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:

Swine flu death rate similar to seasonal flu, likely lower than earlier estimates. Seasonal flu has a death rate of less than 0.1 percent -- but still kills 250,000-500,000 people globally every year. Mortality from H1N1 swine flu, ranges from 0.007 percent to 0.045 percent. http://bit.ly/3DMEvb

Less than half of health-care professionals get the flu shot each year http://bit.ly/wqtd1

Low sex hormone–binding globulin (SHBG) is a strong predictor of the risk of type 2 diabetes http://bit.ly/sOYnb

"ECMO Machine for Breathing Troubles May Aid in Swine Flu Care, Researchers Say" http://bit.ly/9mcNT

Timeline for how to apply for a job after IM residency but good stuff for any resident - start one year prior http://bit.ly/bjRVI

Physicians’ Beliefs and U.S. Health Care Reform — A National Survey http://bit.ly/f78PO

Less TV Brings More Parent-Child Interaction: Communication drops by 20% when the TV is on http://bit.ly/b2KQj

10 Symptoms Too Dangerous To Ignore http://bit.ly/TGRdp and http://bit.ly/3UwvjK

Happiness Project: Ten Tips for Getting Along with Your Mother-In-Law. http://bit.ly/12jm9s

"Top 10 Useless Human Organs" http://bit.ly/n2Bnk

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source, links, etc. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support. Image source: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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