Abortion barriers in Canada are back in spotlight following passage of abortion bans in U.S.
While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Legal in Canada, but barriers to abortion remain, advocates say
While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia: New WHO prevention guidelines evaluate 12 risk factors
The WHO have recently released a new set of guidelines around strategies for dementia prevention, in which they evaluate potential interventions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 39p drink to lower your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could avoid deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by regularly adding this drink to your shopping list. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits and uses of lemongrass essential oil
Lemongrass essential oil has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. People can use it as a massage oil, in a diffuser, or for steam inhalation. Learn more about the benefits of lemongrass essential oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Pollen Count forecast: Levels set to increase in the next few days in South East England
HAY FEVER is the allergic reaction to the amount of pollen in the air. It takes affect when it comes into contact with your mouth, nose, eyes and throat. We take a look at the pollen count for the next few days in the UK and how you may be affected. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell if eggs are still good
Eggs can stay fresh for several weeks, but they do eventually spoil. Some simple ways of checking whether an egg is still good are looking at the expiration date, doing a visual inspection, and smelling the egg. The main risk of eating a bad egg is Salmonella infection. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Bladder cancer symptoms: The most overlooked sign of the disease you need to know
BLADDER CANCER may not be one of the most common cancers in the UK, but it ’s still important to be familiar with the symptoms as all cancers can be life-threatening. One of the most overlooked signs of the disease is actually the key symptom - are you aware of what it is? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Customers At Rockport Fish Shack May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A
ROCKPORT (CBS) – Officials at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health are warning customers of Ray Moore’s Fish Shack in Rockport that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A. An employee who worked at the restaurant from April 21-May 12 has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. Customers who dined during that time on cold or uncooked items such as salad, breads (including rolls and hot dog and hamburger buns), cold desserts, fruit or vegetable garnishes, condiments such as pickles and onions, chips and beverages containing ice should contact a doctor to receive treatment for possible exposure to hepatitis A...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Hepatitis A Rockport News Source Type: news

Louisiana governor breaks with Democratic Party on abortion
Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has repeatedly bucked national party leaders on abortion rights and is about to do it again (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Missouri's GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban
Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has passed a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, and Republican Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes of swollen hands
Some causes of swollen hands include pregnancy, exercise, and fluid retention. Treatment depends on the underlying issue. Learn more about possible causes of swollen hands here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

The Latest: Missouri Democratic lawmakers slam abortion bill
Missouri Democratic lawmakers are slamming a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW JACOBS and MICHAEL ADNO Tags: Antibiotics Drug Resistance (Microbial) Oranges Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Agriculture and Farming Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Environmental Protection Agency Florida your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Can gel manicures give you skin cancer? Top dermatologist explains
Gel manicures dry instantly, are resilient to chips, and last weeks longer than a standard paint job. But glossy tips may come with risks - such as infections, aging skin, and skin cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: We are shamefully ignoring the plight of middle-aged men 
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Doctors, campaigners and politicians all ignore them and as a result many are living in misery, blighted by mental illness that goes unnoticed and untreated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill
Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop a nosebleed
Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Dallas Surgeon Posthumously Receives TMA ’s Highest Honor
TMA bestowed the 2019 TMA Distinguished Service Award to Dr. Read posthumously at TexMed, the association ’s annual conference, in Dallas. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State laws causing confusion amid booming CBD business
Stores across the country are selling an array of products containing CBD oil. But the laws surrounding CBD vary from state to state. Barry Petersen explains. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What does the menopause do to the body?
The brain, heart, bones and skin can all be affected by the hormonal changes brought on by the menopause. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Was 'post Trump stress disorder' real? Researchers say it was for Latinos, but not Democrats
After President Trump's 2016 election, many Americans said their mental health was suffering. A Stanford study of online searches suggests it was true for Latinos but not Democrats. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: The radio station helping its listeners
The mental health DJ who says he has helped his listeners out of "very dark places". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: List of ADHD medications: Comparing types
This article provides a list of ADHD medications and discusses side effects, risks, and benefits of different types. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

