Health News May 2018

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Working Out Is Hard. Streaming Just Might Make It Easier – TIME 5/31/18

Survivors file suit against ex-Gambian leader over alleged HIV ‘cure’ – Fox News 5/31/18

Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease, WHO reports – Fox News 5/31/18

Jogger gored by 2,000-pound bison while on morning run – Fox News 5/31/18

Oncology nurse forced to fundraise for terminal cancer treatment says it’s working – Fox News 5/31/18

Musician serenades surgeons during brain operation – Fox News 5/31/18

Needy families slept on hospital floors until one doctor started a shelter – CNN 5/31/18

To be herself, she needs to change her body. But first, comes the battle with insurers – CNN 5/31/18

What is medically necessary treatment for gender-affirming health care? – CNN 5/31/18

Got alt-milk? How plant-based alternatives compare – CNN 5/31/18

Half of world’s children at risk of war, poverty, discrimination, report finds – CNN 5/31/18

Better sleep requires a better routine, and perhaps an upgrade to your pillows and PJs – Los Angeles Times 5/31/18

In a toasty, cabin-like space, sauna yoga helps sweat out the kinks – Los Angeles Times 5/31/18

California is now paying for people to test their drugs for fentanyl – Los Angeles Times 5/31/18

U.S. Targets State Rules on Informing Women of Abortion Services – The Wall Street Journal 5/31/18

A More Egalitarian Hospital Culture Is Better for Everyone – The New York Times 5/31/18

‘I’ll Have the Cake.’ The Music Made Me Do It. – The New York Times 5/31/18

25 and Still Alive – The New York Times 5/31/18

This is going to be the next VA secretary’s first big task – The Washington Post 5/31/18

Is There a Doctor Aboard? Airlines Often Hope Not – Bloomberg 5/30/18

Reading Books and Playing Games May Help Prevent Dementia: Study – TIME 5/30/18

Here’s What Scientists Do–And Don’t–Know About E-Cigarettes – TIME 5/30/18

Here’s How Much Exercise You Need to Keep Your Brain Healthy – TIME 5/30/18

These Are the Healthiest Shoes To Wear, According to Scientists – TIME 5/30/18

What everyone’s afraid to say about college and jobs – Fox News 5/30/18

Pregnancy complications might ‘turn on’ schizophrenia genes, study says – CNN 5/30/18

Ambien maker Sanofi: ‘Racism is not a known side effect’ – CNN 5/30/18

Hepatitis A outbreak cases on rise across US; Nashville reports outbreak – CNN 5/30/18

One-third of US military injuries in Iraq, Afghanistan weren’t from battle – CNN 5/30/18

Fewer babies were born in Brazil amid Zika outbreak, study says – CNN 5/30/18

Colon and rectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say – CNN 5/30/18

Chinese women’s newest accessory: six-pack abs – CNN 5/30/18

Your outdated sunscreen exposes you to needless cancer risk – Chicago Tribune 5/30/18

New Stroke Technology to Identify Worst Cases Gets FDA Approval – The Wall Street Journal 5/30/18

After Years of Trying, Virginia Finally Will Expand Medicaid – The New York Times 5/30/18

The Largest Health Disparity We Don’t Talk About – The New York Times 5/30/18

Hate High-Intensity Exercise? Try It. You Might Like It. – The New York Times 5/30/18

Bingeing on food can turn into a serious disorder. Here are ways to head off an episode. – The Washington Post 5/30/18

This mock pandemic killed 150 million people. Next time it might not be a drill. – The Washington Post 5/30/18

New study says more than one alcoholic drink a day could shorten your life. Now, what? – The Washington Post 5/30/18

Why Hurricane Maria killed not dozens but thousands of Puerto Ricans – The Washington Post 5/30/18

Trump, fast-food lover and exercise avoider, tells nation about importance of fitness – The Washington Post 5/30/18

The Best Way To Get Over a Breakup, According to Science – TIME 5/29/18

Legoland face-painting caused significant skin reaction to boy’s face, lawsuit claims – Fox News 5/29/18

How Medicare-Medicaid chief Seema Verma’s taking steps to sink drug prices under Trump’s plan – Fox News 5/29/18

Doc hawking MP3s as ‘cure-all’ for Ebola, depression may see medical license revoked – Fox News 5/29/18

Surgeon removes 4,100 gallstones from patient complaining of abdominal pain – Fox News 5/29/18

Woman hit with defamation lawsuit by doctor over negative Yelp review – Fox News 5/29/18

9-year-old raises $6G in lemonade fundraiser for baby brother battling rare illness – Fox News 5/29/18

One million people in France quit smoking last year – CNN 5/29/18

Childhood obesity is high in home of Mediterranean diet – CNN 5/29/18

UK doctors concerned about Skripals’ long-term health after poisoning – CNN 5/29/18

Online dating lowers self-esteem and increases depression, studies say – CNN 5/29/18

Ohio police offer to test residents’ meth for Zika – CNN 5/29/18

Drugmaker recalls birth control pills packaged in wrong order – CNN 5/29/18

Stricter state alcohol access rules can save 800 DUI deaths a year, study says – CNN 5/29/18

More regions to be vaccinated, experimental drugs to be tried in Congo Ebola outbreak – CNN 5/29/18

Ebola outbreak 2018: What’s different this time? – CNN 5/29/18

Alzheimer’s in Latinos expected to increase by more than 800%. Chicago researchers are trying to change that. – Chicago Tribune 5/29/18

Years before the first BRCA gene test, a double mastectomy was the right decision for me – Chicago Tribune 5/29/18

Clues to Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s From How You Use Your Computer – The Wall Street Journal 5/29/18

In the Era of Genomic Testing, Are Big Clinical Trials an ‘Endangered Species’? – The Wall Street Journal 5/29/18

They’re Out of Prison. Can They Stay Out of the Hospital? – The New York Times 5/29/18

