Health News 2016

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 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