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:

"He's the worst doctor ever" - Trashed on the Internet: What Should You Do? Medscape

Less than 25% of Americans eat 5 daily servings of fruits and vegetables

Preoperative chlorhexidine–alcohol more effective than povidone–iodine for preventing incisional infections

U.S. health care system ranked 37th in the world - why we spend so much to get so little

Low levels of vitamin D may explain why African-Americans are more likely than whites to die of heart attack and stroke

China is accused of "warehousing" and denying treatment to its illicit drug users - BMJ -- Lancet urges China to fight scientific fraud after dozens of papers written by Chinese chemists were found to be faked

"No flu shot? You're fired!" West Virginia's largest hospital plans to fire any employees who haven't been vaccinated

Amednews: Ark. doctor indicted for planting bomb that injured chairman of medical board Earlier:  -- Doctor Indicted in Bombing of Arkansas State Medical Board Chairman - WSJ

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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