Health News

Health News September 2022

-4 exercises that can prevent (and relieve!) pain from computer slouching and more – NPR
-How ‘Micro-Breaks’ Can Help You Feel Better at Work – TIME
-U.S. Plans Shift to Annual Covid Shots as New Boosters Roll Out – The Wall Street Journal
-Juul to pay $439 million in settlement over marketing to teens – The Washington Post

Health News August 2022

-How to protect the people you care about from extreme heat – NPR
-Polio Fears Rise in New York Amid Possible Community Spread – TIME
-Senate Democrats pass sweeping healthcare, tax and climate bill – Los Angeles Times
-Illinois health insurers propose price increases for Affordable Care Act exchange plans – Chicago Tribune
-Are there monkeypox myths? A Miami Doctor breaks down disease fact and fiction – Miami Herald
-As children’s ADHD diagnoses rise, parents discover they have it, too – The Washington Post

Health News July 2022

-Emergency contraception: How it works, how effective it is and how to get it – NPR
-Ultra-contagious BA.4, BA.5 subvariants fuel coronavirus spread across much of California – Los Angeles Times
-After overturn of Roe, Illinois abortion clinics say more medical providers are urgently needed to meet out-of-state demand – Chicago Tribune
-Injunction blocking new Florida abortion law short-lived, as state appeals – Miami Herald
-How Delta-8 THC Works — and Why Experts Are Worried About It – The New York Times
-Acupuncture could reduce tension headaches by half – The Washington Post

Health News June 2022

-Thousands of kids are getting sick from downing melatonin pills – NPR
-Weight Loss Surgery Is Linked to a Dramatic Drop in Cancer Risk: Study – TIME
-Guns now the leading cause of death for children as firearm-related fatalities soar in US and Illinois: ‘It’s a horrifying and terrible trend’ – Chicago Tribune
-Pfizer Asks FDA to Authorize Its Covid-19 Vaccine for Children Under 5 – The Wall Street Journal
-Baby formula plant at heart of shortage reopens – The Washington Post

Health News May 2022

-How paying attention can help you appreciate what’s right in front of you – NPR
-Here we go again: California coronavirus cases rising. Is a new wave coming soon? – Los Angeles Times
-Supreme Court Is Investigating Leak of Draft Opinion Overruling Roe v. Wade – The Wall Street Journal
-Why Do Carbs Give Me Headaches? – The New York Times
-Nearly 15 million deaths related to covid-19, WHO estimates – The Washington Post

Health News April 2022

-What to Know About the XE Variant – TIME
-How many COVID deaths are ‘acceptable’? Answer is key to moving to a post-pandemic world – Los Angeles Times
-COVID, cancer and overdoses: 2021 was the deadliest year in U.S. history – Chicago Tribune
-Covid-19 Pills to Become More Widely Available in U.S. – The Wall Street Journal
-Is 30 Minutes of Exercise a Day Enough? – The New York Times
-The next leap in coronavirus vaccine development could be a nasal spray – The Washington Post

Health News March 2022

-This form of memory loss is common — but most Americans don’t know about it – NPR
-COVID-19 is fading. But ending the health emergency could leave us vulnerable – Los Angeles Times
-Why the CDC says kids should get a COVID vaccine — despite what Florida says – Miami Herald
-How Long Should It Take to Grieve? Psychiatry Has Come Up With an Answer. – The New York Times
-Covid long-haulers face grueling fights for disability benefits – The Washington Post

Health News February 2022

-Heartbroken? There’s a scientific reason why breaking up feels so rotten – NPR
-A drug for pregnant women doesn’t work, according to the FDA. A company is selling it anyway – Los Angeles Times
-Should doctors who spread false information about COVID-19 lose their medical licenses? Some states say yes, others say no – Chicago Tribune
-Got a Covid Booster? You Probably Won’t Need Another for a Long Time – The New York Times
-N95, KN95 masks provide best protection against covid, CDC study shows – The Washington Post

