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.

  • The average Andorran lives 85 years, longer than anywhere else on the planet. Why?

  • ICS during the first 3 months after hospital admission for RSV infection has no major effect on recurrent wheeze

  • A man with peanut allergy died from anaphylactic shock after treatment from an alternative medicine practitioner

  • "People attribute their allergies to pine pollen because it's visible, but it's actually too large to cause allergies"

  • Follow-up of the pine pollen tweet: Molds on Christmas trees can trigger allergy symptoms, Cleveland Clinic video:

  • BMJ Careers: "The joy of stress in medicine: “Pressure is good. It keeps me motivated” - Agree or disagree?

  • Tragedy that breaks your heart, CNN: "My bullied son's last day on Earth"

  • "Physicians are up in arms at the number of Websites enabling patients to rate their standard of care" - Medscape:

  • "Wild X-Rays" Gallery, not for the faint-hearted

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