Health News 2022

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