Health News October 2018

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Babies Born to Older Dads May Have a Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Says – TIME 10/31/18

Here’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight – TIME 10/31/18

Halloween costume horror after color contacts left girl temporarily blind – Fox News 10/31/18

Iowa boy could be ‘frightened to death’ due to rare disease – Fox News 10/31/18

California’s Medi-Cal program paid $4B to recipients who may have been ineligible, audit shows – Fox News 10/31/18

Utah insurer to send patients to Mexico for cheap prescription drugs – Fox News 10/31/18

Vanessa Lachey warns parents about dangerous virus that hospitalized son – Fox News 10/31/18

Florida teen makes Halloween capes for preemie superheros – Fox News 10/31/18

West Virginia Cracker Barrel worker tests positive for hepatitis A, health officials say – Fox News 10/31/18

Mom nearly paralyzed after tripping over dog in middle of night – Fox News 10/31/18

Obesity, low BMI linked to increased risk of death, study reveals – CNN 10/31/18

Plants and extreme fitness: How one man added years to his life – CNN 10/31/18

Studies Warn Against Minimally Invasive Surgery for Cervical Cancer – The New York Times 10/31/18

Once Paralyzed, Three Men Take Steps Again With Spinal Implant – The New York Times 10/31/18

In Congo’s Ebola Outbreak, Experimental Treatments Are Proving Effective – The New York Times 10/31/18

Being Fit May Be as Good for You as Not Smoking – The New York Times 10/31/18

Deer Antlers Couldn’t Grow So Fast Without These Genes – The New York Times 10/31/18

Arizona’s Senate race illustrates Republicans’ health-care bind – The Washington Post 10/31/18

The Scientific Reason Why You Can’t Stop Eating Halloween Candy – TIME 10/30/18

Ohio boy, 5, tests positive for meth after eating Halloween candy – Fox News 10/30/18

Indiana boy, 2, loses limbs to mystery bacterial illness – Fox News 10/30/18

Same-sex couple both carried baby in medical first – Fox News 10/30/18

Blood donations after mass shootings might be unnecessary, study says – CNN 10/30/18

Generation Z reported the most mental health problems, and gun violence is the biggest stressor – CNN 10/30/18

Fake drugs: The global industry putting your life at risk – CNN 10/30/18

Gender inequality linked to deaths of girls under 5, new analysis says – CNN 10/30/18

Dating while you have an STD – CNN 10/30/18

Waiting a year between pregnancies lowers health risks, study says – CNN 10/30/18

What to do when your child is the bully – Miami Herald 10/30/18

You can’t beat beets for rich source of healthy nitrates – Miami Herald 10/30/18

What is the best moisturizing ingredient for dry skin? – Miami Herald 10/30/18

It’s flu season. Is your child vaccinated? – Miami Herald 10/30/18

States act to safeguard young cancer patients’ chances to have children – Chicago Tribune 10/30/18

Facing an overdose epidemic, some ERs now offer addiction treatment – Chicago Tribune 10/30/18

I Want My Best Friend in the Delivery Room. My Husband Definitely Does Not. – The New York Times 10/30/18

How Emotions Can Affect the Heart – The New York Times 10/30/18

The Trump administration is planning its next move on drug prices – The Washington Post 10/30/18

Confused by yoga class names such as hatha, hot, vinyasa or yin? Here’s how to find your flow. – The Washington Post 10/30/18

There’s Worrying New Research About Kid’s Screen Time and Thier Mental Health – TIME 10/29/18

Is Granola Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say – TIME 10/29/18

Florida newlywed discovers fly living in skin 2 months after Belize honeymoon – Fox News 10/29/18

Toddler’s eye removed after ‘pirate game’ reveals extremely rare cancer – Fox News 10/29/18

Family sues over student’s pancake-eating contest death – Fox News 10/29/18

Alabama woman’s zombie Halloween costume turns into medical nightmare after $3 fake teetth get stuck – Fox News 10/29/18

Hospital admits ‘series of failures’ led to 6-year-old’s sepsis death – Fox News 10/29/18

Lion attack at Russian circus leaves 4-year-old in intensive care: ‘There is a bite on her face that goes from ear to chin’ – Fox News 10/29/18

More than 90% of world’s children breathe toxic air, report says, as India prepares for most polluted season – CNN 10/29/18

Doctors release new recommendations to reduce gun violence – CNN 10/29/18

Prenatal exposure to phthalates linked to language delays in children, study says – CNN 10/29/18

CDC’s handling of polio-like illness criticized by its own advisers – CNN 10/29/18

Dogs can sniff out malaria parasites on your clothes – CNN 10/29/18

How to evade the leading cause of death in the United States – CNN 10/29/18

Doctor’s visits can be real hurdles for disabled people – Chicago Tribune 10/29/18

Hey Kids, Enjoy This Candy Made With Yummy Quinoa – The Wall Street Journal 10/29/18

He Promised to Restore Damaged Hearts. Harvard Says His Lab Fabricated Research. – The New York Times 10/29/18

Confused by Nutrition Research? Sloppy Science May Be to Blame – The New York Times 10/29/18

Do You Get Health Coverage Through Obamacare? – The New York Times 10/29/18

A Sense of Alarm as Rural Hospitals Keep Closing – The New York Times 10/29/18

Four red states will vote on Medicaid expansion in the midterms – The Washington Post 10/29/18

It doesn’t have to be PB with that J: A nutritional roundup of alternative nut and seed butters – The Washington Post 10/29/18

Health Care Remains a Hot-Button Issue – The Wall Street Journal 10/28/18

Check your kitchen for these recalled foods – CNN 10/27/18

9th child dies after virus outbreak at New Jersey facility – CNN 10/27/18

Superfoods for skincare: What that really means – Los Angeles Times 10/27/18

The Sport Where You Kick a Hole in One – The Wall Street Journal 10/27/18

Why Textbooks May Need to Update What They Say About Birth Canals – The New York Times 10/27/18

Why Is CBD Everywhere? – The New York Times 10/27/18

Why Are We All Having So Little Sex? – TIME 10/26/18

You Love Haunted Houses Because They’re Playing a Trick On Your Brain – TIME 10/26/18

