Health News September 2016

Important health topics being covered by reliable news sources:

Child Fitness Gap Linked to Income Inequality – Pioneer News 9/30/16

Can Diabetic Retinopathy Be Reversed? – care2 9/30/16

Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress – The New York Times 9/29/16

The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction – The New York Times 9/29/16

How High Blood Pressure May Hurt Children’s Brains – The  New York Times 9/29/16

Meet America’s super polluters – USA Today 9/29/16

CDC Isssues Zika travel notice for 11 Southeast Asian countries – The Washington Post 9/29/16

CDC officials worry that new flu vaccine recommendations could reduce use – The Washington Post 9/29/16

​Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish After Short Rest – The New York Times 9/28/16

The World Wakes Up to the Danger of Superbugs – The New York Times 9/28/16

How to Get a Better Night’s Sleep on the Road –  The Wall Street Journal 9/28/16

Cancer immunotherapy is moving fast. Here’s what you need to know. – The Washington Post 9/28/16

Mystery Zika case in Utah was likely spread through sweat or tears – The Washington Post 9/28/16

For patients who need bone grafts, a 3D-printer could come to the rescue – Los Angeles Times 9/28/16

Making Sense of the Salt Shaker – The Wall Street Journal 9/27/16

Horrible morning sickness actually a good sign for baby – The Chicago Tribune 9/27/16

A Happy Spouse May Be Good for Your Health – The New York Times 9/27/16

Opioid crisis in rural areas may be tackled through telemedicine – The Washington Post 9/27/16

Beyond BMI: The other health markers you should be watching – The Washington Post 9/27/16

Suicide: The only top 10 in U.S. deaths that’s increasing yearly – Miami Herald 9/26/16

In addition to fueling aggression, testosterone can also make men more generous –  Los Angeles Time 9/26/16

Are You Fit for Surgery? – The Wall Street Journal 9/26/16

The Littlest American Ninja Warriors – The Wall Street Journal 9/26/16

Can’t Hear in Noisy Places? It’s a Real Medical Condition –  The Wall Street Journal 9/26/16

​Medical Record Mix-Ups a Common Problem, Study Finds – The Wall Street Journal 9/25/16

The Revolution in EMS Care – The Wall Street Journal 9/25/16

Doctors Dig for More Data About Patients – The Wall Street Journal 9/25/16

To get a flatter belly, start by getting enough sleep – The Washington Post 9/24/16

The hot hype and cold reality of cryotherapy. Does it freeze your pains away? – The Washington Post 9/23/16

Stress May Counteract Effects of a Healthful Diet – The New York Times 9/22/16

A Mysterious Polio-Like Illness That Paralyzes May Be Surging This Year – Pioneer News 9/22/16

Computers May Spot Deadly Food Poisoning Bacteria: Study –  Pioneer News 9/22/16

The Dangers of Snake-Oil Treatments for Autism – The Atlantic 9/22/16

Research Aims to Divide and Conquer Cancer Cells – Scicasts 9/22/16

Super-Stable Peptides Could Allow for Greater Flexibility in Precision Drug Design – Scicasts 9/22/16

Team Develops Novel Cancer Treatment that Halts Fat Synthesis in Cells, Stunting Tumours – Scicasts 9/22/16

Smoking And Lou Gehrig’s Disease: ALS Patients Who Smoke At Risk Of Shorter Lives – Medical Daily 9/22/16

A new weapon in the fight against cancer: sticky nanoparticles – World Economic Forum 9/22/16

How to Be Mindful While Brushing Your Teeth – The New York Times 9/21/16

Maternal Mortality Rate in U.S. Rises, Defying Global Trend, Study Finds – The New York  Times 9/21/16

Vasectomy Not Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk – The New York Times 9/21/16

Starting to run during your 40s and 50s has its advantages – The Washington Post 9/21/16

Gonorrhea is more dangerous than ever as resistance to antibiotics grows – The Washington Post 9/21/16

‘Superbug’ MRSA may be spreading through tainted poultry – The Washington Post 9/21/16

New Warning Signs Gonorrhea Treatment May be Losing Effectiveness – Center for Disease Control 9/21/16