Scared of High-Intensity Interval Training? A Heart Monitor Can Make It Fun and Easy – The New York Times 5/29/18

Put a Ring on It? Millennial Couples Are in No Hurry – The New York Times 5/29/18

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused – The New York Times 5/29/18

Supreme Court won’t take up challenge to restrictive Arkansas abortion law – The Washington Post 5/29/18

A doctor removed her ovaries because they were ‘in the way.’ Her family says it led to her death – The Washington Post 5/29/18

Conservative activists aren’t giving up their Obamacare repeal dream – The Washington Post 5/29/18

Are you consuming too much of these five good-for-you foods or drinks? – The Washington Post 5/29/18

Rare virus kills more than a dozen in India, health officials warn it could cause global epidemic – Fox News 5/28/18

Clothes treated with ‘hot feet’ coating could keep ticks away – Fox News 5/28/18

When is dentistry not medicine? When insurance is involved – CNN 5/28/18

How to achieve ‘functional fitness’ in middle age without injurying yourself – CNN 5/28/18

The Operating Room of the Future – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

DNA Testing Offers New Hope for Infants With Genetic Disease – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

Doctors Face Scrutiny About the Definition of Death – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

New Promise for Bone-Marrow Transplants – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

AI Tools That Help the Blind – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

Brain Surgeons Get a Better View From Augmented Reality – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

What a Digital Doctor-Patient Relationship Looks Like – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

How Blockchain Could Help Lower Health Costs – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

For Those With Dementia, Help From Technology – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

Do Doctors and Nurses Skip Hand Washing? Cue the Video – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

For the Elderly Who Are Lonely, Robots Offer Companionship – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

For Scientists Seeking Research Backing, Crowdfunding May Be the Answer – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

Democrats, Long Blamed for Health-Care Costs, Seek to Shift Ownership to GOP – The Wall Street Journal 5/28/18

It Saves Lives. It Can Save Money. So Why Aren’t We Spending More on Public Health? – The New York Times 5/28/18

How to Minimize the Risk of Food Poisoning – The New York Times 5/28/18

More than 228,000 pounds of Spam, other products recalled – CNN 5/27/18

Berkeley, others parts of California see rise in sexually transmitted infections – Fox News 5/26/18

Fear and failure: How Ebola sparked a global health revolution – CNN 5/26/18

Your Instagram-ready summer getaway starts here… – Los Angeles Times 5/26/18

Ping Pong Helps a Senior Bounce Back – The Wall Street Journal 5/26/18

Ireland Votes to End Abortion Ban, in Rebuke to Catholic Conservatism – The New York Times 5/25/18

Study confirms this method of repelling ticks really does work – CBS News 5/25/18

Connecticut surgeon saves, adopts baby born with rare birth defect – Fox News 5/25/18

The best sunscreens, according to a top dermatologist – Fox News 5/25/18

Kansas mom battling breast cancer ignores doctor’s abortion advice, celebrates healthy baby – Fox News 5/25/18

Ireland could legalize abortion this year: A look at the referendum – Fox News 5/25/18

Race to find cure for rare virus that can cause leukemia – Fox News 5/25/18

Anorexic woman is given choice to seek out-of-state medical treatment or die – Fox News 5/25/18

Survivor of near-fatal tick bite has a lesson for summer – CNN 5/25/18

Cannabis oil stopped his seizures but may keep him from his football dream – CNN 5/25/18

Mussels in Washington’s Puget Sound test positive for opioids, other drugs – CNN 5/25/18

The ‘Show Dogs’ controversy and the problem of teaching children consent – CNN 5/25/18

Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration – CNN 5/25/18

California’s physician-assisted suicide law is overturned — for now – Los Angeles Times 5/25/18

Swallowed electronic capsule could spot health trouble, send alert – Chicago Tribune 5/25/18

Telemedicine Reinvents the Visit to the School Nurse – The Wall Street Journal 5/25/18

The Heated Quest for Opioid Alternatives – The Wall Street Journal 5/25/18

New Push to Topple Affordable Care Act Looms – The Wall Street Journal 5/25/18

Five Blood Transfusions, One Bone Marrow Transplant — All Before Birth – The New York Times 5/25/18

In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier – The New York Times 5/25/18

Single-Payer Health Care in California: Here’s What it Would Take – The New York Times 5/25/18

Is Shingles Contagious? – The New York Times 5/25/18

Why suing over new family planning restrictions could be hard – The Washington Post 5/25/18

Inside a truck in Nebraska, troopers found enough fentanyl to kill millions of people – The Washington Post 5/25/18

Good News: Sitting All Day Isn’t as Bad for You if You’re Fit – TIME 5/24/18

NFL helmet maker helping curb soldiers’ head injuries – Fox News 5/24/18

Instagram model dies after promising followers terminal cancer was ‘only a phase’ – Fox News 5/24/18

Johnson & Johnson hit with $25.75 million verdict in talc-asbestos case – CNN 5/24/18

Using a CPAP machine can improve sex lives for some, study says – CNN 5/24/18

Trump’s ban on global abortion funding has led to more abortions – CNN 5/24/18

How Trump’s anti-abortion agenda impacts women around the world – CNN 5/24/18

First pets around the world: Puppies, bunnies — or beetles – CNN 5/24/18

Fertility Apps Are Multiplying. But Are They Reliable? – The Wall Street Journal 5/24/18

New Ebola Tactics Raise Hope but May Sow Confusion – The New York Times 5/24/18

Is It a Migraine? Many Patients Don’t Realize What Causes Their Suffering – The New York Times 5/24/18

