Health News March 2019

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Number of American adults not having sex reaches all-time high, report says – Fox News

This is the most expensive drug in US – Fox News

The Rolling Stones postpone North American tour dates as Jagger needs hear surgery – Miami Herald

She’s 89 and Can’t Stay Out of the Pool – The Wall Street Journal

How Pain Tolerance and Anxiety Seem to Be Connected – The New York Times

Why Are Female Runners Faster Than Ever? – The New York Times

Nurses Strike in New York: Threat Increases Over ‘Safe Staffing’ Levels – The New York Times

New York doctor offers patients struggling with infertility a low-cost and needle-free IVF treatment – Fox News

New York sues makers of OxyContin days after company agrees to $270M settlement – Fox News

World’s first living HIV-positive organ donor says she ‘wanted to make a difference’ – Fox News

The common exercise mistakes you are probably making right now – CNN

Measles case in Broward — amid national outbreak — has health experts stressing vaccine – Miami Herald

For many doctors hounded by medical malpractice claims, it’s business as usual – Chicago Tribune

Where There’s Rarely a Doctor in the House: Assisted Living – The New York Times

An Outbreak Spreads Fear: Of Measles, of Ultra-Orthodox Jews, of Anti-Semitism – The New York Times

Fasten Your Seatbelt and Keep Your Hands to Yourself – The New York Times

The Races Are Virtual but the Running Is Real – The New York Times

Are My Allergies All in My Head? – The New York Times

Contraceptive jewelry? Georgia researchers create pregnancy-preventing accessories – Fox News

Bangladeshi mother with two wombs delivers twins one month after giving birth to first child – Fox News

Energy drink addict shares photo of tongue ‘eaten away’ by habit – Fox News

Using genetics to try to figure out how to get mosquitoes to stop biting us – Los Angeles Times

Actor Mark Wahlberg’s two-workout, seven-meal day starts at 3:15 a.m. – Los Angeles Times

FDA proposes first mammogram changes in 20 years. Here’s what patients can expect. – Chicago Tribune

Supplemental steroids, testosterone may lower men’s sperm counts – Chicago Tribune

J&J to Air First TV Ad for Drug That Discloses Its Price – The Wall Street Journal

Why Don’t More American Men Get Vasectomies? – The New York Times

Grenfell Tower Study Finds Many Toxic Chemicals Near Fire Site – The New York Times

At 71, She’s Never Felt Pain or Anxiety. Now Scientists Know Why. – The New York Times

New York Sues Sackler Family Members and Drug Distributors – The New York Times

‘Swat the Kaiser’ and Stork Stands: The History of Army Physical Fitness – The New York Times

Can What We Eat Affect How We Feel? – The New York Times

Salmonella found in raw dog food from Darwin’s Natural Pet Products, FDA warns – Fox News

Beef products recalled over potential E. coli contamination – Fox News

Gov. Cuomo’s proposed prescription opioid surcharge under fire, critics call it tax on pain – Fox News

Doctors explain what happens to your body after drinking soda – Fox News

California may toughen vaccine exemption rules to block measles – Fox News

Suicides highlight the toll of school shootings and the role of ‘complicated grief’ – Los Angeles Times

Using high-potency marijuana on daily basis increases risk of psychosis, study finds – Miami Herald

More aging Americans are using pot to soothe what ails them – Chicago Tribune

White House, Congressional GOP at Odds Over 2020 Health-Care Message – The Wall Street Journal

Monsanto Ordered to Pay $80 Million in Roundup Cancer Case – The New York Times

Measles Emergency in New York: What Are Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations? – The New York Times

Judge Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky – The New York Times

Mammogram Centers Must Tell Women if They Have Dense Breasts, F.D.A. Proposes – The New York Times

Flu Tied to Heart Failure Worsening – The New York Times

Air Pollution Tied to Mental Health Issues in Teenagers – The New York Times

Centene to Buy WellCare for $15.3 Billion, Creating Health Giant – The New York Times

What Your Exercise Habits Might Say About How Long You’ll Live – The New York Times

Oklahoma settles with OxyContin maker for $270 million – Fox News

Las Vegas vending machine dispenses overdose-reversal drug Narcan – Fox News

Red yeast supplements likely damaged woman’s liver – Fox News

Couple diagnosed with cancer within months of each other renewed vows twice during treatment – Fox News

Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit – CNN

Women inventors, long overlooked, are churning out more patents than ever – CNN

Next FDA chief must continue fight against teen vaping, local health officials urge – CNN

Showing compassion, accepting cultures: Preventing suicide in the Latino community – CNN

Cannabis-related ER visits in Colorado jump threefold after legalization, study says – CNN

Should you skip dessert if you’re trying to lose weight? No — if you can control portions – CNN

Tucked in a Barneys in Beverly Hills, a shop caters to the ‘luxury cannabis lifestyle’ – Los Angeles Times

Can I get cosmetic eye surgery without having general anesthesia? – Miami Herald

What to do — and not do — if your child lies to you – Miami Herald

What to do if you keep spraining your ankle when you play basketball – Miami Herald

