Health News April 2018

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day’s Worth of Added Sugar – TIME 4/30/18

‘Grandma Cuddler’ soothes NICU babies at New York Hospital – Fox News 4/30/18

Doctors save baby before pregnant woman dies from car crash injuries – Fox News 4/30/18

Flu vaccine, even when just 20% effective, saves tens of thousands of lives – CNN 4/30/18

NFL player makes medical marijuana history: ‘I have a life to live’ – CNN 4/30/18

Jazz improv and your brain: The key to creativity? – CNN 4/30/18

Playing football young may mean earlier cognitive, emotional problems – CNN 4/30/18

These 5 healthy habits may add more than a decade to your life – Chicago Tribune 4/30/18

Some people do better exercising at a low-intensity pace – Chicago Tribune 4/30/18

Meditation shown to soothe anxiety after just one sesson – Chicago Tribune 4/30/18

Disease hunters using DNA to investigate E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce – Chicago Tribune 4/30/18

Children with addicted parents face difficulties in adulthood, including a higher risk of addiction – Chicago Tribune 4/30/18

Wheelchairs Prohibited in the Last Place You’d Expect – The New York Times 4/30/18

An Advance Directive for Patients With Dementia – The New York Times 4/30/18

Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher – The New York Times 4/30/18

Supervised injection facilities are illegal in the United States. These cities want to open them anyway. – The Washington Post 4/30/18

A rare eye cancer showed up in three friends. Doctors want to know if the cases are connected. – The Washington Post 4/30/18

A scientist jsut turned 104. His birthday wish is to die. – The Washington Post 4/30/18

Getting off opioids with medical marijuana: Patients turn to pot over pills – CNN 4/29/18

Injecting Drugs Can Ruin a Heart. How Many Second Chances Should a User Get? – The New York Times 4/29/18

Doctors are now ‘re-gifting’ kidneys to save lives – Fox News 4/28/18

Veterans’ grass-roots movement shares health benefits of marijuana – CNN 4/28/18

What the Golden State Killer case means for your genetic privacy – CNN 4/28/18

Four briliant ways to give your lifestyle a health and wellness boost – Los Angeles Times 4/28/18

A Run to Get a Buddy Back on Track – The Wall Street Journal 4/28/18

The Goal: Longer Life With Less Loneliness – The Wall Street Journal 4/28/18

Toxic Caterpillars Invading Parts of London, Officials Warn – The New York Times 4/28/18

Alfie Evans, Terminally Ill British Toddler at Center of Court Fight, Dies – The New York Times 4/28/18

Amid romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak, restaurants aim to soothe customers – Fox News 4/27/18

Google taps tech to battle opioid crisis – Fox News 4/27/18

Former model ‘eaten alive’ while in care of Georgia nursing home – Fox News 4/27/18

Paramedics’ ‘poop it out’ advice over swallowed battery may cost city $475G: report – Fox News 4/27/18

Groundbreaking medical marijuana case lets little girl go back to school – CNN 4/27/18

Jack Nicklaus’ secret stem cell therapy: ‘I didn’t keep it private; no one asked me about it’ – CNN 4/27/18

Come aboard the cannabus: More seniors taking trips to get weed – CNN 4/27/18

Dancer Julianne Hough’s painful battle with endometriosis – Los Angeles Times 4/27/18

Autism is becoming more common, and better diagnosis of minorities may be why – Chicago Tribune 4/27/18

Peak health plan premiums give rise to activism — and unconventional solutions – Chicago Tribune 4/27/18

The Golden State Killer Is Tracked Through a Thicket of DNA, and Experts Shudder – The New York Times 4/27/18

She Died After Collapsing on a Plane the Pilot Refused to Divert. Now Her Family Is Suing – The New York Times 4/27/18

How to Talk About Moving to a Retirement Home: ‘It’s a Journey’ – The New York Times 4/27/18

No, Your Dog Can’t Get Autism From a Vaccine – The New York Times 4/27/18

Is Alkaline Water Really Better for You? – The New York Times 4/27/18

Why a City at the Center of the Opioid Crisis Gave Up a Tool to Fight It – The New York Times 4/27/18

How religion is coming to terms with modern fertility methods – The Washington Post 4/27/18

A mother was diagnosed with a deadly rodent-borne virus, family says. Months later, she died. – The Washington Post 4/27/18

Trump to deliver first-time speech on drug prices in early May – The Washington Post 4/27/18

22 states now affected by dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuce – The Washington Post 4/27/18

Is Listening to Music Good For Your Health? – TIME 4/26/18

Are We Finally Ready for the Male Pill? – TIME 4/26/18

Woman claims she watched YouTube clips on childbirth before delivering own baby in hotel room during overseas layover – Fox News 4/26/18

