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 bullet-point format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds that produce about 2,500 items per day: 

Social Media Guidelines and Best Practices from CDC (collection of PDFs)

Billing codes for patient care delivered over the phone - American Medical News

If you want your marriage to last, try to make heavy use of the first-person plural pronoun, "we" - New Scientist -- Pronouns and behavior in marital conflict - We-ness versus Separateness - We can work it out. PubMed: 

Empyema Hospitalizations Increased in US Children Despite Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and

Shrinking medical libraries - a number of hospital libraries have lost space and/or staff in the last few years

People with low sensitivity to dopamine tend to be risk takers, prone to addictive behavior, drug abuse and gambling

The Miracle of Vitamin D: Science, or Hype? NYTimes - This brings some common sense to the ongoing discussion.

Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Treatment Can Reduce Pain in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome  

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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