Healthcare Economist
14 The Covert Rationing Blog
15 Gary Schwitzer’s HealthNewsReview Blog
16 Movin’ Meat
17 Health Business Blog
18 Running a hospital
19 Diabetes Mine
20 Shrink Rap
21 Brain Blogger
22 The Last Psychiatrist
23 The Carlat Psychiatry Blog
24 Health Care Renewal
25 The Medical Quack
26 The Happy Hospitalist
27 InsureBlog
28 StevePavlina.com
29 Doctor Anonymous
30 ScienceRoll

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*This blog post was originally published at Gary Schwitzer's HealthNewsReview Blog*

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When I was in medical school I read Samuel Shem s House Of God as a right of passage. At the time I found it to be a cynical yet eerily accurate portrayal of the underbelly of academic medicine. I gained comfort from its gallows humor and it made me…

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