A doctor who can feel his patient’s pain – Fox News 4/26/18

Mom claims son’s ‘hidden’ unborn twin gave her cancer – Fox News 4/26/18

Autism prevalence increases: 1 in 59 US children – CNN 4/26/18

Doctor works to save youth from violence before they reach his ER – CNN 4/26/18

British toddler Alfie Evans not allowed to leave country, UK court says – CNN 4/26/18

Advocates counter abstinence-only push with Facebook Live sex ed – CNN 4/26/18

How to detox from a sodium habit you may not know you have – CNN 4/26/18

Curbing salt intake could add years to your life – CNN 4/26/18

The health benefits of a colorful life – CNN 4/26/18

Mother, wife, million-dollar patient: Keeping her alive is a full-time job – and good business for drug companies – Chicago Tribune 4/26/18

COPD now afflicts more women than men in U.S. – Chicago Tribune 4/26/18

Do Serial Killers Just Stop? Yes, Sometimes – The New York Times 4/26/18

E. Coli Flare-Up Is Largest Multistate Outbreak Since 2006 – The New York Times 4/26/18

‘Desperation Oncology’: When Patients Are Dying, Some Cancer Doctors Turn to Immunotherapy – The New York Times 4/26/18

Why surgeons amputated a 7-year-old’s leg and reattached it the wrong way – The Washington Post 4/26/18

Congress is moving on opioids legislation — but is it enough? – The Washington Post 4/26/18

Is It Any Less Healthy to Drink Your Breakfast? – TIME 4/25/18

How to Kick Your Caffeine Dependence for Good – TIME 4/25/18

Opioids — Facts and fallacies – Fox News 4/25/18

Missouri pediatrician slams ‘selfish’ anti-vaxers after measles Facebook post sparks debate – Fox News 4/25/18

Florida mom gets ‘blood boiling’ letter from neighbors regarding ‘hefty’ teen with autism – Fox News 4/25/18

Chicago baby fitted with world’s tiniest mechanical heart valve – Fox News 4/25/18

EPA gives $1.9 million to researcher to find lead in water – CNN 4/25/18

Synthetic cannabinoids, laced with rat poison, tied to fourth deaths in Illinois – CNN 4/25/18

FDA re-examines safety of controversial new drug – CNN 4/25/18

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds – CNN 4/25/18

The costs of child care around the world – CNN 4/25/18

The humble mushroom is the newest superfood – CNN 4/25/18

New proposed timeline wants hospitals to train nurses in sexual assault care even sooner – Chicago Tribune 4/25/18

New postpartum guidelines urge ‘fourth trimester’ treatment for mom after baby – Chicago Tribune 4/25/18

Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics – The New York Times 4/25/18

A Lifesaving Pump for Cancer Patients Is Being Phased Out – The New York Times 4/25/18

Common Pain Relievers Beat Opioids for Dental Pain Relief – The New York Times 4/25/18

There’s No Smoking in Disney Films. What About When It Owns Fox? – The New York Times 4/25/18

How Strenuous Exercise Affects Our Immune System – The New York Times 4/25/18

Research shows diabetes risk can be seen 20 years in advance. Here’s what to do about it. – The Washington Post 4/25/18

Ambien should not be handed out ‘like candy,’ experts say of Ronny L. Jackson’s alleged practices – The Washington Post 4/25/18

Dangerous outbreak of E. coli illness from romaine lettuce expands, with 19 states affected – The Washington Post 4/25/18

Forget the VA. It’s not clear Ronny Jackson can do his current job. – The Washington Post 4/25/18

10 Little Healthy Things You Should Do for Yourself Every Day – TIME 4/24/18

‘QLaser’ TV infomercial doc gets 12 years in prison for selling scam device – Fox News 4/24/18

Ice pops recalled over possible listeria contamination – Fox News 4/24/18

Dr. Sanjay Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids – CNN 4/24/18

How much exercise your kid needs, based on the latest research – CNN 4/24/18

Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug – Chicago Tribune 4/24/18

Fathers suffer from pregnancy loss and stillbirths, too – Chicago Tribune 4/24/18

Vaping may lead to pot smoking among teens, new study shows – Chicago Tribune 4/24/18

With George H.W. Bush Hospitalized, the World Wonders: Is It a Broken Heart? – The New York Times 4/24/18

In Real Life, SPF 100 Sunscreens May Work Better Than SPF 50 – The New York Times 4/24/18

Why It Seems Like Everyone Is Always Angry With You – The New York Times 4/24/18

My Life-Threatening Bout With E.Coli Food Poisoning – The New York Times 4/24/18

Think Biking or Walking to Work Would Take Too Long? Think Again – The New York Times 4/24/18