Woman who had belly button removed says she ‘regrets’ procedure – Fox News 10/26/18

Florida restaurant worker tests positive for ‘highly contagious’ hepatitis A, health officials say – Fox News 10/26/18

Woman’s allergic reaction to penicillin leaves her with horrific burns – Fox News 10/26/18

NYC reports first pediatric flu death of season – Fox News 10/26/18

How to guide your children through the political season – CNN 10/26/18

13 of the scariest health hazards of Halloween – CNN 10/26/18

Can coffee really sober you up? – CNN 10/26/18

Medicare Open Enrollment: Questions and answers you need to know – Miami Herald 10/26/18

New hope for those with OCD who scrub their hands until they bleed – Chicago Tribune 10/26/18

Why Private Equity Is Furious Over a Paper in a Dermatology Journal – The New York Times 10/26/18

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Sign Up for Medicare Part B – The New York Times 10/26/18

Breast-Feeding Is Good for the Mother, and Not Just the Baby – The New York Times 10/26/18

Should I Get the High-Dose Flu Vaccine? – The New York Times 10/26/18

For Transgender Americans, the Political Gets Even More Personal – The New York Times 10/26/18

Family History in Her Bones – The New York Times 10/26/18

Parenthood doesn’t have to mean the end of competitive running: 9 tips to get back on track – The Washington Post 10/26/18

There will be a big fight over Trump’s new proposal to lower drug prices – The Washington Post 10/26/18

‘Weed the People’ Explores Medical Marijuana for Kids With Cancer – TIME 10/25/18

The Hidden Reasons Why Alzheimer’s Caregivers Are So Stressed – TIME 10/25/18

Tanning habit left mom with hole in face after skin cancer diagnosis – Fox News 10/25/18

Newborn contracted fatal herpes virus from kiss, mom warns – Fox News 10/25/18

A young person is diagnosed with an STD every four minutes in England – CNN 10/25/18

New vaccine and drug combo offer hope against world’s biggest infectious killer – CNN 10/25/18

The FDA agains adds more drugs to its valsartain recall list – CNN 10/25/18

Database details drugmakers’ contributions to Congress – CNN 10/25/18

When it comes to fit kids, they have it covered with body and mind – Miami Herald 10/25/18

Heated tobacco products, touted as safer alternative to cigarettes, is no less dangerous than smoking, studies find – Chicago Tribune 10/25/18

Primary care doctors ‘not doing enough’ to curb STDs – Chicago Tribune 10/25/18

Amgen Slashes the Price of a Promising Cholesterol Drug – The New York Times 10/25/18

Altria to Stop Selling Some E-Cigarette Brands That Appeal to Youths – The New York Times 10/25/18

Trump Proposes to Lower Drug Prices by Basing Them on Other Countries’ Costs – The New York Times 10/25/18

A Mother’s Voice Is the Most Effective Smoke Alarm – The New York Times 10/25/18

Drop in adult flu vaccinations may be factor in last season’s record-breaking deaths, illnesses – The Washington Post 10/25/18

Here’s how to tell when the opioid crisis is starting to recede – The Washington Post 10/25/18

Every U.S. Public Library and YMCA Will Soon Get Narcan for Free – TIME 10/24/18

If the Government Redefines Gender to Exclude Trans People, It Could Worsen an Urgent Public Health Crisis – TIME 10/24/18

Getting Rid of Cellulite is Tough. But Here’s What Works Best – TIME 10/24/18

Trump signs bipartisan opioid bill aimed at curbing national crisis – Fox News 10/24/18

Washington state reports first flu death of season – Fox News 10/24/18

Sisters give birth hours apart in neighboring hospital rooms – Fox News 10/24/18

Stress might lead to memory loss and brain shrinkage, study says – CNN 10/24/18

Health officials search for answers in deadly New Jersey viral infection – CNN 10/24/18

Risk of early death doubles in deprived parts of the UK compared to more affluent parts, study shows – CNN 10/24/18

CDC committee recommends routine hepatitis A vaccination for homeless people – CNN 10/24/18

63 more cases of salmonella linked to recalled raw beef – CNN 10/24/18

Amgen lowers cholesterol drug Repatha cost 60% amid political talk of high drug prices – CNN 10/24/18

Tall people at greater risk of cancer, study says – CNN 10/24/18

Trump claims on opioid crisis met with mix of skepticism and hope by experts as deaths plateau – CNN 10/24/18

Childhood obesity: America’s ‘true national crisis’ measured state by state – CNN 10/24/18

Dozens more breakfast foods test positive for trace amounts of weed killer, report says – CNN 10/24/18

How to pick the right Medicare plan for you – Miami Herald 10/24/18

Hormonal changes might lead to hernias in aging men – Chicago Tribune 10/24/18

Former Surgeons General Recount Political Pressure on the Job – The New York Times 10/24/18

F.D.A. Approves New Drug for Flu – The New York Times 10/24/18

Stress May Impair Memory and Thinking Skills – The New York Times 10/24/18

Even a 10-Minute Walk May Be Good for the Brain – The New York Times 10/24/18

She Helped Save Her Husband’s Life With CPR, Then Gave Birth To Their Son – The New York Times 10/24/18

Cold, Windy, Gray Day? Heart Attack Risk Is High – The New York Times 10/24/18

Spinal Cord Repaired in the Womb, in First Surgery of its Kind in U.K. – The New York Times 10/24/18

Here’s Why a 50-Degree Day Feels Colder in Fall Than in Spring – The New York Times 10/24/18

Oversight of Trump administration’s Obamacare actions at top of Democratic wish list – The Washington Post 10/24/18

Sore and stiff after running or other exercise? Those could be early signs of an overuse injury. – The Washington Post 10/24/18

9/11 survivor shocked by breast cancer diagnosis: ‘But I’m a man’ – Fox News 10/23/18

Dying boy, 12, celebrates Christmas early with Ohio town – Fox News 10/23/18

Sacramento boy’s wish fulfilled by becoming Ghostbuster – Fox News 10/23/18

Oregon mom warns about ‘vicious’ polio-like illness that left daughter a quadriplegic – Fox News 10/23/18

