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July 12, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.A second U.S. patient with an antibiotic resistant infection has been detected in New York. Experts fear that the end result of these cases could be a bacteria that has a combined resistance to all antibiotic drugs available today, an "ultimate superbug."Traumatic brain injury with a loss of consciousness may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, new research suggests. What's not clear yet is whether head injuries can lead directly to the disease or damage the brain's ability to defend against it.And... if you have red hair, freckles or fair skin, you may want to beware this summer. For the first time, new information suggests it may greatly increase your genetic odds of getting skin cancer. In fact, having the gene responsible for those traits is roughly equivalent to the person spending 21 more years in the sun than those who don't posses the gene. Experts caution that proper sun protection is especially critical in this genetic group.For RadioMD News, this is Joh

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