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Survival Medicine Hour: Respiratory Infections pt2, Effects of Stress and more

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This week on the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, MD aka as Dr. Bones and Amy Alton, ARNP aka Nurse Amy, November 19, 2016, discuss some tips to help "survive" the possibly stressful Christmas shopping experience. Ebay did a study that found 88% of shoppers had elevated heartbeats similar to an athlete running a marathon. What are the effects of a rapid heart rate on the body, and learn why you feel so exhasuted after an anxiety attack.

The latest update on theories about why some countries are experiencing a hugher rate of birth defects than others. What is going on with the progress of a Zika vaccine, or a breakthrough medication to limit the ill effects of Zika on unborn babies.

Respiratory issues affect millions of people each year. Knowing how to tell the difference between different types will help you, as the survival medic, determine the best treatment plan.