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:

Drivers take their eyes off the road for 4.6 seconds out of every 6 seconds while texting, increases crash risk 20 times. Drivers of commercial trucks and buses will be prohibited from texting under U.S. federal guidelines - CNN

57% of diabetes patients are intentionally skipping insulin injections they know they should take

Catheter Ablation Is Better Than Medications at Treating Some Atrial Fibrillation Patients - WebMD

Hard lessons, humility for big-city doctors in Haiti: "I came here a very fancy doctor, I'm leaving as a humble man"

"Weird home cures" - Useful info to get an idea what patients may have tried before they see a doctor.

Herbal use common among pregnant women in U.S. - 1 in 10 expose their unborn baby to herbal products

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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