Don’t automatically switch to coconut oil. How to handle ever-changing nutrition science. – The Washington Post 4/24/18

FDA cracks down on sales of Juul, other e-cigarettes to youth – The Washington Post 4/24/18

The health care world slams Trump’s proposal for short-term insurance plans – The Washington Post 4/24/18

Inside the secret U.S. stockpile meant to save us all in a bioterror attack – The Washington Post 4/24/18

Florida girl, 4, recuperating after ‘inhaling’ pool water – Fox News 4/23/18

Tourists warned to avoid common painkiller in Spain after fatalities linked to drug – Fox News 4/23/18

NY health officials warn on possible measles exposure – Fox News 4/23/18

Connecticut university closes after virus sickens about 100 – Fox News 4/23/18

The disparities in how black and white men die in gun violence, state by state – CNN 4/23/18

FDA investigating unauthorized herpes vaccine research, report says – CNN 4/23/18

How many hours it takes to turn an acquaintance into a friend – CNN 4/23/18

Drinkers have more bad mouth bacteria, study finds – CNN 4/23/18

Caffeine in pregnancy linked to childhood weight gain in new study – CNN 4/23/18

Artifical sweeteners: Where do we stand? – CNN 4/23/18

Plastic surgery game apps send wrong message to children, parents say – CNN 4/23/18

The rich are betting they can buy their way to a longer life – Chicago Tribune 4/23/18

While rare, toxic shock syndrome can be caused by organic tampons too – Chicago Tribune 4/23/18

U.S. Hospital Profits Fall as Labor Costs Grow and Patient Mix Shifts – The Wall Street Journal 4/23/18

Trump Adminisration Pushes Abstinence in Teen Pregnancy Programs – The New York Times 4/23/18

Infinitesimal Odds: A Scientist Finds Her Child’s Rare Illness Stems From the Gene She Studies – The New York Times 4/23/18

Are G.M.O. Foods Safe? – The New York Times 4/23/18

California, Coffee and Cancer: One of These Doesn’t Belong – The New York Times 4/23/18

Abortion debate turns to Down syndrome – The Washington Post 4/23/18

Veteran receives penis and scrotum transplant in surgery doctors say is a medical first – The Washington Post 4/23/18

Adults with autism bring special talents to the workplace — employers would be luck to have them – Fox News 4/22/18

It’s not just the oceans: Microplastic pollution is all around us – CNN 4/22/18

Overseas Markets Beckon U.S. Hospital Firms Hungry to Expand – The Wall Street Journal 4/22/18

How’s the Air in London? ‘We Should Be Worried’ – The New York Times 4/22/18

The Mass-Shooting Survivor Network – The New York Times 4/22/18

Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars? – The Washington Post 4/22/18

Her Key to Better Tennis at 75? Kickboxing – The Wall Street Journal 4/21/18

Cannabis Flowers Are Legal in Italy. You Just Can’t Eat or Smoke Them. – The New York Times 4/21/18

Mom who nearly died from Toxic Shock Syndrome warns on dangers of infection – Fox News 4/20/18

Why the next generation of cancer researchers need support if they are to find a cure – Fox News 4/20/18

4/20 and medical marijuana — Now’s the time to unleash the power of pot – Fox News 4/20/18

A single concussion may increase Parkinson’s risk – Fox News 4/20/18

Infant died of neglect after daycare operator drank 10 beers, authorities say – Fox News 4/20/18

Universities meet growing demand with Weed 101 – CNN 4/20/18

Why does smoking pot give you the munchies? – CNN 4/20/18

Woman lost 2 sons in one night to opioids; fighting the crisis is now her life’s work – CNN 4/20/18

Ice swim racing is not for the faint of heart — literally – CNN 4/20/18

10 fitness and lifestyle devices you’be never heard of — but will want right now – Los Angeles Times 4/20/18

Chicago mastectomy tattoo artist expands work for cancer survivors, is featured in film – Chicago Tribune 4/20/18

Skin sensor may someday track alcoholics’ booze intake – Chicago Tribune 4/20/18

Study shows baby boomers are drinking alcohol at an alarming rate – Chicago Tribune 4/20/18

Ethicists Call for More Scrutiny of ‘Human Challenge’ Trials – The New York Times 4/20/18

Can You Miss the Signs of Heart Disease or a Heart Attack? – The New York Times 4/20/18

Turning to Marijuana for a Runners’ High and More – The New York Times 4/20/18

Nasal spray of party drug shows promise as fast-acting antidepressant, researchers say – The Washington Post 4/20/18

Delaware’s first school-based wellness center for kids opens – The Washington Post 4/20/18