Health News January 2022

-Thirsty? Here’s how your brains answers that question – NPR
-Nose or Throat? The Best Way to Swab for At-Home COVID-19 Tests – TIME
-Your biological age may be different from your real age. A new institute at Northwestern plans to explore the issue. – Chicago Tribune
-Supreme Court Blocks Biden Vaccine Rules for Large Employers – The Wall Street Journal
-Melatonin Isn’t a Sleeping Pill. Here’s How to Use It. – The New York Times

Health News December 2021

-Synthetic Alcohol Promises to Make Drinking Safer. But Experts Are Wary – TIME
-Abortion by mail: FDA permanently eases abortion pill restrictions, allowing direct shipment to patients in many states, including Illinois – Chicago Tribune
-As Omicron Spreads, What It Means to Be Fully Vaccinated Is Changing – The Wall Street Journal
-How Exercise Affects Metabolism and Weight Loss – The New York Times
-House Democrats find in three-year investigation that drug prices are ‘unsustainable, unjustifiable and unfair’ – The Washington Post

Health News November 2021

-How to wake up early, even if you’re not a morning person – NPR
-Wuhan Wet Market Worker Is Now the 1st Known Case of COVID-19, According to New Study – TIME
-Breastfeeding and vaxxed: Parents delay weaning children to pass on COVID-19 antibodies – Los Angeles Times
-Instagram’s Effects on Children Are Being Investigated by Coalition of States – The Wall Street Journal
-750,000 Americans dead as many families feel unity in pain but division in mourning – The Washington Post

Health News October 2021

-Cigarette sales went up last year for the first time in 20 years – NPR
-COVID cases are falling across the country — but there are signs of trouble ahead – Miami Herald
-Study of Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients Shows Vaccination Is Better Guard Than Prior Infection – The Wall Street Journal
-Mix-and-Match Covid Boosters: Why They Just Might Work – The New York Times
-Inaction on climate change imperils millions of lives, doctors say – The Washington Post

Health News September 2021

-Obesity Rates Rise During Pandemic, Fueled by Stress, Job Loss, Sedentary Lifestyle – NPR
-Juul Is No Longer U.S. Teenagers’ Preferred E-Cigarette. Puff Bar Seems to Have Taken Over – TIME
-News Analysis: Supreme Court signals Roe v. Wade will fall after allowing Texas to ban most abortions – Los Angeles Times
-NW Indiana health professionals, vets decry attempts to treat COVID-19 with ivermectin: ‘This is garbage’ – Chicago Tribune
-Covid-19 Deaths in Delta Surge Trend Younger in U.S. – The Wall Street Journal
-The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills. – The Washington Post

Health News August 2021

-Sports Science Is Changing How Female Olympians Train. It Could Help You, Too – NPR
-The Delta Variant Increases Your Chances of Being Hospitalized With COVID-19, Study Finds – TIME
-Long COVID’s daunting toll seen in study of pandemic’s earliest patients – Los Angeles Times
-Illinois expansion of health coverage for older adults regardless of immigration status is expected to benefit thousands of essential workers at risk – Chicago Tribune
-Number of Americans opposed to getting a COVID vaccine reaches new low, poll finds – Miami Herald
-Those Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers Probably Don’t Help and May Make Things Worse – The New York Times
-Pandemic will push U.S. mortality up through 2023, new government report predicts – The Washington Post

Health News July 2021

-Sugary drinks and increased colon cancer risk linked in study involving nurses – Fox News
-Flossing your teeth may protect against cognitive decline, research shows – CNN
-Cold-weather virus in summer baffles docs, worries parents – Los Angeles Times
-Skin inflammation could indicate serious health problems. Here’s how to tamp it down – Miami Herald
-Illinois reports zero COVID-19 deaths for first time since start of pandemic – Chicago Tribune
-Hospitals Often Charge Uninsured People the Highest Prices, New Data Show – The Wall Street Journal
-How does the Delta variant dodge the immune system? Scientists find clues. – The New York Times
-15 million people in the U.S. have missed their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine, CDC says – The Washington Post

Health News June 2021

-Study unpacks how LSD lowers brain’s barriers – Fox News
-A fatty heart puts your health at risk, regardless of your weight. Here’s how to avoid it – CNN
-Florida protected OB-GYNs from paying for their mistakes. They handed taxpayers the tab – Miami Herald
-The Covid Vaccine Is Free, but Not Everyone Believes That – The New York Times
-Your ability to focus may be limited to 4 or 5 hours a day. Here’s how to make the most of them. – The Washington Post

