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:

Should you 'friend' your doctor on Facebook? Some doctors may not want to blur line between professional and private. 55% of consumers want to be able to e-mail their doctors http://bit.ly/10kG5p - We don't call patients "patients" anymore. CNN reader survey: only 11% would want to contact their doctor through social media. http://bit.ly/8y2tl

How to Manage Dental Costs, With or Without Insurance. Left unchecked, a small cavity that would cost about $100 to fill can easily turn into a $1,000 root canal. http://bit.ly/q7c4D

Otamixaban is an IV direct factor Xa inhibitor, reduces ischaemic events in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes http://bit.ly/3SWa50

People who have colon polyps removed cut their risk of recurrence by 30% by eating a diet low in fat and high in fiber http://bit.ly/Hpfvc

Having thighs thinner than 23.6 inches around (top of the thigh), may signal risk of death or heart disease http://bit.ly/XiO87

Sulforaphane in broccoli could "switch on" a protective protein which is inactive in arteries vulnerable to clogging. How broccoli can protect your arteries: there could be an argument for taking sulforaphane in pill form. http://bit.ly/b3T4W

Doubts About Scare Tactics on Drivers Who Text http://bit.ly/YLikX - I think it works. See for yourself: http://bit.ly/3GtUfc

Genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed and treated sooner since introduction of text message result service http://bit.ly/19eDZV

A cautionary image for freshwater fishermen who eat what they catch (fish tapeworm infestation) http://ow.ly/o6uh

Review: The Internet as an adjunct for pediatric primary care. http://bit.ly/AIozK

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. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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