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.

  • Americans are exposed to seven times more radiation from diagnostic CT scans than in 1980 http://is.gd/lGXW

  • BMJ: New website brings history of medicine into 21st century http://is.gd/lLYz and here: http://is.gd/lq62. UK Science Museum's History of Medicine website: Photo: One of Laennec’s original stethoscopes 1815-1825 http://is.gd/lM2P

  • In past 2 years, 87 million in U.S. became uninsured http://is.gd/lM6n

  • Higher levels of aluminum in drinking water increase people's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by a 2.26-fold http://is.gd/lR2V

  • Regular consumption of a yogurt (Activia) containing probiotic Bifidobacterium lactis beneficial in IBS http://is.gd/lR3A

  • CABG remains the standard of care for patients with three-vessel or left main CAD, better than PCI http://is.gd/lR6U

  • HFA asthma inhalers can interfere with breath alcohol analyzer readings http://is.gd/lRcw

  • New low-cost services on the Internet aim to provide basic health-care consultations more cheaply http://is.gd/lRfG

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