Here is a list of interesting, serious and informative health topics for the week of August 11th - 17th, 2013. The Chicago Holistic Examiner collected this list in case you missed it and want to get the 411.
12-year old boy from southwest Florida; Zachary Reyna contracted an infection from a brain-eating amoeba and is battling for his life in a Miami hospital, nearly two weeks after contracting this infection. A young girl from Little Rock, Arkansas is battling a brain-eating parasite also, but has survived and now the doctors of both children are uniting in the battle to fight this infection.
1. - Florida boy continues to fight infection from brain eating amoeba.
Dr. Mercola reported on his site a newly released statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more Americans now commit suicide than die in traffic accidents.
2. - Middle-Aged Americans Committing Suicide at Unprecedented Rate
On a brighter note - the latest rap music video to encourage healthy eating will make your day. Make sure to view it and see adorable children, hear Jordan Sparks' beautiful voice, Doug E. Fresh; the original beat box and you gotta checkout Dr. Oz rapping and busting a move. Oh yeah, first lady Michelle Obama says a few words too.
3. - Michelle Obama, Dr. Oz and Jordin Sparks join 'Everybody' rap video
Breaking world news: something that is affecting the health of all people around the world is radioactive waste being pumped into our oceans daily.
4. - Breaking News: Fukushima Radiation Affecting Americans And There’s No Way To Stop It
The CDC are launching a Media Campaign to encourage increase in vaccine use. The National Vaccine Information Center website shares insight on this topic and how vaccines really affects adults, children and pregnant women.
5. CDC Launches Media Campaigns to Increase Vaccine Use Federal Vaccine Use
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