Unvaccinated children banned from public spaces amid measles outbreak in New York suburb – Chicago Tribune

Special evaluations can help seniors cope with cancer care – Chicago Tribune

Marijuana ER visits climb in Denver hospital study – Chicago Tribune

Trump Administration Renews Attempt to Topple Affordable Care Act – The Wall Street Journal

What Happens if Obamacare Is Struck Down? – The New York Times

Purdue Pharma and Sacklers Reach $270 Million Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit – The New York Times

Feng Shui Tips for a Harmonious Life – The New York Times

American Are Having Fewer Heart Attacks – The New York Times

Helping an Estranged Family Reconnect – The New York Times

Why your chronological age doesn’t tell your doctor much about you – The Washington Post

Bride nearly lost leg in firework-coconut mishap hours after dream wedding – Fox News

Student diagnosed with ‘Sleeping Beauty’ syndrome may sleep for weeks at a time – Fox News

Maryland woman suffers stroke after tearing artery during yoga pose – Fox News

These students have developed technology to protect their high schools during a shooting – CNN

Parkland suicide deaths highlight long-term psychological impacts of mass shootings – CNN

Measles cases surpass 300 this year, CDC says – CNN

More than 1,000 Ebola cases reported in outbreak – CNN

A new ‘male birth control’ pill might be safe, but there’s still a long way to go, researchers say – CNN

Slashing fossil fuel use could save millions of lives at risk due to air pollution, study says – CNN

Stronger hurricanes could decimate forests and accelerate climate change, warns study – CNN

Are breast implants safe enough? The FDA reviews the popular procedure this week – CNN

A Parkinson’s ‘pandemic’ is coming and there aren’t enough doctors to deal with it – Miami Herald

Worried about PTSD in your Parkland student? Here’s what to look for and how to get help – Miami Herald

Grief can take its toll on you. Here’s when to seek help. – Miami Herald

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices – Chicago Tribune

Study shows possible link between oversleeping while pregnant and stillbirths – Chicago Tribune

ACA Sign-Ups Total 11.4 Million for This Year – The Wall Street Journal

Patients Continue to Report Problems With Breast Implants – The Wall Street Journal

The Autism Diagnosis That Isn’t Always Permanent – The Wall Street Journal

For Many Boys With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Bright Hope Lies Just Beyond Reach – The New York Times

Women at Breast Implant Hearing Call for Disclosure of Safety Risks – The New York Times

Bayer and Johnson & Johnson Settle Lawsuits Over Xarelto, a Blood Thinner, for $775 Million – The New York Times

Two Top Medical Groups Call for Soda Taxes and Advertising Curbs on Sugary Drinks – The New York Times

The Risks to Babies of Older Fathers – The New York Times

Reading to Your Toddler? Print Books Are Better Than Digital Ones – The New York Times

My Friend’s Cancer Taught Me About a Hole in Our Health System – The New York Times

Duke University to Pay $112.5 Million to Settle Claims of Research Misconduct – The New York Times

Marijuana Edibles May Pose Special Risks – The New York Times

Heal Me With Plants – The New York Times

What we mean when we talk about obesity, why it matters and what we can do about it – The Washington Post

Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home: reports – Fox News

Avocado recall in 6 states over listeria concerns – CNN

Hundreds of cities, counties and Native American tribes file federal lawsuit against Sackler family over opioid crisis – CNN

Where Alzheimer’s Research Is Pushing Ahead – The Wall Street Journal

Depressed and Anxious? These Video Games Want to Help – The New York Times

Eating mushrooms can cut cognitive decline risk, study finds – Fox News

How to succeed at intermittent fasting – CNN

Americans are becoming less happy, and there’s research to prove it – Los Angeles Times

A Pitcher Called Thor Learns How Less Is More at the Gym – The Wall Street Journal

Medicare for All Would Abolish Private Insurance. ‘There’s No Precedent in American History.’ – The New York Times

What to Do When You Are a Runner Who Can’t Run on Race Day – The New York Times

Biggest mistake dieters make? Not drinking enough water – Fox News

Fentanyl overdose deaths soared after 2013, new federal data shows – Fox News

2 unvaccinated American children in Costa Rica test positive for measles, health ministry confirms – Fox News

Jay Leno on the time Rodney Dangerfield had a mini-stroke on his show – Fox News

Model had breast implants removed after she says body began rejecting them – Fox News

Selma Blair reveals MS brain scan on Instagram: It looks like the ‘face of a cheetah’ – Fox News

Cat scratch disease caused teen’s schizophrenia-like symptoms, report says  – Fox News

Mom suffered fatal heart attack after choking onb chocolate snack, family says – Fox News

LAX travelers warned about possible measles exposure – Fox News

‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ behind booming Brazilian butt lift demand – Fox News

Arkansas bill pushes to ban abortion in Down syndrome cases – CNN

As mumps outbreak grows at Temple University, there’s a ‘strong recommendation’ for vaccine – CNN

