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:

Downward mobility tied to depression in immigrants

Doctors add expert insights and comments about websites in Google Sidewiki: Michael Roizen and Steven Nissen

Many cancer patients who receive chemotherapy report "chemobrain" - often described as difficulty thinking.

Women with vitamin D deficiency are 3 times more likely to have high blood pressure

Bob Wachter: Board Certification for Hospitalists: It’s Heeeere! - In about a year.

Are Medical Student Tweets Breaching Patient Privacy? - Are we blaming the medium instead of the people using it?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta from CNN: "I went to Afghanistan and all I got was H1N1"

Inventor of fried Coke and fried cookie dough is ‘back with a vengeance’ - Deep-fried butter is here

Bizarre case of hypernatremia: a suicide attempt by a Japanese man who drank massive amounts of soy sauce.

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:, public domain.

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