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Today’s Health Headlines

Doctors prove to be better at diagnosing than online symptom checkers – imagine that
I can’t believe a study had to be done to prove this, but the results demonstrated the doctors made a correct diagnosis more than twice as often as the online symptom checkers.  To this I say, DUH!!!
Blood pressure medications can worsen mood disorders
Calcium channel blockers and Beta blockers seem to be the biggest culprit.

Flu vaccines geared towards seniors will be available this season

Two vaccines will be available for seniors that take into account their weakened immune systems.  One the Fluzone – High Dose, will have four times the amount of antigen and the other, FLUAD, will have an adjuvant to incite a stronger immune response.



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

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