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Grand Roundup: Top posts for the week of Jul. 12

The five most-read posts on Scope this week were:

Physicians can help parents wean babies from the bottle: A new study suggests that a doctor's reminder at the nine-month check-up can help parents wean their child off the bottle by his first birthday.

A look at marijuana prescriptions in Northern California: A look at the availability of medical marijuana and the potential for doctors to make sizable profits from prescribing the substance.

David Blumenthal: "You'll get better care" with electronic health records: David Blumenthal, MD, discusses why has it taken the health-care system so long to adopt technologies to improve the consumer interface and how implementing electronic health records will benefit consumers.

Top iPhone health apps for moms: Parenting blog Babble lists 10 must-have health and fitness iPhone apps for moms and soon-to-be moms.

Number of heat waves will grow in coming decades: A Stanford study showing heat waves and extremely high temperatures could be commonplace in the U.S. by 2039.

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