Health News May 2021

-If Your Brain Feels Foggy And You’re Tired All The Time, You’re Not Alone – NPR
-Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Have Come to the U.S. Will They Work? – TIME
-Risk of dying from Covid-19 40 times the risk of rare blood clot after receiving J&J vaccine – CNN
-Most kids with coronavirus infections lack typical symptoms of COVID-19, study says – Los Angeles Times
-Moderna Says Its Covid-19 Booster Shots Show Promise Against Variants – The Wall Street Journal
-Experts Call for Sweeping  Reforms to Prevent the Next Pandemic – The New York Times
-Why young people are using preventive Botox, and what they need to know – The Washington Post

Health News April 2021

-3 behavioral psychology tips for weight loss – CNN
-Why are COVID-19 numbers heading up again? It could be that the public is following ‘recipe for a surge.’ – Chicago Tribune
-FDA Authorizes First Covid-19 Tests for Repeat, at-Home Screening – The Wall Street Journal
-How to Spot Depression in Young Children – The New York Times
-Is it covid or just allergies? Your questions about symptoms and vaccines, answered. – The Washington Post

Health News March 2021

-‘Tip Of the Iceberg’: Interpol Says Fake COVID-19 Vaccines Were Smuggled Across Continents – TIME
-US to screen travelers from countries with Ebola cases: CDC – Fox News
-5 fruits and veggies daily to live longer, but not all kinds – CNN
-It’s ‘premature’ and ‘unrealistic’ to think COVID-19 will end soon, WHO warns – Los Angeles Times
-Biden Says U.S. to Have Vaccines for All Adults by End of May – The Wall Street Journal
-New standards for everyday masks will help people pick covid-19 face coverings – The Washington Post

Health News February 2021

-CDC orders face masks for US travelers – Fox News
-Those who had Covid-19 could get reinfected if the variants become dominant, Fauci says – CNN
-COVID-19 vaccines contribute to drop in coronavirus cases at U.S. nursing homes – Los Angeles Times
-Millions of Counterfeit Masks Flooded U.S. Customs Facilities Last Year – The Wall Street Journal
-Had Covid? You May Need Only One Dose of Vaccine, Study Suggests – The New York Times
-Nap time is the new coffee break. Here’s how to make the most of it. – The Washington Post

Health News January 2021

-The science of how to stick to New Year’s resolutions and truly change your habits – CNN
-COVID fatalities in U.S. top 350,000. Refuting Trump, Fauci says deaths are ‘not fake’ – Los Angeles Times
-Why you should apply certain skin products in the morning, others in the evening – Miami Herald
-What Is Known About Virus Variants – The Wall Street Journal
-Coronavirus vaccine has arrived, but frustrated Americans are struggling to sign up – The Washington Post

Health News December 2020

-WHO updates coronavirus face mask guidance, says face shields are inferior alternative – Fox News
-Data show Americans couldn’t resist Thanksgiving travel – Los Angeles Times
-Gene Editing Shows Promise in Sickle-Cell Disease – The Wall Street Journal
-Virus May Have Arrived in U.S. in December, but Didn’t Spread Until Later – The New York Times
-Coronavirus deaths will probably surge around Christmas – The Washington Post

Health News November 2020

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources: A COVID-19 Vaccine For Children...

Health News October 2020

-Big contact tracing study shows role of kids and superspreaders in coronavirus pandemic – CNN
-Covid-19 Vaccine Trials Need Only a Fraction of People to Get Sick – The Wall Street Journal
-Laughter May Be Effective Medicine for These Trying Times – The New York Times
-The coronavirus pandemic has hurt Medicare’s hospital program – The Washington Post

Health News September 2020

-First coronavirus reinfection case in US being investigated by Nevada scientists – Fox News
-Past vaccine disasters show why rushing a coronavirus vaccine now would be ‘colossally stupid’ – CNN
-New U.S. Coronavirus Infections Slow to Lowest Level in More Than Two Months – The Wall Street Journal
-‘Sudden’ Cardiac Arrests Often Aren’t So Sudden – The New York Times
-Covid-19: A bad flu season colliding with the pandemic could be overwhelming – The Washington Post

