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2 Things that Go Together: Yoga and Advanced Lung Cancer 2 Things that Go Together: Yoga and Advanced Lung Cancer
Participating in a yoga program while undergoing radiation therapy improved physical functioning and mental in NSCLC patients, and improved vitality in caregivers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Iowa Withdraws Request to Leave Obamacare Market
The state wanted to offer lower premiums in exchange for higher deductibles in a far-reaching effort to circumvent the federal law ’ s requirements. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Iowa Source Type: news

Statin Use Raises Diabetes Risk'Even in High-Risk Patients'Statin Use Raises Diabetes Risk'Even in High-Risk Patients '
A new analysis of the DPP provides further evidence that long-term statin use ups the risk of diabetes -- in this case, in individuals already at high risk, by around 30%.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Paralyzed California boy wins $8.4million from hospital
Cree Miller, six, won his suit against Sutter Health after being abused as an infant by his biological parents. He and his adoptive mother sued the hospital in California and his parents. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dead monkey prompts Sao Paulo to step up yellow fever vaccination
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Health authorities launched a yellow fever vaccination campaign on the north side of Brazil's largest city over the weekend after a dead monkey was found infected with the disease, state and city officials said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Judge: Trump's health care cuts don't pose immediate threat
A federal judge says California and other states have protected consumers from the Trump administration's decision to cut off "Obamacare" health care subsidies, so people don't face an immediate threat of higher costs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Statins warning: Cholesterol-busting drug 'could INCREASE Type 2 diabetes risk'
STATINS increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by a third, new research suggests. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get Catherine Zeta-Jones's waist  
Catherine Zeta-Jones, 48, showed off her waist in a blue dress while promoting her new film, Cocaine Godmother, recently. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAP Updates Guidance on Infection Control in Pediatric Clinics AAP Updates Guidance on Infection Control in Pediatric Clinics
Updated AAP policy statement on infection prevention, control in pediatric ambulatory settings stresses infection control in waiting rooms, isolation of patients with potentially infectious diseases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Why porn can be GOOD for your relationship
Productive conversations about porn, and even watching it with your partner - instead of prohibiting it - might improve your love life, says Pennsylvania psychologist Ari Tuckman. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 5 women have variant that raises breast cancer risk
The Cambridge University study has shed more light on the BRCA1 gene, which Hollywood star Angelina Jolie famously inherited, before she had a mastectomy to reduce her risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illegal party drug ketamine eases the pain of migraines
Ketamine, used illegally as a party drug, may be an effective treatment for those who fail to respond to other medications, claim experts at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paralyzed 6-year-old boy wins $8.4million from hospital
Cree Miller, si6, won an $8.4 million suit after being paralyzed from abused as an infant from his biological parents. Him and his adoptive mother sued the hospital in Jackson, California, and his parents. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steroid-free cream helps clear up scaly skin of psoriasis
More than two million Britons have psoriasis, where skin cells are replaced every few days, instead of three to four weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes rate has doubled in the US since 1988
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland studied the amount of diabetes cases since 1988. The amount of people who have been misdiagnosed has decreased over the years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby girl born in a hot tub caught life-threatening sepsis
Some doctors say the case, published in the Canadian Medical Journal today, offers fresh evidence that women should not deliver babies in water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Judge questions request to save health subsidies
A federal judge in San Francisco says he doesn't see how the Trump administration's decision to cut off health insurance subsidies would immediately harm consumers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Man in yard mistakes coyote for neighbor's dog, gets bitten
A Massachusetts man has mistaken a coyote for his neighbor's dog and has been bitten several times (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Courts Reverse Johnson ’ s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million
The decisions came in two cases against Johnson& Johnson, in which women claimed they developed ovarian cancer after using baby powder for years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Ovarian Cancer Women and Girls Johnson & talcum powder baby powder Suits and Litigation (Civil) Liability for Products Eva Echeverria Jacqueline Fox Maren E. Nelson Los Angeles (Calif) Missouri Source Type: news

Courts Reverse Johnson ’ s Baby Powder Settlements for Nearly $500 Million
The decisions came in two cases against Johnson& Johnson, in which women claimed they developed ovarian cancer after using the powder for years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Ovarian Cancer Women and Girls Johnson & talcum powder baby powder Suits and Litigation (Civil) Liability for Products Eva Echeverria Jacqueline Fox Maren E. Nelson Los Angeles (Calif) Missouri Source Type: news

Researchers find lung cancer driver in non-sun melanoma
Researchers know all melanomas are not alike but a new study has revealed how much different non-sun-related melanomas are from sun-related melanomas. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman diagnosed with "broken-heart syndrome" after dog dies
In some patients, severe emotional trauma can bring on heart-attack-like symptoms (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer Baby, Higher Odds of Postpartum Depression?
Season of delivery and other factors may influence the risk, study finds (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Single vaccine to treat Alzheimer’s as well as skin disease
SCIENTISTS are to begin human testing of a vaccine that could help prevent Alzheimer ’s while also offering a cure for the skin disease psoriasis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasal gel to restore a man's flagging libido
Researchers in Brazil are testing whether the gel, which contains testosterone, can treat men with a hormone deficiency. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to sleep like a baby? Don't shut your eyes
Don ’t hate me, but I’m a really good sleeper and usually get a solid eight hours. I rarely wake up in the night and I don’t use an alarm clock to get me up, writes PROFESSOR RICHARD WISEMAN. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients Overestimate Postoperative Pain, Study Finds Patients Overestimate Postoperative Pain, Study Finds
Patients regularly overestimate the amount postoperative pain they will experience after surgery; the overestimate is particularly apparent with regional anesthesia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