Democrats are no longer cheering Obamacare plans – The Washington Post 5/24/18

Is Peanut Butter Good For You? – TIME 5/23/18

Nightmares Are Scary. But Are They Bad For Your Health? – TIME 5/23/18

Banned pregnancy drug tied to ADHD generations later – Fox News 5/23/18

2 Ebola patients die after slipping out of quarantine in Congo, officials say – Fox News 5/23/18

Tennessee mom who gave birth while in a coma dies 3 years after waking – Fox News 5/23/18

Donations pour in for sick veteran who tried to sell hearing aids on Facebook to pay for car – Fox News 5/23/18

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals she’s losing her hair: “I was literally shaking with fear” – Fox News 5/23/18

FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren’t safe for children – CNN 5/23/18

What you need to know about lethal Nipah virus – CNN 5/23/18

Why a terminally ill young woman has changed her mind about living – CNN 5/23/18

Ebola outbreak death toll reaches 27 in Congo, WHO says – CNN 5/23/18

What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?) – CNN 5/23/18

New ‘unified theory’ of childhood leukemia raises possibility of preventing the disease – Los Angeles Times 5/23/18

People who sleep in on weekends avoid dying young, study suggests – Chicago Tribune 5/23/18

The death rate from cancer is falling for American men, women and children of all backgrounds – Chicago Tribune 5/23/18

Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list – Chicago Tribune 5/23/18

Is Fish the Food of Love, and Babies? – The New York Times 5/23/18

How Nighttime Tablet and Phone Use Disturbs Sleep – The New York Times 5/23/18

The Boundary Between Abuse and B.D.S.M. – The New York Times 5/23/18

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds – The New York Times 5/23/18

Are You a ‘Type D’ Athlete? Relax and Ask for Help – The New York Times 5/23/18

In an internal memo, the White House considered whether to simply ‘ignore’ federal climate research – The Washington Post 5/23/18

Lung cancer rates in younger white and Hispanic women surpass those of men – The Washington Post 5/23/18

How Democrats got a version of ‘right to try’ they like even less – The Washington Post 5/23/18

Seven reasons not to compliment someone on weight loss — and what to say instead – The Washington Post 5/23/18

Is it a gag rule after all? A closer look at changes to Title X funding regarding abortion – The Washington Post 5/23/18

New Ebola vaccine faces enormous obstacles in crucial test in Congo outbreak – The Washington Post 5/23/18

Does Sunscreen Ever Expire? – TIME 5/22/18

Baby diagnosed with ‘mermaid syndrome’ dies minutes after birth – Fox News 5/22/18

Drug users dumping thousands of used needles in NYC parks – Fox News 5/22/18

Brett Favre reveals Vicodin addiction, multiple rehab stints during Hall of Fame career – Fox News 5/22/18

A germ-free childhood could trigger leukemia, scientist suggests – CNN 5/22/18

Trump move to defund Planned Parenthood fulfills a promise — and promises a battle – CNN 5/22/18

‘Irish abortions happen; they just don’t happen on Irish soil’ – CNN 5/22/18

How a group of teenagers convinced the Utah legislature to recognize climate change – CNN 5/22/18

Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen? – CNN 5/22/18

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide – Chicago Tribune 5/22/18

Surgery causes cognitive losses in some seniors – Chicago Tribune 5/22/18

House Approves Giving Terminally Ill Quicker Access to Experimental Drugs – The Wall Street Journal 5/22/18

The Doctor Is Cooking – The New York Times 5/22/18

Air Pollution Near Power Plants Tied to Premature Births – The New York Times 5/23/18

Want to See Your Baby? In China, It Can Cost You – The New York Times 5/22/18

Trump’s moves haven’t yet significantly decreased the number of people with health insurance – The Washington Post 5/22/18

Rare, brain-damaging virus spreads panic in India as death toll rises – The Washington Post 5/22/18

U.S. pledges $8 million for Ebola outbreak in Congo – The Washington Post 5/22/18

The 1 Trick That Helps Me Use Less Sugar in My Morning Coffee – TIME 5/21/18

Can Your Diet Reduce the Effects of Air Pollution? Here’s What a New Study Says – TIME 5/21/18

This Amount of Exercise Keeps Your Heart Young – TIME 5/21/18

5 Connecticut students hospitalized after eating ‘tainted’ cookies – Fox News 5/21/18

NRA’s incoming president ties Ritalin to school shootings, but here’s what the science says – CNN 5/21/18

A ‘confidence code’ for girls: 5 ways to build up our daughters – CNN 5/21/18

Since Parkland, 14 states have introduced 25 measures to arm teachers and staff. Only 1 has passed – CNN 5/21/18

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says – CNN 5/21/18

Nipah virus claims three lives in India, more than 40 being tested – CNN 5/21/18

Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs on the rise, study finds – Chicago Tribune 5/21/18

Racing against cancer: New efforts to save lives with early detection – Chicago Tribune 5/21/18

People with eating disorders use apps to navigate supermarket aisles – Chicago Tribune 5/21/18

Yes, President Trump, there is a difference between HIV and HPV. Here’s a handy tipsheet – Chicago Tribune 5/21/18

New Cancer Treatments Lie Hidden Under Mountains of Paperwork – The New York Times 5/21/18

Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn’t – The New York Times 5/21/18

For First Time, W.H.O. Names Some Lab Tests ‘Essential’ – The New York Times 5/21/18

How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home – The New York Times 5/21/18

States are targeting a key middleman in the drug-pricing chain – The Washington Post 5/21/18

There’s some science behind claims that gymnema can curb sugar cravings – The Washington Post 5/21/18

Suicide rates for black children twice that of white children, new data show – The Washington Post 5/21/18

25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuana – CNN 5/20/18

Christianity and depresion: It’s complicated – CNN 5/20/18

The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live – The New York Times 5/20/18

Pakistan Has Just One New Polio Case, but Isn’t Declaring Victory Yet – The New York Times 5/20/18

