Health News June 2017

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Predicting hair loss no matter your gender – Fox News 6/30/17

Doctors warn against placenta pills after baby’s illness – Fox News 6/30/17

How Yellow affects your state of mind – CNN 6/30/17

Long-term breastfeeding leads to more cavities, study says – CNN 6/30/17

​​​Military diet: 3-day diet or dud? – CNN 6/30/17

Forgetful? It might actually make you smarter, study says – CNN 6/30/17

New law sparks debate over future of traditional Chinese medicine – CNN 6/30/17

This hospital grows its own food, then serves it to patients – Miami Herald 6/30/17

Melanoma biopsy results can differ, worrying patients – Chicago Tribune 6/30/17

Plan on Growing Old? Then the Medicaid Debate Affects You – The New York Times 6/30/17

High Drug Prices Are Bad. Cutting Them Could Be Worse. – The New York Times 6/30/17

Her newborn kept getting sick because she was ingesting placenta, CDC says – The Washington Post 6/30/17

You know soda is bad for you. Kick the habit with these tips. – The Washington Post 6/30/17

One politician’s solution to the overdose problem: Let addicts die – The Washington Post 6/30/17

The U.S. fertility rate just hit a historic low. Why some demographers are freaking…– The Washington Post 6/30/17

Could humans live forever one day? A new study says it may be possible – Fox News 6/29/17

Can acupuncture treat women’s health issues? Studies find mixed results – Fox News 6/29/17

Drug may help with common form of vision loss – Fox News 6/29/17

7 early signs of MS you should know about – Fox News 6/29/17

What media teach kids about gender can have lasting effects, report says – CNN 6/29/17

Paid leave for parents: What’s the right amount of time? – CNN 6/29/17

​​​​Walgreens scraps Rite Aid bid, will buy 2,000+ stores instead in $5.2 billion deal – Chicago Tribune 6/29/17

Pregnant or trying? Don’t let your Zika guard down – Chicago Tribune 6/29/17

What to Blame for Your Stomach Bug? Not Always the Last Thing You Ate – The New York Times 6/29/17

Avoid dehydration this summer with these simple tips – Fox News 6/28/17

2 new strains of fentanyl may be resistant to Narcan, Georgia authorities warn – Fox News 6/28/17

How exercise can improve your love life – CNN 6/28/17

Air pollution exposure may hasten death, even at levels deemed ‘safe,’ study says – Los Angeles Times 6/28/17

Study highlights the ugly side of the beauty industry – Chicago Tribune 6/28/17

Health Bill Draws Fiscal Fault Line Between Old and Poor—and the Poor Are… – The Wall Street Journal 6/28/17

For Exercise, Nothing Like the Great Outdoors – The New York Times 6/28/17

Smart Kids Live Longer – The New York Times 6/28/17

As Affordable Care Act Repeal Teeters, Prospects for Bipartisanship Build – The New York Times 6/28/17

Not reaching your wellness goals? Take a look at your nighttime routine. – The Washington Post 6/28/17

How could you have severe constipation from birth? – Fox News 6/27/17

6 foods to eat (and avoid) if you want to get pregnant – Fox News 6/27/17

PTSD: What it is and how to spot it – Fox News 6/27/17

Bee, wasp venom shortage could be dangerous for those with allergies -CNN 6/27/17

Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests – CNN 6/27/17

Teenagers are as sedentary as 60-year-olds by age 19 – Chicago Tribune 6/27/17

Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils ‘Obamacare’ repeal – Chicago Tribune 6/27/17
When Cutting Access to Health Care, There’s a Price to Pay – The New York Times 6/27/17

‘Healthy’ ice creams promise indulgence without guilt. Do they deliver? – The Washington Post 6/27/17

Eating your way toward migraine relief – Fox News 6/26/17

Many women (and docs) are in the dark on No. 1 killer ― heart disease – Fox News 6/26/17

Doctors want sugar and ‘cancer-causing’ foods out of hospitals – Fox News 6/26/17

‘Breast cancer genes’: How much do they increase cancer risk? – Fox News 6/26/17

Older dads have geeky sons, study says – CNN 6/26/17

More health problems reported from cosmetic products -CNN 6/26/17

As lawmakers debate GOP healthcare bill, new study finds stripping people of… – Los Angeles Times 6/26/17

