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.

  • "Phantosmia - an illusory sense of smell. I smell a smell when no odorant is present." - NYTimes

  • France Fights Universal Care's High Cost - WSJ

  • TIME slideshow: The Health-Care Debate Turns Ugly

  • PubMed abstract: "Why are modern scientists so dull? How science selects for perseverance and sociability at the expense of intelligence and creativity."

  • Health Care Professional’s Social Network List - with Facebook/LinkedIn links. Updated: Lists of Medical Bloggers and Twitters Categorized by Specialty

  • Online cardiac surgery simulator

  • Outback doc too far away: Nothing about indigenous life in Australia is simple. "By definition a locum is always the wrong doctor: a locum tenens merely holds the place of the right doctor."

  • The blog of Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford

  • Don't cut off mold and eat the rest of bread, soft cheeses, experts say

  • Human Psychology: A Five-Second Touch Can Convey Specific Emotion, Study Finds

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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