Health News January 2017

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease – Los Angeles Times 1/31/17

Awash in overdoses, Seattle creates safe sites for addicts to inject illegal drugs – The Washington Post 1/27/17

Scientists create a part-human, part-pig embryo–raising the possibility of… – The Washington Post 1/26/17

Clinics for world’s vulnerable brace for Trump’s anti-abortion cuts – The New York Times 1/26/17

​Limiting antibiotics curbs deadly hospital infections –  The New York Times 1/25/17

The stomach bug Norovirus rips through US schools – The Wall Street Journal 1/23/17

Whole grains: what you need to know – TIME 1/23/17

The search for a painkiller that works without the danger of addiction – The Washington Post 1/22/17

The Conversation Placebo – The New York Times 1/19/17

Study offers new clues on drug-resistant Tuberculosis – The Wall Street Journal 1/19/17

New global coalition launched to create vaccines, prevent epidemics – The Washington Post 1/18/17

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables outweighs the risks of pesticides – The Washington Post 1/18/17

Vitamin D does more than help bones stay strong, and most kids don’t get enough – The Washington Post 1/17/17

Physician aid in dying gains acceptance in the US – The New York Times 1/16/17

How to get college students to eat healthier – The Wall Street Journal 1/13/17

If you want to live longer, take good care of your telomeres –  The Washington Post 1/13/17

Yes, it’s possible to dine out and eat a healthful meal. Here’s how. – The Washington Post 1/12/17

‘Weekend Warriors’ show survival benefits – The New York Times 1/11/17

Heartburn drugs in pregnancy tied to asthma in babies – The New York Times 1/10/17

Nausea, fever, projectile vomit: ‘stomach flu’ strikes readers again and again – The Washington Post 1/7/17

Carbs during workouts may fend off colds – The New York Times 1/7/17

What smartphones do to children’s eyes – The Wall Street Journal 1/5/17

What you just forgot may be ‘sleeping’ – The Wall Street Journal 1/5/17

Cancer death rates has dropped again. But it’s still higher for men than women – The Washington Post 1/5/17

New NIH guidelines on infants and peanuts may contradict everything you’ve… – The Washington Post 1/5/17

Conquering negative thinking – The New York Times 1/3/17​