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.
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
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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Florida boy continues to fight infection from brain eating amoeba
12-year old Zachary is battling for his life from brain infection from an brain-eating amoeba. nearly two weeks after contracting this infection. A young girl from Little Rock, Arkansas is battling a brain-eating parasite also.
Middle-Aged Americans Committing Suicide at Unprecedented Rate
Newly released statistics show that more Americans now commit suicide than die in traffic accidents. The sharpest rise in suicides over the past decade is seen among the middle-aged. The suicide rate for men in their 50’s has risen by 50 percent, to nearly 30 suicides per 100,000; among women between the ages of 60-64 the suicide rate rose by nearly 60 percent
Michelle Obama, Dr. Oz and Jordin Sparks join 'Everybody' rap video
First Lady Michelle Obama makes an appearance in a rap music video to encourage healthy eating, along with Dr. Oz, Jordan Sparks and Doug E. Fresh.