RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

August 9, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.HPV-linked cancers keep rising in the U.S., even though most cases are preventable, finds a new study. Cervical, mouth and throat cancers accounted for most of the annual diagnoses. Getting HPV vaccinations could keep most of these cancers from developing, reports the CDC.The modern lifestyle, not genes, are the primary culprit behind the obesity epidemic, says new research. Modern developments like wide availability of cheap, high calorie food, fewer opportunities to walk, and couch-potato type leisure activities were cited.And... how clean are the toys your kids play with? Something to investigate as germs on toys can survive up to 24 hours. The little ones don't have fully developed immune systems yet and love to put things in their mouths. Experts recommend disinfecting toys and common play areas with household bleach to kill any viruses. While you're at it, you may want to include door handles, light switches and computer keyboards.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear he

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