Health headlines for Sept. 13, 2019

Health headlines for Sept. 13, 2019


FROM MASON AND THE REST OF THE
HIGHWAYS PRETTY DECENT AND HIGHWAYS PRETTY DECENT AND
QUIET. QUIET.
GUYS? GUYS?
>>IN HEALTH HEADLINES THIS>>IN HEALTH HEADLINES THIS
FRIDAY MORNING, FEWER PEOPLE ARE FRIDAY MORNING, FEWER PEOPLE ARE
SUITING UP TO PLAY SPORTS IN SUITING UP TO PLAY SPORTS IN
SCHOOL. SCHOOL.
>>AND THERE MAY BE A TREATMENT>>AND THERE MAY BE A TREATMENT
FOR PEA NEW ALLERGIES. FOR PEA NEW ALLERGIES.
>>SO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL>>SO HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
STADIUMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE STADIUMS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE
LIGHTING UP TONIGHT, BUT THERE LIGHTING UP TONIGHT, BUT THERE
MAY BE FEWER PLAYERS ON THE MAY BE FEWER PLAYERS ON THE
FIELD THIS YEAR. FIELD THIS YEAR.
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 30 YEARS,
PARTICIPATION IN HIGH SCHOOL PARTICIPATION IN HIGH SCHOOL
SPORTS HAS DECLINED. SPORTS HAS DECLINED.
THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL THAT’S ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL
FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL FEDERATION OF STATE HIGH SCHOOL
ASSOCIATIONS. ASSOCIATIONS.
FOOTBALL SAW A DECLINE FOR THE FOOTBALL SAW A DECLINE FOR THE
FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW. FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW.
OTHER SPORTS INCLUDING OTHER SPORTS INCLUDING
BASKETBALL ALSO SAW A DROP IN BASKETBALL ALSO SAW A DROP IN
PARTICIPATION. PARTICIPATION.
COACHES SAY IT’S SOMETHING COACHES SAY IT’S SOMETHING
THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT SINCE THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT SINCE
SPORTS HAS SUCH AN IMPACT ON SPORTS HAS SUCH AN IMPACT ON
KIDS. KIDS.
>>IT ALLOWS THEM TO BUILD>>IT ALLOWS THEM TO BUILD
CHARACTER IT ALLOWS THEM TO JUST CHARACTER IT ALLOWS THEM TO JUST
BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER BE A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER
THAN THEMSELVES. THAN THEMSELVES.
>>EXPERTS BELIEVE THE DECLINE>>EXPERTS BELIEVE THE DECLINE
IS DUE TO KIDS FINDING OTHER IS DUE TO KIDS FINDING OTHER
WAYS TO SPEND THEIR TIME LIKE WAYS TO SPEND THEIR TIME LIKE
PLAYING VIDEO GAMES, SPENDING PLAYING VIDEO GAMES, SPENDING
TIME ON THEIR PHONES I’VE GOT TO TIME ON THEIR PHONES I’VE GOT TO
TO SAY FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL TO SAY FOOTBALL AND BASKETBALL
ARE TWO SPORTS WITH A LOT OF ARE TWO SPORTS WITH A LOT OF
CONCUSSIONS, NON- IF THAT’S CONCUSSIONS, NON- IF THAT’S
AFFECTING WHAT PARENTS THINK. AFFECTING WHAT PARENTS THINK.
>>CERTAINLY FOOTBALL.>>CERTAINLY FOOTBALL.
>>PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM PEANUT>>PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM PEANUT
ALLERGIES WILL BE PAYING ALLERGIES WILL BE PAYING
ATTENTION TO AN F.D.A. COMMITTEE ATTENTION TO AN F.D.A. COMMITTEE
MEETING TODAY. MEETING TODAY.
THE AGENCY’S ALLERGENICS THE AGENCY’S ALLERGENICS
ADVISORIES COMMITTEE WILL BE ADVISORIES COMMITTEE WILL BE
DISCUSSING AND MAKING DISCUSSING AND MAKING
RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFETY OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFETY OF
A NEW PEANUT ALLERGY TREATMENT. A NEW PEANUT ALLERGY TREATMENT.
THE TREEMS DESIGNED TO HELP THE TREEMS DESIGNED TO HELP
REDUCE THE SEVERITY OF ALLERGIC REDUCE THE SEVERITY OF ALLERGIC
REACTIONS AFTER ACCIDENTAL REACTIONS AFTER ACCIDENTAL
EXPOSURE IN PATIENTS BETWEEN THE EXPOSURE IN PATIENTS BETWEEN THE
AGES OF FOUR AND 17. AGES OF FOUR AND 17.
AT THE START OF THE TRIAL, ALL AT THE START OF THE TRIAL, ALL
PATIENTS HAD A REACTION TO JUST PATIENTS HAD A REACTION TO JUST
A THIRD OF A PEANUT BUT AFTER A A THIRD OF A PEANUT BUT AFTER A
YEAR, 67% OF THOSE ON THE YEAR, 67% OF THOSE ON THE
TREATMENT COULD TOLERATE ABOUT TREATMENT COULD TOLERATE ABOUT
TWO PEANUTS COMPARED TO THE 4% TWO PEANUTS COMPARED TO THE 4%
WHO WERE ON PLACEBOS, SO IF IT WHO WERE ON PLACEBOS, SO IF IT
IS APPROVED, THIS WOULD BE THE IS APPROVED, THIS WOULD BE THE
FIRST F.D.A. APPROVED DRUG TO FIRST F.D.A. APPROVED DRUG TO
TREAT PEANUT ALLERGIES. TREAT PEANUT ALLERGIES.
>>>ALL RIGHT.>>>ALL RIGHT.
IT IS YOUR WEEKEND, SO YOU’RE IT IS YOUR WEEKEND, SO YOU’RE
PROBABLY GOING TO SPLURGE A PROBABLY GOING TO SPLURGE A
LITTLE ON YOUR DIET. LITTLE ON YOUR DIET.
HOW ABOUT WITH SOME ICE CREAM. HOW ABOUT WITH SOME ICE CREAM.
THERE’S HEALTHY WAYS TO CONSUME THERE’S HEALTHY WAYS TO CONSUME
YOUR FAVORITE DESSERT. YOUR FAVORITE DESSERT.
AHEAD AT 6:40, I’LL SHOW YOU HOW AHEAD AT 6:40, I’LL SHOW YOU HOW
TO CHOOSE THE BEST ICE CREAM AND TO CHOOSE THE BEST ICE CREAM AND
MAKE THEM FIT INTO A HEALTHY MAKE THEM FIT INTO A HEALTHY
DIET. DIET.
>>THIS WE GOTTA SEE.>>THIS WE GOTTA SEE.
>>YOU SAID PORTION CONTROL.>>YOU SAID PORTION CONTROL.
IF I BUY THE BIG ONE, I’LL EAT

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