Teens’ heavy menstrual cycles could be indication of blood disorders – Miami Herald 6/26/17

Do newborns need moisturizer? – Miami Herald 6/26/17

Doctor on demand: How app culture is reviving the house call – Chicago Tribune 6/26/17

Doctors Learn How to Give Patients the Worst News – The Wall Street Journal 6/26/17

The C.B.O. Did the Math. These Are the Key Takeaways From the Senate Health… – The New York Times 6/26/17

Senate Health Bill in Peril as C.B.O. Predicts 22 Million More Uninsured – The New York Times 6/26/17

Why a Baby’s Connection With a Parent Matters – The New York Times 6/26/17

How Apps Can Help Manage Chronic Diseases – The Wall Street Journal 6/25/17

4 deep breathing tips that can change your life – Los Angeles Times 6/24/17

Scientists Take New Approach to Fighting Type 1 Diabetes – The Wall Street Journal 6/24/17

Men Can Be So Hormonal – The New York Times 6/24/17

Surgery in the womb gives hope for spina bifida – Fox News 6/23/17

Snake solution: Dangerous venom could fight kidney disease – Fox News 6/23/17

Why confusion leads seniors to turn down home health care – CNN 6/23/17

Pimp out your home gym: 11 gadgets we’d love to own right now – Los Angeles Times 6/23/17

High-intensity exercise may be bad for the bowels – Chicago Tribune 6/23/17

Do M.R.I. Scans Cause Any Harm? – The New York Times  6/23/17

U.S. Suspends Beef Imports From Brazil – The New York Times 6/23/17

Are those crazy food products on ‘Shark Tank’ actually healthy? – Fox News 6/22/17

Two GOP senators wanted $45 billion in health care bill to battle opioid crisis. They got… – Fox News 6/22/17

Hummus with pine nuts recalled over possible listeria contamination – CNN 6/22/17

Can sitting cancel out the benefits of exercise? – CNN 6/22/17

To preserve mental acuity into old age, experts suggest focusing on these three… – Los Angeles Times 6/22/17

Could Prozac be a treatment for children with autism? – Los Angeles Times 6/22/17

Kids locked in hot cars can die in minutes. This is what cops say you should do – Miami Herald 6/22/17

Flu vaccine ineffective for people 65 and older last winter – Chicago Tribune 6/22/17

Opioids, a Mass Killer We’re Meeting With a Shrug – The New York Times 6/22/17

Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid – The New York Times 6/22/17

The skinny on skin care for athletes who train in the sun – The Washington Post 6/22/17

Our gut talks and sometimes argues with our brain. Now we know how. – The Washington Post 6/22/17

Not quite half of American teens have had sex by 18. That’s actually low. – The Washington Post 6/22/17

Tick-borne diseases on the rise – Fox News 6/21/17

She planked for one minute every hour for two weeks at work – Fox News 6/21/17

Where in the world will the next emerging disease appear? – CNN 6/21/17

CDC panel again advises against FluMist – CNN 6/21/17

Don’t lose sleep over apnea, but treatment is crucial – CNN 6/21/17

Too much texting could be a pain in the wrist, some experts say – CNN 6/21/17

Could hair dyes, relaxers raise breast cancer risk? – Chicago Tribune 6/21/17

Fish as Medicine for Rheumatoid Arthritis – The New York Times 6/21/17

No, Your Teen Doesn’t Hate You. It’s Just Summer. – The New York Times 6/21/17

This strawberry almond milk is reminiscent of a milkshake, and deceptively… – The Washington Post 6/21/17

The FDA has asked a drug maker to take this opioid off the market – Fox News 6/20/17

‘I was addicted to heroin- and it could happen to anyone’ – Fox News 6/20/17

Brain-eating amoeba: What is it, and how do you prevent contracting it? – Fox News 6/20/17

Tick that makes you allergic to meat may be spreading – Fox News 6/20/17

Legionnaires’ cases among newborns raise questions about water births – CNN 6/20/17

Here’s why experts say all kids ages 6 and up should be screened for obesity – Los Angeles 6/20/17

