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:

Math formula makes third Monday in January the worst day of the year - post-Christmas gloom is at its worst.

Forbes: If you've got health insurance, get ready for higher premiums to pay for the new health care bill

Patient Voices: Stroke - NYTimes -- Rate of pediatric strokes has been growing in recent years, estimated at 12 per 100,000 (25 per 100,000 in newborns)

Living With a Formerly Fatal Blood Cancer - CML transformed from deadly to 90% treatable by imatinib - NYTimes 

Darwin's lifelong illness gets a diagnosis: cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS) - Not sure how correct this is.

How Clean Are Your New Clothes? Harmful bacteria found on brand new clothes.

MD/reporter involvement in Haiti: The ethics of Gupta, Ashton, and Besser reporting on themselves  

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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