‘Stepped’ treatment reduces drinking in patients with HIV
People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Opioids Crisis Has Spread Beyond United States - OECD Opioids Crisis Has Spread Beyond United States - OECD
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Avocado dip
Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat and a good source of lutein, an antioxidant that may protect vision. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple salad with figs and almonds
Apples and figs are a delicious combination. Figs are also a good source of iron, calcium and phosphorus. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apples with dip
This dip uses fat-free cream cheese instead of full-fat cream cheese, which makes it lower in fat and calories. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple corn muffins
Of the many varieties available, Baldwin, Braeburn, Cortland, Fuji and Gala are among the best apples for baking. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Yoga about achievement or awareness?
In the West, yoga is marketed as an achievement: the achievement of a particular body posture and a body type, which demands constant measurement and monitoring. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause stomach pain and nausea?
Stomach pain and nausea often occur together and can affect both adults and children. Although these symptoms usually resolve within a few days, they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious condition. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Missouri Senate Passes Bill to Ban Abortions After Eight Weeks Missouri Senate Passes Bill to Ban Abortions After Eight Weeks
Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

North Carolina Attorney General Sues Juul for Targeting Youth North Carolina Attorney General Sues Juul for Targeting Youth
North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products'usage among teenagers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

U.S. Anti-Abortion Groups Plot Course From State Capitals to Supreme Court U.S. Anti-Abortion Groups Plot Course From State Capitals to Supreme Court
Anti-abortion advocacy groups have pushed hard in recent months for the passage of bills to restrict or even ban the procedure outright at the state level, inspired by the perception that the U.S. Supreme Court has tilted in their favor.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: MiraLAX (Polyethylene glycol 3350)
MiraLAX is a brand-name, over-the-counter product that ’s typically used to treat short-term constipation. It contains polyethylene glycol 3350, which also comes as store-branded generic products. MiraLAX comes as a powder that you mix with liquid to drink. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Constipation Source Type: news

For Women With HIV, Life Can Hurt Fight for Health
The study of nearly 2,000 HIV-positive women in Washington, D.C., New York, Chicago and San Francisco who have been followed since 1994 found that many have been able to control their HIV levels, off and on. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids
(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems in school than their classmates who spend less time in front of televisions, smartphones and tablets, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

' Hidden Health Crisis' of Snakebites Gets $100 Million Funding Injection'Hidden Health Crisis' of Snakebites Gets $100 Million Funding Injection
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Critics Say USDA Relocation Proposal Is A Political Move
A plan to move USDA research groups out of D.C. has towns clamoring for "700 high-paying jobs." But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut many jobs at the two agencies. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Frank Morris Source Type: news

FDA Okays Venclexta Plus Gazyva for Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia FDA Okays Venclexta Plus Gazyva for Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
Roche said on Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with Gazyva (obinutuzumab) for the treatment of people with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL).Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pentazocine Cuts Acute Pancreatitis Pain Better Than Diclofenac Pentazocine Cuts Acute Pancreatitis Pain Better Than Diclofenac
In acute pancreatitis, the opioid pentazocine relieves pain better than the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) diclofenac, a randomized controlled trial from India shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes
(Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don't quit or at least cut back, a Chinese study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ZzzQuil
ZzzQuil is an over-the-counter medication for treating short-term sleeping difficulties. However, ZzzQuil is not suitable for younger children, and people with certain medical conditions should speak to a doctor before using it. At the recommended dosage, ZzzQuil is not addictive. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Augmentin (Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium)
Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium) is a prescription medication that ’s used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs called penicillin antibiotics. Augmentin comes as an oral tablet and an oral liquid suspension. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Medical cannabis: Breaking the law to help our child
The parents of a young girl with epilepsy have to travel from the UK to the Netherlands for medical cannabis. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Everything you need to know about the abortion ban news
Several states have passed anti-abortion legislation this year. Here's a rundown of what it all means. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marisa Iati Source Type: news

Suicide Rate For Girls Has Been Rising Faster Than For Boys, Study Finds
Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.(Image credit: Nicole Xu for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sasha Ingber Source Type: news

E-Cig Makers' Free Stuff Leads More Teens to Vape
Before adjusting for other factors, the researchers found that teens who owned promotional items were 2.3 times more likely to try alternative tobacco products than those who did not. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in seven babies born too small, study says
More than 20 million newborns weighed less than 5.5 pounds in 2015, and many of them were born in middle- and low-income countries. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news