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: Overweight People (BMI 25-29.9) Live Longer - Obesity (BMI greater than 30) Linked to Earlier Death

  • Mayo Clinic Grand Rounds Webcasts

  • Systemic and intrathecal chemotherapy obviates need for prophylactic CNS irradiation in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  • CMS's Landmark Decision on CT Colonography — NEJM Examining the Relevant Data

  • 50 doctors, health care executives indicted, dozens arrested by FBI in a $50 million Medicare fraud case in Michigan

  • "The Texas Paradox: What Really Goes On In McAllen"

  • "In health care, depending on your payer source, many doctors see 10%, 20%, 30% or more of their patients for free"

  • Paulo Coelho knows the doctor who tried to save Neda. Here's his story:

  • How much access should patients have to their med record? See the comments too - My answer: pts should have full access

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