Old age, like beauty, is in the eye of beholder – Miami Herald 6/20/17

Lead found in baby food: How to protect your child – Chicago Tribune 6/20/17

200 scientists call for new restrictions on antimicrobial chemicals in personal-care… – Chicago Tribune 6/20/17

The Symptoms of Dying – The New York Times 6/20/17

In just one year, nearly 1.3 million Americans needed hospital care for opioid… – The Washington Post 6/20/17

The most helpful healthy-eating tool: Accurately evaluating how hungry you are – The Washington Post 6/20/17

Parkinson’s may begin in gut before affecting the brain – Fox News 6/19/17

Broccoli compound could help treat type 2 diabetes – Fox News 6/19/17

Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, study says – CNN 6/19/17

Do not get rid of the fat in your face — it will make you look droopy – Miami Herald 6/19/17

This Fourth of July, keep the awe and avoid the awful – Miami Herald 6/19/17

Nutrition experts warn coconut oil is on par with beef fat, butter – Chicago Tribune 6/19/17

Get Well Sooner? A Healthier Roommate Could Help – The New York Times 6/19/17

How Did Health Care Get to Be Such a Mess? – The New York Times 6/19/17

The Senate Is Close to a Health Care Bill, but Do Republicans Have the Votes? -The New York Times 6/19/17

We’ve done the work for you: Here are 12 of the best sunscreens you can buy this… – Los Angeles Times 6/17/17

SpikeBoarding: A New Low-Impact Fitness Secret – The Wall Street Journal 6/17/17

9 early signs of pregnancy that are easy to miss – Fox News 6/16/17

White bread or whole-wheat? It may depend on your gut – CNN 6/16/17

Tick tock: Men have biological clocks too – Chicago Tribune 6/16/17

Dangerous unproven treatments for ‘chronic Lyme disease’ are on the rise – Chicago Tribune 6/16/17

Can You Pick a Bedbug Out of a Lineup? – The New York Times 6/16/17

Trump Vowed to ‘Take Care’ of Opioid Crisis. Some See Few Signs of Action. – The New York Times 6/16/17

Losing Fat, Gaining Brain Power, on the Playground – The New York Times 6/16/17

Those french fries could kill you, a new study says. But don’t panic! – The Washington Post 6/16/17

A low BMI could lengthen healing time, according to study on athletes with… – The Washington Post 6/16/17

People are injecting themselves with blood from teens – Fox News 6/15/17

​Despite options, many cancer patients are left in the dark –  CNN 6/15/17

Don’t use these recalled topical antibiotics when you need first aid – Miami Herald 6/15/17

Johns Hopkins researchers say they’ve unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to… – Chicago Tribune 6/15/17

3 powerful reasons fat makes you faster – Chicago Tribune 6/15/17

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls – The New York Times 6/15/17

Environmental watchdog group warns of lead in baby food – The Washington Post 6/15/17

Despite the hype, intermittent fasting isn’t a magic weight loss cure – The Washington Post 6/15/17

Teenagers’ tobacco use hits a record low, with a sharp drop in e-cigarettes – The Washington Post 6/15/17

​DMER: the scary breast-feeding condition you’ve never heard of – Fox News 6/14/17

Why having a nightcap may be good for your health –  Fox News 6/14/17​

Overweight pregnancy increases risk of birth defects, study says – CNN 6/14/17

​Mindful eating: ‘Suddenly, you have power over food’ – CNN 6/14/17

Hospice at age 4 – CNN 6/14/17

How oxygen-producing pond scum could save your life after a heart attack – Los Angels Times 6/14/17

Making sure ‘making weight’ doesn’t turn into eating disorder in young athletes – Chicago Tribune 6/14/17

Hot Weather Workout? Try a Hot Bath Beforehand – The New York Times 6/14/17

Would Carrots by Any Other Name Taste as Sweet? Study Suggests Not – The New York Times 6/14/17

G.O.P. Senators Might Not Realize It, but Not One State Supports the A.H.C.A. – The New York Times 6/14/17

Yoga 101: What to know before your first class – The Washington Post 6/14/17

Not sleeping? 6 possible reasons you’re restless – Fox News 6/13/17

Lose weight, reduce stress and lower your disease risk with these 6 habits – Fox News 6/13/17

