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:

48% of beverages obtained from soda fountain machines in the U.S. contain coliform bacteria. Soda fountain machines may harbor persistent communities of pathogenic microorganisms -- Can soda fountains be recommended in (German) hospitals? No.

31% of UK men and 21% of women drink "hazardously" - Support Grows For Higher Taxes On Alcohol

Arrest of a pediatrician, who prosecutors say may have molested more than 100 patients, followed years of complaints

Nuvigil could become the first medicine specifically approved by the FDA to combat jet lag  

 AstraZeneca made a deal with Teva shielding its lucrative esomeprazole (Nexium) from generic competition until 2014

Which home medications should be continued perioperatively? The Hospitalist, 2009.

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