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Today’s Health Headlines

 

Nevada ranks last in mental health care access

Not our finest hour.  We ranked the lowest on Mental Health America’s State of Mental Health Report largely due in part to our shortage of mental health providers and the lack of care sought by those with mental illness.  Rural areas lack even more resources.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mental-health-america-report_us_580a59b9e4b000d0b1567459

FDA warns of testosterone and anabolic steroid abuse

In addition to heart risk, fertility issues and mood swings, the FDA wants to warn prescribers about abuse potential and the risk of withdrawal.

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/fda-steps-warnings-testosterone-other-steroids-n672681


Air pollution found to affect children’s blood vessels
The toxins in the air at such a young age could cause cell and vessel injury damage.  They also found the pollutants inhibited new vessel growth and caused inflammation.  These changes could later lead to heart disease.
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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