Health Blogs on Twitter, Follow Recommendations and Interesting Articles

by Leigh Ann Otte, managing editor

In our blog post about Twitter this week, we’re linking to interesting health articles and blogs, so even if you’re not on Twitter, you can benefit.

For those of you on Twitter, we thought it would be interesting to see who we tweeted about the most in June.  We’ve included a few of the posted links.  Enjoy!

Some People We Retweeted Most:

Recipes to make your own spice mixes.

AMA: “The duck refused medical treatment and left the area…”

TierneyLab: Flaws in the Case Against BPA

RT @USATODAYhealth: Wait times to see doctor are getting longer

Recession Helps Nursing Shortage, At Least for the Moment

Healthy Blogs on Twitter We Linked Most To:

Yum! Fun for 4th of July: Grilled strawberries & kiwis

Did you know your cast-iron skillet can add iron to your food?

- “Toyota Working on Thought Controlled Wheelchairs”
- “Electronic Patch May Be New Option for Menstrual Cramping”

- Starbucks launches healthier options! Woo-hoo! (Granted, some based on unproven ideas about “bad” ingredients)
- Yogurts rated for their nutrition

Healthy snack for grandchildren: Popsicles with pure or diluted juice; fun molds

Health Blogs We Linked to Most That Don’t Seem to Be on Twitter:

All Scrubbed Up
- “Old Time Medicine”: Heroin, “non-addictive substitute for morphine”
- Tee hee … neurosurgery humor (cartoon)
- I guess this cartoon is funny for doctors. A bit scary for the rest of us. ; – )

Dieting Dietitian
- A registered dietitian rails against rice cakes. Short, funny … true?
- How to stop hating your body: Get old. (Ha!)

A Dietitian’s View
- Yes, you can eat dry oatmeal straight from the box, says A Dietitian’s View
- Cherry buying, storing, freezing tips, with interesting salad recipe
- Ooooh … I’m saving this one: Lowfat Artichoke Dip

What do you think? Any other health tweeters you’d recommend?

You can follow us at @DrHubbard, @FamilyDoctorMag and @Health55Plus.  And a special thanks to @littlebytesnews and @PhysicianAssist for retweeting us the most in June.

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2 Responses to “Health Blogs on Twitter, Follow Recommendations and Interesting Articles”

  1. Twitter Tuesday: Dementia, Grandkid Reading Tips, Mind-Controlled Wheelchair, and More | Says:

    [...] Family Doctor Mag has some great Twitter health links. [...]

  2. Sandeep Pulim MD Says:

    Please follow @MDLinx along with your other informative links.
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