RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

May 30, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The World Health Organization is now advising up to 8 weeks of abstinence or safe sex for people returning from areas affected by the Zika virus. This latest recommendation has doubled the length of time from the previous 4 weeks.Children with ADHD may benefit from a healthy lifestyle, finds a new study. Parents should limit their child's total screen time to 1 or 2 hours per day, limit intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and encourage getting plenty of water, physical activity and proper sleep.And... with more folks getting out and enjoying the warmer weather, that means covering up with sunscreen. Exposure to UVA and UVB rays is always harmful, say experts. To avoid damage to your skin and potentially even skin cancer, choosing and using the right sunblock is key. Most people should apply a sunscreen with a minimum of SPF 30, and should reapply it every 2 hours in order for it to work properly. For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with top experts at

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