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Today’s Health Headlines

Friday September 16
1 in 11 job applicants fail a drug test
Amphetamine, heroin and marijunana use in the workplace has increased to a 10 year high.  Oxycodone test positivity has declined.
Some early symptoms of Alzheimer’s may not be so obvious

Zika – microcephaly link strengthened in latest research
 
This study found that 13 of 32 infants with microcephaly tested positive for Zika, and none of the healthy newborns with normal sized heads had evidence of the disease.
 
When it came to telling terminally ill patients how much longer they had to live, this study found that clinicians underestimated by 86 days and overestimated by 93 days.
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Nationally Syndicated Radio Host, Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, Assistant Professor Touro University Nevada

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