A Booming Economy With a Tragic Price – The New York Times 5/20/18

The Cyclist Who Won When She Stopped Racing – The Wall Street Journal 5/19/18

As an Insurer Resists Paying for ‘Avoidable’ E.R. Visits, Patients and Doctors Push Book – The New York Times 5/19/18

Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons – The New York Times 5/19/18

What This 76-Year-Old Man Can Teach About Healing – The New York Times 5/19/18

How New Abortion Restrictions Would Affect Women’s Health Care – The New York Times 5/19/18

New tech ‘rewires’ brain to help stroke patients regain use of their arms – Fox News 5/18/18

Twins treated for genetic disorder in the womb – CNN 5/18/18

WHO raises Ebola health risk to ‘very high’ in DR Congo, not yet international emergency – CNN 5/18/18

Experimental Ebola vaccine could be ‘game-changer’ in Congo outbreak – CNN 5/18/18

Travel snacks, as picked by nutritionists – CNN 5/18/18

The workout that helped get Meghan Markle in shape for her wedding day – Los Angeles Times 5/18/18

The Eat Drink Vegan food and lifestyle festival returns to L.A. – Los Angeles Times 5/18/18

A cancer screening flop: Few smokers seek free lung scans – Chicago Tribune 5/18/18

Hospitals push back against timeline to train more nurses in sexual assault care – Chicago Tribune 5/18/18

New Migraine Drugs Offer Hope to Sufferers – The Wall Street Journal 5/18/18

Trump’s New Health and Human Services Secretary Is a Joyful Regulator – The New York Times 5/18/18

Technique Used to Find Golden State Killer Leads to a Suspect in 1987 Murders – The New York Times 5/18/18

‘Will You Be My Emergency Contact?’ Takes on a Whole New Meaning – The New York Times 5/18/18

A Guide to Gynecological Exams: What Should — and Shouldn’t — Happen – The New York Times 5/18/18

Sparkling Pool Water May Hold Disease-Causing Parasites – The New York Times 5/18/18

F.D.A. Names and Shames Drug Makers to Encourage Generic Competition – The New York Times 5/18/18

Can Lifestyle Changes Remove Plaques in Your Arteries? – The New York Times 5/18/18

W.H.O. Says New Ebola Outbreak Is Not Yet a Top Health Emergency – The New York Times 5/18/18

U.S. plans to provide several million dollars for Ebola outbreak in Congo – The Washington Post 5/18/18

NIH halts $100 million study of moderate drinking that is funded by alcohol industry – The Washington Post 5/18/18

These Republicans may pay a political price for their health-care votes – The Washington Post 5/18/18

Trump administration will pull funds from groups that perform abortions or provide referrals – The Washington Post 5/18/18

Egg-freezing regrets: Half of women who undergo the procedure have some remorse – The Washington Post 5/18/18

Infected earwax buildup causes woman to lose hearing – Fox News 5/17/18

Twin brothers comfort each other moments after birth in viral video – Fox News 5/17/18

FDA approves non-opioid drug to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms – Fox News 5/17/18

Smallpox-related virus found lurking in Texas rodents – Fox News 5/17/18

Girl who lost foot to meningitis 2 years ago now faces leg amputation – Fox News 5/17/18

Do school buses need seat belts? – CNN 5/17/18

Why Americans are having fewer children – CNN 5/17/18

Ozone-destroying emissions are on the rise and scientists don’t know why – CNN 5/17/18

Teen develops ‘wet lung’ after vaping for just 3 weeks – CNN 5/17/18

Where your hair extensions come from – CNN 5/17/18

A possible new weapon against eczema: live bacteria – CNN 5/17/18

Ebola outbreak in DRC enters ‘new phase’ as it spreads to large city – CNN 5/17/18

Paleo, keto, fasting Whole30: Why food tribes are on the rise – Chicago Tribune 5/17/18

Son’s death pushes Minnesota mom into fight against high, rising drug prices – Chicago Tribune 5/17/18

F.D.A. Approves First Drug Designed to Prevent Migraines – The New York Times 5/17/18

Hail Caesar Salad! Romaine Is Safe to Eat Again – The New York Times 5/17/18

Inducing Labor at Full Term May Be Best Bet – The New York Times 5/17/18

Veterans Go Back to Court Over Burn Pits. Do They Have a Chance? – The New York Times 5/17/18

In ‘Play On,’ Exploring How Elite Athletes Improve With Age – The New York Times 5/17/18

Drowning at Midlife? Start Swimming – The New York Times 5/17/18

There’s a fight brewing between the Trump administration and drugmakers – The Washington Post 5/17/18

Men’s depression may lower chances for pegnancy in couples, NIH study suggests – The Washington Post 5/17/18

Should I Ditch My Smartphone? – TIME 5/16/18

Shocking video captures employees at North Carolina nursing home scolding patient, leaving him on floor – Fox News 5/16/18

Suicide attempts increasing among American high school kids, study finds – Fox News 5/16/18

Doctor accused of fraud and misdiagnosing patients to fund ‘opulent lifestyle’ – CNN 5/16/18

California judge overturns End of Life Option Law – CNN 5/16/18

A name for grief that goes on and on – CNN 5/16/18

Vermont legalizes importing cheaper Canadian drugs, needs federal approval – CNN 5/16/18

The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles – CNN 5/16/18

Aging gracefully: Tightening your skin safely and effectively – CNN 5/16/18

Study finds no evidence acupuncture boosts fertility treatment – Chicago Tribune 5/16/18

For Women With Early Breast Cancer, Herceptin Treatment Can Be Much Shorter – The New York Times 5/16/18

My Patient’s Smile – The New York Times 5/16/18

Broke Your Right Arm? Exercise Your Left. It May Help, Really. – The New York Times 5/16/18

Your kid’s buddy has severe food allergies. Here’s how to host a safe play date. – The Washington Post 5/16/18

Here are three big ways the Trump administration could put its mark on Medicaid – The Washington Post 5/16/18

CDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce as E. coli outbreak nears historic level – The Washington Post 5/16/18

Surrogate mothers ask Supreme Court to stop ‘exploitation’ of women and babies – The Washington Post 5/16/18

Exploding vape pen caused Florida man’s death, autopsy says – The Washington Post 5/16/18

Someone, somewhere, is making a banned chemical that destroys the ozone layer, scientists suspect – The Washington Post 5/16/18

What Are Trans Fats — and Are They Hiding in My Food? – TIME 5/15/18

Mom who delayed invasive cancer treatment to protect unborn babies dies 10 months after delivering twins – Fox News 5/15/18

More parents smoking pot around kids, study finds – Fox News 5/15/18

Woman claims hospital fired her for pumping breast milk – Fox News 5/15/18

5-year-old girl loses foot in lawnmower accident – Fox News 5/15/18

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests – CNN 5/15/18

Lawmakers on British island of Guernsey to vote on assisted dying bill – CNN 5/15/18

Wherever you are in the world, time is running out for treating gonorrhea – CNN 5/15/18

Dear kids, sorry for ‘just checking’ my phone – CNN 5/15/18

Fertility doctor is pushing the boundaries of reproduction, with little regulation – Chicago Tribune 5/15/18

Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California – Chicago Tribune 5/15/18

Did drug company payments to doctors help fuel the opioid epidemic? – Chicago Tribune 5/15/18

Can Achy Joints Predict the Weather? – The Wall Street Journal 5/15/18

Ebola Vaccine Headed to Congo to Help Contain Outbreak – The Wall Street Journal 5/15/18

Laurel or Yanny? What We Heard From The Experts – The New York Times 5/15/18

How Exercise Can Help You Recall Words – The New York Times 5/15/18

Scientists Made Snails Remember Something That Never Happened to Them – The New York Times 5/15/18

Here’s how the Trump administration is expanding a drug pricing database – The Washington Post 5/15/18

How to guarantee your ‘healthy’ fruit and veggie chips are actually good for you – The Washington Post 5/15/18

More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatment, new study suggests – The Washington Post 5/15/18

Egg farm responsible for salmonella outbreak had ‘unacceptable rodent activity,’ FDA report says – The Washington Post 5/15/18

4 Medication Tips That Actually Work, According to Someone Who Struggles With Chronic Anxiety – TIME 5/14/18

Should You Stop Wearing Sunscreen To Get More Vitamin D? Here’s What a Doctor Says – TIME 5/14/18

Boy’s bond with sick, elderly neighbor goes viral – Fox News 5/14/18

Infant may have ‘significant’ brain damage from softball accident – Fox News 5/14/18

Trump’s new prescription drug plan is incomplete — here’s two ways to make it better – Fox News 5/14/18

Most experts agree: Walking is good exercise – CNN 5/14/18

WHO deploys vaccines, emergency teams to control Ebola outbreak – CNN 5/14/18

US stillbirths and newborn deaths down 11.5%, study says – CNN 5/14/18

Where you live has a big impact on happiness and health – Chicago Tribune 5/14/18

Noise exposure is becoming ‘the new secondhand smoke’ – Chicago Tribune 5/14/18

WHO: Saturated fat should be less than 10 percent of diet – Chicago Tribune 5/14/18

Using diet to stave off diabetes – Chicago Tribune 5/14/18

Collagen, a Wrinkle-Cream Staple, Catches On in Foods – The Wall Street Journal 5/14/18

How Doctors Locate Stroke Victim’s Brain Clots – The Wall Street Journal 5/14/18

New Technology Promises to Speed Critical Treatment for Stokes – The Wall Street Journal 5/14/18

Is This Hospital Takeover Permitted? Ask the Catholic Church – The Wall Street Journal 5/14/18

Trans Fats Should be Eliminated Worldwide by 2023, W.H.O. Says – The New York Times 5/14/18

Reducing Injury Risk in Youth Sports – The New York Times 5/14/18

As D.I.Y. Gene Editing Gains Popularity, ‘Someone Is Going to Get Hurt’ – The New York Times 5/14/18

Medical Mystery: Something Happened to U.S. Health Spending After 1980 – The New York Times 5/14/18

Does Hollywood Need a PG-15 Rating? – The New York Times 5/14/18

Ebola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, WHO says – The Washington Post 5/14/18

Troubling link found between pollution exposure in pregnancy, high blood pressure in children – The Washington Post 5/14/18

Health industry appears unfazed by Trump’s drug pricing speech – The Washington Post 5/14/18

New Jersey residents may have been exposed to measles at several places, including Newark Airport – Fox News 5/13/18

Deadly Convenience: Keyless Cars and Their Carbon Monoxide Toll – The New York Times 5/13/18

Here’s Another Reasong to Avoid Taking Unnecessary Antibiotics – TIME 5/12/18

Senior centers grapple with bullying issues – Fox News 5/12/18

Chronic pain patients angry over ‘opioid contracts’ – Fox News 5/12/18

E-cigarettes pose special danger to teens – Fox News 5/12/18

What women should know before seeing ‘Tully’ – CNN 5/12/18

Lifting Golf Bags? That’s the Easy Part – The Wall Street Journal 5/12/18

G.M.O. Foods Will Soon Require Labels. What Will the Labels Say? – The New York Times 5/12/18

His College Knew of His Dispair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late. – The New York Times 5/12/18

For six decades, ‘the man with the golden arm’ donated blood — and saved 2.4 million babies – The Washington Post 5/12/18

Salmonella sickens nearly three dozen people following recall of more than 200 million eggs – The Washington Post 5/12/18

Husband says wife would be alive if doctors had diagnosed flesh-eating bacteria infection earlier – Fox News 5/11/18

Massachusetts day care closes after child diagnosed with typhoid fever – Fox News 5/11/18