The stress pregnant immigrants face in America – CNN 10/23/18

Meat-free burgers contain more salt than real burgers, survey shows – CNN 10/23/18

Can diversity in children’s books tackle prejudice? – CNN 10/23/18

Abortion pills now available by mail in US — but FDA is investigating – CNN 10/23/18

Health secretary says overdose deaths leveling off, but we’re ‘far from end of the epidemic’ – Chicago Tribune 10/23/18

Finance to fitness: Tips for preparing for life after 65 – Chicago Tribune 10/23/18

To keep your blood pressure in check, don’t forget to brush and floss – Chicago Tribune 10/23/18

What’s the Best Way to Take Notes? – The Wall Street Journal 10/23/18

Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk? – The New York Times 10/23/18

Aspirin May Be a Good Option to Prevent Blood Clots After Knee Surgery – The New York Times 10/23/18

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Bringing Concussions Out of the Darkness – The New York Times 10/23/18

Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on Supreme Court, Reveals Dementia Diagnosis – The New York Times 10/23/18

Lavender’s Soothing Scent Could Be More Than Just Folk Medicine – The New York Times 10/23/18

HHS invites states to duck more Obamacare requirements – The Washington Post 10/23/18

Many intermittent fasters skip breakfast. Here’s why that’s not a good idea. – The Washington Post 10/23/18

Forget switching Halloween treats for a toy. This dietitian says: Let them eat candy. – The Washington Post 10/23/18

Man’s bug bite led to flesh-eating bacteria infection – Fox News 10/22/18

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases – Fox News 10/22/18

Texas boy, 2, partially scalped after being dragged under car – Fox News 10/22/18

Woman who ‘felt drunk’ for 2 years diagnosed with rare condition – Fox News 10/22/18

3 million common procedures in England could become ‘life threatening’ without antibiotics – CNN 10/22/18

College students experienced trauma symptoms after Trump’s election, study says – CNN 10/22/18

Judge denies Monsanto’s request to scrap $250 million punishment — but drops it to $39 million – CNN 10/22/18

When it comes to living longer through exercise, is more better? – CNN 10/22/18

Marlboro maker attacked for ‘hypocritical’ anti-smoking campaign – CNN 10/22/18

This pizza place doesn’t deliver. That didn’t stop an employee from driving 450 miles to bring a pie to a man in hospice care – CNN 10/22/18

Mom tries to find donor for her 7-year-old: ‘I just want to keep my son alive.’ – Miami Herald 10/22/18

3-drug therapy might be cystic fibrosis ‘breakthrough’ – Chicago Tribune 10/22/18

States Cleared to Allow Less-Comprehensive Health Plans – The Wall Street Journal 10/22/18

To Promote Nutrition, Hospitals Host Grocery Stores and Greenmarkets – The Wall Street Journal 10/22/18

What’s Life Like After Depression? Surprisingly, Little Is Known – The New York Times 10/22/18

Anatomy Does Not Determine Gender, Experts Says – The New York Times 10/22/18

Microplastics Find Their Way Into Your Gut, a Pilot Study Finds – The New York Times 10/22/18

A Centennial of Death: The Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 – The New York Times 10/22/18

Fast Food: It’s What’s for Dinner. And Lunch. And Breakfast. – The New York Times 10/22/18

A National Goal: Prevent a Million Heart Attacks and Strokes by 2022 – The New York Times 10/22/18

The Problem With Probiotics – The New York Times 10/22/18

These four states will vote on marijuana in the midterms – The Washington Post 10/22/18

Quitting junk food causes withdrawals like drug addiction: study – Fox News 10/21/18

ObamaCare enrollment portal breached, data of 75,000 compromised, officials say – Fox News 10/21/18

North Dakota women could buy marijuana-infused ‘inserts’ for menstrual pain if recreational measure passes – Fox News 10/21/18

Report says the UN’s global ‘war on drugs’ has been a failure – CNN 10/21/18

Rebels in Congo Kill 15 and Abduct Children in Area of Ebola Outbreak – The New York Times 10/21/18

A Push for Safer Fertilizer in Europe Carries a Whiff of Russian Intrigue – The New York Times 10/21/18

Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination – The New York Times 10/21/18

‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration – The New York Times 10/21/18

8 things your mucus says about your health – Fox News 10/20/18

Colorado mom says 5-year-old died 17 days after rare cancer diagnosis: ‘Our boy was stolen from us’ – Fox News 10/20/18

Rat-spread Lassa virus that causes uncontrolled bleeding kills over 100 in Nigeria – Fox News 10/20/18

The child at the center of a legal fight over keeping her on a ventilator has died, her family says – CNN 10/20/18

Burger King’s ‘scary’ Halloween drink is giving customers a fright — in the bathroom – Miami Herald 10/20/18

Pharmacy-made pain creams flagged for possible Medicare fraud – Miami Herald 10/20/18

Medicare fraud is a multibillion-dollar industry. Here’s how to spot it and report it. – Miami Herald 10/20/18

A Model Gondolier With a Relentless Regimen – The Wall Street Journal 10/20/18

Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia – The New York Times 10/20/18

Immune-Based Treatment Helps Fight Aggressive Breast Cancer, Study Finds – The New York Times 10/20/18

Advice From Health Care’s Power Users – The New York Times 10/20/18

The 5 Most Germ-Filled Places In Your Office — And How to Protect Yourself – TIME 10/19/18

Breast cancer survivor hangs ‘no breastfeeding zone’ banner after giving birth – Fox News 10/19/18

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals – CNN 10/19/18

Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods ready-to-eat salads recalled due to possible salmonella contamination – CNN 10/19/18

She asked for a drug to treat her miscarriage. The pharmacist refused to give it to her because of his religion – CNN 10/19/18

Women are more faithful than men, and other myths on female infidelity – CNN 10/19/18

Ten vegan-friendly versions of tailgate classics – CNN 10/19/18

Healthful yet yummy Halloween treats for the vampire with a sweet tooth – Los Angeles Times 10/19/18

Why 7,000 pounds of salads and 3 million pounds of beef and chicken products got recalled – Miami Herald 10/19/18

