RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

January 10, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdThe average age of first time mothers in the U.S. has hit a record high of 26, according to a new report from the CDC. Increases in birth control availability and more women pursuing career opportunities before having children played a significant role in the age increase.Sleep disruptions in seniors have been tied to unhealthy brain changes that could lead to strokes, finds a new study. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that shows good quality sleep is important, especially for older people.And... was one of your New Year's resolutions to quit smoking? The largest study to date on the subject has found e-cigarettes isn't the way to go. In fact, they have the opposite effect. Adult smokers who use e-cigarettes are actually 28% less likely to stop smoking cigarettes than those who did not. Some experts say e-cigarettes actually interfere with efforts to quit smoking by keeping users hooked on nicotine. For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews wit

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