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Today’s Health Headlines

Hurricane Matthew opens wider door for Zika spread

Even though adult mosquitoes were probably blown away during the high winds, eggs who survived and hatch coupled with copious amounts of stagnant flood water gives the epidemic more opportunity to spread.

http://www.denverpost.com/2016/10/09/hurricane-matthew-zika/

Sex before the “big game” doesn’t hurt performance

Coaches have been telling their players for years to keep their mind on the game, but the science isn’t there to recommend against sex before a competition

http://azdailysun.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/study-questions-the-no-sex-before-big-game-advice/article_61b5bb19-6ee4-5d21-a357-2d24b502df2a.html

Middle ear infections found to have a genetic link

Even though bacteria and viruses cause many of the painful ear infections we experience, those with FNDC1, on chromosome 6, codes for a protein with a role in inflammation, that can make one more susceptible.
http://www.belmarrahealth.com/genetic-link-middle-ear-infection-found/

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Nationally Syndicated Radio Host, Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, Assistant Professor Touro University Nevada

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