The Information Age has had a staggering effect on the spread and democratization of knowledge. The increased availability of cutting-edge data has accelerated the speed of breakthroughs. Faster communication of major discoveries in science has highlighted the need for scientists and physicians to hone their skills at simple and clear communication of their newfound knowledge to the general public. In medicine, we have realized significant gains by broadening international collaboration and widening the audience for medical knowledge.
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