CDC survey of Gulf residents finds 50% of households experiencing respiratory issues within the PAST 30 DAYS — Feds suggest to “focus on mental health”
* At least half of the households queried in both counties had at least one member experiencing respiratory issues within the past 30 days. …
* Respondents were encountering more physically or mentally unhealthy days than people in earlier statewide surveys.
* “The increased prevalence of negative quality-of-life indicators, depressive symptoms and symptoms of anxiety,” according to the CDC report, “suggest that resources should focus on mental health intervention and follow-up surveillance.”