Today’s Top Medical News – August 17, 2017

Today-s Top Medical News - July 24- 2017_69765873

Patients who feel the need to take prescribed opioids for an extended period of time are not likely to have had surgery or have suffered an acute injury.

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association patients with sustained opioid use were given a non-specific diagnosis or they were experiencing back pain.

A new U-K study finds children who skip breakfast regularly may not be getting key nutrients for growth and development.
On the flip side…children who ate breakfast every day were deemed to have overall superior nutritional profiles including proper amounts of folate, calcium, iron and iodine.

Don’t drink cloudy water.
A new study from Drexel University finds it’s linked to increased cases of acute gastrointestinal illness.
Researchers say the suspended particles that make water cloudy give germs like norovirus, Giardia or Cryptosporidium a place to hide.

(Kenneth Craig, CBS News)

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

World News

More World News
Make It Count

Trending Stories

Newsfeed Now

More Newsfeed Now