More US school-age children die from guns than on-duty US police or global military fatalies, study finds – CNN

Chickenpox parties and natural immunity: Your questions answered – CNN

Almost 70,000 pounds of Tyson chicken strips recalled – CNN

Who is having more sex over age 50, research explores – CNN

How to know whether you’re a ‘helicopter parent’ and why it matters – CNN

How kidnapping survivor Midsi Sanchez uses her trauma to help missing and exploited children – CNN

A veteran runner shares his 26.2 secrets for conquering the L.A. Marathon – Los Angeles Times

Recipe for a healthy heart may include more breakfast, less TV – Chicago Tribune

Can We Get Better at Forgetting? – The New York Times

Drug Epidemics, Past and Present – The New York Times

An Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Gave Me Hope, and Then It Ended – The New York Times

For Urinary Incontinence, Try Behavioral Treatments or Drugs, or Both – The New York Times

$1 Billion for Mental Health: The Reality of de Blasio’s ‘Revolutionary’ Plan – The New York Times

Trigger Warnings May Not Do Much, Early Studies Suggest – The New York Times

Why Did I Lose My Sense of Smell? – The New York Times

My Temporary Hoarding Habit – The New York Times

FDA allows sale of certain blood pressure drugs amid shortage – Fox News

Hill’s Pet Nutrition expands dog food recall over ‘toxic’ vitamin D levels – Fox News

Study suggests there’s a ‘smell test’ for Parkinson’s disease – Fox News

Red lump in Spanish woman’s belly button signals advanced cancer, report finds – Fox News

Chinese woman injects fruit juice concoction into her body, almost dies: reports – Fox News

Temple mumps outbreak swells to 67 likely cases – Fox News

Anti-vaxers and Facebook: The four subgroups that fuel online attacks – CNN

Fentanyl deaths skyrocketed more than 1000% over six years in the US. Here’s who it’s killing – CNN

Nikki Haley is criticized for her comment on health care in Finland – CNN

Another promising Alzheimer’s drug trial ends in failure: ‘This one hurts’ – CNN

Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat bill’ into law. Next up: A legal fight – CNN

She was dancing on the roof and talking gibberish. A special kind of ER helped her – CNN

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox rather than getting vaccine – CNN

A morning fitness routine that’s good for your brain, too – CNN

Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says – CNN

Do you lose nutrients when juicing fruits and veggies? Yes, actually – CNN

Healthy diet might not lower dementia risk – Chicago Tribune

Consumer Group Calls for FDA Moratorium on Opioid Approvals – The Wall Street Journal

New Hope for Fertility of Young Cancer Patients – The Wall Street Journal

A.I. Can Improve Health Care. It Also Can Be Duped. – The New York Times

In Honor of Seven Bridges – The New York Times

Sugary Drinks Tied to Shorter Life Span – The New York Times

Portraits reveal ‘invisible’ skin imperfections caused by UV rays – Fox News

Las Vegas woman learns cough dismissed as ‘allergies’ was actually cancer symptom – Fox News

An Ohio court is being asked to clarify when life begins in lost embryo case – CNN

Young people on amphetamines for ADHD have twice the psychosis risk compared to other stimulants, study says – CNN

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says – CNN

Kale joins the ranks of the annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ pesticide list – CNN

The healthiest water to drink: Is there such a thing? – CNN

Recent superbug cases linked to weight-loss surgeries in Tijuana prompt fresh warning – Los Angeles Times

L.A. Marathon runners need a mantra. And so do you – Los Angeles Times

What was found in this recalled baby cough syrup can cause infant vomiting or diarrhea – Miami Herald

Here’s how the FDA plans to reduce recalls of a heart and blood pressure medication – Miami Herald

Unconscious at work after shooting heroin, working drunk, DUIs: nurses losing licenses – Miami Herald

What to expect when your child is vaccinated – Miami Herald

Third Lawsuit Filed Over Medicaid Work Requirements – The Wall Street Journal

Pfizer Adds to Big Pharma’s Gene-Therapy Deal Streak – The Wall Street Journal

A Twin Inside a Twin: In Colombia, an Extraordinary Birth – The New York Times

A User Guide for Your Knees – The New York Times

No Babies in Parliament, Danish Lawmaker Is Told – The New York Times

States Seek Financial Relief for Family Caregivers – The New York Times

Why Lifting Weights Can Be So Potent for Aging Well – The New York Times

Seeking an alternative to soy sauce? Healthier condiments and how to use them. – The Washington Post

Police came to the rescue after boy with autism calls 911 to report lost teddy bear – Fox News

California bill would ban sale of makeup containing cancer-causing chemicals, toxins – Fox News

Legionnaires’ bacteria found in Wisconsin resort’s water system, health officials say – Fox News

San Francisco proposes restricting vape sales. One official would like Juul’s headquarters ‘gone yesterday’ – CNN

One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese, and the booming economy may be to blame, study reveals – CNN

Daily or high-potency cannabis increases risk of psychotic disorder, study finds – CNN

Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her – CNN

One-third of uninsured can’t afford to take drugs as prescribed, says government report – CNN

Severe water shortages could plunge England into ‘jaws of death’ in 25 years, warns environment agency – CNN

The ‘bliss point,’ or why you can’t just eat one cookie or potato chip – CNN

FDA approves first medication specifically for treating postpartum depression – Miami Herald

Jennifer Aniston promotes it. But does drinkable collagen really get rid of wrinkles? – Miami Herald

What diet works best for you is determined by your DNA, metabolism — not just fads – Miami Herald

‘Medieval’ diseases flare as unsanitary living conditions proliferate – Chicago Tribune

London Gallery Will Forgo Donation From Sackler Family – The Wall Street Journal

W.H.O. Panel Demands a Registry for Human Gene Editing – The New York Times

Monsanto Weedkiller Roundup Was ‘Substantial Factor’ in Causing Man’s Cancer, Jury Says – The New York Times

The Right Way to Follow Your Passion – The New York Times

Broken-Heart Syndrome Is Not All in the Head – The New York Times

Pyschic Mediums Are the New Wellness Coaches – The New York Times

Is It Time? Making End of Life Decisions for Pets – The New York Times

Professional Hair Removal Catches On With the Preteen Set – The New York Times

This anxiety-inducing fitness test purports to tell you how long you’ll live. We investigated. – The Washington Post

Woman claims hospital stored frozedn embryo for years without her knowledge – Fox News

There’s new advice to prevent food allergies in children – CNN

40% of people with HIV transmit most new infections in the US, a new analysis says. Here’s the plan to stop the spread – CNN

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says – CNN

Spaceflight is activating herpes in astronauts – CNN

To help fight vaping, schools look to their own students – CNN

New study suggests fish oil derivative may benefit heart health – CNN

Five ways to tackle picky eating in your kids – Miami Herald

Six ways parents and schools can tackle the spike in teen suicide – Chicago Tribune

New Doubt on Treatment to Prevent Preterm Birth – The Wall Street Journal

Trump Plans to End the AIDS Epidemic. In Places Like Mississippi, Obstacles Are Everywhere. – The New York Times

When the Benefits of Statins Outweigh the Risks – The New York Times

Talking to Children About Terminal Illness – The New York Times

When Email Comes to the Doctor’s Office, Wait Times Decrease – The New York Times

Unvaccinated Student in Kentucky Sues After Being Barred From Playing Basketball – The New York Times

All my life, I hated running. In my 50s, I set out to change that. – The Washington Post

Medicare wellness visits are supposed to be free — unless you call it a physical. – The Washington Post

New Guidelines Advise Againts Aspirin to Prevent Heart Disease – The Wall Street Journal

Parents don’t get enough sleep for 6 years after a child is born, researchers say – Fox News

Smaller Hospitals Press for Chance to Offer Heart-Valve Procedure – The Wall Street Journal

Apple Watch Has Mixed Results in Big Heart Study – The Wall Street Journal

Can a Person Learn While Sleeping – The Wall Street Journal

No Gym Can Match Her Hula Hoop – The Wall Street Journal

Tens of Thousands of Heart Patients May Not Need Open-Heart Surgery – The New York Times

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Could Last Another Year, C.D.C. Director Warns – The New York Times

8 roles every ‘master parent’ should play to raise highly successful children – Fox News

‘Dr. Pimple Popper’ removes patient’s massive growth that smelled ‘like 10 dead rats’ – Fox News

Lawyer blames doctor’s ‘God complex’ after cancer patient’s death – Fox News

Pennsylvania teen, 13, dies after sudden cardiac arrest, school says – Fox News

Excess pregnancy weight gain tied to risk for delivery complications, study says – Fox News

EPA bans household use of deadly paint stripper, but not commercial use – CNN

New film’s love story recalls tragic tale of a real-life ‘Fault in Our Stars’ couple – CNN

Online abortion pill provider ordered to cease delivery by FDA – CNN

‘Definitely not an anti-vaxer’: Some parents push back against recommended vaccine schedule – CNN

She lost her dad when she was 14. Now, she’s helping kids learn how to mourn. – CNN

Getting kids into college poses ethical quandary for many – CNN

Three or more eggs a day increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says – CNN

Pound workouts will rock your body and mind – CNN

Light and sound stimulus therapy generates a buzz in Alzheimer’s research world – Los Angeles Time

Red States Seek to Remake Medicaid – The Wall Street Journal

Can TV Dumb You Down? – The New York Times

Methadone Helped Her Quit Heroin. Now She’s Suing U.S. Prisons to Allow the Treatment. – The New York Times

Older Americans Are Awash in Antibiotics – The New York Times

Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health? Maybe – The New York Times

Tobacco and E-Cigarette Lobbyists Circle as F.D.A. Chief Exits – The New York Times

Early Detection Is Possible for Pancreatic Cancer – The New York Times

A Second Chance at Sisterhood – The New York Times

OxyContin creator considers bankruptcy as lawsuits grow amid national opioid crisis – Fox News