Men with anxiety are more vulnerable to cancer, study says – The Chicago Tribune 9/21/16

Shedding light on low male libido – The Chicago Tribune 9/21/16

Why Grass-Fed Beef Is on a Roll – The Wall Street Journal 9/20/16

​Eggo waffles recalled amid listeria fears – 9/20/16

Codeine not safe for kids, pediatricians warn – The Chicago Tribune 9/20/16

Men with anxiety are more vulnerable to cancer, study says – Los Angeles Times 9/20/16

In Men, Depression is Different – The Wall  Street Journal 9/19/16

Can Meditation Help Pain After Surgery? – The Wall Street Journal 9/19/16

CDC Study Finds Increased Use of Powerful Antibiotics at U.S. Hospitals – The Wall Street  Journal 9/19/16

Want a Zika Test? It’s Not Easy – The New York Times 9/19/16

Don’t Take Osteoarthritis Lying Down – The New York Times 9/19/16

Defending Your Children’s Teeth (and Dentists): The Value of Sealants – The New York Times 9/19/16

Early menopause linked to higher heart disease, death risks – The Chicago Tribune 9/19/16

CDC lifts Zika travel advisory for one Florida zone – The Washington Post 9/19/16

If probiotics work for a friend, why won’t they work for you, too? –  The Washington Post 9/19/16

Drop in calorie-burning during puberty may contribute to teen weight gain – The Washington Post 9/19/16

Medical researchers will have to share more data more quickly – The Washington Post 9/16/16

New study finds that medical marijuana may be helping to curb the opioid epidemic – The Chicago Tribune 9/15/16

Get Your Children Good and Dirty – The Wall Street Journal 9/15/16

Marijuana Makes for Slackers? Now There’s Evidence – The Wall  Street Journal 9/15/16

​‘No room for doubt’: New science proves Zika causes microcephaly – The Washington Post 9/15/16

Why Fidgeting Is Good Medicine – The New York Times 9/14/16

Treat or Monitor Early Prostate Cancer? 10-yr. Survival Same – The New York Times 9/14/16

What to say (or not to say) to Your Overweight Child – The Washington Post 9/13/16

A Flu Shot is the Best Defense This Year – The Wall Street Journal 9/12/16

​The Unexpected Ways Sleep Deprivation Makes  Life Tougher – The Wall Street Journal 9/12/16

New Ways to Fight Super Lice – The Wall Street Journal 9/12/16

The  Ultimate Battle Against MRSA – The Wall Street Journal 9/12/16

High Blood Pressure in Children – The New York Times 9/12/16

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat – The New  York Times 9/12/16

Why the Mediterranean diet works: It’s not just the food — it’s how you eat it – The Washington Post 9/12/16

How to  Meditate – The New York Times 9/10/16

This relaxation pose will help you let go of stress — and fall asleep – Los Angeles Times 9/10/16

Newest superbug found in a Connecticut toddler – The Washington Post 9/9/16​

Preventing Suicide – Center for Disease Control 9/9/16

Make a plan to stop smoking – The Chicago Tribune 9/9/16

Can exercise offset alcohol’s damaging affects? –  The Chicago Tribune 9/9/16

Can forgotten rubella children of the ’60s hold clue for Zika babies? – 9/8/16

Hepatitis A Outbreak Has Now Sickened 89, Health Officials Say – The Wall Street Journal 9/8/16

Friendship is Good For You – Unless it is Strained –  The Wall Street Journal 9/8/16

The Hunger in Our Heads – The New York Times 9/8/16

Vitamin D May Reduce Asthma Attacks – The New York Times 9/8/16

Don’t leave the hospital until you know what comes next – The Chicago Tribune 9/8/16

Zika Update – Center for Disease Control 9/7/16

Zika may persist in eyes and play a role in spreading virus, study finds – The  Chicago Tribune 9/6/16

The Six Rules of After-School Snacks – The Washington Post – 9/4/16

Mosquitoes Are Deadly, So Why Not Kill Them All? – The Wall Street Journal 9/2/16

One dietitian’s secret weapon for healthy eating – The Washington Post 9/1/16