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Today’s Health Headlines

 

We could be washing our hands TOO much

 

To wash or not to wash, that is the question.  Whether tis nobler to risk exposure to microbes to decrease allergies and stimulate our immune system, or to avoid pathogens by a good washing is up for debate.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3830867/Why-NOT-wash-hands-soap-GOOD-thing-health-allergy-expert-explains.html

 

Living in the big city may actually be HEALTHIER

 

In a Gallup and Healthway’s poll, the top 5 cities based on lower rates of smoking, cholesterol, high blood pressure were found to be Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington, D.C. as opposed to smaller cities such as Tulsa; Durham, North Carolina; Indianapolis; Oklahoma City and Fort Wayne who all scored the worst

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/here-s-why-big-cities-are-healthier-n664501

 

Exercising while angry increases heart attack risk

Even though exercising is a great way to reduce anger, intense exercising while angry tripled heart attack risk

http://www.mrt.com/news/health_and_wellness/article/Study-Exercise-anger-may-trigger-heart-attack-9964281.php

 

Daliah Wachs, MD, FAAFP is a nationally syndicated radio personality on GCN Network and Board Certified Family Physician

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

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