Health News August 2020

-US death toll climbs as Trump claims coronavirus under control – CNN
-California is still showing how to make Obamacare work, even with COVID-19 – Los Angeles Times
-Four new Dengue fever cases have been confirmed in the Florida Keys – Miami Herald
-‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus. – The New York Times
-Health illiteracy is nothing new in America. But the pandemic magnifies how troubling it is. – The Washington Post

Health News July 2020

-Reopening the economy doesn’t mean Covid-19 is getting better. It just shifts more responsibility to you – CNN
-Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol – Los Angeles Times
-Three Months In, These Patients Are Still Ravaged By Covid’s Fallout – The Wall Street Journal
-Amid Virus Surge, Republicans Abruptly Urge Masks Despite Trump’s Resistance – The New York Times
-‘Cries for help’: Drug overdoses are soaring during the coronavirus pandemic – The Washington Post

Health News June 2020

-Why So Many Doctors Are Supporting Protests in the Middle of the COVID-19 Pandemic – TIME
-Grocery stores and universities should reopen first, liquor stores and gyms should reopen last, new research says – CNN
-U.S. food makers stock up on ingredients in case of another coronavirus surge – Los Angeles Times
-Coronavirus Patients Lose Senses of Taste, Smell — and Haven’t Gotten Them Back – The Wall Street Journal
-How Do You Decide if Children Can Play Together Again? – The New York Times
-7 in 10 Americans would be likely to get a coronavirus vaccine, Post-ABC poll finds – The Washington Post

Health News May 2020

-Coronavirus to likely last two years, new report says – Fox News
-The coronavirus lockdown is miserable. Rushing herd immunity could be worse – Los Angeles Times
-Researchers Explore Using Common Blood-Plasma Treatment to Fight Coronavirus – The Wall Street Journal
-Find a Vaccine. Next: Produce 300 Million Vials of It. – The New York Times
-Excess U.S. deaths hit estimated 37,100 in pandemic’s early days, far more than previously known – The Washington Post

Health News April 2020

-Reported disinfectant poisonings in children on the rise during pandemic – CNN
-Florida medical examiners were releasing coronavirus death data. The state made them stop – Miami Herald
-Coronavirus Testing Capacity Is Going Unused – The Wall Street Journal
-U.N. Warns World Hunger Could Double as Global Economy Crashes – The New York Times
-Pandemic anxiety is making us sleepless, forgetful and angry. Here are tips for coping. – The Washington Post

Health News March 2020

-Coronavirus death toll climbs to 9 in U.S. as global mortality rate increases to 3.4% – Los Angeles Times
-Are You Lonely? You’re Not Alone. – The Wall Street Journal
-Fatal Car Crashes Rise With Spring Clock Reset – The New York Times
-Stop touching my face? Why the easiest way to prevent coronavirus is so hard. – The Washington Post

Health News February 2020

-Burnout linked to potentially lethal heart condition – Fox News
-Another win for optimism! Recovery after stroke – CNN
-Caloric counts on nutrition labels may not be as precise as you think – Los Angeles Times
-Patients Often Get Antibiotics Without a Doctor Visit, Study Finds – The Wall Street Journal
-Why Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk – The New York Times
-Being obsessed with being productive…is unproductive – The Washington Post

Health News January 2020

-Only a few drugmakers even try to fight superbugs — a growing threat – Los Angeles Times
-Where you live might affect your brain: Study – Chicago Tribune
-Hospitals Give Tech Giants Access to Detailed Medical Records – The Wall Street Journal
-No More Excuses Not to Exercise – The New York Times
-Is this the secret to getting teens to reject junk food? – The Washington Post