Air pollution more deadly than smoking, new study finds – Fox News

Pennsylvania mom mistakes colon cancer symptoms for hemorrhoids, shares ‘shocking’ story to warn others – Fox News

‘I Am Jazz’ surgeon fired for posting photos of transgender patients’ genitals: report – Fox News

OxyContin’s maker is accused of fueling the opioid epidemic. Its new overdose antidote was just fast-tracked by the FDA – CNN

A young child goes to the ER for medicine poisoning every 10 minutes. Here’s why – CNN

39 tons of Butterball ground turkey recalled after salmonella cases – CNN

African mothers 50 times more likely to die after c-section than moms in rich countries, study says – CNN

Judge rules 40 unvaccinated children can’t go back to school – CNN

Deaths from dementia have more than doubled in US, report says – CNN

These sports are most likely to send kids to ER with brain injuries – CNN

Mental health problems are on the rise among American teens and young adults – Los Angeles Times

Recall alert: Water skis named ‘Performer’ can perform poorly and cause injuries – Miami Herald

What does the CPSC do? – Miami Herald

How Big Tobacco Hooked Children on Sugary Drinks – The New York Times

A Possible Alzheimer’s Treatment With Clicks and Flashes? It Worked on Mice – The New York Times

Johnson & Johnson Hit With $29 Million Verdict in Case Over Talc and Asbestos – The New York Times

Amazon Pulls 2 Books That Promote Unscientific Autism ‘Cures’ – The New York Times

Can CBD Prevent Pelvic Pain? – The New York Times

Did Dietary Changes Bring Us ‘F’ Words? Study Tackles Complexities of Language’s Origins – The New York Times

Mushrooms May Reduce the Risk of Memory Problems – The New York Times

Yoga for Incontinence? Evidence Is Lacking – The New York Times

Call Me Cozy – The New York Times

Coping With a Dieting Relative When You’re a Recovering Anorexic – The New York Times

Building Grit in Girls Through Mountain Biking – The New York Times

Mystery infections traced to blood-shedding religious ritual – Fox News

Parents learn son’s ‘crooked smiles’ is actually symptom of deadly brain tumor: ‘We are broken’ – Fox News

Communities reach out to homeless as hepatitis A surges – Fox News

New Italian law requires students to be vaccinated or face repercussions: report – Fox News

Brain shrinkage linked to smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, study finds – Fox News

LAX travelers warned of possible measles exposure – Fox News

Chicken fried rice skillet meals recalled over undeclared allergens – Fox News

Hispanics and blacks create less air pollution than whites, but breathe more of it, study finds – CNN

Can a ‘fertility diet’ really help you conceive? In some cases, yes – CNN

Maryland may become the first state to ban foam food containers and cups – CNN

Where your kid goes to college doesn’t matter as much as you think – CNN

Forget hygge; pyt is the new Scandinavian term for a happier life – CNN

My shoulder is stiff. Does that mean I have a frozen shoulder? – Miami Herald

‘How many people had to die’: A look back at the Obama administration’s handling of the fentanyl epidemic – Chicago Tribune

Trump’s proposed budget would slash total cancer funding while boosting pediatric research – Chicago Tribune

Scientists Call for Moratorium to Block Gene-Edited Babies – The Wall Street Journal

SEC Closes Probe Into Mylan’s Real-Estate Dealings with Former Director – The Wall Street Journal

Unlocking Secrets of Memory and Time in the Brain – The Wall Street Journal

F.D.A. Moves to Restrict Flavored E-Cigarette Sales to Teenagers – The New York Times

Exercise vs. Drugs to Treat High Blood Pressure and Reduce Fat – The New York Times

Eye exam could soon detect Alzheimer’s new study suggests – Fox News

Oregon freshman dies from flu-related illness, school says – Fox News

Man’s severe bacterial infection, seizures pinned on cotton swab used while cleaning ear – Fox News

Johnson & Johnson acted as opioid ‘kingpin,’ Oklahoma attorney general says – CNN

Talc cancer concerns get their day in Congress – CNN

Ohio can block Planned Parenthood funding, appeals court rules – CNN

Your birth control may fail if you have this genetic variant, research suggests – CNN

No link between diet and dementia? Not so fast – CNN

How US organizations support anti-abortion laws in Mexico and elsewhere – CNN

Tattoo therapy: How ink helps sexual assault survivors heal – CNN

Why a doctor often has to break bones when you undergo a nose job – Miami Herald

How to talk to children about death, and the 10 steps that can make it easier – Miami Herald

Fast food delivers even more calories than decades ago – Chicago Tribune

Major Blue Health Insurers to Combine – The Wall Street Journal

UnitedHealth to Require Drug Rebates Go to Consumers – The Wall Street Journal

Trump’s Proposed Budget Undermines His H.I.V. Plan, Experts Say – The New York Times

New Generic Blood Pressure Drug Is Approved to Relieve Shortages – The New York Times

National Cancer Chief, Ned Sharpless, Named F.D.A.’s Acting Commissioner – The New York Times

