Notable News for the Week: November 2nd, 2018

Notable News for the Week: November 2nd, 2018

Could Antibiotics Raise Kids’ Obesity Risk?

A recent study suggests that prescribing antibiotics to children before age two may increase obesity risks.

Eye Scan May Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Seconds

Two new studies show that Alzheimer’s alters the fine blood vessels in the retina at the back of the eye.

A Sense of Alarm as Rural Hospitals Keep Closing

Hospital closings are rising, especially in rural communities.

How Emotions Can Affect the Heart

A doctor looks at how factors like unhappy relationships and work stress can influence heart disease.

Do High-Cholesterol Foods Raise Your Cholesterol?

Saturated fat, rather than dietary cholesterol, may be the main contributor to serum cholesterol.



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