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.

  • White-Coat Hypertension Not Benign: Doubles Risk for Sustained High Blood Pressure

  • Why the Copy and Paste Function of EMR Can be Hazardous -- EMRs degrade the quality of clinical documentation? Dr. RW has "yet to encounter an EMR generated note that effectively tells a patient’s story." - Not my experience.

  • Rhinotillexomania: Nose picking frequency greater than 20/d in 7.6%, 17% considered they had serious nose-picking problem

  • "People feel that placebo painkiller costing $2.50 provides better relief than if they’re told the pill costs 10 cents"

  • Google Search Trends Suicide Watch:

  • Tips on Implementing a Modern Hospital Website

  • Twittering Your Heart Rate: sound like a good idea but your relatives might become a bit upset when Twitter crashes

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1 comment:

  1. Nice summary. Twitter to blog is the way to go.