Health Highlights: Sept.6, 2022 |  Health & Fitness

Health Highlights: Sept.6, 2022 | Health & Fitness

Ernie Mundell

With the ‘chemical imbalance’ theory in doubt, what’s next for depression care? Most Americans believe depression stems from unbalanced brain chemicals, particularly low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Major studies are proving that’s just not so. Read more

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 (HealthDay Now) — For Mary Christ, the idea that depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain has always felt true to her personal experience.

Music: Bridging memories for people with Alzheimer’s. An innovative new program has been shown to enhance patients’ ability to interact non-verbally with their caregivers, research confirms. Read more

Music: Bridging Memories for People With Alzheimer's

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Wes Mika started out on drums, but in his heart he was a tambourine man.

Actress and activist Jane Fonda has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Announcing her diagnosis on Instagram on Friday, the 84-year-old Fonda said she’s started chemotherapy to fight the disease, which is very treatable. Read more

Jane Fonda Has Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Actress Jane Fonda has announced she has non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Pediatricians urge parents to get their kids the flu shot. The American Academy of Pediatrics says rates of influenza are expected to rise this year as children return to school and pre-pandemic activities. Read more

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Pediatricians Urge Parents to Get Kids a Flu Shot

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Children should get their flu shot as soon as it is available, preferably by the end of October, a leading medical group recommends.

America’s rural roads are often deadly. Nearly half of all US crashes happen on rural roads, despite only 19% of Americans living in those areas, according to a report conducted by the Governors Highway Safety Association. Read more

America's Rural Roads: Quiet But Deadly, New Report Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A new report reveals a hidden secret about the nation’s beautiful rural roads: They’re too often fatal for motorists.

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