ASK THE DOCTOR: Is my mother too old for the flu vaccine?
One reader asks: 'My 89-year-old mother has dementia and I wonder if this, as well as her age, makes the flu vaccine inadvisable. Would the vaccine itself make her ill?' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Less wealth tied to higher odds of disability and premature death
(Reuters Health) - People with fewer assets like real estate, savings, stocks and retirement accounts may be more likely to develop disabilities or die prematurely than wealthier individuals, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Screening For Diabetes Is Working Better Than Thought
The CDC says 7 million people have Type 2 diabetes and don't know it. But a new analysis says that number's much lower. Screening efforts should focus on people at highest risk, the researchers say.(Image credit: ERproductions Ltd/Blend Images/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Hobson Source Type: news

Month You Give Birth Could Affect Postpartum Depression Risk
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s estimated that 1 in 9 women in the United States develops postpartum depression, and the time of year a new mom gives birth may make a difference. Looking at the medical records of more than 20,000 women, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that moms who gave birth in the spring or winter had a lower risk of postpartum depression compared to moms who gave birth in the fall or summer They also found that women who were obese, non-white, and did not get an epidural or other anesthesia during delivery appeared to be more likely to develop postpartum depression. (Source: WBZ-...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Brigham and Women's Hospital Dr. Mallika Marshall Postpartum Depression Source Type: news

New Guidelines On How To Avoid Germs At Pediatrician ’ s Office
BOSTON (CBS) – Cold and flu season is upon us. So how do we stay healthy with all this coughing and sniffling in our midst? One way is to reduce the spread of germs in the doctor’s office. Many pediatricians’ waiting rooms have books and toys to occupy our little ones while we’re waiting to see the doctor, but these can harbor germs, especially this time of year. So the AAP recommends making hand sanitizer and masks available to parents in the doctor’s office, bringing your own books and toys for your child to play with, and keeping your infant or toddler in their stroller until you’re ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Flu Shot Source Type: news

Stricter Gun Laws Tied to Fewer Firearm Injuries After Gun Shows
Gun shows in a state with weak gun restrictions increase the short-term risk for firearm-related injuries, a new analysis has found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Gun Control Firearms Conventions, Fairs and Trade Shows Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Courts Reverse Johnson Baby Powder Settlements for Nearly $500 Million
The decisions came in two cases against Johnson& Johnson, in which women claimed they developed ovarian cancer after using the powder for years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Ovarian Cancer Women and Girls Johnson & talcum powder baby powder Suits and Litigation (Civil) Liability for Products Eva Echeverria Jacqueline Fox Maren E. Nelson Los Angeles (Calif) Missouri Source Type: news

Higher nicotine in e-cigarettes tied to higher risk of teen smoking
(Reuters Health) - Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iowa withdraws proposal to opt out of Affordable Care Act
Iowa has withdrawn its request with the Trump administration to opt out of the Affordable Care Act and redirect federal money toward lowering premiums for younger participants in a single state-run program (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

People could be wrongly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
Researchers from the University of Surrey in England compared diabetes diagnosis to their accuracy. They found that type 3c diabetes was commonly misdiagnosed as type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iowa withdraws request pending with the Trump administration to opt out of the Affordable Care Act
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Teens unaware Adderall is an amphetamine, underreport use
A new study is highlighting a problem with teenagers, the underrporting of amphetamine use mainly due to lack of knowledge of which drugs are amphetamines. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Hospitals Wrestle With Shortages of Drug Supplies Made in Puerto Rico
Officials warn that Hurricane Maria ’ s effects on manufacturing on the island may be long-lasting. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATIE THOMAS Tags: Shortages Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Hospitals Hurricane Maria (2017) Medical Devices Factories and Manufacturing Cleveland Clinic Food and Drug Administration Johnson & Gottlieb, Scott (1972- ) Puerto Rico Source Type: news

Hip fracture winter warning: Elderly more likely to be in danger by doing THIS
THIS HIP fractures in the elderly are more likely to be from tripping over a rug or falling out of bed than slipping over in the snow and ice, according to the latest research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recall: Vegetable Products Sold at Major Retailers
Products were sold at Trader Joe's, Walmart, Target and more. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Testy Time' for Assisted Reproduction'Testy Time' for Assisted Reproduction
Preimplantation genetic testing will be in the spotlight at the upcoming American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Congress, where scientific advances will be shadowed by ethical debate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer starts 6.5 years before it turns deadly
A new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine has found that ovarian cancer usually begins in the fallopian tubes and that it takes 6.5 years to develop. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What happens in a mother's brain when her baby cries
The mother and baby relationship may be more complex than previously thought. A new MRI study finds that mothers' brains are hardwired to comfort crying babies. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CHEST 2017: American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting CHEST 2017: American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CHEST 2017.Medscape Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Botox may help prevent migraines in children and teens
Botox may be an effective and safe preventative treatment for migraine headaches in children and teens, according to the first study of its kind from the University of California, Irvine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Irregular heartbeat may be tied to elevated thyroid levels
A review of 11 studies from Australia, Europe and the United States found that patients with atrial fibrillation have higher levels of thyroid hormone. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stephen Hawking's Ph.D. Thesis Crashes Cambridge Site After It's Posted Online
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Chappell Source Type: news

Saliva Test May Flag Early Huntington's Disease Saliva Test May Flag Early Huntington's Disease
A simple saliva test that detects the protein Htt, which plays a key role in Huntington's disease, may provide an early marker of onset and progression of the disorder, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news