For Larger Customers, Eating Out Is Still a Daunting Experience – The New York Times

Pillsbury Flour Cases Are Recalled Over Salmonella Trace – The New York Times

How Meditation Can Improve Your Travels – The New York Times

In Space, No One Can Hear Your Teeth Chatter – The New York Times

Your Environment Is Cleaner. Your Immune System Has Never Been So Unprepared. – The New York Times

Jane Austen believed beauty could come in every shape and size. What else can she teach us about wellness? – The Washington Post

Plastic surgery on the rise: Breast augmentation, liposuction among most popular procedures, study finds – Fox News

Chef Boyardee bowls recalled over labeling mix-up – Fox News

Woman suffers severe allergic reaction to partner’s medication after oral sex: case report – Fox News

Mississippi mom claims breast implants were ‘poisoning’ her – Fox News

More than 12,000 cases of Pillsbury flour recalled over salmonella concerns – CNN

More than 2,000 people in ICE custody quarantined for contagious diseases – CNN

Smoking during pregnancy doubles risk of sudden death for baby, study says – CNN

Global ‘pandemic’ of fake drugs killing children worldwide, report says – CNN

Diabetes study ties lower risk to just a moderate amount of body strength – CNN

Climate change will make a walk in the woods a much rarer pleasure – CNN

FDA to review surgical staplers after thousands of reports of malfunctions – CNN

He couldn’t hack it as a drug-sniffing dog. Now he’s conservation’s best friend. – CNN

It’s not just measles: Tetanus, mumps and other vaccine-preventable diseases are still in the US – CNN

A doctor in California appeared via video link to tell a patient he was going to die. The man’s family is upset – CNN

Medical marijuana helped elderly with chronic pain and reduced their use of opioids, study found – Chicago Tribune

Fighting Breast Cancer Without Surgery – The Wall Street Journal

How Artificial Intelligence Could Transform Medicine – The New York Times

Colon Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life – The New York Times

The Long Fight for Pay Equality in Sports – The New York Times

Cut the Science Budget? Not So Fast – The New York Times

A Diabetes Home Test Can Be a Waste of Time and Money – The New York Times

Using an Asthma Inhaler Correctly – The New York Times

Cancer Patients Are Getting Robotic Surgery. There’s No Evidence It’s Better. – The New York Times

New concern on college campuses: ‘drunkorexia,’ a combination drinking and eating disorder – The Washington Post

Woman shocked to learn ‘kidney stones’ was actually labor – Fox News

Ebola treatment center attacked again as Congo battles a deadly epidemic – CNN

4 hidden habits that may affect your blood pressure – Fox News

Flu season has peaked, but nasty strain is on rise: report – Fox News

Rabid raccoons are back in Manhattan. Vaccinate your pets, health officials say – CNN

I Gave My Kidney to a Stranger to Save My Brother’s Life – The Wall Street Journal

An Ex-Linebacker Finds a Leaner Routine – The Wall Street Journal

An Unvaccinated Boy Got Tetanus. His Oregon Hospital Stay: 57 Days and $800,000. – The New York Times

How prostate cancer becomes resistant to treatment – Fox News

Water additive recalled over potentially deadly bacterial contamination – Fox News

California residents on flight to San Francisco contracted measles, health officials say – Fox News

Florida woman receives prosthetic iris to repair damaged eye, says results are ‘life-changing’ – Fox News

The journey toward the Equal Rights Amendment began decades ago, but activists say the finish line is in sight – CNN

Flu season may not have peaked, and there’s another wave of severe infections underway, CDC says – CNN

Hookah smokers inhale toxic chemicals that may harm the heart, report warns – CNN

16 cases of mumps have been reported at Temple University – CNN

FDA approves first immunotherapy regimen for breast cancer – CNN

New Parkinson’s psychosis drug target of DOJ investigation – CNN

After losing her leg in an accident, a woman finds hope through snowboarding – CNN

Walking dogs is sending older people to the ER, study says – CNN

Judge refuses pharmaceutical firms’ request to delay opioid trial, set for May – CNN

Why daylight saving time can be bad for your health – CNN

Mobile addiction clinic brings help to those at heart of opioid epidemic – CNN

Seniors with UTIs need antibiotics ASAP, study says – Chicago Tribune

Bit by Bit, Scientists Gain Ground on AIDS – The New York Times

We Broke the Same Bone. My Recovery Was a Breeze, Hers an Ordeal. Why? – The New York Times

Congratulations, It’s Twins. The Doctor Is Perplexed. – The New York Times

No One Is Taking Your Hamburgers. But Would It Even Be a Good Idea? – The New York Times

Doctors Welcome New Drepression Drug, Cautiously – The New York Times

Can Grapefruit Juice Affect My Thyroid Medicine? – The New York Times

This Is What a Feminist Country Looks Like – The New York Times

Dog-walking may be hazardous to seniors’ health, study suggests – Fox News

Pancreatic cancer: 5 things you need to know – Fox News

Mom warns after toddler who choked on popcorn has pieces removed from lungs days later – Fox News

