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.

  • Learning disorders related to writing are just as common as reading disabilities, especially in boys. Dysgraphia is diagnosed when a child's writing skills fall "substantially below" the norm for his or her age and IQ. 7-15% of students develop a written-language disorder over their school career, boys 2-3 times more likely than girls

  • CMS: changes to dialysis reimbursement - one lump payment to cover both dialysis & IV meds (previously paid separately)

  • Gardasil vaccine to prevent cervical cancer may be linked to Guillain-Barre syndrome in the first 6 weeks after the shot

  • Black Box Warning for Botox due to hospitalizations requiring mechanical ventilation and deaths

  • Slideshow: What We Say Without Words: Former FBI agent describes how our torsos, hands, feet and legs show emotions

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