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Today’s Health Headlines

52% of Americans report anxiety due to the election

Only 52%???  During an election year many people report increased stress as arguments appear to be more frequent among friends, family and coworkers and negative ads on television and social media are inescapable.

https://www.drugs.com/news/52-percent-americans-significantly-stressed-over-election-63036.html

Women’s memory may improve when estrogen peaks during their cycle

The rise in estrogen was found on brain scan to enlarge the hippocampus, integral in memory.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3836771/The-upside-PMS-Women-SMARTER-just-period-claims-brain-scan-study.html

 
Study finds 5-10% of children with HIV in South Africa are immune to AIDS
They were infected with HIV in the womb, but are known as “non progressors” as their immune system was not primed and therefore their infection (which target’s immune cells) may not cause them to later develop AIDS.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/13/health/rare-children-resistant-to-aids-through-built-in-defense-system/

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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