Missouri man dies days after falling ill during IV vitamin treatment, report says – Fox News

Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not really – CNN

2.6M kids at risk as measles cases spike in the Philippines – CNN

Executions delayed while Ohio searches for new lethal injection drugs – CNN

Conjoined twins return home after lifesaving surgery in Australia – CNN

Fish fraud: What’s on the menu often isn’t what’s on your plate – CNN

Anti-vaxers’ adult son gets measles; now, he has this message for the world – CNN

A trainer on the autism spectrum wanted a place for people with autism to work out, so he opened his own gym – CNN

Alex Trebek said he plans to beat his pancreatic cancer. That will be a tall order – Los Angeles Times

One more lot of blood pressure and heart medication tablets recalled for carcinogen – Miami Herald

How to deal with losing sleep due to Daylight Saving Time – Miami Herald

Listening to older patients who want to stop dialysis – Chicago Tribune

Listening to music can ‘significantly impair’ creativity, study says – Chicao Tribune

Trump Administration Weighs Publicizing Rates Hospitals Negotiate With Insurers – The Wall Street Journal

Tennessee House Passes Bill to Ban Abortion After Detection of Fetal Heartbeat – The New York Times

Facebook Announces Plan to Curb Vaccine Misinformation – The New York Times

Measles Outbreak: 1 Student Got 21 Others Sick – The New York Times

Secondhand Smoke Exposure Tied to Kidney Disease – The New York Times

How to Discuss Your Mental Health With Family Members Who Don’t Get It – The New York Times

Statins May Increase Risk of Diabetes – The New York Times

For Alex Trebek, the Toughest Question: Can He Face Down Pancreatic Cancer? – The New York Times

Deaths From Drugs and Suicide Reach a Record in the U.S. – The New York Times

The Battle Against One of the Worst Ebola Epidemics Ever Is in Trouble – The New York Times

The Lesson of Impermanence – The New York Times

Tuberculosis diagnosis leads 226 Georgia high school students, staff to get tested: report – Fox News

Ohio veterinarian warns essential oil diffusers can be toxic for cats: ‘They just don’t mix’ – Fox News

‘Broken heart’ syndrome linked to brain’s reaction to stress, research finds – Fox News

Luke Perry’s death is reminder stroke ‘is not only a disease of the elderly,’ doctor says – Fox News

Cocaine, meth on rise in Pennsylvania’s early warning areas – Fox News

Exposure to infection in the womb increases risk of autism and depression, study says – CNN

Hormone replacement therapy tied to Alzheimer’s risk, study says, but experts urge caution – CNN

Senate hearing examines ‘devastating’ nursing home abuse – CNN

Tick bites more likely to cause red meat allergy than previously thought – Chicago Tribune

For Teens, a Push for Confidential Medical Advice – The Wall Street Journal

The Imposing Venture of 3 Corporate Giants Gets a Not-So-Imposing New Name – The New York Times

A Heart-Healthy Diet May Be Good for the Brain – The New York Times

W.H.O. Chief Plans to Reorganize a Vast Bureaucracy – The New York Times

Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Pain Patients Suffer, Doctors Say. – The New York Times

How Breast Size Affects How Women Exercise – The New York Times

What Really Makes a Difference in Vaccination Rates? – The New York Times

Chug your way to wellness with a beet latte and other health elixirs around D.C. – The Washington Post

FDA approves ketamine-like nasal spray for depression – CNN

‘Urgent action is necessary’ to stop vaccine misinformation, public health official warns during Senate hearing – CNN

Was Luke Perry too young for a stroke? No, they can happen at any age – CNN

The world’s top 100 most polluted cities in 2018 – CNN

Every senior needs cognitive screening, Alzheimer’s Association says – CNN

Parents of a deceased West Point military cadet want to save his sperm; so far, a court says they can – CNN

21 states sue over Trump administration changes to Title X family planning program – CNN

Nearly 200 people in Texas immigration detention facilities have contracted mumps – CNN

Progress on deadly staph infections slows; CDC calles for increased prevention – CNN

Am I a bad parent if I’m on my phone in front of my kids? – CNN

FDA issues a safety alert after confirming asbestos in two brands of girls’ cosmetics – Miami Herald

Has your vegan diet made your skin dry? Try these plant-based sources for smoother skin – Miami Herald

Birth control pills recalled over risk: You might think you’ve taken one when you haven’t – Miami Herald

I study brain illnesses. I now live with one: Lou Gehrig’s disease. – Chicago Tribune

Cancer’s complications: Confusing bills, maddening errors and endless phone calls – Chicago Tribune

Measles vaccine doesn’t cause autism, says a new, decade-long study of half a million people – Chicago Tribune

FDA Chief Gottlieb to Leave Agency – The Wall Street Journal

Fast-Acting Depression Drug, Newly Approved, Could Help Millions – The New York Times

