RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

June 16, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The CDC has reported the first Zika-related birth defects in the U.S. Three babies have been born with the defects and 3 pregnancies lost because of brain damage caused by the virus. They likely will not be the last, as 234 women have been diagnosed with the virus.An experimental new antibiotic has shown promise against dangerous drug-resistant bacteria, researchers announced. New drug-resistant bacteria has caused great concern in the medical community. Clinical trials on the antibiotic are expected to begin in about 6 months.And... your kids are going to love this. And it's better for their health. The American Medical Association has recommended that middle and high school classes should now not start until at least 8:30 am. The new recommendation also states that doctors need to educate parents, teachers and school officials about the importance of sleep for kids' physical and mental health. Not to mention academic performance, and general well-being.For RadioMD News, this is

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