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:

Supplemental vitamin D in a dose of 700-1000 IU a day reduced the risk of falling among older individuals by 19%

Whistle-sized inhaler will deliver insulin, awaits FDA approval

Contemporary sweat lodge/sweat box borrows from long tradition that's difficult to emulate - CNN -- Sweat Lodge Deaths; survivors admitted with burns, dehydration, respiratory arrest, kidney failure, hyperthermia

Texas is most uninsured state, with 32% of residents having no health coverage

Mandatory MRSA screening for all patients admitted to English hospitals began in April 2009

Among the Top 50 jobs in America: PA, NP, PT/OT Therapist, Anesthesiologist, Pharmacist, Nurse Anesthetist...

NYT: Are patients swimming in a sea of health information? Or are they drowning in it?

10 Common Food Poisoning Risks

An hour explaining the American health care system: why it is that costs keep rising - This American Life

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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