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.

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

  • WSJ Brutal Gallery: A World of Cigarette Warning Pictures by the WHO:

  • Dermatologists: Skin cancer is colorblind, minorities often believe pigmentation makes them immune to skin cancer

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

  • "Medical news is almost always distorted, and leads to false hopes and expectations from patients" - What to do?

Image source:, public domain.

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