MedDay – June 13, 2019


NEW YORK (CBS News) — A new study says eating a lot of red meat, especially processed red meat can increase the risk of death. Researchers in the US and China suggest swapping out red meat for healthy protein sources including eggs, fish and plant-based alternatives.

The CDC says bats are responsible for nearly 7 in 10 rabies deaths in people in the US. Researchers say greater awareness is critical for preventing the deadly disease.

And, your body composition can influence how much energy you expend while sitting versus standing. A Spanish study shows more calories are burned while standing than sitting or lying down.

Those are some of the day’s top health stories.
Wendy Gillette, CBS News – New York

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