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.

  • Study: Failures to inform patients or to document informing patients of abnormal outpatient test results are common

  • MGMA: Experienced physicians migrating to Florida and Texas, medical residents head for North Carolina and Illinois

  • "Is it becoming dangerous to NOT blog?" - Of course not. It can be interesting and useful though. Start on Twitter. Alternative point of view: "Scientific Researchers and Web 2.0: Social Not Working? -- Good scientists don't blog"

  • Dr. Wes: "There are fewer touchier questions inside the White House than this: Is Mr. Obama still smoking?" -- CNN video: President Obama: "I'm 95% cured of smoking, as a former smoker, I constantly struggle with it... "

  • Forbes slideshow: 11 Ways To Boost Your Energy. "SNACC program: cut out all SNACCs (Sugar, Nicotine, Alcohol, Caffeine and Chemicals) for a week"

  • Dr. Centor's tips for interns: "I’ve learned to work very hard when I work, but to try not to overwork."

  • “Why Social Media are Essential to the Future of Health and Science Communication”

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