Today’s Health News Recap

  • A new study says that excessive alcohol use could increase your risk for all types of dementia, particularly early-onset dementia. Alcohol abuse will damage the brain, so please manage the volume of alcohol intake for a healthier life.
  • A group of 2-3 years children go to nusring house to play with the elderly, the seniors are encouraged to walk and talk more, even for those 90-100 years old. The effect is very persuasive. Perhaps that’s why in eastern countries old people live with young people and children as a tradition.
  • Study says that kidney stone is raising in US, we’re recommended to drink eight glasses of water every day. Let’s do that.
  • Trump calls the Florida shooter “sicko”, experts say such language is harmful in mental health. The Florida shooter is struggled with depression, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism. Such words work as “punch in the gut” for those with mental illness. What they need is treatment. Languages showing disrespect and ignorance to such group of people push them to go violent.
  • CDC advisory committee voted that Flumist, the nasal spray version of influenza vaccine will be used in 2018-2019 season. This is the painless vaccine.
  • A 70 year old male who was a handball player soaks in hot spring three times a week in the past four years, relieved his back pain from an injury. Hot bath, saunas should both work. They may also help heart.
  • CDC reports vaccine of this year is only 35% effective for adults, but 59% effective in children. CDC still encourages people to take vaccine if they haven’t. The flu will last for a few more weeks.

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