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:

Once H1N1 flu patients are sick enough to be hospitalized, many decline very fast, requiring ICU and ventilators

Vision problems in the elderly that can't be corrected tied to a shorter lifespan

Aspirin May Have Had a Deadly Role in 1918 Flu Epidemic. In 1918, JAMA suggested aspirin 1 gram q 3 hr for the flu, the equivalent of 25 standard 325-mg tablets

"10% of the U.S. population is responsible for 64% of our health care costs"

AMA: Expansion of medical services from retail clinics is concerning and may have unintended consequences for patients

"Neighborhoods with sidewalks, parks, farm markets decrease diabetes risk by 38%"

Online Medical Calculators

Online Nephrology Resources

Nobel Prize Winners by Country

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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