Ask these questions before picking a Medicare Part D plan – Miami Herald 10/19/18

Finding home healthcare under Medicare plans can be difficult – Miami Herald 10/19/18

Warning: Companies can deny you Medigap insurance, once you drop out of original Medicare – Miami Herald 10/19/18

Confused about Medicare? Here’s how to figure out which plan is best for you. – Miami Heral 10/19/18

As U.S. suicides rates rise, Latinos show relative immunity – Chicago Tribune 10/19/18

What is AFM? Everything you need to know about the polio-like virus affecting children across the U.S. – Chicago Tribune 10/19/18

Are Some People More Sensitive to Drug Side Effects? – The New York Times 10/19/18

Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’ – The New York Times 10/19/18

Trump says GOP wants to protect preexisting conditions. But a Republican lawsuit would eliminate them if successful. – The Washington Post 10/19/18

These Are the Best High-Fiber Foods, According to Experts – TIME 10/18/18

Researchers Want Cancer Patients To Share Their Medical Information In Search of Cures – TIME 10/18/18

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to slide – CNN 10/18/18

Can this app help China’s forgotten cancer sufferers? – CNN 10/18/18

The ideal diet to combat climate change – CNN 10/18/18

Memes may contribute to teenage obesity, lawmakers told – CNN 10/18/18

New Medicare cards are bringing out the ID thieves. Here’s how to protect yourself. – Miami Herald 10/18/18

So, you want to retire but you’re not old enough for Medicare. Here’s what you can do. – Miami Herald 10/18/18

Medicare Advantage plans are very popular. But read the fine print carefully. – Miami Herald 10/18/18

GOP Candidates Play Defense Over Health Care – The Wall Street Journal 10/18/18

An Esteemed Doctor, Child Sexual Abuse Claims and a Hospital That Knew for Years – The New York Times 10/18/18

Researchers Explore a Cancer Paradox – The New York Times 10/18/18

Project Baseline Aims to Ward Off Illness Before We Get Sick – The New York Times 10/18/18

You’re Not ‘Flu Shot People’? Then You’re Not Touching My Baby – The New York Times 10/18/18

Flat Out: Rejecting Breast Reconstruction – The New York Times 10/18/18

It’s triple trouble for Republicans on health care – The Washington Post 10/18/18

Eating Fish May Help Keep You Healthy Into Old Age, Study Says – TIME 10/17/18

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here’s What Experts Say – TIME 10/17/18

American Women Are Having Fewer Kids — and Having Them Later in Life, Report Says – TIME 10/17/18

10 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy – TIME 10/17/18

Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report card – CNN 10/17/18

Veteran battling suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families – CNN 10/17/18

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs – CNN 10/17/18

India treats ‘Netflix addiction’ as internet use surges – CNN 10/17/18

New nerve stimulation technique might relieve back pain – Chicago Tribune 10/17/18

Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Canada Begins a National Experiment – The New York Times 10/17/18

A Device That Makes Running Faster and Easier – The New York Times 10/17/18

Omega-3s in Fish Oils Tied to Healthy Aging – The New York Times 10/17/18

High Blood Pressure of Pregnancy Tied to Dementia Later in Life – The New York Times 10/17/18

Coffee May Tame the Redness of Rosacea – The New York Times 10/17/18

1,495 Americans Describe the Financial Reality of Being Really Sick – The New York Times 10/17/18

Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed) – The New York Times 10/17/18

The Trump administration is helping drive down Obamacare costs – The Washington Post 10/17/18

How heart-rate training can help you target your exercise and improve your fitness – The Washington Post 10/17/18

Dying woman, 55, granted wish to see lighthouse for first time – Fox News 10/16/18

Obituary for mom who died of drug overdose goes viral – Fox News 10/16/18

Grieving mom brings strangers to tears with act of kindness at Florida Publix – Fox News 10/16/18

Georgia woman nearly died after botched tummy tuck left her with life-threatening infections – Fox News 10/16/18

Heavy marijuana use tied to woman’s mysterious vomiting bouts – Fox News 10/16/18

Teen allegedly bullied by classmates drops 200 pounds after moving away – Fox News 10/16/18

Mom claims tattoo removal left her with horrific scarring – Fox News 10/16/18

Newlywed bride suffers stroke during New York City honeymoon: report – Fox News 10/16/18

Abuse of women in European parliaments widespread, study shows – CNN 10/16/18

‘There is no God,’ says Stephen Hawking in final book – CNN 10/16/18

Hospital gives children electric cars so they can drive themselves to operations – CNN 10/16/18

Climate change endangers dozens of World Heritage sites – CNN 10/16/18

How a wooden bench is starting a revolution in mental health – CNN 10/16/18

Harmful algae bloom: red, blue and you – Miami Herald 10/16/18

Why it’s your job to get a flu shot — and call in sick if you do get the flu – Chicago Tribune 10/16/18

Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups – Chicago Tribune 10/16/18

The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change. – The New York Times 10/16/18

The Man Who Pioneered Food Safety – The New York Times 10/16/18

Florida Child Dies From the Flu, the First Young Death Reported in the U.S. This Season – The New York Times 10/16/18

Hiding My Cancer Under the Hijab – The New York Times 10/16/18

How to Harness Your Anxiety – The New York Times 10/16/18

Youth sports still struggling with dropping participation, high costs and bad coaches, study finds – The Washignton Post 10/16/18

Teens, that iced vanilla latte might taste good. But it could lead to problems, now and later. – The Washington Post 10/16/18

The Trump administration may not be able to force drugmakers to advertise their prices – The Washington Post 10/16/18

Paralyzing polio-like illness mainly affecting children confirmed in 22 states, CDC says – The Washington Post 10/16/18

Michigan boy, 6, raises $22G for diabetic service dog by selling pumpkins – Fox News 10/15/18

Man dies from extremely rare disease after eating squirrel brains – Fox News 10/15/18

Twins with rare Batten disease defy odds to reach teens – Fox News 10/15/18

UK doctors to prescribe cooking classes to combat loneliness – Fox News 10/15/18

Ebola experts pulled from Congo amid ongoing outbreak – CNN 10/15/18

Banning spanking and other corporal punishment tied to less youth violence – CNN 10/15/18

