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:

Strokes in children are rare but still occur at a rate of 2.4 per 100,000 kids per year in the U.S http://bit.ly/1akqkt

37% of U.S. teen girls got at least 1 shot of Gardasil HPV vaccine. But only 18% have finished the 3-shot series. http://bit.ly/4cQOAR

People who suffer from major depression are at risk for low bone mineral density (BMD) http://bit.ly/BaGMp

45,000 people die in the U.S. each year - one every 12 minutes - because they lack health insurance & can not get care http://bit.ly/XDf0p

Text-to-Speech Technology Reaches an Inflection Point. Free TTS Software: ChipSpeaking, Etriloquist (PC), MyFTC (PC), MyVoiceX (PC and Mac), NaturalReader (PC), pVoice (PC), and ReadPlease (PC). http://bit.ly/3cgbT6

45% Of Doctors Would Consider Quitting If Congress Passes Health Care Overhaul http://bit.ly/vAhzo - Unrealistic.

Couldn't we fix the health care system by paying doctors less? http://bit.ly/8wlJa - No. In France & Great Britain, students go directly to medical school after high school, and entire education is free.

"Dizziness and Cough? We’re Dropping Your Insurance" - WSJ http://bit.ly/Ad9VW

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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