Health News April 2017

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

​Celebrities open up about mental health struggles hoping to help others – Chicago Tribune 4/29/17

Bodybuilding in Your 50s: The Diet Puzzle – The Wall Street Journal 4/29/17

​5 surprising foods to help you sleep better – Fox News 4/28/17

Is sushi healthy? – CNN 4/28/17

​Ask yourself the real reason you want to lose weight – Chicago Tribune 4/28/17

​Orthodontists warn against DIY braces, dental care – Chicago Tribune 4/28/17

Lincoln Center to Host Theater Festival for Autistic Audience – The  New York Times 4/28/17

What makes someone donate a kidney to a stranger? – The Washington Post 4/28/17

U.S. yellow fever vaccine supply will be gone by this summer, but CDC has a plan – The Washington  Post 4/28/17

Company recalls organic dog food that may contain euthanasia drug – Fox News 4/27/17

Clues to new antibiotics could lie in medieval texts – CNN 4/27/17

Some call it ‘stealthing,’ others call it sexual assault – CNN 4/27/17

Does Parkinson’s disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does – Los Angeles Times 4/27/17

Breast cancer on the rise among Asian-Americans – Chicago Tribune 4/27/17

Don’t think you have a ‘yoga body’? This Instagram star has a message for you. – The Washington Post 4/27/17

The G.O.P. Health Bill Is Alive Again. Here’s a Quick Way to Catch Up. – The New York Time 4/27/17

Diabetes Tied to Brain Abnormalities – The New York Times 4/27/17

​Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment – Fox  News 4/26/17

Are baby, wisdom teeth the next wave in stem cell treatment? – CNN 4/26/17

Will allergy-free peanut be a reality soon? – Chicago Tribune 4/26/17

Dangerous bleeding after childbirth could be treated with a $1 injection – The Washington Post 4/26/17

Health insurance for new college grads: What to know about your options – The Washington Post 4/26/17

Beer Drinkers May Develop Irregular Heart Rhythms – The New York Times 4/26/17

The Best Thing to Eat Before a Workout? Maybe Nothing at All – The New York Times 4/26/17

Mom shares photo of dying son as a plea – Fox News 4/25/17

Why your brain has 2 halves – Fox News 4/25/17

Heavy drinkers may not handle alcohol as well as they think – Fox News 4/25/17

Why reading is good for your health? – CNN 4/25/17

Why teen mental health experts are focused on ’13 Reasons Why’ – CNN 4/25/17

FDA cracks down on ‘illegal’ cancer treatments – CNN 4/25/17

How to talk to your children about politics — and respect of others’ views –  Miami Herald 4/25/17

J&J, Bayer accused of hiding Xarelto’s dangers, face 18,000 patient lawsuits – Chicago Tribune 4/25/17

Why flavored waters are bad for your teeth – The Washington Post 4/25/17

How bright lights may help wake patients from a coma – Fox News 4/24/17

The next great medical innovations that could save children – CNN 4/24/17

Let’s Think About Sex – The Wall Street Journal 4/24/17

Prepare for a Bad Summer for Ticks – The Wall Street Journal 4/24/17

​How do we defy adversity? Let me count the ways – Miami Herald 4/24/17

Top 5 conditions that shorten lives — and are preventable – Chicago Tribune 4/24/17

Frito-Lay recalls some jalapeno chips for possible salmonella contamination – Chicago Tribune 4/24/17

Phone noises, notifications are stressing you out — but so is silence – Chicago Tribune 4/24/17

Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction – The New York Times 4/24/17

Sugary Drinks Tied to Accelerated Brain Aging – The New York Times 4/24/17

Video Games Help Model Brain’s Neurons – The New York Times 4/24/17

Fatal Malaria in the U.S. More Common Than Previously Known – The New York Times 4/24/17

After Knee or Hip Replacement, No Place Like Home – The New  York Times 4/24/17

Long-term birth control is the most reliable.  Why do so few young women use it? – The Washington Post 4/24/17

