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 that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • Swimmers at Florida beaches have a 37% higher risk of being exposed to Staphylococcus aureus, including MRSA http://is.gd/jtIG

  • Vitamin D Deficiency: A Risk Factor for Heart Disease? http://circ.ahajournals.org...

  • An injection of a patient's own bone-forming cells (osteoblasts) can speed the healing of fractures http://is.gd/jup9

  • Osteoblast injection into fracture area, under local anesthesia, was associated with a marked increase in fracture healing http://is.gd/jup9

  • Procalcitonin May Predict Serious Bacterial Infection in Febrile Infants, Medscape: http://tinyurl.com/dmt3x9

  • High-Dose Statins May Reduce Mortality in Sepsis Patients by 20%, Medscape: http://tinyurl.com/anb6qw

  • Persons with chronic mental illness and/or substance abuse constitute 22% of US pop but consume 44% of cigarettes: http://tinyurl.com/btxxv5

  • On average, patients with mental illness die 25 years earlier than the general population: http://tinyurl.com/btxxv5

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