RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

May 4, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Medical errors may be the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S., finds a new study. That would place medical errors right behind heart disease and cancer. The latest estimate is more than a quarter million deaths per year from medical errors.It may be possible to grow new lungs for patients in need of a transplant, using their own cells, report researchers. They have been working for several years on growing organs from a patient's own cells, eliminating the need for drugs to prevent rejection of transplanted organs.And... wearing sunglasses doesn't just make you look cool, it might help save your eyes. Most Americans are risking sun damage to their eyes with as little as a few hours exposure to intense, unblocked sunlight, say experts. The best kind of sunglasses for protection are the ones that have lenses that are labelled UVA/UVB protective. These will help block out the damaging sun rays. So, you can look cool... and save your eyes from damage this summer.For RadioMD News, t

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