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.

  • Doctor Is In Online: Doctors are using the Web to treat patients as a growing number of health insurers pay for it, WSJ

  • "RelayHealth is a secure, private way to communicate with your doctor online"

  • BMJ integrates its social network website doc2doc on the front page

  • BMJ Case report: Abdominal pain and swelling. What is the cause?

  • BMJ Statistical question: Number needed to treat

  • Survival tips for junior doctors: a free 17-page PDF book from doc2doc (BMJ social network)

  • Battle over popular bone drug Fosamax bursts into court

  • BMJ: Steroids provide symptomatic relief of pain in sore throat, in addition to antibiotic therapy

  • Textbooks Offered For iPhones: Publisher is making its college digital textbooks readable on iPhones and iPods

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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