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:

Can Touching Your Toes Test Your Arteries? There is a correlation between inflexible bodies and inflexible arteries. -- PubMed source: Poor trunk flexibility is associated with arterial stiffening. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Oct;297(4):H1314-8. Epub 2009 Aug 7.

Over the past 20 years, the number of doctors in relation to the American population has risen by 30%

"When picking food, go the caveman route. Does this product occur in nature or come from trees? If not, avoid it" - CNN

TIME: The Year in Health 2009 - from A to Z

Sleep and school: The owl group had an average GPA of 2.84. Larks and robins averaged 3.18.

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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