UK infant mortality will be 140% higher than other European countries’ by 2030, says new report – CNN 10/15/18

Smoking featured in half of hip-hop videos, study finds – CNN 10/15/18

Paging Dr. Facebook: How the social network could help doctors screen petients for depression – Los Angeles Times 10/15/18

Teaching kids about the arts helps develop their social, emotional skills – Miami Heral 10/15/18

Counting fetal kicks can help prevent stillbirths – Chicago Tribune 10/15/18

I quit drinking a year ago. Here’s what happened. – Chicago Tribune 10/15/18

Migraine patients can now try three new drugs for prevention – Chicago Tribune 10/15/18

Black market for Suboxone gives opioid addicts a glimpse of recovery – Chicago Tribune 10/15/18

Babies’ Sleep Linked to Lower Obesity Risks Years Later – The Wall Street Journal 10/15/18

Harvard Calls for Retraction of Dozens of Studies by Noted Cardiologist – The New York Times 10/15/18

Should You Have Knee Replacement Surgery? – The New York Times 10/15/18

Is Medicare for All the Answer to Sky-High Administrative Costs? – The New York Times 10/15/18

Helping Pediatricians Care for Transgender Children – The New York Times 10/15/18

Maine’s race for governor could end Medicaid standoff – The Washington Post 10/15/18

Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads – The Washington Post 10/15/18

Patients facing serious illnesses, chronic diseases find benefit in working out together – The Washington Post 10/15/18

Texas girl, 5, hospitalized following sting from venomous caterpillar, mom says – Fox News 10/14/18

Code Name Jane: The Women Behind a Covert Abortion Netowrk – The New York Times 10/14/18

Why I Wanted to Lean to Perform Abortions – The New York Times 10/14/18

Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease – Fox News 10/13/18

What causes nightmares? Here’s why you may be prone to scary dreams – Fox News 10/13/18

New Jersey city touts safe drinking water despite fears of lead in thousands of homes – Fox News 10/13/18

Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving – CNN 10/13/18

Breast cancer is increasingly being linked to obesity – Miami Herald 10/13/18

The Next Big Swim After the English Channel – The Wall Street Journal 10/13/18

Millions of Americans Could Be Identified Using Consumer Genetic Databases — Even If They’ve Never Taken a DNA Test – TIME 10/12/18

Pregnant women who get flu shot are less likely to be hospitalized from virus, CDC says – Fox News 10/12/18

Illinois boy believed to be only patient in world diagnosed with rare disease – Fox News 10/12/18

Military physicians who lost son, 4, to flu urge others to get vaccinated – Fox News 10/12/18

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know – Fox News 10/12/18

Woman who suffered 6 miscarriages becomes mom after friend offers to be surrogate – Fox News 10/12/18

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Stages and survival rates – Fox News 10/12/18

Breast cancer symptoms to look out for – Fox News 10/12/18

Breast cancer survivors share their advice – Fox News 10/12/18

C-section births rise rapidly to over 20 percent worldwide – Fox News 10/12/18

How climate change will affect your health – CNN 10/12/18

Hospitals’ crucial work continues amid hurricane – CNN 10/12/18

Nearly 800 dietary supplements contained unapproved drug ingredients, study finds – CNN 10/12/18

Is my sports team killing me? – CNN 10/12/18

FDA expands investigation of illegal e-cigarette marketing to kids – CNN 10/12/18

Scientists in China breed healthy mice from two females – CNN 10/12/18

Mother among 4 arrested for attempting to sell babies on Instagram – CNN 10/12/18

Finding answers for patients with rarest of rare diseases – Chicago Tribune 10/12/18

Every Older Patient Has a Story. Medical Students Need to Hear It. – The New York Times 10/12/18

Tiny Nanoparticles to Treat a Huge Problem: Snakebites – The New York Times 10/12/18

Are Calcium Supplements Safe? – The New York Times 10/12/18

A Handbook for Grieving – The New York Times 10/12/18

Republicans play defense on preexisting conditions – The Washington Post 10/12/18

Scientists See a Treatment for Vision Loss in Lab-Grown Retinas – TIME 10/11/18

Here’s How to Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu – TIME 10/11/18

Bride claims brain infection wiped memory, changed personality – Fox News 10/11/18

Tennessee woman warns pet owners of dangerous ingredient in chewing gum after dog dies – Fox News 10/11/18

NYC residents can choose gender-neutral ‘X’ option on birth certificates, new law says – Fox News 10/11/18

Stomach-churning video shows live parasitic worm being removed from a man’s eye – Fox News 10/11/18

Homeopathic products made in North Carolina recalled – Fox News 10/11/18

A jury’s $250 million punishment against Monsanto might get overturned – CNN 10/11/18

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases – CNN 10/11/18

They failed mandatory pregnancy tests at school. Then they were expelled – CNN 10/11/18

Percentage of young U.S. kids who don’t get vaccinated has quadrupled since 2001 – Chicago Tribune 10/11/18

Hey Google, how long will I live? A reporter tests out lifespan calculators. – Chicago Tribune 10/11/18

Price of Obamacare Plans Take Surprise Drop – The Wall Street Journal 10/11/18

It’s the End of Anonymity as We Know It – The New York Times 10/11/18

Omega-3 Supplements May Ease Anxiety – The New York Times 10/11/18

Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Lead to Stronger Bones – The New York Times 10/11/18

Obesity Tied to Colon Cancer Risk in Younger Women – The New York Times 10/11/18

Britain to Allow Prescriptions for Medicinal Marijuana From Nov. 1 – The New York Times 10/11/18

This Little Girl’s Seizures Won’t Stop. Her Parents Need Your Advice. – The New York Times 10/11/18

Republicans and Democrats paint scary visions for health care if the other side wins – The Washington Post 10/11/18

Want a Standing Desk? Show This Study to Your Boss – TIME 10/10/18

Even ‘Non-Toxic’ Nail Polish May Contain Harmful Chemicals, Study Says – TIME 10/10/18