Man’s lurking parasitic infection ‘woke up’ in his brain– Fox News 5/11/18

The 5 most expensive drugs in the United States – CNN 5/11/18

11 additional cases of hemorrhagic fever in Congo including 1 death – CNN 5/11/18

WHO preparing for worst-case Ebola scenario – CNN 5/11/18

A dying woman calls emergency services. She is told ‘everyone’ dies – CNN 5/11/18

Isolation leads to despair, suicide among older Puerto Ricans – CNN 5/11/18

Classics on the rise on list of most popular US baby names – CNN 5/11/18

Eurovision song contest could make you happier, study suggests – CNN 5/11/18

Moms: This Mother’s Day, it’s time to put yourself first – Los Angeles Times 5/11/18

Open acres beckon hikers, dog walkers and cyclists in the West Valley – Los Angeles Times 5/11/18

Teens are drinking more sports drinks. Experts say that’s not a good thing. – Chicago Tribune 5/11/18

‘This is such a gift’: For family caregivers, a new focus on support – Chicago Tribune 5/11/18

Trump’s Plan to Cut Drug Prices Leaves Industry Relieved – The Wall Street Journal 5/11/18

6 Takeaways From Trump’s Plans to Try to Lower Drug Prices – The New York Times 5/11/18

How Abusive Relationships Take Root – The New York Times 5/11/18

Ebola Erupts Again in Africa, Only Now There’s a Vaccine – The New York Times 5/11/18

No Luck Finding the Right Nursing Home? Maybe Yelp Can Help – The New York Times 5/11/18

Cod and ‘Immune Broth’: California Tests Food as Medicine – The New York Times 5/11/18

Trump Promises Lower Drug Prices, but Drops Populist Solutions – The New York Times 5/11/18

If Fever Helps Fight Infection, Should I Avoid Fever-Reducing Drugs? – The New York Times 5/11/18

Older Couples Are Increasingly Living Apart Here’s Why – TIME 5/10/18

Antonio Sabato Jr. says testosterone pellets improve sex life, reduce stress – Fox News 5/10/18

Toddler severely injured after swallowing button battery makes remarkable recovery – Fox News 5/10/18

Horse knocks out teen’s teeth with kick to the face – Fox News 5/10/18

Premature baby was decapitated ‘when top NHS doc detached body from head during botched birth’ – Fox News 5/10/18

Newborn hit by softball being treated at Mayo Clinic, shows signs of improvement – Fox News 5/10/18

Patients who can’t afford medications pin hopes on Trump – CNN 5/10/18

Marijuana shops recommend products to pregnant women, against doctors’ warnings – CNN 5/10/18

Non-opioids often underused after back surgery – Chicago Tribune 5/10/18

A soldier needed an ear transplant. Doctors ‘grew’ a new one in her arm. – Chicago Tribune 5/10/18

White House Set to Announce Plan to Curb Drug Prices – The Wall Street Journal 5/10/18

Proposal to Curb Drug Prices Would Hand More Competition to Insurers – The Wall Street Journal 5/10/18

Consumers Struggle to Find EpiPens – The New York Times 5/10/18

Antibiotics May Raise the Risk for Kidney Stones – The New York Times 5/10/18

In Ancient Skeletons, Scientists Discover a Modern Foe: Hepatits B – The New York Times 5/10/18

When Doctors Give Their Patients Gifts – The New York Times 5/10/18

Top White House official in charge of pandemic response exits abruptly – The Washington Post 5/10/18

Novartis spends big in Washington. But its investment in Trump’s lawyer backfired big time. – The Washington Post 5/10/18

Pentagon revised Obama-era report to remove risks from climate change – The Washington Post 5/10/18

David Goodall, 104 just took his own life, after making a powerful statement about assisted death – The Washington Post 5/10/18

Why kids and teens may face far more anxiety these days – The Washington Post 5/10/18

7 Skin Cancer Risk Factors (Besides Your Last Sunburn) – TIME 5/9/18

Arkansas mom warns parents after baby rolls off bed, bleeds half his blood volume into brain – Fox News 5/9/18

Boy with autism builds Toys ‘R’ Us at home after local store closes – Fox News 5/9/18

Mom reveals new smile after having enormous tumor removed – Fox News 5/9/18

Woman with cystic fibrosis feels ‘free’ following double-lung transplant – Fox News 5/9/18

Legalizing marijuana could lead to police K9 dogs being killed, Illinois official warns – Fox News 5/9/18

That photo of a professor holding a student’s baby while he taught? It’s not the first time he’s done that – CNN 5/9/18

The countries where 1 in 5 children are never breastfed – CNN 5/9/18

Side effects include … a potential treatment for baldness – CNN 5/9/18

Seniors, new poll says, are still sexy after all these years – CNN 5/9/18

Dating after cancer means showing up with ‘Fill,’ the bag that collects my waste – Chicago Tribune 5/9/18

Time in a sauna linked to lower stroke risk – Chicago Tribune 5/9/18

Do Fathers Who Exercise Have Smarter Babies? – The New York Times 5/9/18

Breast-Feeding Has No Impact on I.Q. by Age 16 – The New York Times 5/9/18

Top opioid makers apologized for pill dumping…sort of – The Washington Post 5/9/18

FDA seeks injunction to stop two stem cell companies after patients blinded – The Washington Post 5/9/18

The ebike trade-off seems to be less exercise, more enjoyment. And few showers – The Washington Post 5/9/18

E. coli-tainted romaine outbreak spread to 29 states, sickens 149 people – The Washington Post 5/9/18

Thirdhand smoke is widespread and may be dangerous, mounting evidence shows – The Washington Post 5/9/18

‘Vacation Constipation’ Is Real — Here’s How to Keep It From Ruining Your Next Trip – TIME 5/8/18

CDC apologizes after ‘gross’ poppy seed muffin post about ticks goes viral – Fox News 5/8/18

