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. primary care visit duration increased from 18 to 20.8 minutes from 1997 to 2005 http://bit.ly/AIP07

Study Shows Just an Hour of Meditation Training Brings Results in Pain Management http://bit.ly/2zzJ7o

Workers exposed to high levels of bisphenol A (BPA) were 4-7 times more likely to report sexual function problems http://bit.ly/tNyxi

"Should physicians pay for their own CME to avoid ethical entanglements?" http://bit.ly/4gCZc3

Bob Wachter reviews the Japanese health system from a U.S. hospitalist point of view http://bit.ly/2pYS48 - This is a must read.

The French and U.S. approaches to training doctors - a post by a doctor who has gone through both systems http://bit.ly/EPKCQ

"Med school enrollment up, but residency slots remain flat http://bit.ly/2VF9VP = more competition for specialty slots?" via @progressnotes

"Doctor-Patient Dialog on Social Media: A Bad Idea?" http://bit.ly/3BT06I - It is a bad idea if we use the social media tools we have now.

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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