Health News December 2019

-Here’s Why You Really Need A Flu Shot – NPR
-Half of the U.S. Population Will Be Obese by 2030 – TIME
-More than 6 million US middle and high schoolers used tobacco products in 2019, report says – CNN
-Getting a good night’s rest is critical to your health. How to improve your sleep habits – Miami Herald
-What if you knew a cookie would take 20 minutes to run off? – Chicago Tribune
-New Ways to Battle Procrastination – The Wall Street Journal
-Even a Little Alcohol May Raise Cancer Risk – The New York Times
-Essential oils are potent, risky and promising, Here’s what you need to know. – The Washington Post

Health News November 2019

-Open Enrollment Is Here: 6 Tips For Choosing A Health Insurance Plan – NPR
-2 in 5 Americans have misdiagnosed themselves after searching symptoms online, survey finds – Fox News
-Even a little running cuts risk of premature death, new study shows – CNN
-If you have type 2 diabetes, you’re at much greater risk for fatty liver disease – Miami Herald
-Shifting the Focus of Breast Cancer to Prevention – The New York Times
-Deep brain stimulation is being tested to treat opioid addiction – The Washington Post

Health News October 2019

-The Placebo Effect Works And You Can Catch It From Your Doctor – NPR
-Cutting Down on Sugary Beverages? Here’s What to Drink Instead, According to a New Study – TIME
-Not washing your hands after using bathroom worse than eating raw meat, study finds – Fox News
-Mediterranean Diet May Help Ease Some Symptoms of Depression – The New York Times
-Never exercised in your life? It’s not too late to start — and benefit. – The Washington Post

Health News September 2019

-Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat — It’s a Public Health Emergency – TIME
-Which drink is best for hydration? Hint: It isn’t water – CNN
-How the prescriptions doctors wrote may have helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis – Los Angeles Times
-Dental tourism: A vacation and bargain dentistry to boot – Chicago Tribune
-High Doses of Vitamin D Don’t Strengthen Bones – The New York Times
-Plastic, metal or glass: What’s the best material for a reusable water bottle? – The Washington Post

Health News August 2019

-Do You Need All Those Meds? How To Talk to Your Doctor About Cutting Back – NPR
-New procedure that postpones menopause could also lead to longer fertility – Fox News
-Health insurance companies are useless. Get rid of them – Los Angeles Times
-More than half of younger patients skip or quit blood pressure meds – Chicago Tribune
-FDA Pushes for Graphic Health Warnings on Cigarette Packs – The Wall Street Journal
-How to Reduce Exposure to Air Pollution – The New York Times

Health News July 2019

-Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight – TIME
-How to tell if you’re officially burned out – Fox News
-People in the United States are misusing antibiotics, study says – CNN
-What to do when you have arthritis in your ankles – Miami Herald
-Autism largely caused by genetics, not environment, study finds – Chicago Tribune
-How Much Protein Do You Need a Day? – The Wall Street Journal
-From fish to bacon, a ranking of animal proteins in order of healthfulness – The Washington Post

Health News June 2019

-U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II – TIME
-FDA food testing finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ – Fox News
-Why frozen fruit and veggies may be better for you than fresh – CNN
-How to protect your mental health from social media: Tips from an expert – Chicago Tribune
-By the Numbers: Vaccines Are Safe – The New York Times
-How binge-watching is hazardous to your health – The Washington Post

Health News May 2019

-Why Ditching Processed Foods Won’t Be Easy — The Barriers To Cooking From Scratch – NPR
-Self Improvement Might Sound Healthy. But There’s a Downside to Wanting to Change – TIME
-The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans – CNN
-Sleep Apnea Can Have Deadly Consequences – The New York Times
-More younger women are having heart attacks. Here are steps to minimize your risk. – The Washington Post

Health News April 2019

-Major study debunks myth that moderate drinking can be healthy – Fox News
-Particulate pollution in the air we breathe kills thousands a year, study finds – CNN
-Under-the-tongue allergy pills replacing shots for many – Chicago Tribune
-Congress Looks to Tackle Surprise Medical Bills – The Wall Street Journal
-Eat Less Meat, Live Longer? – The New York Times

Health News March 2019

-Sleeping in on weekends causes weight gain risks, research shows – Fox News
-The common exercise mistakes you are probably making right now – CNN
-Measles vaccine doesn’t cause autism, says a new, decade-long study of half a million people – Chicago Tribune
-Fighting Breast Cancer Without Surgery – The Wall Street Journal
-Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might. – The New York Times