The 6 healthiest fast food meals you can order – Fox News 6/13/17

Why does America have so many hungry kids? – CNN 6/13/17

‘Gentle’ C-sections are growing in popularity – CNN 6/13/17

‘Dry drowning’ story saves another boy – CNN 6/13/17

Ambulances are so 2016. After a cardiac arrest, the fastest way to send help is on… – Los Angeles Times 6/13/17

Make a splash this summer — and save lives — with swimming lessons – Miami Herald 6/13/17

​Stem cells might not be a good option for your kid’s sports injury – Miami Herald 6/13/17

Even for girls in U.S., female genital mutilation and ‘vacation cutting’ are risks – Chicago Tribune 6/13/17

You Seem Tense! Hang On, I’ll Go Get My Pneumatic Sander – The Wall Street Journal 6/13/17

Noise May Raise Blood Pressure Risk – The New York Times 6/13/17

At Airports, Making Travel Easier for Autistic Passengers – The New York Times 6/13/17

​Do opioid drug-abuse deterrents actually work? FDA wants to know. – The Washington Post 6/13/17

Fever during pregnancy may increase autism risk in offspring –  The Washington Post 6/13/17

​’My UTI turned out to be bladder cancer’ – Fox News 6/12/17

Chef Boyardee, Libby’s spaghetti and meatballs part of massive recall – Fox News 6/12/17

​Teens and texts: Suicide case exposes risks of messaging –  CNN 6/12/17

Why is it taking so long to rid the world of polio? – CNN 6/12/17

​Why a key diabetes test may work differently depending on your race – CNN 6/12/17

10 percent and growing: Obesity rising in nations rich and poor, especially in kids –  Chicago Tribune 6/12/17

​Charter school’s healthy snack store serves students in food desert – Chicago Tribune 6/12/17

​As we age, a team of ‘allies’ is important – Chicago  Tribune 6/12/17

More Than 10 Percent of World’s Population Is Obese, Study Finds – The New York Times 6/12/17

There’s No Magical Savings in Showing Prices to Doctors –  The New York Times 6/12/17

The Liver: A ‘Blob’ That Runs the Body – The New York Times 6/12/17

Social Interaction Is Critical for Mental and Physical Health – The New York Times 6/12/17

Six wellness vacations to take this summer: Get home fitter than before you left –  Los Angeles Times 6/10/17

Opioid Dealers Embrace the Dark Web to Send Deadly Drugs by Mail – The New York Times 6/10/17

15 foods nutritionists keep in their fridges – Fox News 6/9/17

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why – CNN 6/9/17

​#YogaChallenge proves that yoga is for the whole family – CNN 6/9/17

Dead butt syndrome: How to get your rear in gear – CNN 6/9/17

​Zika risk for birth defects drops each trimester, CDC finds -Chicago Tribune 6/9/17

The 5 Best Natural Deodorants: Hippie No More – The Wall Street Journal 6/9/17

Why Does Hair Turn Gray at a Young Age? – The New York Times 6/9/17

​Frozen tuna recalled after testing showed hepatitis A virus – Fox News 6/8/17

Study finds teen pregnancy rates drop as government funding of sex ed decreases – Fox News 6/8/17

Tick-borne disease suspected in 2-year-old’s death – CNN 6/8/17

​Snake venom is key ingredient in experimental drug for heart patients – CNN 6/8/17

​Why dancing is good for your health – CNN 6/8/17

A Cuban vaccine might some day turn lung cancer into a chronic disease – Miami Herald 6/8/17

Infants born in water births at risk of Legionnaires’ disease, CDC says – Chicago  Tribune 6/8/17

When divorce turns bitter, kids’ immunity may pay a price – Chicago Tribune 6/8/17

How Prejudice Can Harm Your Health – The New York Times 6/8/17

When a Pet Dies, Helping Children Through the ‘Worst Day of Their Lives’ – The New York Times 6/8/17

Zika risk for birth defects drops for each trimester, CDC finds – The Washington Post 6/8/17

​Are there really antioxidants in that juice? How to protect against food fraud. – The Washington Post 6/8/17

