RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

January 19, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The FDA has approved the first wire-free pacemaker. The pacemaker works like others to regulate heart rate in people with heart rhythm disorders, but does not use wired leads to make the electrical connection between the device and the heart, thus reducing infections.Full-fat milk may be more healthy for you than previously thought, finds a new study. People who regularly consume full-fat dairy products are less likely to develop diabetes than those who eat low-fat dairy products. In fact, nearly 50% less likely.And... one more reason to make sure your kids are getting enough sleep. Their safety. The CDCD has found teens who didn't get enough shut-eye were more prone to indulge in risky behaviors and sustain injuries than those who were well rested. High school students who got 7 hours or less on school nights were more likely to not wear a seat belt, ride with a drinking driver and engage in drinking and driving themselves. For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk in

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