RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

March 23, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdNearly 3/4 of American men and 2/3 of American women are either overweight or obese, finds a new study. Obesity and weight issues are a growing problem in the U.S. with an increase of more than 10 percent during the last 20 years alone.In a medical first, leading cancer doctors have come up with a consumer's guide to available drugs, awarding points for efficacy, extension of life and other factors. The ultimate goal is to present the data in the form of a user-friendly app that can be used by both patients and doctors.And... attention hipsters... skinny jeans can be hazardous to your health. A woman recently passed out and had to be treated at a hospital after her skinny jeans cut off the blood supply to her legs, damaged nerves and left her unable to walk. After being treated, she did recover, but doctors warn of the serious implications of some "fashion statements." The jury is still out on the health risks of wearing plaid shirts, unnecessary glasses and unkempt beards.For Radi

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