RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

July 20, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.L.L. Bean is recalling children's water bottles because of concerns about lead contamination. The 13.5-ounce insulated bottles were manufactured in China and come in five different prints: sharks, dinosaur bones, camouflage, flowers and butterflies.Scientists have developed a very promising vaccine against chlamydia, one of the most common STD's. There are currently no such vaccines to prevent initial contraction of the infection, but it can be treated with antibiotics post-contraction. And... yet more health benefits that just a brisk walk can have. A new study suggests it can help ward off diabetes. The best approach to prevention involves weight loss, diet and exercise, but the study found that nearly 80% of the effect of doing all 3 can be achieved with simply walking briskly for a mile and a half per day. Numerous other studies have recently connected brisk daily walks with quite remarkable health benefits.For RadioMD News, this is John Byrd. Hear health talk interviews with

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