Hurricane Michael’s health risks: 3 things to watch out for – Fox News 10/10/18

Oklahoma infant suffers second-degree burns after pulling slow cooker off counter, mom says – Fox News 10/10/18

Eczema drug restores hair growth in teen with alopecia – Fox News 10/10/18

Is erectile dysfunction genetic? – Fox News 10/10/18

Portraits of Heartbreak: New Hampshire mom raising awareness of opioid deaths through art – Fox News 10/10/18

You can vape vitamins now, but experts are skeptical – Fox News 10/10/18

Man nearly dies after inhaling piece of e-cigarette – Fox News 10/10/18

How to talk about hurricanes now – CNN 10/10/18

Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children – CNN 10/10/18

Inside the depressed mind – CNN 10/10/18

Judge denies request to extend order to keep 9-year-old girl on life support – CNN 10/10/18

Teachers care for others’ kids but struggle to look after their own – CNN 10/10/18

UK millennials are drinking less alcohol, study finds – CNN 10/10/18

Sprays for “sexual support,” PMS, hangovers, etc. recalled for possible contamination – Miami Herald 10/10/18

They were thought to be ‘too young’ to have breast cancer. They were wrong. – Miami Herald 10/10/18

Peak time of day for cardiac arrest has changed — stress may be to blame – Chicago Tribune 10/10/18

Centene to Expand Its ACA Business – The Wall Street Journal 10/10/18

FTC Asked to Probe Hospital Contracts – The Wall Street Journal 10/10/18

Is There a Cure for My Dog’s Bad Breath? – The Wall Street Journal 10/10/18

How to Grieve for Online Friends You Had Never Met in Person – The New York Times 10/10/18

CVS Health and Aetna $69 Billion Merger Is Approved With Conditions – The New York Times 10/10/18

U.K. Appoints Minister for Suicide Prevention – The New York Times 10/10/18

Rare Paralysis Cases in Children Are Investigated in Minnesota – The New York Times 10/10/18

For Doctors, Delving Deeper as a Way to Avoid Burnout – The New York Times 10/10/18

Vigorous Exercise, Even a Trek Up Everest, May Be Safe During Pregnancy – The New York Times 10/10/18

Inside the C.E.O.’s Social Medica Meltdown at Deciem – The New York Times 10/10/18

A Playwright’s LSD Trip Becomes a Psychedelic Journey – The New York Times 10/10/18

The clock is ticking on stricter ‘public charge’ rules for immigrants – The Washington Post 10/10/18

A new trend in health care: the ‘nondiet dietitian’ – The Washington Post 10/10/18

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Take a Sleeping Pill Every Night – TIME 10/9/18

Man in Texas found dead in alleyway died of tuberculosis, state officials say – Fox News 10/9/18

Parents buying signs urging others not to touch their children – Fox News 10/9/18

Massachusetts man says vape pen ‘exploded’ in pocket, leaving leg completely ‘scorched’ – Fox News 10/9/18

Man says he faces ‘slow death’ without pricey medication after insurer denies coverage – Fox News 10/9/18

Mom who lost hands, feet to sepsis climbs Kilimanjaro – Fox News 10/9/18

NJ man diagnosed with meningitis following routine root canal – Fox News 10/9/18

Man’s rare ‘pancake kidney’ discovered in CT scan – Fox News 10/9/18

After intermittent fasting, these 3 men no longer take insulin for diabetes — but experts stress caution – CNN 10/9/18

Ebola continues to ravage northeastern Congo – CNN 10/9/18

Polls show broad support for Northern Ireland abortion reform – CNN 10/9/18

Noise: The other pollution hurting our health – CNN 10/9/18

Giant mosquitoes emerge in North Carolina post-Florence – CNN 10/9/18

How church communities can help lower African-Americans’ blood pressure – CNN 10/9/18

Moms who use egg donors lack confidence in parenting ability, study finds – CNN 10/9/18

Flu season lingers in big cities, study finds – Chicago Tribune 10/9/18

Without safety net of kids or spouse, ‘elder orphans’ need a fallback plan – Chicago Tribune 10/9/18

‘How does a well baby die?’ Respiratory distress event gaining attention of doctors, nurses – Chicago Tribune 10/9/18

Democrats Counter Trump Push for Cheaper, Limited Health Plans – The Wall Street Journal 10/9/18

Stigma Against Gay People Can Be Deadly – The New York Times 10/9/18

Doctors Need to Talk to Families About Guns and Dementia – The New York Times 10/9/18

In Medical Reporting, the Impact of Patients’ Stories – The New York Times 10/9/18

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop has been accused of peddling pseudoscience. She’s not having it. – The Washington Post 10/9/18

Reversing Roe wouldn’t criminalize abortion everywhere – The Washington Post 10/9/18

Hot wheels: Today’s adult tricycles are low, sleek, speedy, and find a larger fan ban – The Washington Post 10/9/18

Eye parasite can be avoided with good contact lens hygiene – Fox News 10/8/18

Ohio boy, 7, diagnosed with life-threatening mosquito-borne virus – Fox News 10/8/18

Fisherman dies after apparent water snake bite, report says – Fox News 10/8/18

Men seeing drastic drop in sperm count, study claims – Fox News 10/8/18

A teacher in California is explaining the concept of consent to her third-graders with a simple chart – CNN 10/8/18

Flea-borne typhus spreads across Los Angeles area – CNN 10/8/18

Statins’ benefits beyond heart health aren’t clear-cut, analysis says – CNN 10/8/18

Hand sanitizer cut back on young children’s sick days more than washing, study says – CNN 10/8/18

4 ways a shorter workweek could help you live longer – CNN 10/8/18

A third of UK schoolgirls are sexually harassed while wearing a uniform – CNN 10/8/18

‘Incredibly grim’ prognosis on global warming also carries clarion call for global action – Los Angeles Times 10/8/18

Study gives depressing look at how climate change puts Americans’ mental health at risk – Los Angeles Times 10/8/18

Millennials are trading primary care doctors for faster, cheaper alternatives – Chicago Tribune 10/8/18

Six Minnesota children diagnosed with rare, polio-like disorder – Chicago Tribune 10/8/18

Mammograms, CT scans, X-rays: Assessing the risk of all that radiation – Chicago Tribune 10/8/18

