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:

EMR incentive payments can top more than $40,000 for a single doctor over several years, $20 billion nationwide

Limits on medical malpractice can reduce the federal budget deficit by $54 billion over the next decade

American Academy of Neurology: Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, or TENS, does not work for low back pain

Women who take long time (years) to get pregnant are more likely to give birth to unhealthy babies for various reasons

‘Avatar’ Fails Antismoking Test: Environmental scientist played by Sigourney Weaver smokes a cigarette in the film

Update on gout: new therapeutic strategies and options - Nat. Rev. Rheumatology (PDF)

Should Patients And Doctors Be Facebook Friends? - I don't think so but I could be wrong.

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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