Judy Stone

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I am an Infectious Disease specialist, experienced in conducting clinical research and the author of Conducting Clinical Research, the essential guide to the topic. I survived 25 years in solo practice in rural Cumberland, Maryland, and now work part time as an Infectious Diseases locum tenens physician. I especially love writing about ethical issues, and tilting at windmills as I advocate for social justice. As part of my overall desire to save the world when I grow up, I have become particularly interested in neglected tropical diseases. In my next life, I would love to teach overseas. When not slaving over hot patients, I can be found playing with photography, friends’ dogs, or in my garden. Follow on Twitter @drjudystone

  • 台所のスポンジ、菌まみれでも心配無用な理由

    米紙ニューヨークタイムズをはじめとする多数のメディアが8月上旬、私たちがキッチンで使用しているスポンジは「細菌の温床」であり、頻繁に交換すべきだとする調査結果を報じた。だが、スポンジが無菌である必要はあるのだろうか?この調査結果は無用の不安をあおるものだ。消毒するなどして「清潔にする」のは良いことだ ...