Health News of the Day

Health News of the Day is a daily summary made from the selected links I post on Twitter. It is in a bullet points format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds (not all of them medical) that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • MRI Scan That Didn’t Scan -- not all MRIs and radiologists are the same http://tinyurl.com/bkoevk?_r=1

  • At MGH, “musculoskeletal M.R.I.’s are read by someone who does musculoskeletal imaging every day” http://is.gd/h9Ub

  • Before you recommend wine for CV risk reduction: One in five men at risk of drinking problem during their lifetimes http://is.gd/hdzc

  • BBC video series of "real life" medical procedures: angioplasty http://is.gd/helS

  • ADHD drugs can cause hallucinations in some children http://is.gd/hgED

  • U.S. school children need less work, more play: study http://is.gd/hgKZ

  • Today many children get less free time and fewer physical outlets at school http://is.gd/hgKZ

  • Rates of SIDS from suffocation or strangulation quadrupled in past 20 years, due to parents sleeping with their babies http://is.gd/hhtv

  • SIDS: Most of the deaths caused by "overlay" -- the parent rolling over onto the child http://is.gd/hhtv

  • NYT on the hygiene hypothesis: "Babies Know: A Little Dirt Is Good for You" http://is.gd/hk2C

  • Cutting calories by 30% for 3 months boosted memory and reduced insulin concentrations in healthy elderly people http://is.gd/hk8m

  • "Less-draconian measures also effective - it doesn't take very much weight loss to get significantly healthier" http://is.gd/hk8m

  • Surrounded by friends? Your genes (and the evolution) determine your behavior. http://is.gd/hka2

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