Health News February 2019

-FDA targets illegally marketed dietary supplements – CNN
-Bacteria May Offer New Hope for Treating Skin Disorders – The Wall Street Journal
-Obesity Tied to Higher Cancer Rates in Younger People – The New York Times
-Considering a medical alert device? Here’s what you should know before buying. – The Washington Post

Health News January 2019

-Could Exercising In Frigid Temperatures Make Us Healthier? – NPR
-Being Bored Can Be Good for You — If You Do It Right. Here’s How – TIME
-When it comes to breathing during exercise, you’re probably doing it wrong – Chicago Tribune
-Opposed to G.M.O.s? How Much Do You Know About Them? – The New York Times
-Marijuana gives you the munchies. What about CBD? – The Washington Post

Health News December 2018

-The Future of HIV Treatment Might Not Involve Pills – TIME
-Risk of breast cancer may increase after giving birth, study says – Fox News
-Depression, alcoholism often an unbearable combination – Miami Herald
-New E.P.A. Plan Could Free Coal Plants to Release More Mercury Into the Air – The New York Times

Health News November 2018

-Does your gut need probiotics after antibiotics? – CNN
-UM studies how Alzheimer’s disease also affects loving caregivers – Miami Herald
-How to Take Charge of Your Medical Care – The New York Times
-New tick species capable of transmitting deadly disease is spreading in the U.S. – The Washington Post

Health News October 2018

-Is Granola Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say – TIME
-Less sleep associated with risky behavior in teens, study says – CNN
-Study gives depressing look at how climate change puts Americans’ mental health at risk – Los Angeles Times
-Why Is CBD Everywhere? – The New York Times
-Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads – The Washington Post

Health News September 2018

-The Scientific Secrets to Preventing Jet Lag – TIME
-More baby boomers turning to marijuana, study says – CNN
-New synthetic drug strains are making it difficult to diagnose overdoses – Fox News
-Do you really need to stretch? Science weighs in. – Chicago Tribune
-More Evidence That Nutrition Studies Don’t Always Add Up – The New York Times

Health News August 2018

-Why STD Rates Are Higher Than They’ve Ever Been – TIME
-Smokers are better off quitting, even with weight gain, study says – Chicago Tribune
-The Call to Care for Aging Parents Comes Sooner Now – The Wall Street Journal
-The Illness Is Bad Enough. The Hospital May Be Even Worse. – The New York Times
-‘Medicare for all’ is the dream. ‘Medicaid for more’ could be the reality. – The Washington Post

Health News July 2018

-Do You Really Need Less Sleep As You Age? – TIME
-Why is US one of the ‘most dangerous’ places in the developed world to give birth? – Fox News
-Endless Gaming May Be a Bad Habit. That Doesn’t Make It a Mental Illness. – The New York Times
-Plastic straws aren’t just bad for the environment — they can be bad for your body – The Washington Post

Health News June 2018

-You’re probably washing your hands all wrong, study says – CNN
-The Overprotected American Child – The Wall Street Journal
-4 Simple Tips to Stay Healthy on Your Next Trip – The New York Times
-What if physicians stopped weighing heavier patients? Health care might improve. – The Washington Post

Health News May 2018

-Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy – TIME
-Synthetics now killing more people than prescription opioids, report says – CNN
-Proposal to Curb Drug Prices Would Hand More Competition to Insurers – The Wall Street Journal
-Antibiotics May Raise the Risk for Kidney Stones – The New York Times
-Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004 – The Washington Post

Health News April 2018

-6 Surprising Foods That Pack a Day’s Worth of Added Sugar – TIME
-Bringing meals to people with food insecurity may deliver savings to the healthcare system – Los Angeles Times
-Some patients pay high price for seeking cheap plastic surgery abroad – Chicago Tribune
-How to Start Working Out – The New York Times
-Will calorie counts on menu items do more harm than good? – The Washington Post

Health News March 2018

-Cleaning products tied to lung function decline in women says new study – Fox News
-Can timing of meals help with weight loss? – Chicago Tribune
-The Challenge of Doctor-Patient Relations in the Internet Age – The New York Times
-Testing for hepatitis C lags with baby boomers despite high infection rate – The Washington Post

