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  1. How the Twitter Generation Practices Medicine

    No, they’re not all self-absorbed. Millennials are joining the medical ranks with new ideas about work-life balance, bedside manners and technology. Say hello to Instagrammed procedures, patient-sharing and online references rather than dusty medical books. “We absolutely consult Wikipedia,” declares one recent med-school grad. They’re also working fewer hours and in teams, rather than going solo, which raises concerns among the old guard. Chillax, the millennials say, we’re all in it for the patients.

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