WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Esophageal Cancer Increasing Among Young Adults. Researchers report that the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma has increased over the last 40 years, with the rate increasing fastest among patients under the age of 50. Additionally, the research team reports that younger esophageal cancer patients were more likely to be diagnosed with a more...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 15th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Air Pollution Increases Kidney Disease Risk. Past research has shown that air pollution can increase one’s risk for heart and lung disease. Now, an analysis of data concerning over 47,000 adults suggests that increased exposure to fine particulate matter is also associated with an elevated risk for chronic kidney disease.                         ...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 8th, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Is a Negative Personality Linked to Heart Attack Risk? Personality evaluations of 150 myocardial infarction patients revealed that these individuals were more likely to have a negative outlook on life than the general population.                                                                                     Indian Journal of Psychologica...
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WEEKLY HEALTH UPDATE for Monday, February 1st, 2021

Courtesy of: Your Napa Chiropractor Dr. Joseph T. Megna Health Alert: Many Teens Are Driving While Impaired. A nationwide survey of over 6,800 teenagers revealed that 13% had driven under the influence of marijuana in the previous month. Additionally, 5% reported they had driven with alcohol in their system during the same time frame.                           JAMA Network Open, December 2020 Di...
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