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.

  • A reduced sense of smell was identified in 46 percent of SLE patients compared with just 25 percent of controls http://bit.ly/13rZgk

  • Chronic kidney disease may raise risk for cancers of the lung and the urinary tract http://bit.ly/jM0EB

  • Vibrating exercise platforms may help people lose particularly harmful "hidden" fat that surrounds the abdominal organs http://bit.ly/9V78s

  • Adolescents who drink alcohol while sad or depressed have an increased risk of attempting suicide http://bit.ly/BjLV

  • Study: Walking Backward May Sharpen Thinking??? http://bit.ly/qMp6r

  • People who lost their jobs because their workplace closed were 83% more likely to report a new health condition http://bit.ly/b1GoB

  • Texas Med Assoc. Magazine: "Medbloggers beware: saying the wrong thing can get you in a lot of trouble" http://is.gd/xQs5 and http://is.gd/xQsf

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