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:

Mobile phone use is not linked to brain tumours, large Scandinavian study finds

More than 40% of adolescents are having intercourse before parents have discussed sexual matters with them

NYT: New government approach to drug addiction, the term “war on drugs” will be retired -- Drug treatment and detoxification programs have relapse and dropout rates as high as 80-90% -- “3-14” rule of alcohol abuse - if someone is having 3 or more drinks a day, or 14/week, that should raise a red flag

Health benefits of buckwheat-filled pillows may be doubtful

A day in the 'normal' life of a Nobel Prize winner for medicine - CNN

Why turning off e-mail is good for your work rate: even brief pop-up messages slow you down as they interrupt thought

Graphic: how much chocolate is consumed per person per year in different countries

ACCF/ACA update for perioperative management and

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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