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.

  • Acne Guidelines: topical retinoids should be first-line treatment and backbone of acne maintenance therapy. Long-term maintenance therapy with antibiotics is not recommended. Benzoyl peroxide (not ABx) may be added to a long-term retinoid regimen to provide antimicrobial action

  • Medical male circumcision reduces the acquisition of HIV by heterosexual men by 38-66%

  • Obese, Diabetic Youths Already Have Artery Plaque, Suggesting Early Heart Disease

  • Professional Football Players Have Higher Rates of Hypertension. “When we compared NFL players weighing 200 pounds to 200-pound people, the NFL players’ blood pressures were much higher”

  • Which is the Fittest City in U.S.? Washington, D.C.

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