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May 22, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Cases of pregnant women in the U.S. with the Zika virus has just tripled because cases are now being counted in a more accurate way, federal health officials report. Only women who showed symptoms were counted previously. The new total is 279 women infected.Phoenix based Papa John's Salads and Produce have recalled their ready-to-eat salad with chicken products due to possible listeria contamination, reports the USDA. The items were distributed to retail locations in 8 different states.And... salt may not be as bad for your health as previously thought. In fact, a low-salt diet may actually increase your risk for heart attacks, strokes and death, finds a new study. Some researchers now believe the only people who need to reduce sodium in their diets are those with hypertension and/or those who already consume high levels of salt. Although, according to the CDC, 90% of Americans consume high levels that exceed daily recommendations.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health t

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