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:

83-year-old Doctor Wrote His Own Prescription for tPA - in case he is affected by stroke and cannot speak to ask for it

"Erasing Fears By Thinking About Them" - NPR and Nature

Enzyme replacement therapy with agalsidase alfa works very well in patients with Fabry's disease

Then and now: How the average cost of some kinds of health care has climbed

Portion Distortion: 10 Food Servings, Now vs. Then -- Portion Distortion! Do You Know How Food Portions Have Changed in 20 Years? NIH

"Doctors embrace social networking" - Miami Herald - I can't really agree with that statement.

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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