New baby monitor helps measure infants’ sleep quality – Fox News 6/7/17

5 ways your sleep schedule is making you fat – Fox News 6/7/17

Texas ‘wrongful birth’ bill fails to pass – CNN 6/7/17

On the front lines of Russia’s ‘staggering’ HIV epidemic – CNN 6/7/17

Do we finally know whether grilled meat causes cancer? – Chicago Tribune 6/7/17

Why Running May Be Good for Your Back – The New York Times 6/7/17

She Had Never Suffered From Anxiety. Was She Having Her First Panic Attack? – The New York Times 6/7/17

They look like prescription drugs, but they’re actually deadly poison, Georgia… – The Washington Post 6/7/17

Night owls, rejoice: A late workout shouldn’t hinder your sleep. It could even help. – The Washington Post 6/7/17

Powassan virus: Potentially fatal tick disease that can be transmitted in minutes reported in… – Fox News 6/6/17

4 dead, dozens hospitalized in massive overdose, Georgia authorities say – Fox News 6/6/17

When insurers require patients to stop treatment – CNN 6/6/17

CDC director: Too many Legionnaires’ cases start in health care settings – CNN 6/6/17

In treating mental illness, drugs are critical. Yet few are in the pipeline. – Miami Herald 6/6/17

Much shorter chemo works for many colon cancer patients, study says – Chicago Tribune 6/6/17

America’s Hidden H.I.V. Epidemic – The New York Times 6/6/17

Obamacare Didn’t Destroy Insurance Markets, but It Also Didn’t Fix Them – The New York Times 6/6/17

WHO creates controversial ‘reserve’ list of antibiotics for superbug threats – The Washington Post 6/6/17

​Can a drug that fights parasites also help with autism? – Fox News 6/5/17

Medical costs spike for bike injuries – Fox News 6/5/17

​Babies may sleep longer in their own rooms, study says – CNN 6/5/17

​Why we all need green in our lives – CNN 6/5/17

Here are ways to protect your child from cyberbullying – Miami Herald 6/5/17

5 things you might not want to do to your vagina – Chicago Tribune 6/5/17

You’re Fired! When Doctors Let Patients Go – The Wall Street  Journal 6/5/17

Getting Alerts From a Digital Pill Box – The New York Times 6/5/17

Drug Deaths in America Are Rising Faster Than Ever – The New York Times 6/5/17

A Dilemma for Diabetes Patients: How Low to Push Blood Sugar, and How to Do It? – The New York Times 6/5/17

Puerto Rico declares Zika epidemic to be over – The Washington  Post 6/5/17

Outcry Over EpiPen Prices Hasn’t Made Them Lower – The New York Times 6/4/17

The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine – The New York Times 6/3/17

How to get pregnant if you aren’t getting your period – Fox News 6/2/17

Botched anti-measles campaign kills 15 children in South Sudan –  Fox News 6/2/17

To make your weekend go slower, try new things – CNN 6/2/17

Hope and hype around cancer immunotherapy – CNN 6/2/17

Should you eat three big meals or many mini-meals? – CNN 6/2/17

9 ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s – Los  Angeles Times 6/2/17

An intensive care doctor advises how to soothe the senses of a dying loved one – Chicago Tribune 6/2/17

​What Is It Like to Be Nice to Everybody? – The  Wall Street Journal 6/2/17

How to Raise a Feminist Son – The New York Times 6/2/17

Can Air-Conditioners Cause Sinus Congestion? – The New York Times 6/2/17

Want a verdict on gluten-free diets? You won’t find it in a study. – The Washington Post 6/2/17

Study gets at how dads treat daughters, sons differently – Fox News 6/1/17

‘Herbal’ coffee meant to boost sex drive recalled after consumer death – Fox News 6/1/17

Want more sex? Get better sleep. Want better sleep? Have more sex – CNN 6/1/17

Compression tights don’t make you run farther or faster, study says –  CNN 6/1/17​​

More than a third of teenage girls experience depression, new study says – Chicago Tribune 6/1/17

Drug Xeloda prolongs survival for some breast cancer patients – Chicago Tribune 6/1/17

Trump Rule Could Deny Birth Control Coverage to Hundreds of Thousands… – The New York Times 6/1/17

​New Electrical Brain Stimulation Technique Shows Promise in Mice – The New York Times 6/1/17

Measles outbreak in Minnesota surpasses last year’s total for the entire country – The Washington Post 6/1/17