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.

  • The coldest job on earth: doctor on Antarctica’s only international base

  • Monitoring bone mineral density in the first three years after starting treatment with bisphosphonate is unnecessary, BMJ

  • Report: Inexperienced doctors may fail to spot warning signs

  • Factors associated with mortality in patients receiving methadone in primary care, BMJ: 8% people died

  • Michael Jackson was on Demerol TID, Dilaudid, Vicodin, Xanax. The Huffington Post profiles one of his personal physicians:

  • Career Advice: Ten Simple Rules for Choosing between Industry and Academia

  • WSJ comment: "Obama's Health Future: Rationing, and not only withholding care from the elderly."

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