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:

Photo of a Loved One Reduces Pain - a Pain Relief Technique That Doesn't Require Drugs

Green Tea May Prevent Kidney Stones, nephrolithiasis affects 5% of the world population

Eating fruits and vegetables, and drinking tea and red wine may offer some protection from colon cancer

Seasonal Flu Vaccine May Cut Swine Flu Risk by 45% For Some People

Using Cell Phones, Internet to Battle Eating Disorders: Online/text messages may be more helpful than therapy for some -- 0.6% of adults develop anorexia nervosa in their lives, and 1% develop bulimia nervosa, binge-eating affects 3%

Deadliest drugs - visualization of real-life data vs. news reports

Formaldehyde May Endanger Funeral Workers: Leukemia risk may increase with longer exposure to embalming fluids

The Henry Ford of Heart Surgery: In India, a Factory Model for Hospitals Is Cutting Costs and Yielding Profits - 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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