Man nearly dies from sepsis infection caused by biting his fingernails – Fox News 5/8/18

New Jersey teen dies after collapsing during gym class – Fox News 5/8/18

‘Deodorant Challenge’ leaves teen with second-degree burns – Fox News 5/8/18

Mom diagnosed with breast cancer week after daughter finishes treatment – Fox News 5/8/18

Pregnant woman’s brain tumor nearly disappears after baby’s birth – Fox News 5/8/18

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo – CNN 5/8/18

HPV vaccines prevent cervical cancer, global review confirms – CNN 5/8/18

Reports of EpiPen shortage unfounded, Mylan says – CNN 5/8/18

Melanoma remains Australia’s ‘national cancer’ with 14,000 diagnosed each year – CNN 5/8/18

Pediatricians are concerned about climate change, and here’s why – CNN 5/8/18

Recovering from one child: China’s growing fertility problem – CNN 5/8/18

Prostate cancer screening recommendations get rolled back by US task force – CNN 5/8/18

Seven simple ways to cope with loneliness – CNN 5/8/18

‘We want to make our voices heard:’ Women battle FDA over contraceptive device they say made them sick – Chciago Tribune 5/8/18

Can you skip your regular workout and just shiver instead? – Chicago Tribune 5/8/18

At 100, my mom had dementia and needed hospice care. Getting it was nearly impossible – Chicago Tribune 5/8/18

Opioid Shipments to Small Towns Come Under Spotlight at Hearing – The Wall Street Journal 5/8/18

Everything You (and John Oliver) Need to Know About Koala Chlamydia – The New York Times 5/8/18

Valent, Distancing Itself From Its Past, Will Change Its Name to Bausch Health – The New York Times 5/8/18

I like running and dislike litter. So I decided to try a fitness trend called plogging. – The Washington Post 5/8/18

No one wants to be the big, bad wolf of drug costs – The Washington Post 5/8/18

Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions at pharmacies amid epidemic – Fox News 5/7/18

Nebraska woman’s runny nose from ‘allergies’ turns out to be brain fluid leak – Fox News 5/7/18

South Carolina baby suffers stroke in womb, parents shocked to find out 6 months later – Fox News 5/7/18

Washington nurse arrested for infecting patients with hepatitis C, police say – Fox News 5/7/18

Eye cancer misdiagnosed as migraine left giant hole in man’s face – Fox News 5/7/18

New York doctor pleads guilty in fatal abortion – Fox News 5/7/18

Doctors raise alarm about ancient HTLV-1 virus: ‘Prevalence is off the charts’ in Australia – CNN 5/7/18

Opioid deaths barely slowed by prescription monitoring, study suggests – CNN 5/7/18

Number of children in Japan shrinks to new record low – CNN 5/7/18

Obamacare’s calorie count rules go into effect – CNN 5/7/18

Global tourism’s carbon footprint is four times bigger than thought, study says – CNN 5/7/18

Why I wore a Wonder Woman costume – then my wedding dress – to chemo – Chicago Tribune 5/7/18

A Surprise Medical Solution: Hypnosis – The Wall Street Journal 5/7/18

States Turn to an Unproven Method of Execution: Nitrogen Gas – The New York Times 5/7/18

Romaine Riddle: Why the E. Coli Outbreak Eludes Food Investigators – The New York Times 5/7/18

How to Avoid Burnout in Youth Sports – The New York Times 5/7/18

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes – The New York Times 5/7/18

It’s Time for a New Discussion of Marijuana’s Risks – The New York Times 5/7/18

Guess what’s in the farm bill? Funding for health plans pushed by Trump – The Washington Post 5/7/18

She collapsed on a flight to the Cleveland Clinic. A doctor from there happened to be on board. – The Washington Post 5/7/18

Boy, 13, regains consciousness after parents sign papers to donate his organs – Fox News 5/6/18

Newborn suffers skull fractures after getting hit with softball at ballfield – Fox News 5/6/18

Which Anti-Depressant is Right for You? Your DNA Can Shed Some Light – The Wall Street Journal 5/6/18

A depression drug that researchers have called ‘the most important discovery in half a century’ just got a big lift – Business Insider 5/5/18

Cervical procedure to prevent cancer is causing complications – Fox News 5/5/18

How my 19-year-old daughter overcame her crippling anxiety – Fox News 5/5/18

The cure for obesity, heart disease, and anxiety? Puppies! – Fox News 5/5/18

Why Shay Mitchell of ‘Pretty Little Liars’ says she’s fitter at 30 than she was at 22 – Los Angeles Times 5/5/18

A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses – The New York Times 5/5/18

Medical marijuana dispensary on Capitol Hill forced to shut down temporarily – The Washington Post 5/5/18

Florida teen with autism spotted ‘dodging’ rush-hour traffic rescued by ‘hero’ strangers – Fox News 5/4/18

Woman lived with cockroach in her ear for 9 days after it crawled in while she was sleeping – Fox News 5/4/18

VA hospital allegedly canceled surgeries over fly infestation, report claims – Fox News 5/4/18

Teen with rare genetic disorder blasts ‘Undateables’ dating show – Fox News 5/4/18

Want to increase fertility? Try dropping fast food – CNN 5/4/18

The enduring mystery of the postpartum pooch – CNN 5/4/18

Is vasopressin what’s lacking in the brains of those with autism? – Chicago Tribune 5/4/18

Pill expiration dates can have wiggle room if stored right – Chicago Tribune 5/4/18

Laced With Two Insecticides, New Nets Protect Children From Malaria – The New York Times 5/4/18

Women With Breast Cancer Delay Care When Faced With High Deductibles – The New York Times 5/4/18

Are There Downsides to the Sweetner Stevia? – The New York Times 5/4/18

Calorie counts at restaurants are aimed at trimming waistlines. But science suggests they don’t necessarily work. – The Washington Post 5/4/18

