Health News 2018

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