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 http://bit.ly/8kwiCA

Limits on medical malpractice can reduce the federal budget deficit by $54 billion over the next decade http://bit.ly/8lZA8q

American Academy of Neurology: Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation, or TENS, does not work for low back pain http://bit.ly/78agEl

Women who take long time (years) to get pregnant are more likely to give birth to unhealthy babies for various reasons http://bit.ly/8SIB0S

‘Avatar’ Fails Antismoking Test: Environmental scientist played by Sigourney Weaver smokes a cigarette in the film http://bit.ly/5SWiLD

Update on gout: new therapeutic strategies and options - Nat. Rev. Rheumatology (PDF) http://bit.ly/7DhRxE

Should Patients And Doctors Be Facebook Friends? http://bit.ly/4XnKnH - 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: OpenClipArt.org, public domain.

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