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 http://bit.ly/5WJIfO

The Middle-Aged Heart: The level of LDL cholesterol jumps an average of 10% in the years around menopause http://bit.ly/6m5DVc

Cardiologists sue U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sebelius over Medicare fee cuts http://bit.ly/4njr31
Wedding ring dermatitis: Till Dermatitis Do Us Part http://bit.ly/5aXM3c

How McDonald's makes sure its burgers are safe: a glimpse into the world of extreme food safety - USA Today http://bit.ly/7aaz0K 

Is Twitter a "must" for doctors, asks Medscape http://bit.ly/5s14Or - No, it is not.

"Medical errors kill 98,000 people a year: 98000reasons.org, calls it equivalent to two 737s crashing every day" - NYT http://bit.ly/8DiU8F

NYT on Anguish of Litigation - Doctor: "My mood turned from stoic resignation to a toxic muck of apathy and irritation" http://bit.ly/4HBQlp -- RT @rlbates "Why we need tort reform: Read comment #10 on the NYT article. Wow." http://bit.ly/5hIh2Z  

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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