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:

Older people who walk slowly are 3 times more likely to die of heart disease than older people who walk faster - BMJ http://bit.ly/40mPqW)

Battery of tests given to a single patient having a heart attack adds up to the radiation dose of 725 chest X-rays http://bit.ly/4tzuKW

New U.S. breast cancer guidelines recommend against routine mammograms for women in their 40s. Guidelines suggest women 50 to 74 only get a mammogram every other year http://bit.ly/2Qdecp)

49 million Americans -- one in seven -- struggle to get enough to eat according to a government report http://bit.ly/2qVWIg

Top 10 Hospitalists for 2009 http://bit.ly/vcdwH

The new active Wii video games may be providing actual exercise, creating a healthier generation of couch potato http://bit.ly/4no2On

Some specialists will see extra cuts in Medicare pay, revisions represent a potentially fatal hit for some practices http://bit.ly/3HwrzT

Mexico international striker Antonio de Nigris has died at the age of 31 from a suspected heart attack - CNN http://bit.ly/20MHu5

NYT: Implants are best solution to replace lost teeth in most cases, more economical than bridges over time - ADA is not so certain http://bit.ly/uXyzx

Auditory Hallucination of Pink Floyd Song "Brick in the Wall" as a Warning Sign of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation http://bit.ly/34YVz9

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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