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.

  • Understanding Medical Tests with Wolfram|Alpha

  • Lab Tests Online Australasia explains laboratory tests to healthcare consumers

  • NYTimes: "Are Patients in Part to Blame When Doctors Miss the Diagnosis?"

  • CNN: Nurses offer tips for surviving a hospital stay

  • 10 tips how to save on prescription drugs

  • Prescriptions info bought and sold in a murky marketplace, without the patients’ knowledge or permission

  • CNN: Autopsy: Cocaine a factor in Billy Mays' death

  • Most dogs have the intelligence of a 2-year-old human, capable of learning 165 words and counting to four or five. Top 20% of the smartest canine breeds, led by border collies and poodles, can learn 250 words, perform basic arithmetic

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) is not an endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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