RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

June 23, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.At least 10 women in the Dallas area have now been infected with Zika, officials have confirmed. All of the women contracted the mosquito-borne virus while traveling abroad. This brings the total to more than 230 cases nationwide.The Centers For Disease Control have revoked their recommendation for the FluMist nasal spray and say it should not be used at all this flu season, after it was ineffective for the past 3 years. The CDC recommends instead the injectable form of flu vaccine.And... you may want to get out this weekend and wander around a bit, it could be very good for your health. Just 30 minutes per week outdoors can lower instances of depression and high blood pressure, says new research. Getting outdoors for some exercise has long been known to be beneficial to your health. What's new is the discovery of just how little time outside is required for such a sizeable impact. In fact, you could say it's a walk in the park.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk

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