The Team That Digs Deeper to Have Fun – The Wall Street Journal 10/8/18

The Uphill Fight Against Fake Prescription Drugs – The Wall Street Journal 10/8/18

Dire Climate Warning Lands With a Thud on Trump’s Desk – The New York Times 10/8/18

Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf Children – The New York Times 10/8/18

The Importance of Medical Touch – The New York Times 10/8/18

A healthy snack needs these three nutrients, plus proper planning – The Washington Post 10/8/18

That New Apple Watch EKG Feature? There Are More Downs Than Ups – The New York Times 10/8/18

Spoiler alert: How to read those ‘sell by’ and ‘use by’ labels on food – The Washington Post 10/8/18

How the opioids bill could halt exploitation of addicted Americans – The Washington Post 10/8/18

North Carolina man dies after allergic reaction from fire ant bite, family says – Fox News 10/7/18

17% of British combat veterans report PTSD symptoms, study finds – CNN 10/7/18

Pret a Manger: Second person dies from allergic reaction – CNN 10/7/18

Pediatrician-approved tips for keeping germs at bay this winter – Chicago Tribune 10/7/18

Flashy Science Hub and Vaping Parties Fail to Win Friends at W.H.O. Tobacco Talks – The New York Times 10/7/18

Virginia health officials say record number of human West Nile cases reported in state – Fox News 10/6/18

Therapy dogs can spread superbugs to kids, hospital finds – Fox News 10/6/18

Check your fridge and garage for all these things recalled this week – CNN 10/6/18

Actress Alicia Silverstone expands collaboration to launch herbal supplements – Los Angeles Times 10/6/18

Yes, You Should Get a Flu Shot in 2018. Here’s Everything to Know – TIME 10/5/18

Florida doctor sells cannabis-infused ice cream – Fox News 10/5/18

Parents file lawsuit after baby suffers brain injury during childbirth – Fox News 10/5/18

North Carolina woman, 29, dies from flu-related complications – Fox News 10/5/18

US woman develops salmonella in breast implant after trip to Cancun – Fox News 10/5/18

UK mom undergoes double hand transplant – Fox News 10/5/18

Vitamin D supplements don’t improve bone health, major study finds – CNN 10/5/18

False positive results prompt pregnancy test recall – CNN 10/5/18

Tests by state, environmental group disagree on post-Florence water contamination – CNN 10/5/18

Indie pop sensation’s disease became his muse – CNN 10/5/18

At 106 (and 1/2), this doctor isn’t slowing down – CNN 10/5/18

Doctors are prescribing nature to patients in the UK’s Shetland Islands – CNN 10/5/18

Pony Sweat is not just a retro-aerobics class. It’s a community – Los Angeles Times 10/5/18

The long reach of sexual assault and sexual harassment: Both can worsen women’s health at midlife – Los Angeles Times 10/5/18

Many smart wearable devices can even monitor mental-health data – Miami Herald 10/5/18

How does the flu actually kill you? – Chicago Tribune 10/5/18

HPV Vaccine Expanded for People Ages 27 to 45 – The New York Times 10/5/18

Amputations and Lacerations: Your Front Lawn Is a Jungle – The New York Times 10/5/18

Does Coenzyme Q10 Reduce Statin-Related Muscle Aches? – The New York Times 10/5/18

A Tube of DNA? Not Pretty, but That’s Life. – The New York Times 10/5/18

One Year After #MeToo, Examining a Collective Awakening – The New York Times 10/5/18

Jerry Brown vetoes bill to allow nation’s first safe injection site – The Washington Post 10/5/18

This Is the Best Way to Break Up With Someone, According to Experts – TIME 10/4/18

Drinking More Than Three Times a Week May Harm Your Health, Study Says – TIME 10/4/18

How Scientists Are Treating Breast Cancer Using the Immune System – TIME 10/4/18

HIV-positive mother donates liver to critically ill child – Fox News 10/4/18

Neurosurgeon operates on young patient’s teddy bear – Fox News 10/4/18

Baker’s alleged confession about gluten-free lie enrages celiac patients – Fox News 10/4/18

Woman’s eye damage linked to chiropractor visit – Fox News 10/4/18

Cancer patient’s final act was to find home for beloved dog – Fox News 10/4/18

Employer’s paid period leave policy in Australia stirs world debate – CNN 10/4/18

Ireland passes ‘groundbreaking’ bill to curb excessive drinking – CNN 10/4/18

Daily low-dose aspirin may lower risk of ovarian cancer – CNN 10/4/18

British surgeons warned not to perform Brazilian butt lift surgery – CNN 10/4/18

Ready-to-eat ham recalled amid deadly listeria outbreak – CNN 10/4/18

His vision changed after he took an erectile dysfunction drug – CNN 10/4/18

6.5 million pounds of beef recalled due to salmonella outbreak – CNN 10/4/18

Of the four parental ‘feeding styles,’ only one is good for kids’ health, experts say – CNN 10/4/18

More human drugs with a microbial contamination recalled. This time, with pet drugs, too – Miami Herald 10/4/18

Products for menstrual and muscle pains can cause burns. So 4 lots have been recalled – Miami Herald 10/4/18

As Kavanaugh hearing puts spotlight on teens and alcohol, experts warn: ‘Adolescent drinking is a problem’ – Chicago Tribune 10/4/18

Studies in healthy older people aim to prevent Alzheimer’s – Chicago Tribune 10/4/18

Deep in Human DNA, a Gift From the Neanderthals – The New York Times 10/4/18

Daily Baby Aspirin May Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk – The New York Times 10/4/18

My Human Doctor – The New York Times 10/4/18

Patrick Kennedy shepherded a major mental-health bill into law. Ten years later, big barriers remain. – The Washington Post 10/4/18

Why Juul Is At the Center of the FDA’s E-Cigarette Investigation – TIME 10/3/18

Five Hepatitis A cases linked to New York state restaurant, official says – Fox News 10/3/18

Pennsylvania boy, 7, critically injured after falling into corn trailer – Fox News 10/3/18

