If deaths due to smoking were excluded, U.S. would rise to the top half of the rankings for developed countries http://bit.ly/P0djwMedical 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.
Head-injury patients are less likely to die if they have drunk alcohol, though they experience more complications http://bit.ly/BWh1c
Influenza may account for a 35 percent to 50 percent rise in heart attack deaths during flu season http://bit.ly/2xsFwe
"Should you keep patients from commenting online?" http://bit.ly/EKQ92 - The answer is simple: No... :)
Placebos Are Getting More Effective. Drugmakers Are Desperate to Know Why. http://bit.ly/zeD1Y
NYT: Squeamish? A Nature Video Not to Watch http://bit.ly/1sttl2 and http://bit.ly/1VbAa7
Chilling: Final statements of prisoners executed by the State of Texas are available on a government Web site http://bit.ly/H0tEV
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