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.

  • Nearly 40% of our endocrinology clinic patients over the age of 50 have inadequate vitamin D levels. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists: "Recommended vitamin D dose is 1500 to 2600 IU daily. Vit. D is a very safe vitamin. One would need daily doses of 40,000 IU before seeing negative side effects." http://bit.ly/14SZ7A

  • The Atlantic focuses on the wrong question: "Do Doctors Deserve to Be Paid Less?" http://bit.ly/3j2PNh and uses data from 13 yrs ago...

  • Cutting physician pay by 20% would only reduce spending by 2%. http://bit.ly/3zJvn8

  • McAllen Redux by Peter R. Orszag, Director of the WH Office of Management and Budget http://bit.ly/g9eW3

  • WHO recommends global use of rotavirus vaccine http://bit.ly/Whi9d

  • Budesonide is effective in treating collagenous and lymphocytic colitis http://bit.ly/PvoUJ

  • Comprehensive review: Resveratrol addiction: To die or not to die http://bit.ly/P6ly5 (PDF)

  • Dr. Mintz: The Avandia Scare: Why it Matters, Who's Responsible, and What to Do http://bit.ly/E6wSL

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