Milk, bread, hemp oil? A dietitian’s guide to the cannabis items in your grocery store. – The Washington Post 4/20/18

Federal substance abuse chief cancels contracts — and roils longtime agency partners – The Washington Post 4/20/18

The Best Spring Superfoods to Fuel Your Workouts – TIME 4/19/18

Scientists share innovative cancer research at annual AACR meeting – Fox News 4/19/18

Woman bullied over birthmarks strips down for body positive campaign – Fox News 4/19/18

Why did the whites of this man’s eyes turn blue? – Fox News 4/19/18

Canadian naturopath claims she gave 4-year-old boy saliva from rabid dog to cure behavioral problems – Fox News 4/19/18

Rodents and filth cited in FDA report on farm linked to egg recall – CNN 4/19/18

A lot of people wore their oxygen masks wrong during the Southwest emergency landing – CNN 4/19/18

Marijuana’s effects on young brains diminish 72 hours after use, research says – CNN 4/19/18

‘Chore-play’? When couples share the dishes, they’re happier – CNN 4/19/18

Aging gracefully: Preventing falls – CNN 4/19/18

Liver transplants are better all around when you hold the ice – Los Angeles Times 4/19/18

Research on NFL players’ brains might help survivors of domestic violence in Chicago – Chicago Tribune 4/19/18

Gene Therapy Shows Promise in Patients with a Blood Disorder – The Wall Street Journal 4/19/18

When Is It Safe to Eat Salad Again? – The New York Times 4/19/18

What #MeToo Means to Teenagers – The New York Times 4/19/18

Bodies Remodeled for a Life at Sea – The New York Times 4/19/18

As Opioid Prescriptions Fall, Prescriptions for Drugs to Treat Addiction Rise – The New York Times 4/19/18

Chinese Doctor Arrested, Then Applauded, for Criticizing a Popular Elixir – The New York Times 4/19/18

E. coli outbreak spreads as source of tainted lettuce remains a mystery – The Washington Post 4/19/18

Medicare is the name in Democrats’ healthcare game – The Washington Post 4/19/18

First marijuana-derived drug poised for FDA approval after winning support from advisers – The Washington Post 4/19/18

Is Sushi Healthy? Here’s Everything You Need to Know – TIME 4/18/18

Is It Bad To Eat Foods That Give You Gas? – TIME 4/18/18

Proposed Illinois ban on youth tackle football dead for now – Fox News 4/18/18

Curing cancer ‘not a realistic goal,’ doctors focus on managing instead of curing disease – Fox News 4/18/18

How healthy is too healthy? EU warns about green tea supplements – Fox News 4/18/18

Boy hit by foul ball at baseball game appears to have brain injury – Fox News 4/18/18

Months after Maria, Puerto Rican patients must travel 12 hours for dialysis – CNN 4/18/18

A comedian broke his penis and wrote a book about it – CNN 4/18/18

Concussions May Increase the Risk for Parkinson’s Disease – The New York Times 4/18/18

Married People Less Likely to Die From Melanoma – The New York Times 4/18/18

To Slash Your Risk of Heart Disease, Keep Moving – The New York Times 4/18/18

A 4-year-old had been growling at preschool — so this naturopath says she gave him rabid dog saliva – The Washington Post 4/18/18

British man who deliberately infected five partners with HIV is sentenced to life in prison – The Washington Post 4/18/18

Will calorie counts on menu items do more harm than good? – The Washington Post 4/18/18

Health industry giants get tax windfall. But it’s unclear how it will be used. – The Washington Post 4/18/18

Do I Still Need to Worry About Zika? – TIME 4/17/18

More than 95% of world’s population breathing unhealthy air, says new report – CNN 4/17/18

New viruses, superbugs found in study of New York house mice – CNN 4/17/18

Night owls might face more health issues and early death compared with early risers – Chicago Tribune 4/17/18

Antidepressants and Withdrawal: Readers Tell Their Stories – The New York Times 4/17/18

Nuts May Be Good for the Heart, but Are Hardly a Miracle Food – The New York Times 4/17/18

We’re Bad at Evaluating Risk. How Doctors Can Help. – The New York Times 4/17/18

Why spot reduction doesn’t work – The Washington Post 4/17/18

New CDC chief stepped down from four groups to comply with ethics rules – The Washington Post 4/17/18

The disturbing reason behind the spike in organ donations – The Washington Post 4/17/18

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners – TIME 4/16/18

This Is the Best Way to Treat Sore Muscles After a Workout – TIME 4/16/18

Flesh-eating ulcer ‘epidemic’ in Australia stumps doctors – Fox News 4/16/18

Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to romaine lettuce from Arizona – Fox News 4/16/18