Ditch the quest for eternal life and just enjoy the days you have – The Washington Post 5/4/18

What Is Intuitive Eating? A Nutritionist Weighs In On This Popular Anti-Diet – TIME 5/3/18

Arkansas woman develops ‘deadly’ meat allergy after tick bite – Fox News 5/3/18

Woman has 132-pound ovarian cyst removed – Fox News 5/3/18

Infant twin boys get life-saving bone marrow donation from 4-year-old big brother – Fox News 5/3/18

Embryo-like structure synthesized in a lab could help decipher infertility – CNN 5/3/18

A Kroger supplier recalls ground beef because it might be contaminated with bits of plastic – CNN 5/3/18

Move over, ‘sit still’! Why kids need to move in school – CNN 5/3/18

‘Rapid autopsy’ races the clock to unlock mysteries of cancer – CNN 5/3/18

Peak experiences, perfect moments and the extra-ordinary – CNN 5/3/18

Canadian oysters sicken dozens in California, officials say – CNN 5/3/18

Looking for clues about the dangerous breast cancers that turn up between mammograms – Los Angeles Times 5/3/18

Trump EPA’s fuel economy plan could have far-reaching consequences for climate and clean air – Los Angeles Times 5/3/18

A Mother Whose Lapse Led to Child’s Death Seeks to Prevent Further Hot-Car Casualties – The Wall Street Journal 5/3/18

De Blasio Moves to Bring Safe Injection Sites to New York City – The New York Times 5/3/18

Eating Fish and Legumes Tied to a Later Menopause – The New York Times 5/3/18

Lightning Struck Her Home. Then Her Brain Implant Stopped Working. – The New York Times 5/3/18

The Best Medicine? What’s Meaningful to Our Patients – The New York Times 5/3/18

When Doctors Downplay Women’s Health Concerns – The New York Times 5/3/18

Here’s why it’s a nightmare to lower U.S. drug prices – The Washington Post 5/3/18

Here’s Another Reason Saunas Are So Good For You – TIME 5/2/18

Why It’s So Hard to Learn Another Language After Childhood – TIME 5/2/18

What’s the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables? – TIME 5/2/18

Florida mom says Apple Watch saved teen’s life, sparks response from Tim Cook – Fox News 5/2/18

Woman who was egg donor in college meets ‘egg’ 18 years later – Fox News 5/2/18

111 studentts fall ill after attending prom at Chicago aquarium – Fox News 5/2/18

Why what’s lurking in leafy greens can make you seriously sick – CNN 5/2/18

Trump administration hit with lawsuitss over low-income family-planning dollars – CNN 5/2/18

Hawaii is about to be the first state to ban certain sunscreen sales to protect its coral reefs – CNN 5/2/18

Brain tumors on the rise in England, raising cell phone concerns – CNN 5/2/18

Up to 270 women may have died after England breast cancer screening failures – CNN 5/2/18

In #MeToo era, a call for more scrutiny of doctors who get arrested – CNN 5/2/18

What makes ice cream so addictive? – CNN 5/2/18

EPA chief Pruitt overrules staff, gives Wisconsin’s Walker, Foxconn big break on smog – Chicago Tribune 5/2/18

Hearing aids may help keep seniors out of the hospital – Chicago Tribune 5/2/18

Long Efforts to Stop Hot-Car Deaths – The Wall Street Journal 5/2/18

E. Coli Outbreak Turns Deadly With a Fatal Case in California – The New York Times 5/2/18

Saunas May Reduce Stroke Risk – The New York Times 5/2/18

Diablo Cody, Responding to Criticism, Says ‘Tully’ Is Meant to Be ‘Uncomfortable’ – The New York Times 5/2/18

Even a Little Exercise Might Make Us Happier – The New York Times 5/2/18

The government is opening the doors to its big new genetics library – The Washington Post 5/2/18

You don’t need HIIT to get fit. Try this instead. – The Washington Post 5/2/18

Iowa legislators just passed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the U.S. – The Washington Post 5/2/18

‘Forest Bathing’ Is Great for Your Health. Here’s How to Do It – TIME 5/1/18

Planned Parenthood shouldn’t get federal family planning grants, anti-abortion lawmakers say – Fox News 5/1/18

Hospital warns 2,600 ER patients to test for Hepatitis C – Fox News 5/1/18

‘Day of Service’ to help thousands of veterans get free dental care – Fox News 5/1/18

Patient tried to kill herself after doctors dismissed crippling pain for 7 years – Fox News 5/1/18

The virtual human is here — how much are you willing to share about yourself with the world? – Fox News 5/1/18

Which cities face most, least air pollution according to new WHO data – CNN 5/1/18

Synthetics now killing more people than prescription opioids, report says – CNN 5/1/18

Kentucky, Indiana latest states to report hepatitis A outbreaks – CNN 5/1/18

Scotland becomes first country to enforce a minimum alcohol price – CNN 5/1/18

Spelman College investigating hateful notes sent to LGBTQ students – CNN 5/1/18

The Medicare gap: Patients addicted to opioids find methadone treatment isn’t covered – Chicago Tribune 5/2/18

The pros and cons of whitening your teeth – Chicago Tribune 5/1/18

Ecstasy as PTSD Relief for Soldiers: ‘I Was Able to Forgive Myself’ – The New York Times 5/1/18

How to Protect Yourself From Mosquitoes and Ticks – The New York Times 5/1/18

Leading Obamacare insurer says things are ‘materially worse’ under Trump administration – The Washington Post 5/1/18

Diseases spread by ticks, mosquitoes and fleas more than tripled in the U.S. since 2004 – The Washington Post 5/1/18

Feds crack down on e-liquid packaging that looks like candy, juice boxes – The Washington Post 5/1/18

Make an appealing breakfast for kids with easy, healthy, adjustable oatmeal – The Washington Post 5/1/18