Renewed Zika outbreak feared on Texas border – Fox News 4/23/17

Opioid Use Soars Among Middle Aged and Elderly –  The Wall Street Journal 4/23/17

The Delicate Question of Sharing Medical Information With Adult Children – The Wall Street Journal 4/23/17

New Procedure Looks Promising for Men With Enlarged Prostates – The  Wall Street Journal 4/23/17

To lose weight, practice these 6 habits before bed – Fox News 4/21/17

‘Doing a mind cleanse helped me emotionally detox’ – Fox News 4/21/17

​The new ‘Fin’ that propels amputees in the water – CNN 4/21/17

​Is wine healthy? – CNN 4/21/17

​Getting treatment for problem drinking — without giving up alcohol – Chicago Tribune 4/21/17

Unmoored by a Psychotic Break – The New York Times 4/21/17

Science Needs Your Cells – The New York Times 4/21/17

​Umbilical cord blood may improve our memories – Fox News 4/20/17

FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids –  Fox  News 4/20/17

Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor – Fox News 4/20/17

Secretary Tom Price wants to fix US healthcare – CNN 4/20/17

Beyond birthing, doulas now offer comfort to the dying – CNN 4/20/17

Diet sodas may be tied to stroke, dementia risk – CNN 4/20/17

Yes, you can have bags under your eyes in your 20s. Here’s what to do about them. – Miami Herald 4/20/17

How to reduce the risk of balance problems – Chicago Tribune 4/20/17

A rare tick-borne disease infected a baby, the first case in a new state – The Washington  Post 4/20/17

The 9-Minute Strength Workout – The New York  Times 4/20/17

‘Pacemaker’ for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds – The New York Times 4/20/17

Mucus from colorful frog could contain powerful flu fighter – Fox News 4/19/17

How drug use changes the brain — and makes relapse all too common – Fox News 4/19/17

Preparing to fly with kids with autism – CNN 4/19/17

Most Americans approve of athletes using pot for pain, poll says – CNN 4/19/17

These sexual enhancement pills recalled due to problem ingredients – Miami Herald 4/19/17

2 diets that may help ward off Alzheimer’s – Chicago Tribune 4/19/17

A Fitness Empire Quietly Rises on YouTube – The Wall Street Journal 4/19/17

​Don’t Hate Your Husband: Advice for New Mothers – The Wall Street Journal 4/19/17

A Focus on Health to Resolve Urban Ills – The New York Times 4/19/17

Running May Be Socially Contagious –  The New York Times 4/19/17

11 charts that show marijuana has truly gone mainstream – The Washington Post 4/19/17

Antidepressants not as harmful during pregnancy as previously thought, a new… – The Washington Post 4/19/17

Opioid use common even after minor surgery – Fox News 4/18/17

Should you take statins? Two guidelines offer different answers – CNN 4/18/17

Tips to age well — starting in your 20s – Chicago Tribune 4/18/17

New drug provides long-awaited breakthrough for Parkinson’s psychosis – Chicago Tribune 4/18/17

A healthy lifestyle doesn’t guarantee a long life, but it will add life to your years – The Washington Post 4/18/17

A simple checklist prevents deaths after surgery, a large new study suggests – The Washington Post 4/18/17

Steroids May Be Risky Even in the Short Term – The New York Times 4/18/17

Bare Market: What Happens if Places Have No Obamacare Insurers? – The  New York Times 4/18/17

America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder – The New York Times 4/18/17

Mom says stroke was triggered by birth control pills – Fox News 4/17/17

Are Gen Xers, boomers suffering serious psychological distress? – CNN 4/17/17

Know the signs of child abuse — and report immediately to state hotline – Miami Herald 4/17/17

Loving relationships are key to happiness, health – Miami Herald 4/17/17

​Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s – Chicago Tribune 4/17/17

