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Bright Light, Sonic Boom As Likely Meteor Streaks Across Southern Michigan
The suspected space rock punched through the clouds near Detroit just after 8 p.m. with a boom that shook houses and registered magnitude 2.0 on U.S. Geological Survey instruments. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says
The annual four-hour medical exam took place Friday and involved 12 specialty consultants, Jackson noted. He added that none of the results of the exam had been omitted from mention at the news briefing. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain - Does cracking your knuckles or stretching your fingers cause joint pain?
ARTHRITIS symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. But, can cracking your knuckles or bending your fingers back until they click lead to the painful condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How nursing in the NHS has changed
Nurses haven been an integral part of the NHS since its inception. Here they talk about what has changed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dreaded 'Aussie flu' is 'similar' to the Spanish flu
Northamptonshire-based pharmacist Marvin Munzu warned that H3N2 can lead to fatal complications, such as pneumonia - exactly like the bug from 100 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: NH man and father possibly exposed to HIV by hospital
A man in Nashua, N.H. is looking for answers from a hospital after his father was injected with an insulin pen previously used on an HIV patient. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu
Scientists hunting universal vaccine to better protect against regular winter flu _ and the next super-flu, too (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Phys Ed: How Our Bones Might Help Keep Our Weight Stable
Bones could be much more intimately involved in tracking weight and controlling appetite than was previously known. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Bones Skeletons Rodents Weight Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Endometrial ablation: What you need to know
Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove the uterine lining. It may help women who have heavy or long periods, or bleeding in between periods. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Survey: 42% of Physicians Report Burnout, Some Cite Depression Survey: 42% of Physicians Report Burnout, Some Cite Depression
Physicians in a Medscape survey contradicted themselves on whether their depression had an effect on patient care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

White House doctor says Trump aced cognitive test
President Donald Trump's recent medical examination showed no indication of cognitive impairment or dementia, according to the Navy physician who conducted and supervised it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns Citing Administration Indifference
The chairman of the board, former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, said in a letter that the Department of the Interior showed no interest in engaging with its members.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Majority Of National Park Service Board Resigns, Citing Administration Indifference
The chairman of the board, former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, said in a letter that the Department of the Interior showed no interest in engaging with its members.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Neuman Source Type: news

Sore throat remedies: How to soothe a sore throat
Fight your sore throat with some common sense remedies. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French police search Lactalis sites after baby milk scare
PARIS (Reuters) - French police were searching several sites belonging to dairy producer Lactalis on Wednesday following a salmonella contamination scare that prompted a global recall of several baby food products, a source at the Paris prosecutor's office said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Couple's burning red rash on bottoms was due to worms
An unnamed UK husband and wife developed symptoms after visiting  Martinique, according to BMJ Case Reports. Doctors diagnosed the pair with cutaneous larva migrans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia - Following this diet plan could raise your risk of developing a brain condition
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss and sudden mood changes. Eating a high-salt diet could be causing Alzheimer ’s disease and other brain conditions, scientists have now revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill
Home health firms sometimes turn away Medicare beneficiaries who have chronic health problems by incorrectly claiming Medicare won't pay their for their services, say advocates for patients.(Image credit: Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Jaffe Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How you speak to your child may fuel obesity
A study finds that the way a parent speaks to their child may influence their weight. Parents of obese children were more likely to use direct statements. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

