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21 May: Five questions with Kevin, M.D.

Dr. Kevin Pho is a hero to health and medical bloggers everywhere, because his blog, Kevin, M.D., has done so much to increase interest in our little corner of the blogosphere. Kevin offers a candid view of problems in the U.S. healthcare system from a doctor’s perspective — and unlike many medical bloggers who are rightly fearful of employer reprimand or legal reprisals, he is able to put his name and face by his opinions. Kevin is such a medblog idol, in fact, that he has even inspired poetry from other physician bloggers. We asked Kevin about the origins of Kevin, M.D., some of his readers’ favorite posts, and his plans for the future. Cary: What inspired you to start…

27 Feb: It’s official — we’ve launched!

As of today, we’ve officially completed our beta period and launched eDrugSearch.com; we’re obviously very excited about it. Read our launch release here. We’ve already begun to get some nice media coverage, so we hope the word will continue to spread quickly. I’d like to thank everyone who has participated in our beta program; we’ve received some valuable feedback that we plan to implement in the site. In particular, we plan to add a number of robust community features that will make eDrugSearch.com an even more valuable — and personalized — resource for our members. We’re also continuing to add drug listings from pharmacies that meet our screening requirements. The eDrugSearch.com database is now at 30,000 drug listings, and we…