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 Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs For Doctors - Family practitioners earn $16,000 less than certified registered nurse anesthetists

  • Teenagers who drink heavily are also more likely to have behavioral problems or symptoms of depression and anxiety

  • Too clever: obese children in London, participating in an exercise research study, put pedometers on their dogs

  • Amount of carbohydrates a woman eats and "glycemic load" of her diet impact her chances of developing breast cancer. Women in the highest category of "glycemic load" had an 81% increased risk of ER+/PR- breast cancer

  • "Time: Why does Blubber Belt wrap the South?"

  • Reuters forbids quoting from Wikipedia: - Yet, it may be the top reference for your doctor

  • Back pain made simple: An approach based on principles and evidence. CCJM review.

  • "JAMA Conflicts Policy: Now You See It, Now You Don’t" - WSJ

  • "Toddler too good at hide-and-seek, parents call police to help find her. Hide-and-seek is now banned in the household"

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