'Do not eat': Teens warned against taking 'Tide pod challenge'
The latest social media fad called the "Tide pod challenge" has parents and health professionals worried and has led to an NFL star making a public service announcement against the dangerous trend. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Searches at French baby milk maker after salmonella scare
French authorities are searching five sites run by dairy giant Lactalis in an investigation into the botched recall of baby milk products after a salmonella scare (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mum 'lucky' to lose baby weight in a week had bowel cancer
Caroline Dick, from  West Lothian, Scotland (pictured with her son Maxx), shed two stone in a week after giving birth. She had no idea her pregnancy was masking the disease, which is now incurable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer warning: Brush your teeth this number of times a day to lower your risk
PANCREATIC CANCER risk could be reduced by making sure you brush your teeth at least twice a day, as gum disease has been linked to deadly diseases. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aussie flu MAPPED: You’re most at risk of deadly infection if you live here
AUSSIE flu is continuing to sweep the UK, as about 500 people have been hospitalised with the deadly infection since the start of the flu season. You ’re most likely to become infected with the virus if you live in these parts of the country. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS 'haemorrhaging' nurses as 33,000 leave each year
More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work
The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Parkinson's: How a 'bad' enzyme might protect the brain
Reduced levels of a mitochondrial enzyme were previously thought to destroy neurons in Parkinson's disease. The opposite may, in fact, be the case. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are phytoestrogens? Benefits and foods
Phytoestrogens are a natural compound found in plants. When eaten, they may affect a person in the same way as estrogen produced by the body. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is surgery better than dieting for weight loss outcomes?
A new study has compared long-term outcomes for weight loss surgery and nonsurgical obesity interventions. Which is linked to lower all-cause death rates? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Novartis's Kymriah wins speedy reviews in U.S., Europe
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has been granted fast-track reviews of its cell therapy Kymriah for blood cancers in the United States and Europe, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand the pool of patients eligible for the costly treatment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Robot implant is created to treat baby eating defect
Researchers at University of Sheffield and Boston's Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School, have developed a revolutionary prototype robotic implant which encourages tissue growth in babies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DEADLY MEASLES leads to DESPERATE plea from Doctors for parents to get children MMR jab
DOCTORS urge parents to vaccinate their children against the deadly measles disease which has swept across England with 122 recorded cases, despite the UK reaching “elimination status” in 2016. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia sends military to help fight health crisis in Papua
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is deploying military paramedics to carry food and vaccines to a remote part of its easternmost province of Papua, where reports say at least 61 infants died from malnutrition and diseases such as measles. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Novartis gets U.S. priority review for Kymriah for adults with lymphoma
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis has been ‍granted priority review for its cell therapy Kymriah for adults with a form of lymphoma by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand use of the treatment in multiple blood cancers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Long wait at govt facility? Get free surgery at pvt hospital
Under this scheme, the government is currently facilitating 52 specified surgeries free of cost at private hospitals in Delhi/NCR. No income limit for Delhiites. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential Error in sO2 Calculations Using a POC Assay Potential Error in sO2 Calculations Using a POC Assay
This study indicates that a point-of-care instrument commonly used to monitor oxygen saturation, and routinely used to make clinical decisions, may give unreliable results in certain situations.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Normal LDL-Cholesterol Levels and Atherosclerosis Normal LDL-Cholesterol Levels and Atherosclerosis
Does LDL-cholesterol, even at levels currently considered normal, promote atherosclerosis in the absence of other cardiovascular risk factors?Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

A Decade of War: Prospective Trajectories of PTSD Symptoms A Decade of War: Prospective Trajectories of PTSD Symptoms
This study examined the clinical course of PTSD in deployed service members with and without combat exposure, delineating four distinct trajectories of PTSD symptoms.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Capnography Sensor Use During GI Endoscopic Procedures Capnography Sensor Use During GI Endoscopic Procedures
Does capnography monitoring reduce the risk of adverse events and mortality in patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures with sedation?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence Asthma Illness Representations and Medication Adherence
What is the association between asthma controller medication adherence and parent and child illness representation?Journal of Pediatric Health Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA Statins and Risk of ICH After Ischemic Stroke or TIA
Does current statin use increase the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage among patients with a previous history of ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission Primary Care Providers' Perspectives on Errors of Omission
How important are errors of omission to patient safety? What factors within practices can lead to these omissions, and how can they be prevented?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Health service 'haemorrhaging' nurses, figures reveal
More than one in 10 leave the NHS in England every year, enough to staff more than 20 hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer Clinical Significance of CTC Subpopulations in Lung Cancer
By identifying protein and genetic markers on CTCs, liquid biopsies may change the landscape of NSCLC management.Translational Lung Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Changing profession
From nurses who operate on their patients to those who run general practices, nursing is changing. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test
White House doctor says President Donald Trump did "exceedingly well" on cognitive screening he requested (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel
Walmart giving pharmacy customers packet that turns leftover opioids into useless gel (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that will help them dispose of leftover medication in order to help curb misuse and abuse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Aussie flu: Deadly infection to be worse than Spanish flu that killed about 50 million?
AUSSIE flu has spread across the UK from Australia, and has now been spotted in the US. Could the deadly virus become as widespread as the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, which infected about 500 million people globally? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six teen suicides in six months in one Ohio district
Late last week, Hayden Porter, a 15-year-old freshman at a high school in Ohio, took his life. He was the sixth current or former teenage student from the school district to kill themselves within the past six months. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news