RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

November 21, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Painful childhood ear infections are becoming less common than 20 years ago, new research shows. Experts say the credit likely goes to childhood vaccines, rising rates of breast-feeding and the drop in the American smoking rate.Cancer patients who choose to die at home live considerably longer than those who died in hospitals, found a large new study. Care in the home does not attempt to cure a person, but is often described as comfort care or symptom management.And... not only is the Mediterranean diet good for your heart, brain and waistline, it's now been found to be good for your bones as well. People who adhered to the diet were found to be less likely to suffer from fractures than those who didn't. The Mediterranean diet consists of vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans and peas, unrefined grains, olive oil and fish. Limit your intake of meat, dairy and saturated fat, but good news... you can have a glass of red wine at dinner. For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk

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