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.

  • "Hand Shaking Is So Medieval. Let’s End It" by Michael Arrington: -- Evolution of the handshake: from "knuckle cruncher" and "dead fish" to "palm smile" and "elbow bump"
  • Former pastry chef received double hand transplant, other recipients have lived with their hands for more than a decade

  • Customs officials in Miami seized what they believe is "snake wine," poisonous snakes bottled in alcohol.

  • "Merck’s Ghost Writers, Haunted Papers and Fake Elsevier Journals"

  • Hurt by Economy, Plastic Surgeons Find Hope in New Products - @scanman suggestion: please read the last paragraph...

  • CNN: Boston trolley driver was texting at time of crash which injured 20 people

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