Health News May 2019

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Why Ditching Processed Foods Won’t Be Easy — The Barriers To Cooking From Scratch – NPR

How The Brain Shapes Pain and Links Ouch With Emotion – NPR

‘No Visible Bruises’ Upends Stereotypes Of Abuse, Sheds Light on Domestic Violence – NPR

Lubrication and Lots of Communication: Navigating A New Sexual Life After Menopause – NPR

From Gloom to Gratitude: 8 Skills To Cultivate Joy – NPR

How Drug Companies Helped Shape A Shifting, Biological View of Mental Illness – NPR

Are Veggie Chips or Staws Healthier Than Potato Chips? – TIME

Want to Stay Healthy as You Age? Let Go of Anger – TIME

The 3 Most Effective Exercise Moves That Don’t Require Equipment – TIME

Heart Problems Are Killing More Americans — Even Younger Ones. Here’s How to Reduce Your Risk – TIME

Sunscreen Ingredients Are Absorbed Into Your Blood. Here’s What That Could Mean – TIME

Self Improvement Might Sound Healthy. But There’s a Downside to Wanting to Change – TIME

More Teens Are Attempting Suicide By Poisoning. Here’s What Parents Should Know – TIME

Maggots used to treat man’s infected foot: How it worked – Fox News

What happens in hours before death? Many don’t know – Fox News

Generic drugs manufactured abroad bring savings, also potential dangerous side effects: expert – Fox News

Flour recalled after 17 people in 8 states sickened with E. coli, CDC says – Fox News

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids – Fox News

California dad shares meningitis B warning after infection kills teen daughter ‘within 36 hours’ – Fox News

Nerve stimulation therapy lessens disability in stroke patients, research finds – CNN

Thousands of cancer diagnoses tied to a poor diet, study finds – CNN

Suicide rates in girls are rising, study finds, especially in those age 10 to 14 – CNN

LED lights damage eyes and disturb sleep, European health authority warns – CNN

The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans – CNN

Health officials considered no-fly list to prevent measles transmission – CNN

Food expiration labels are confusing. The FDA wants to change that – CNN

Study finds e-cig flavors can damage cardiovascular cells – CNN

How celery became the unlikely star of the produce aisle – Los Angeles Times

62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled nationwide for possible E. coli contamination – Miami Herald

Eating ultra-processed foods will make you gain weight. Here’s the scientific proof – Miami Herald

Worrried about wrinkles as you age? Take these steps now to keep your skin looking young – Miami Herald

Indianapolis 500 officials to offer measles vaccine at race – Chicago Tribune

Men have biological clocks, too. Should they stop the tick-tock by banking sperm? – Chicago Tribune

To prevent dementia, exercise and ditch the vitamin pills, new guidelines say – Chicago Tribune

Returning to sex after childbirth can require patience, planning – Chicago Tribune

Experimental surgery gains support as opioid deaths rise – Chicago Tribune

U.S. pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable – Chicago Tribune

Sleeping-pill deaths prompt FDA to add strict warning for drugs – Chicago Tribune

When Is It Safe for Children to Start Strength Training? – The Wall Street Journal

Trump Administration Moves to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Patients – The Wall Street Journal

Robots Take a Turn Leading Autism Therapy in Schools – The Wall Street Journal

Rattled by Cyberattacks, Hospitals Push Device Makers to Improve Security – The Wall Street Journal

FDA Won’t Ban Certain Breast Implants Despite Cancer Concerns – The Wall Street Journal

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No – The New York Times

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. – The New York Times

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials – The New York Times

Sleep Apnea Can Have Deadly Consequences – The New York Times

Returning to Racing After an Injury – The New York Times

How to Pack a First Aid Kit for Extended International Travel – The New York Times

Take Charge of Your Medical Care – The New York Times

How to Bullyproof Your Child – The New York Times

A Possible Weight Loss Strategy: Skip Breakfast Before Exercise – The New York Times

Measles Outbreak Now at 880 Cases With Fastest Growth Still in New York – The New York Times

More younger women are having heart attacks. Here are steps to minimize your risk. – The Washington Post

If you get blisters when you break out the sandals and hiking boots, we’ve got advice – The Washington Post

Wondering what to eat before and after exercise? Here are some suggestions. – The Washington Post

Canada’s new dietary advice is to avoid sugar substitutes. Will U.S. follow suit? – The Washington Post

When chemicals are used to scare you about food – The Washington Post

Trying to get in shape for ‘swimsuit season’? You’re doing it wrong. – The Washington Post