Drug overdoses tied to 24-fold rise in organ transplants – CNN 4/16/18

Malaria parasites present in 23% of donor blood in some African countries, study suggests – CNN 4/16/18

Fewer dental cavities found in young people, but minorities still most at risk – CNN 4/16/18

How dad’s pre-conception health can affect the baby, too – CNN 4/16/18

Flesh-eating ulcer spreading in Australia, and reasons remain a mystery – CNN 4/16/18

Sexual assault survivors are reclaiming the words used to discredit them: ‘What were you wearing?’ – CNN 4/16/18

These charts show why America’s teachers are fired up and can’t take any more – CNN 4/16/18

New research suggests postpartum depression can affect dads, too – Chicago Tribune 4/16/18

The Dilemma of the Gluten-Free Diet – The Wall Street Jouranl 4/16/18

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves. – The New York Times 4/16/18

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Statins – The New York Times 4/16/18

Friendship’s Dark Side: ‘We Need a Common Enemy’ – The New York Times 4/16/18

Why Republicans don’t talk about repealing Obamacare anymore – The Washington Post 4/16/18

These are the top priorities for the nation’s top cancer doctor – The Washington Post 4/16/18

Teenagers andd college-age people drink less while this group pours another round – The Washington Post 4/16/18

For advanced lung cancer, immune therapy plus chemo prolongs survival – The Washington Post 4/16/18

Police find animal waste in counterfeit makeup — so it’s not such a bargain after all – CNN 4/15/18

A Drug to End Addiction? Scientists Are Working on It. – The New York Times 4/15/18

206 Million Eggs Recalled Over Salmonella Fears – The New York Times 4/15/18

Bathroom hand dryers spraying poop on your hands, study finds – Fox News 4/14/18

Feed your caffeine habit with these ‘clean’ grab-and-go coffees – Los Angeles Times 4/14/18

The Benefits of Bright Light for Hospital Patients – The Wall Street Journal 4/14/18

His Goal: Finish the Boston Marathon by Hand – The Wall Street Journal 4/14/18

How Profiteers Lure Women Into Often-Unneeded Surgey – The New York Times 4/14/18

Legal Abortion in Argentina? A Long Shot Is Suddenly Within Reach – The New York Times 4/14/18

Too much sitting may shrink part of brain tied to memory – Fox News 4/13/18

Lawsuit alleges Michigan illegally obtains newborns’ blood – Fox News 4/13/18

Brett Favre has memory issues, may have had ‘thousands’ of concussions – Fox News 4/13/18

Even one drink a day could be shortening your life expectancy – CNN 4/13/18

Enthusiasm over vitamins often outpaces evidence, experts say – CNN 4/13/18

Drop in new opioid prescriptions to benzodiazepine patients could reduce overdoses, study suggests – CNN 4/13/18

The new frontier of doping will modify athletes’ DNA – CNN 4/13/18

‘Moderate’ drinking guidelines are too loose, study says – Chicago Tribune 4/13/18

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day – The New York Times 4/13/18

‘We’re Out of Options’: Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak – The New York Times 4/13/18

The Clinical Trial Is Open. The Elderly Need Not Apply. – The New York Times 4/13/18

E. Coli Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce Infects People in 11 States – The New York Times 4/13/18

How Can Oats, Which Don’t Contain Gluten, Be Labeled ‘Gluten Free’? – The New York Times 4/13/18

Air Pollution May Pose Serious Risks to Young Children – The New York Times 4/13/18

Why are you still peeling all those vegetables? – The Washington Post 4/13/18

Food stamp work requirements won’t work if states don’t do their part – The Washington Post 4/13/18

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics – TIME 4/12/18

Risk of Zika infection through sex may last only a month – Fox News 4/12/18

State official takes heat for comparing Medicaid complaints to gripes about lost luggage – Fox News 4/12/18

Lead found in hundreds of Chicago homes’ tap water, report says – CNN 4/12/18

Why girls can be boyish but boys can’t be girlish – CNN 4/12/18

A personalized vaccine helps patients fight back against ovarian cancer – Los Angeles Times 4/12/18

Pesticide guide: The dirtiest and cleanest fruits and vegetables ranked – Chicago Tribune 4/12/18

E-cigarettes disguised as USB drives could be getting more teens hooked on nicotine – Chicago Tribune 4/12/18

All by Itself, the Humble Sweet Potato Colonized the World – The New York Times 4/12/18

A Better Body in a Pill? Experts Urge Caution on SARMs – The New York Times 4/12/18

Morning People May Live Longer Than Night Owls – The New York Times 4/12/18

What Is Inflammation, And Why Should I Care About It? – TIME 4/11/18

Brace Yourselves: Spring Allergy Season Is Coming. Here’s What to Expect and How to Handle It – TIME 4/11/18

