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Dr. Val: Best New Medical Blog of 2007!

I am very pleased to announce that this little blog of mine has won the highly coveted “Best New Medical Blog, 2007” award from Please go to the MedGadget site to check out all the other finalists and winners – I am truly honored to be counted among them.

If you’d like to peruse the best of my blog posts from this past year, simply click here.

If you’d like to check out some of my cartoons, please click here.

If you’d like to lose weight (yes, that’s right – Dr. Val is leading a weight loss group complete with activity tracker tools and a vibrant discussion board) please click here.

A heartfelt thanks to those of you who voted for me. I was touched that MedGadget mentioned that my blog provides “a human approach to medicine, balancing news and research with anecdotes and humor.” I think that sums up my style nicely.

Hope to see some of you in my weight loss group!This post originally appeared on Dr. Val’s blog at

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5 Responses to “Dr. Val: Best New Medical Blog of 2007!”

  1. Mindy Roberts says:

    You won! You won! Yay!!

    Gosh, I like you.

  2. PearlsAndDreams says:


  3. nobimp says:

    Congratulations Dr Val, I voted for you.  Well done.

  4. Zagreus Ammon says:

    My heartfelt congratulations on your award. You strike a great note and have a wonderful balance. I confess, I voted for myself, but was pulling for you.

    Let’s put it this way, The Physician Executive

    couldn’t have lost to nicer Canadian!

    Three cheers!

  5. Bruce Campbell says:

    Congratulations, Val. Richly deserved.

    Your blog has a wonderful mix of insight, facts, fun, and personal enthusiasm. Thank you for working so hard to make it special.

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