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:

Hemoglobin A1C Blood Test Now Recommended for Diabetes Diagnosis

The Middle-Aged Heart: The level of LDL cholesterol jumps an average of 10% in the years around menopause

Cardiologists sue U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sebelius over Medicare fee cuts
Wedding ring dermatitis: Till Dermatitis Do Us Part

How McDonald's makes sure its burgers are safe: a glimpse into the world of extreme food safety - USA Today 

Is Twitter a "must" for doctors, asks Medscape - No, it is not.

"Medical errors kill 98,000 people a year:, calls it equivalent to two 737s crashing every day" - NYT

NYT on Anguish of Litigation - Doctor: "My mood turned from stoic resignation to a toxic muck of apathy and irritation" -- RT @rlbates "Why we need tort reform: Read comment #10 on the NYT article. Wow."  

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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