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Today’s Health Headlines

Mysterious polio-like paralyzing illness surging and is fatal

Washington state officials are investigating a cluster of cases of what they are calling acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), possibly caused by a virus similar to polio, and taking the life of a 6 year old boy. There are 89 cases in over 33 states thus far.  Here is what we know…..

https://doctordaliah.wordpress.com/2016/11/02/mysterious-paralyzing-illness-on-the-rise-what-is-afm/

Study finds car interiors 2100% dirtier than our smartphones

Researchers even found MRSA.  The majority of drivers don’t seem too concerned about how dirty is there car interior

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3893612/Is-car-health-hazard-Study-reveals-vehicle-interiors-2-144-filthier-smartphones.html

Premature births in the US on the rise

This rise is the first time in 8 years and it appears to be the greatest in African American and American Indian and Alaska Native women.

http://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20161101/us-premature-births-rise-for-1st-time-in-8-years

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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