Health News February 2018

-Alzheimer’s pervasive plaque contained when key enzyme is removed in mice, study finds – Fox News
-Paid parental leave elusive 25 years after Family and Medical Leave Act – CNN
-How to treat and prevent head lice infections in children – Miami Herald
-Bad genes are a problem you can live with – Chicago Tribune
-Do Hangovers Get Worse as We Age? – The New York Times

Health News January 2018

-FBI strengthens crackdown on darknet drug dealing – Fox News
-4 ways to use your fitness tracker you hadn’t thought of yet – Chicago Tribune
-Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One. – The New York Times
-Savvier shoppers see through misleading food labels. Here’s how. – The Washington Post

Health News December 2017

-8 reasons why your wound won’t heal – Fox News
-Is this what the doctor’s office of the future will look like? – Los Angeles Times
-The Mentality of Sexual Assault and Harassment, a Q&A – The Wall Street Journal
-Fewer Pain Pills May Be Best Bet After Surgery – The New York Times
-The moral differences between pro- and anti-vaccine parents – The Washington Post

Health News November 2017

-What happens when you get a vasectomy — and then change your mind – Fox News
-How marriage might be linked to lower dementia risk – CNN
-How to Age Well – The New York Times
-Concerned about inflammation? These foods may help. – The Washington Post

Health News October 2017

-7 things that might be causing your infertility – Fox News
-More phthalates banned in children’s toys by US government – CNN
-Ditch the headlines telling you what to eat, not to eat. Here’s how to live healthier. – Miami Herald
-Failure to vaccinate is likely driver of U.S. measles outbreaks, report says – Chicago Tribune
-High Blood Pressure in Midlife Tied to Later Dementia – The New York Times

Health News September 2017

-Feeding your baby this peanut powder may help prevent a peanut allergy – Fox News
-Why today’s teens are taking longer to grow up – CNN
-Education is key to avoid being traumatized by natural disasters – Miami Herald
-Opioids Aren’t the Only Pain Drugs to Fear – The New York Times
-Want your kids to have healthy bones? It will take more than a milk mustache. – The Washington Post

Health News August 2017

-There might be dangerous chemicals in your tap water — here’s how to stay safe – Fox News
-Consistency is key for weight loss, study says – CNN
-Is Specialized Fitness Getting Less Special? – The Wall Street Journal
-Moderate Drinking Tied to Lower Diabetes Risk – The New York Times

Health News July 2017

-‘Stem-cell tourism’ needs tighter controls, say medical experts – Fox News
-The Mediterranean diet doesn’t benefit everyone, study says – CNN
-Is it safe to take anti-inflammatory meds for a long time? – Miami Herald
-Diet drinks are associated with weight gain, new research suggests – Chicago Tribune
-​Want to slow down your aging process? Mind-set can be key, oldest seniors say. – The Washington Post

Health News June 2017

-Predicting hair loss no matter your gender – Fox News
-Tick tock: Men have biological clocks too – Chicago Tribune
-Nutrition experts warn coconut oil is on par with beef fat, butter – Chicago Tribune
-Can Air-Conditioners Cause Sinus Congestion? – The New York Times
-WHO creates controversial ‘reserve’ list of antibiotics for superbug threats – The Washington Post

Health News May 2017

-​Births to older moms rise as teen birth rate drops – CNN
-​Sun safety today essential to protect children’s skin in the future – Miami Herald
-Magic diets don’t change behavior. Tips to lose, keep off weight – Chicago Tribune
-​For Bad Backs, It May Be Time to Rethink Biases About Chiropractors – The New York Times
-​Keep these healthy snacks at your desk to stave off midday hunger – The Washington Post

Health News April 2017

-Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion – CNN
-Does Parkinson’s disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does – Los Angeles Times
-Oral cancer among reasons doctors urge HPV vaccine for kids – Chicago Tribune
-How to Find Your Missing Keys and Stop Losing Other Things – The New York Times
-The DASH diet is proven to work. Why hasn’t it caught on? – The Washington Post

