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:

Canada and the U.S. -- Comparing Key Physician Practice Parameters. An ObGyn practicing in Dade County, Fla., pays $222,000-$275,000 for basic $1 million/$3 million malpractice coverage. An internist practicing in Dade County, Fla would have paid $44,000-69,000 for malpractice coverage in 2007

Police Officers In Some States Are Drawing Blood From Suspected Drunken Drivers on the Side of the Road. Lawyer: "A lot of people would be wary of having their blood drawn by an officer on the hood of their police vehicle." The police officer phlebotomists complete training after they have logged 75 successful blood draws.

The Wall Street Journal 2009 Technology Innovation Awards

Why Can’t She Walk to School? In 1969, 41% of children either walked or biked to school; by 2001, only 13% still did.

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