How to Quit Antidepressants: Very Slowly, Doctors Say – The New York Times

An H.I.V. Cure: Answers to 4 Key Questions – The New York Times

Mental Health Treatment Denied to Customers by Giant Insurer’s Policies, Judge Rules – The New York Times

Let’s Stop Ignoring the Truths of Puberty. We’re Making It Even More Awkward. – The New York Times

Reducing Maternal Mortality – The New York Times

Why icing a sprain doesn’t help, and could slow recovery – The Washington Post

This is why your workout clothes still stink after being washed – The Washington Post

Philippine measles epidemic infects 14,938 and kills 238, officials say – Fox News

Snoring, sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer’s disease, study claims – Fox News

Mom of 5-year-old battling cancer voices measles concerns: ‘He doesn’t go to public places’ – Fox News

30,000 pounds of beef recalled over ‘extraneous materials – Fox News

22 of the top 30 most polluted cities in the world are in India – CNN

Purdue Pharma seeks dismissal of lawsuit in Massachusetts – CNN

Coal ash contaminating grounwater nationwide, groups say – CNN

Dogs’ raw meat diet could be dangerous to them and owners, study says – CNN

Not even a social media star can make kids eat their veggies, study says – CNN

This bill could ban e-cigarette flavors nationwide – CNN

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack, but without Doctors Without Borders – CNN

Injuries prompt CDC investigation into e-scooters – CNN

Amid uproar over high drug prices, Eli Lilly introduces generic insulin at half price of brandname Humalog – CNN

Lose 10 percent of your weight? Using app to track what you eat can help, study says – Miami Herald

Learn to manage your stress by reframing it, developing coping skills – Miami Herald

Dentists routinely prescribe opioids to teens, putting them at risk of addiction: ‘These are kids who could have gotten Advil’ – Chicago Tribune

Second HIV Patient May Be Cured After Stem-Cell Transplant – The Wall Street Journal

FDA Unveils Actions to Stem Youth Access to E-Cigarettes – The Wall Street Journal

A Doctor’s Prescription for More AI in Medicine – The Wall Street Journal

F.D.A. Criticizes Walgreens and Other Retailers for Selling Tobacco Products to Minors – The New York Times

Hospital and Time of Delivery May Affect Mother’s Health – The New York Times

Diagnoses by Horn, Payment in Goats: An African Healer at Work – The New York Times

Want to Leave a Legacy? Be a Mentor – The New York Times

The Opioid Dilemma: Saving Lives in the Long Run Can Take Lives in the Short Run – The New York Times

Fitness Gear to Go – The New York Times

Using Arts Education to Help Other Lessons Stick – The New York Times

Kvass, celtuce and a few other ‘new’ good-for-you foods – The Washington Post

Drug Companies and Doctors Battle Over the Future of Fecal Transplants – The New York Times

A Swimmer Saved by What She Lost – The New York Times

Bigger, Saltier, Heavier: Fast Food Since 1986 in 3 Simple Charts – The New York Times

England to Offer Hospital Patients Free Sanitary Products – The New York Times

New Texas bill would create easier path for vaccine exemptions in public schools – Fox News

Vaccination deniers gaining ‘traction’ on social media, health chief warns – CNN

Why is bacon so addictive? – CNN

Is it climate change or global warming? How science and a secret memo shaped the answer – CNN

Small trial sparks new hope against Parkinson’s disease – Chicago Tribune

Take precautions before consulting ‘Dr. Google’ – Chicago Tribune

It’s Like a Triathlon for People Who Dislike Swimming – The Wall Street Journal

Do You Need to Work to Recover From an Injury? – The New York Times

Flu at Illinois middle school causes hundreds of students to call out sick: report – Fox News

Counting calories for less than 15 minutes a day helps weight loss, study shows – Fox News

Sleeping in on weekends causes weight gain risks, research shows – Fox News

Chicago Midway Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles, health officials warn – Fox News

Officials see no link between miscarriage risk and flu shots – Fox News

New sensors monitor sick babies without wires blocking hugs – Fox News

Butt implants linked to cancer in rare first reported case – Fox News

Keep that exercise resolution before you lose the willpower – CNN

A professor is accused of stealing a student’s invention to make millions – CNN

FDA warns about robotic devices for mastectomy and other cancer surgeries – CNN

Chicago Midway Airport passengers are warned they might have been exposed to measles – CNN

Insurer skips doctors and send massive checks to patients, prompting million-dollar lawsuit – CNN

How to train like Captain Marvel, physically and mentally – Los Angeles Times

Two expanded blood pressure and heart medicine recalls and one possible new carcinogen – Miami Herald

Some adults need to be revaccinated against measles – Chicago Tribune

Measles outbreaks are on the rise across the U.S. Here is what you need to know – Chicago Tribune

Weekend ‘catch-up sleep’ is a lie – Chicago Tribune

Studies of Deadly Flu Virus, Once Banned, Are Set to Resume – The New York Times

One Twin Committed the Crime — but Which One? A New DNA Test Can Finger the Culprit – The New York Times

Supplements Won’t Prevent Dementia. But These Steps Might. – The New York Times