RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

March 26, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The FDA is requiring 19 chemicals be removed from antibacterial soaps because of lack of evidence that they are safe and more effective at eliminating germs than regular soap and water. Long term exposure to the chemicals may pose health risks like bacterial resistance and hormonal effects.Vitamin D may significantly reduce the incidence of asthma attacks, according to new analysis. Vitamin D supplements cut the occurrence of serious attacks in half and reduced the need for steroid treatments in some cases. Experts caution that vitamin D is not necessarily a replacement for asthma medications.And... a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right? Just like the famous song says, perhaps, but children and teens should consume less than 6 teaspoons total of added sugars a day, says the American Heart Association. Added sugars are any sugars, including table sugar, fructose and honey that are used in processing and preparing foods and beverages, added to foods at the table or e

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