Fake weed in Illinois leaves 3 dead, dozens with ‘severe bleeding’ – Fox News 4/11/18

Run-ins with Carfentanil: The opioid 5,000 times more potent than heroin – Fox News 4/11/18

Authorities eye rat poison as fake pot kills 3, leaves others bleeding from eyes, ears – Fox News 4/11/18

Beyond beauty: Korean makeup provides ‘cosmeceuticals’ – CNN 4/11/18

Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages – CNN 4/11/18

Can you improve your emotional intelligence? – CNN 4/11/18

Despite decline in prescriptions, opioid deaths skyrocketing due to heroin, synthetic drugs – Chicago Tribune 4/11/18

Some patients pay high price for seeking cheap plastic surgery abroad – Chicago Tribune 4/11/18

Human error likely caused Texas’ maternal mortality rate to appear high – Chicago Tribune 4/11/18

Republicans Couldn’t Knonk Down Obamacare. So They’re Finding Ways Around It. – The New York Times 4/11/18

Chinese Sperm Bank Seeks Donors. Only Good Communists Need Apply. – The New York Times 4/11/18

Why Exercise Alone May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss – The New York Times 4/11/18

Why Teenagers Become ‘Allergic’ to Their Parents – The New York Times 4/11/18

Frozen food is no longer just the sad refuge of dieters with office jobs – The Washington Post 4/11/18

Under Trump, immigrants back away from Medicaid, Obamacare subsidies – The Washington Post 4/11/18

This 3-year-old has ‘a sparkle’ in her heart: The world’s smallest mechanical heart valve – The Washington Post 4/11/18

What’s the Deal With Complete and Incomplete Protein — and Does It Even Matter? – TIME 4/10/18

The Nutritionist-Approved Hack That Made My Coffee Taste So Much Better – TIME 4/10/18

Glitter sunscreen makes waves: Dermatologists discuss the sparkly new trend – Fox News 4/10/18

Anti-abortion protests banned outside London clinic – CNN 4/10/18

Louisana is close to lifting its ban on bulletproof backpacks in schools – CNN 4/10/18

The states where disease and death are highest: A visual guide – CNN 4/10/18

How Facebook ‘likes’ predict race, religion and sexual orientation – CNN 4/10/18

Strawberries again top 2018’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ fruits and veggies – CNN 4/10/18

What ails America? The answer varies from state to state – Los Angeles Times 4/10/18

Amid long waits for organ transplants, some launch their own searches – Chicago Tribune 4/10/18

In a drab waiting room before yet another cancer treatment, a mother ponders the future – Chicago Tribune 4/10/18

Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Tied to Dementia – The New York Times 4/10/18

Why Scientists Are Battling Over Pleasure – The New York Times 4/10/18

Trump health officials rewrite big Obamacare rules – The Washington Post 4/10/18

Making the perfect ramen at home – The Washington Post 4/10/18

Exercise Could Lower Your Chances of Getting Heart Disease Even if You’re Genetically at Risk – TIME 4/9/18

Russian woman dies after given formaldehyde instead of saline drip – Fox News 4/9/18

How school lunches measure up in countries around the world – CNN 4/9/18

FDA worried drug was risky; now reports of deaths spark concern – CNN 4/9/18

This could be why our eyebrows evolved – CNN 4/9/18

Today, fitness can mean IV drips, vitamin shots and a daily cryotherapy freeze – Chicago Tribune 4/9/18

Researchers making inroads in fight against ovarian cancer – Chicago Tribune 4/9/18

Trump Administration Allows States to Narrow ACA Coverage – The Wall Street Journal 4/9/18

How Can You Make Running Less Painful? – The Wall Street Journal 4/9/18

He Ate the World’s Hottest Pepper, Then Landed in the Hospital With ‘ Thunderclap’ Headaches – The New York Times 4/9/18

Better Car Seats Are Just the Start: Road Safety Lessons From Sweden – The New York Times 4/9/18

It’s the Latest in Conservation Tech. And It Wants to Suck Your Blood. – The New York Times 4/9/18

They Were Jailed for Miscarriages. Now, Campaign Aims to End Abortion Ban. – The New York Times 4/9/18

Why You Should Get the New Shingles Vaccine – The New York Times 4/9/18

Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions Rising in Children – The New York Times 4/9/18

FDA restricts sale of Essure contraceptive device, requires that women be informed of risks – The Washington Post 4/9/18

With $2 million, Kaiser Permanente wants to help revive underfunded gun-violence research – The Washington Post 4/9/18

Michigan Will No Longer Provide Free Bottled Water to Flint – The New York Times 4/8/18

