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.

  • CNN: It's very difficult for a night owl to become a morning person. "Night owls" difficult to change. Even single-celled organisms do different tasks at different times of the day. http://is.gd/1shBE

  • PubMed abstract: Sleep disturbances in Disney animated films http://bit.ly/vWHCg and http://bit.ly/Y1H6v

  • "Cleveland Clinic launches its own WebMD" - needs to compete with Mayo Clinic consumer website http://bit.ly/K1xJ2 and http://bit.ly/e6YYZ

  • Computer virus copied thousands of Alberta health records - captured anything that was on computer screens http://bit.ly/13ctsI

  • The Journal of Hospital Medicine’s debut impact factor is stronger-than-expected at 3.163 (NEJM is 50) http://bit.ly/Qg4jM

  • Happy that @kidneynotes found a way to put WolframAlpha to use: "I'm 47 and my uric acid is 8.4. Is this normal?" http://tinyurl.com/kpluyx

  • NYT: "Suddenly it seemed as if Ed, promising young surgeon, had disappeared into a vicious cycle of errors and mishaps" http://bit.ly/YGWqI

  • TED Talks: Kary Mullis' next-gen cure for killer infections http://bit.ly/z247T

  • TED Talks: Bonnie Bassler on how bacteria "talk" http://bit.ly/16rfBL

  • "Marriage Calculator - calculate your chances of getting divorced" http://bit.ly/170xOy - Use at your own risk... :)

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