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.

  • Exercise "feel-good afterglow" may last as long as 12 hours

  • Effects of child head injuries can last for years

  • "Elixir of life"? Low vitamin D levels associated with impaired thinking or "cognitive" impairments in older men

  • The FDA approved Besivance (besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension) for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis

  • High levels of the protein HU177, associated with angiogenesis, identifies patients with melanoma with poor prognosis

  • Is you pool safe? Use some BLS/ACLS skills: Look, Listen, Feel (and smell)

  • U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world but has higher rates of infant mortality, diabetes

  • Part-time hospitalists:

  • For hospitalists: Free MP3s of the major talks from the 2009 SHM Annual Meeting in Chicago

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