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Today’s Health Headlines

 

Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for pediatric pedestrians 

160,000 injuries occur and 6000 fatalities occur annually.  Let’s make this year a safe one!

https://doctordaliah.wordpress.com/2016/10/30/halloween-scary-because-its-deadly/

Protein shakes and supplements may DECREASE heart disease risk

Even though we need to be cautious in those with renal issues, it appears the whey protein may lower blood pressure, and in this study they found cholesterol and triglycerides to drop as well.

 
 

Deadly complication of Measles more common than previously thought

The virus can spread to the brain and cause subacute sclerosing (SSPE) in 1 in 1400 in kids under 4 and 1 in 600 in infants.

Michael Douglas states Val Kilmer is battling cancer

Although Val Kilmer has denied cancer rumors, Michael Douglas has stated his friend has been battling the same illness he had, throat cancer.

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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