RadioMD Health News
March 20, 2016•1 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.An unprecedented outbreak of a rare blood infection which began in Wisconsin has spread into Michigan, officials have reported. Caused by the bacteria Elizabethkingia, the infection has sickened 54 people and killed 17 in Wisconsin thus far.This is RadioMD News... 1 in 7 American children ages 2 to 8 suffers from a mental, behavioral or developmental problem, finds new research from the CDC. Children living in poverty, or in homes where English is not spoken were at the highest risk for these range of problems.And... having trouble sleeping and waking up tired? It's common and you're not alone. Here are some tips from the experts to help you get more shut-eye: Turn off all gadgets, avoid alcohol, get up early, forget your worries, work out, have a hot (non alcoholic or chocolatey) drink, listen to soft music and use medication only as a last resort. Getting between 7-9 hours of sleep per night is recommended for optimum physical and mental health.For RadioMD News, I'm John Byrd.