A Ballerina’s Blistering, Not-for-Beginners Routine – The Wall Street Journal 4/7/18

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Buisness of Medical Care – The New York Times 4/7/18

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit – The New York Times 4/7/18

This strange syndrome causes people to think their loved ones have been replaced by identical imposters – The Washington Post 4/7/18

6 ‘Healthy’ Snacks a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet – TIME 4/6/18

E. coli outbreak possibly linked to Panera Bread in NJ – Fox News 4/6/18

Vaping now an epidemic among US high schoolers – CNN 4/6/18

New Jersey couple awarded $37 million in talcum powder case – CNN 4/6/18

Four steps to get control of relationship jealousy – CNN 4/6/18

Could this drug help the brain recover after a stroke? – Los Angeles Times 4/6/18

Why Trump’s Tariffs Could Raise the Cost of a Hip Replacement – The New York Times 4/6/18

TB Treatment May Leave Some Patients Contagious – The New York Times 4/6/18

In Your Bathroom, the Scum of the Earth – The New York Times 4/6/18

Naloxone Stops Opioid Overdoses. How Do You Use It? – The New York Times 4/6/181

High Blood Pressure Tied to Pregnancy Loss – The New York Times 4/6/18

What’s the Best Medicine for a Cough? – The New York Times 4/6/18

The new lesson plan for elementary school: Surviving the Internet – The Washington Post 4/6/18

How a fringe idea to solve the opioid crisis turned mainstream – The Washington Post 4/6/18

Woman diagnosed with unusual case of ‘vanishing bone disease’ – Fox News 4/5/18

Man warns pet owners after fish tank releases ‘second deadliest’ poison, hospitalizes 10 – Fox News 4/5/18

Elderly adults grow as many new brain cells as teenagers do, study finds – Fox News 4/5/18

New surgical goggles spot cancer tissue where human eye won’t, study claims – Fox News 4/5/18

TB is back and politicians bicker rather than do something — Here we go again – Fox News 4/5/18

In a first, two robots remove uterus and colon in simultaneous surgery – Fox News 4/5/18

FDA chief: Opioids are ‘biggest crisis facing the FDA’ – CNN 4/5/18

’13 Reasons Why’ warning is a start, experts say, but they want more – CNN 4/5/18

Past surgical patients at a Denver hospital may be at risk of HIV, hepatitis, state warns – CNN 4/5/18

Gang-raped and left without a voice: Living with disability in India – CNN 4/5/18

Thousands of Americans’ caregivers are subjects of immigration moves – CNN 4/5/18

The grueling lifestyle workout that’s like Tony Robbins meets P90X – Los Angeles Times 4/5/18

The girl who couldn’t stop coughing – Chicago Tribune 4/5/18

All that overtime could be killing you – Chicago Tribune 4/5/18

Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Drug That Stops Opioid Overdoses – The New York Times 4/5/18

A Perplexing Marijuana Side Effect Relieved by Hot Showers – The New York Times 4/5/18

A Harder Death for People With Intellectual Disabilities – The New York Times 4/5/18

Six Simple Tips for Smooth Travel With a Disability – The New York Times 4/5/18

Trump’s tariffs could defeat his goal of lowering drug prices – The Washington Post 4/5/18

Amid new talk of criminalizing abortion, research shows the dangers of making it illegal for women – The Washington Post 4/5/18

Easy Ways to Actually Improve Your Posture – TIME 4/4/18

Woman discovers via that her biological father was her parents’ fertility doctor, lawsuit says – Fox News 4/4/18

Why female shooters are rare – CNN 4/4/18

How close are we to video-recording our dreams? – CNN 4/4/18

Growth charts for kids don’t measure up – CNN 4/4/18

This retinal implant may one day cure blindness caused by macular degeneration – Los Angeles Timess 4/4/18

Omissions on death certificates lead to undercounting of opioid overdoses – Chicago Tribune 4/4/18

‘A last line of defense’: IBM lab designs molecule to kill drug-resistant superbugs – Chicago Tribune 4/4/18

Planned Parenthood of Illinois kicks off new birth control campaign led by teens – Chicago Tribune 4/4/18

Coffee drinkers, don’t fret over California cancer warning – Chicago Tribune 4/4/18

Marijuana Use Tied to Fatal Car Crashes – The New York Times 4/4/18

California Family Gets $1.6 Million After 3-Year-Old Was Scarred by Bedbugs – The New York Times 4/4/18

Bananas vs. Sport Drinks? Bananas Win in Study – The New York Times 4/4/18

As controversial ‘abortion reversal’ laws increase, researcher says new data shows protocol can work – The Washington Post 4/4/18

