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 swallowed denture: All objects that have passed the duodenal sweep should be managed conservatively. http://bit.ly/1afHX5

  • High-Deductible Health Insurance: 50% chose not to seek medical care for minor ailments 4 times in the last year http://bit.ly/a0GSu

  • WSJ Brutal Gallery: A World of Cigarette Warning Pictures by the WHO: http://bit.ly/19Cu5w

  • Dermatologists: Skin cancer is colorblind, minorities often believe pigmentation makes them immune to skin cancer http://bit.ly/BlZeQ

  • Photo of a "heart attack in a box" meal: Three Cheese Mac-N-Cheese Pasta Bread Bowl http://bit.ly/b9UXZ -- 21 million page views and counting - hopefully some people will switch to healthier diet after seeing this: http://bit.ly/57ZPQ

  • "Medical news is almost always distorted, and leads to false hopes and expectations from patients" - What to do? http://bit.ly/tLSV0

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