This week Scope won the title of "Best New Medical Weblog" in the Medgadget Medical Weblog Awards. We sincerely thank our readers and the editors of Medgadget for this honor. For a sampling of our award-winning blog entries, here are the five most-read posts on Scope this week:
Pregnant curler competing in Olympics: Alternate member of the Canadian curling team, Kristie Moore, becomes the third athlete to complete in the Olympics while pregnant.
Former Olympian Michelle Kwan talks diet and fitness: MIchelle Kwan, who won medals in the 1998 and 2002 Winter Games and is now involved with GE's Healthymagination program, discusses nutrition, physical fitness and how making healthy choices can be fun.
A positive outlook on life may boost heart health: New research indicates that a person's level of happiness, along with health habits, high blood pressure and family medical history may be a factor in determining risk of heart disease.
Researchers reveal causes of King Tut's death: Scientists examine 11 mummies in the Egyptian royal family using molecular genetics and advanced CT and conclude that A combination of bone disease and malarial infection likely killed King Tut.
Study says Facebook profiles capture your true personality : Researchers find that, in general, a person's online profile is an honest refection of the owner rather than hype or half-truths.
The Grand Roundup returns every Saturday to recap Scope's most popular stories.