Health News 2019

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