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.

  • Flaxseed significantly reduced circulating total and LDL-cholesterol

  • USDA: The intake of added sugars is excessive, the average American gets 17% of their calories a day from sugar.

  • Groups with low income and education are particularly vulnerable to diets with high added sugars.

  • From Twitter to Second Life to Facebook: How The Internet Is Changing Health Care -- In Pictures: How The Internet Is Changing Health Care

  • "Propofol: A Dangerous Kind of Rest" - Propofol is not a medication for "rest" by any account.

  • What is the best approach to treat an upper extremity DVT? Heparin and warfarin.

Medical news tweets are not research articles - they are 140-character messages - please always go to the original source/links, etc. The inclusion of a Twitter update (tweet) does not represent endorsement or agreement of any kind. Tweets and links do not represent endorsement, approval or support.

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