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:

U.S. Medical School Applications Flat, at just over two applicants for every spot. 4 new medical schools open doors this year: 2 in Florida, 1 in Texas and 1 in Pennsylvania http://bit.ly/3cvZv5

Belimumab (Benlysta) is a human monoclonal antibody that could become the first new drug for SLE in five decades http://bit.ly/4CSdAq

H1N1 swine flu has turned flu death statistics upside down: 90% of swine flu deaths have been under age 65. http://bit.ly/2SkwWq

Half of hospitalized with the new H1N1 virus are under 25 - the pandemic is affecting the young disproportionately http://bit.ly/GMs6k

Are Physicians Obligated to Participate in Social Media? "The role of the physician in the 21st century will be defined by its role in the social health space" http://bit.ly/2DKMg5

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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