Patients turning to online ‘buyers club’ for new drugs – Fox News 10/3/18

Wave ruptures woman’s artery after striking her in neck – Fox News 10/3/18

Father transmits HIV to newborn son in rare case – Fox News 10/3/18

Stroke patient’s smile restored after pioneering surgery – Fox News 10/3/18

Trump says it’s a ‘scary time’ for men. Here are the stats on false sexual assault claims – CNN 10/3/18

Texas water resort closed, tested for ‘brain-eating amoeba’ after man’s death – CNN 10/3/18

Science confirms what the heart already knows: Hugs really do make you feel better – CNN 10/3/18

Recalled eggs linked to salmonella cases in seven states – CNN 10/3/18

More than 250 people around the world have died taking selfies since 2011 – CNN 10/3/18

Australia set to ‘eliminate’ cervical cancer by 2028 – CNN 10/3/18

She had no sanitary pads. No one knew and no one helped – CNN 10/3/18

When pads are a luxury, getting your period means missing out on life – CNN 10/3/18

Processed meats linked to breast cancer, says study – CNN 10/3/18

Sexual assault and harassment linked to long-term health problems for women, study says – CNN 10/3/18

Standing desk recommendations based on weak science – CNN 10/3/18

Here’s how much fast food Americans are eating – CNN 10/3/18

Third nasal or throat spray recall in 15 days for a possible microbial contamination – Miami Herald 10/3/18

The dosage on two lots of this prescription pain medication can cause you to overdose – Miami Herald 10/3/18

Study: 1 in 3 U.S. adults eat fast food each day – Chicago Tribune 10/3/18

A New Push to Lower Your Risk for Breast Cancer – The Wall Street Journal 10/3/18

Health Coverage Costs Employers $20,000 a Family – The Wall Street Journal 10/3/18

Eating Processed Meats Tied to Breast Cancer Risk – The New York Times 10/3/18

Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It’s Not Just Your Imagination) – The New York Times 10/3/18

We Slow as We Age, but May Not Need to Slow Too Much – The New York Times 10/3/18

The wellness revolution has reached its shamans-for-hire stage – The Washington Post 10/3/18

Shake up your breakfast routine by serving…dinner – The Washington Post 10/3/18

Here’s where Democrats are going wrong in campaigning on preexisting conditions – The Washington Post 10/3/18

Your Dog Is Probably Dumber Than You Think, a New Study Says – TIME 10/2/18

Hospital staff line up in show of respect to organ donor – Fox News 10/2/18

Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10,000 cases per week: WHO – Fox News 10/2/18

Mom granted restraining order to keep girl, 9, on life support – Fox News 10/2/18

Boy, 7, suffers severe burns after picking limes in sun, mom says – Fox News 10/2/18

Mom says it’s a miracle teen son survived shark attack – Fox News 10/2/18

Alzheimer’s studies focus on prevention in healthy elderly – Fox News 10/2/18

Former Playboy model with brain tumor forgoes chemo for CBD: report – Fox News 10/2/18

Preventing tumor spread may not improve quality of life – Fox News 10/2/18

Nearly half of women and a third of men will develop dementia, stroke or Parkinson’s, study says – CNN 10/2/18

Yum! Insect food as a luxury brand might lure Westerners – CNN 10/2/18

This photo shows how diaper-changing stations in men’s restrooms are still too rare – CNN 10/2/18

What is ricin? – CNN 10/2/18

Health officials ‘very worried’ as African swine fever spreads in Europe and Asia – CNN 10/2/18

Illinois sees sharp rise in medical cannabis applications as cancer patient requests ‘explode’ – Chicago Tribune 10/2/18

Study reveals most-Googled medical symptoms by state – Chicago Tribune 10/2/18

Is It Ethical to Choose Your Baby’s Eye Color? – The Wall Street Journal 10/2/18

These Cholesterol-Reducers May Save Lives. So Why Aren’t Heart Patients Getting Them? – The New York Times 10/2/18

Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Chief Executive Resigns From Merck’s Board of Directors – The New York Times 10/2/18

The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment – The New York Times 10/2/18

F.D.A. Seizes Documents From Juul Headquarters – The New York Times 10/2/18

To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections, Drink Up – The New York Times 10/2/18

Ivy League Football Saw Large Reduction in Concussions After New Kickoff Rules – The New York Times 10/2/18

Everyone Should Have a Postpartum Doula – The New York Times 10/2/18

Claire McCaskill’s promise to save preexisting conditions could save her job – The Washington Post 10/2/18

Buying new running shoes? Forget minimalist or maximalist, and try on a bunch. – The Washington Post 10/2/18

These 6 Habits May Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer – TIME 10/1/18

A Good Marriage May Help You Live Longer. Here’s Why – TIME 10/1/18

Veteran on mission to combat suicide in military community – Fox News 10/1/18

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Fox News 10/1/18

New Jersey man dies after contracting brain-eating parasite – Fox News 10/1/18

Man dies from bacterial infection after Hurricane Florence – CNN 10/1/18

Groundcherries, the latest modified fruit scientists want you to try – CNN 10/1/18

Less sleep associated with risky behavior in teens, study says – CNN 10/1/18

Sexual assault hotline sees busiest day ever after Kavanaugh hearing – CNN 10/1/18

Georgia high school football player said, ‘I can’t feel my body,’ then died. But why? – CNN 10/1/18

Is fasting the fountain of youth? – CNN 10/1/18

‘Twins are nature’s experiment’: How scientists use them to study nature vs. nurture – Chicago Tribune 10/1/18

Breakthrough Leukemia Treatment Backfires in a Rare Case – The New York Times 10/1/18

Your Lifetime Health Checkup Roadmap – The New York Times 10/1/18

What Is Causing This Woman’s Life-Threatening Anemia? – The New York Times 10/1/18

The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls – The New York Times 10/1/18

The Risk of Alternative Cancer Treatments – The New York Times 10/1/18

Uber, Lyft and the Urgency of Saving Money on Ambulances – The New York Times 10/1/18

Trump vowed drug companies would lower prices. That hasn’t happened yet. – The Washington Post 10/1/18

Are you following a fasting diet? Then you should be asking yourself these 9 questions. – The Washington Post 10/1/18