Doctors once treated alcoholism with heroin. Now, they want to treat heroin addiction.. – Chicago Tribune 4/17/17

​7 fitness and diet apps to help make you healthier – Chicago Tribune 4/17/17

One little drop of your blood may someday predict how long you’ll live – Chicago Tribune 4/17/17

Why it’s a bad idea to space out your child’s vaccination shots – The Washington Post 4/17/17

The Cost of Not Taking Your Medicine – The New York Times 4/17/17

Too Clean for Our Children’s Good? – The New York Times 4/17/17

Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablets recalled nationwide – CNN 4/15/17

Here’s what happens during a fentanyl overdose – Fox News 4/14/17

Are eggs healthy? – CNN 4/14/17

New law will restrict women’s access to health care, experts fear – CNN 4/14/17

Las Vegas will start to offer clean needles in vending machines – Chicago Tribune 4/14/17

​Are heartburn medicines linked to a serious gut infection? – Chicago Tribune 4/14/17

You Draw It: Just How Bad Is the Drug Overdose Epidemic? – The New York Times 4/14/17

Explaining the Health Payments That Trump Is Threatening to End – The New York Times 4/14/17

​Always Hungry? A Mathematical Explanation – The Wall Street Journal 4/13/17

Why inhaled ‘poppers’ may cause eye damage – Fox News 4/13/17

​EPA regulation cuts likely to hurt children most, experts say –  CNN 4/13/17

Where climate change is threatening the health of Americans – CNN 4/13/17

7 steps to making your health your No. 1 priority – Los Angeles Times 4/13/17

Watching salt? Stay away from these 10 food products (hint: bread and cheese) – Miami Herald 4/13/17

FDA approved a new ointment for eczema that can help manage symptoms – Miami Herald 4/13/17

5 ways to jump-start a healthy morning – Chicago Tribune 4/13/17

Here’s how much the most popular plastic surgery procedures cost – Chicago Tribune 4/13/17

6 Things I Learned About Ulcers – The New York Times 4/13/17

Trump Signs Law Taking Aim at Planned Parenthood Funding – The New York Times 4/13/17

How Behavioral Economics Can Produce Better Health Care –  The New York Times 4/13/17

California vaccination rate hits new high after tougher immunization law – The Washington Post 4/13/17

How to get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes — for real – The Washington Post 4/13/17

​Opioids after surgery: Which patients don’t stop when they should –  Fox News 4/12/17

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion – CNN 4/12/17

What is Sleep Apnea? – The Wall Street Journal 4/12/17

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life – The New York Times 4/12/17

Raw thighs, tummy trouble and other running struggles they don’t tell you about – The Washington Post 4/12/17

Get a better workout by following these 4 simple steps – Fox News 4/11/17

​​Bedbugs: How they hide and bite – CNN 4/11/17

Should you treat your aching back with a crack? – CNN 4/11/17

Alcohol abuse leads to 4,300 deaths annually among people under 21 – Miami Herald 4/11/17

Yes, you’re busy. But you can work out, eat healthy. – Miami Herald 4/11/17

Botox may help ease ‘burning mouth’ syndrome – Chicago Tribune 4/11/17

Advice on Helping Teen Girls Thrive – The Wall Street Journal 4/11/17

Is It a Good Idea for Adults to Take a Daily Multivitamin? – The Wall Street Journal 4/11/17

The federal panel that opposed prostate cancer screening just changed its mind – The Washington Post 4/11/17

Chew on this: Cancer-detecting gum may soon be available – Fox News 4/10/17

Stroke hospitalizations rising among younger US adults – Fox News 4/10/17

​Why are fewer Americans trying to lose weight? – CNN 4/10/17

Caregiving for a child on the autism spectrum? Here’s how to find help – Miami Herald 4/10/17

No, doctors won’t liposuction your eye. But they will remove fat from your lower eyelid. – Miami Herald 4/10/17