Health News March 2017

-​Chronically stressed people more likely to gain excess weight, study says – Fox News
-The genius in people with learning disabilities, mental health disorders – CNN
-Parenthood can boost your longevity, if you don’t die from the stress first – Miami Herald
-Frequent, Brisk Walks May Aid Those With Early Alzheimer’s – The New York Times
-Want a productive work day? Watch what you eat. – The Washington Post

Health News February 2017

-Acupuncture shows promise in migraine treatment, study says – CNN
-The 7 numbers you need to know to keep your heart healthy – Miami Herald
-No drugs for back pain, new guidelines say – The Wall Street Journal
-​Rise in mumps outbreaks prompts U.S. officials to weigh third vaccine dose – The Washington Post

Health News January 2017

-Whole grains: what you need to know – TIME
-The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease – Los Angeles Times
-Conquering negative thinking – The New York Times
-Yes, it’s possible to dine out and eat a healthful meal. Here’s how. – The Washington Post

Health News December 2016

-Yoga has a surprising health benefit – TIME
-Hypertension an increasing concern among overweight, sedentary children – Miami Herald
-Scientists say the clock of aging may be reversible – The New York Times
-Sleep-deprived drivers have plenty in common with drunk drivers – The Washington Post

Health News By Year

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Health News November 2016

-How to stop feeling guilty about everything – TIME
-​Every year of smoking causes DNA mutations that make cancer more likely – Los Angeles Times
-Want to look younger? Wearing sunscreen is a critical first step – Miami Herald
-Letting Children Always Win Is a Losing Strategy – The Wall Street Journal
-Pessimism may be bad for your heart – The New York Times

Health News October 2016

-Blood pressure meds could raise your depression risk – CNN
-Why believing in miracles could be hazardous to your health – Chicago Tribune
-New Thinking on Concussion Treatment – The Wall Street Journal
-​What Keeps Kids Up at Night? Cellphones and Tablets – The New York Times
-Does eating your biggest meal at dinner make it harder to lose weight? – The Washington Post

Health News September 2016

-In addition to fueling aggression, testosterone can also make men more generous – Los Angeles Time
-​Don’t leave the hospital until you know what comes next – Chicago Tribune
-Mosquitoes Are Deadly, So Why Not Kill Them All? – The Wall Street Journal
-​Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish After Short Rest – The New York Times

Health News August 2016

-​Genetic studies’ lack of diversity may lead to misdiagnosis, researchers say – The Wall Street Journal
-​A guide to help pregnant women reduce their Zika risk – The New York Times
-​Can a short, high-intensity workout replace your longer, more moderate routine? – The Washington Post

Health News July 2016

-Caring for cuts, burns and scrapes: The rules have changed – Los Angeles Times
-​Helpless to prevent cancer? Actually quite a bit is in your control – The New York Times
-Don’t believe those who say smaller, more frequent meals will control appetite – The Washington Post

Health News June 2016

-Giant colon goes on tour to promote cancer awareness – The Wall Street Journal
-Prescriptions drug abuse among older adults is harder to detect – The New York Times
-Why running is the perfect time for podcasts – The Washington Post

Health News May 2016

-Should cellphones have warning labels? – The Wall Street Journal
-Worried? You’re not alone – The New York Times
-When it comes to fitness, grit counts more than genetics – The Washington Post

Health News April 2016

-Should all teens be screened for depression? – The Wall Street Journal
-Loneliness may be bad for your heart – The New York Times
-Are those popular meal-kit delivery services actually good for you? – The Washington Post

Health News March 2016

-The healing power of forgiveness – The Wall Street Journal
-​Study focuses on repeated hits, not concussions – The New York Times
-How to get kids to kick their sugar habit – The Washington Post

Health News February 2016

-​Stress raises cholesterol more than you think – The Wall Street Journal
-HPV sharply reduced in teenage girls following vaccines, study says – The New York Times
-Tired of treadmills? Don’t underestimate the elliptical. – The Washington Post

Health News January 2016

-Companies ponder a rating of workers’ health – The Wall Street Journal
-US becomes more vulnerable to tropical disease like Zika – The New York Times
-The eternal weight-loss question: exercise or diet? – The Washington Post