FDA commissioner calls on Internet providers to help police opioid offerings – The Washington Post 4/4/18

People can’t be educated into vaccinations, but behavioral nudges help, study finds – The Washington Post 4/4/18

A Sudden Loss of Wealth Increases Your Chances of Death – TIME 4/3/18

Is It Better to Sleep Longer or Get Up and Work Out? – TIME 4/3/18

Family reveals son, 2, miraculously woke up from coma day after being taken off life support – Fox News 4/3/18

Fake weed hospitalizations grow to 70, including two fatalities – CNN 4/3/18

Unusual forms of ‘nightmare’ antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states – CNN 4/3/18

Why nice people become mean online – CNN 4/3/18

Inspired by Tyler Perry’s Madea, mom fights — and wins — health insurance battle – CNN 4/3/18

Reading is fundamental — to the family’s happiness – CNN 4/3/18

Finding treatment for depressed teens isn’t easy – Chicago Tribune 4/3/18

Nearly 12 Million People Enrolled in Health Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act – The Wall Street Journal 4/3/18

The Final Obamacare Tally Is In. About 400,000 Fewer People Signed Up This Year. – The New York Times 4/3/18

Hot Springs Lower Stress in Japan’s Popular Bathing Monkeys – The New York Times 4/3/18

A Reckoning With an Imperfect Science in ‘Blue Dreams’ – The New York Times 4/3/18

Dr. King Said Segregation Harms Us All. Environmental Research Shows He Was Right. – The New York Times 4/3/18

Older Americans Are ‘Hooked’ on Vitamins – The New York Times 4/3/18

Can Doctors Choose Between Saving Lives and Saving a Fortune? – The New York Times 4/3/18

Why it’s so important to feed teens well during growth spurts – The Washington Post 4/3/18

Gardening’s benefits jibe with today’s emphasis on wellness – The Washington Post 4/3/18

Half of Americans think Obamacare marketplaces are crumbling – The Washington Post 4/3/18

In a first, FDA orders recall of a ‘contaminated food’ — kratom with salmonella – The Washington Post 4/3/18

Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Coconut Oil, Explained – TIME 4/2/18

The Scientific Reason Boot Camp Workouts Are So Good For You – TIME 4/2/18

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation – TIME 4/2/18

Heavily used herbicide tied to shorter pregnancies – Fox News 4/2/18

Mother of 3 whose cancer was dismissed as ‘breastfeeding pain’ dies from disease – Fox News 4/2/18

Dozens of tourists taken to Washington, DC, hospital for food poisoning – Fox News 4/2/18

Raw beef recall: More than 7,000 lbs of uninspected meat for tacos, fajitas recalled from 8 states – Fox News 4/2/18

Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies find – CNN 4/2/18

Two deaths, 54 other cases of severe bleeding tied to fake weed in Illinois – CNN 4/2/18

Federal agency scrutinized over potential alcohol industry links – CNN 4/2/18

13 simple ways to protect your family’s data – CNN 4/2/18

Bringing meals to people with food insecurity may deliver savings to the healthcare system – Los Angeles Times 4/2/18

Two new studies show how marijuana can help fight the opioid epidemic – Chicago Tribune 4/2/18

Scientists invent stomach-monitoring device worn like a fanny pack – Chicago Tribune 4/2/18

Guideline urges hormone test for women with unwanted hair – Chicago Tribune 4/2/18

Drug Price Hike Sparks Senate Probe – The Wall Street Journal 4/2/18

Schools, Parents Fight a Juul E-Cigarette Epidemic – The Wall Street Journal 4/2/18

Giving Babies Antibiotics or Antacids May Increase Allergy Risk – The New York Times 4/2/18

‘I Can’t Stop’: Schools Struggle With Vaping Explosion – The New York Times 4/2/18

The Value and Limitations of Cardiac Calcium Scan – The New York Times 4/2/18

Fighting Over Chores? Spend Some Money, Save the Marriage – The New York Times 4/2/18

In case you missed the ‘condom-snorting challenge’ — and didn’t know it’s a bad idea – The Washington Post 4/2/18

EPA to roll back car emissions standards, handing automakers a big win – The Washington Post 4/2/18

Opioid company blames government for Native American crisis – The Washington Post 4/2/18

Hunger may increase as the pounds decrease. Here are tactics to tame it. – The Washington Post 4/2/18

Hospital slammed on Twitter for shaming moms who use formula milk – Fox News 4/1/18

Lawsuit claims CVS unintentionally revealed HIV status of 6,000 customers – CNN 4/1/18

Hospitals Fear Threat From Potential Walmart-Humana Deal – The Wall Street Journal 4/1/18

How to Start Working Out – The New York Times 4/1/18