Colleges can get free doses of naloxone for students overdosing on opioids –  Chicago Tribune 4/10/17

Wrist pain? Think about how you’re sleeping – Chicago Tribune 4/10/17

A Weight Watchers Caribbean cruise aims to prevent overeating – Chicago Tribune 4/10/17

​A New Way to Stage a Group Intervention – The Wall Street Journal 4/10/17

Thyroid Cancer Rates Raise New Concerns – The Wall Street Journal 4/10/17

Physician recommendations about breast cancer screening vary, survey finds – The Washington Post 4/10/17

How Many Pills Are Too Many? – The New York Times 4/10/17

The Patients Were Saved. That’s Why the Families Are Suing. – The New York Times 4/10/17

Why Are So Many People Popping Vitamin D? – The New York Times 4/10/17

The 25-minute workout that will leave you soaked in sweat – Los Angeles Times 4/8/17

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep – The New York Times 4/8/17

Mom shares warning about seemingly harmless pregnancy symptom that could have killed baby – Fox News 4/7/17

Aging isn’t killing us, lack of sleep is – Fox News 4/7/17

600,000 albuterol inhalers recalled – CNN 4/7/17

​Cancer’s social stress hits young adults hard – CNN 4/7/17

What to expect in a barre class: A guide for the exercise-averse – Chicago Tribune 4/7/17

Deep brain stimulation may reduce severe Tourette’s syndrome – The Washington Post 4/7/17

What a Muppet With Autism Means to My Family – The New York Times 4/7/17

Digital Detox at Liberty University – The New York Times 4/7/17

Water boxing program provides relief, support for Parkinson’s disease patients – Fox News 4/6/17

How to pick the healthiest fish for your plate – CNN 4/6/17

Only you can help prevent pandemics – CNN 4/6/17

Oral cancer among reasons doctors urge HPV vaccine for kids – Chicago Tribune 4/6/17

Are you a ‘SuperAger’? Why some brains age twice as slowly. – Chicago Tribune 4/6/17

​6 foods to eat for a mood boost – The Washington Post 4/6/17

Close to Half of American Adults Infected With HPV, Survey Finds – The New York Times 4/6/17

Midlife Crisis? How About a Late-Life Crisis – The Wall Street Journal 4/6/17

Think positive: 3 quick ways to shift your mindset – Fox News 4/5/17

​What the bacteria in your mouth may reveal about your cancer risk – Fox News 4/5/17

Stem cells offer hope for autism – CNN 4/5/17

Long-term aspirin use associated with reduced risk of dying from cancer… – The  Washington Post 4/5/17

Get Happy: Four Well-Being Workouts – The New York Times 4/5/17

Yes, you should be wearing insect repellent to help prevent the spread of Zika – Miami Herald 4/4/17

​Will an antibiotic help treat PTSD? – Fox News 4/4/17

​Pneumonia: 5 things to know – CNN 4/4/17

3 new nutrition labels could help you buy better packaged foods – Chicago Tribune 4/4/17

Faced with terminal illness, man chooses end-of-life option – Chicago Tribune 4/4/17

One in 10 Pregnant Women With Zika in U.S. Have Babies With Birth Defects – The New York Times 4/4/17

The DASH diet is proven to work. Why hasn’t it caught on? – The Washington Post 4/4/17

Study suggests a short nap can make you happier – Fox News 4/3/17

​Seven reasons we’re at more risk than ever of a global pandemic – CNN 4/3/17

Women get hernias, too, but they’re often ‘hidden’ – Chicago Tribune 4/3/17

Should You Have a Scan for Skin Cancer? – The Wall Street Journal 4/3/17

How to Find Your Missing Keys and Stop Losing Other Things – The New York Times 4/3/17

Birth Control Causes Depression? Not So Fast – The New York Times 4/3/17

​​How you can fight an ‘unseen enemy’ – CNN 4/1/17