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Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit
An FAA treatment program for diagnosed substance abusers is one of the most successful rehab programs ever, sending 6,000 pilots back to work (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about akinesia
A look at akinesia, a condition where a person cannot move their muscles as they wish. Included is detail on the difference between akinesia and dyskinesia (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How 311 Helped Understand Air Pollution After Harvey
NPR has obtained recordings of calls made by Houston residents fearful about putrid odors in the hours and days after Hurricane Harvey started flooding the city's petrochemical infrastructure. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Hersher Source Type: news

RCOG doctor says women should take abortion pills at home
Professor Lesley Regan, who is President of The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), said women should be able to take the drug at home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emicizumab'Life-Changing' for Hemophilia A With Inhibitors Emicizumab'Life-Changing' for Hemophilia A With Inhibitors
Emicizumab prophylaxis, recently approved for adult and pediatric patients with hemophilia A with inhibitors to factor VIII, has additional support from the HAVEN 2 study in pediatric patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Look Beyond the Headlines
It ’ s impossible to look at individual harms alone and make good health decisions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Breast Cancer Birth Control and Family Planning Hormones Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Lie bumps (transient lingual papillitis): What to know
Lie bumps or transient lingual papillitis refers to small red or white bumps that occur on the tongue and cause discomfort. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Buying for baby: Cross-border shopping and recall alerts: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
If you've been too busy this week to keep up with health and consumer news, CBC's Marketplace is here to help. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission To Help Ferrets
To increase populations of the endangered black-footed ferret, scientists aim to save prairie dogs, a main food source. The biologists use drones and medicated peanut butter-flavored pellets to do it.(Image credit: Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nate Hegyi Source Type: news

Teachers call for ban on energy drinks in schools
A teaching union compares energy drinks to “legal highs” and says pupils are consuming them in “excessive quantities.” (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How a single bout of exercise instantly protects the heart
The phenomenon of 'ischemic preconditioning' helps to explain how an acute bout of exercise can have immediate protective effects against heart disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Multiple sclerosis symptoms improved with fruit and veg
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may significantly improve symptoms for people with multiple sclerosis, researchers report. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does menopause affect sex drive?
Menopause can cause physical and emotional changes that impact a woman ’s life, including her sex life. Learn about how to increase libido after menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

' Promise of a Cure': Gene Therapy for Hemophilia A'Promise of a Cure': Gene Therapy for Hemophilia A
A gene-therapy-based approach reports that an adenovirus-based cassette was able to carry and deliver the culprit missing gene for hemophilia A: factor VIII.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Could your Sunday morning run cause arthritis? Orthopaedic surgeon explains
ARTHRITIS symptoms include joint pain and inflammation. There ’s a myth that running and exercising may contribute to joint pain, but that couldn’t be further from the truth, claimed The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 reasons to always take a lunch break
As the days get colder, an ‘al desko’ bowl of soup seems all the more appealing. But eating at your desk could put your physical and mental health at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

600,000 women ditch pill after fears links breast cancer
Official NHS figures reveal that between 2011 and 2015, the number of women in England taking the Pill fell by almost a quarter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life-changing injection will 'add months' breast cancer
The life-changing treatment, taken as an injection every three weeks, offers a last chance for women with triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) who have exhausted other options. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diary of brave mother paralysed in catastrophic crash
On the morning of August 9, 2015, my life changed for ever when I broke my back in a horrific cycling accident in West Sussex, writes Amanda Newton for the Mail on Sunday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breakthrough sees new drug for dementia patients
Many people diagnosed with Alzheimer ’s – the most common form of dementia – suffer from psychotic episodes and terrifying hallucinations that leave them permanently traumatised. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scott Walker moves forward with plan to drug test food stamp users
Wisconsin would become the first state to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nobel Laureate: As Long as Atomic Bombs Exist, Disaster Is Inevitable
(OSLO) — As long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable, the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said Saturday. “We are facing a clear choice right now: The end of nuclear weapons or the end of us,” Beatrice Fihn told a news conference at the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “An impulsive tantrum, a calculated military escalation, a terrorist or cyberattack or a complete accident — we will see the use of nuclear weapons unless they are eliminated,” she warned. “These weapons do not make us safe, they a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Keyton / AP Tags: Uncategorized Nobel Peace Prize norway Nuclear Weapons onetime Source Type: news

We breathe in up to 130 bits of plastic a day
Researchers have found it is not only plastic in the ocean which can harm your health, but polyester released by a garment during a washing machine cycle can produce 1,900 plastic fibres. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3-D printing braces up sea turtle with gap in its shell
Scientists at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography believe they have created the world's first 3-D-printed brace for a sea turtle's shell, and the results seem promising. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gene Therapy May Be Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
But after decades of research, doctors now believe they have created a cure for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Gene Therapy May Be Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
But after decades of research, doctors now believe they have created a cure for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescription Drugs May Cost More With Insurance Than Without It
Some consumers are finding they can get a better deal on prescription drugs by leaving their insurance cards at home. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHARLES ORNSTEIN and KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drugstores Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Generic Brands and Products Blink Health LLC GoodRx Inc CVS Caremark Corporation UnitedHealth Group Inc Source Type: news

How to Save Money on Your Prescription Drugs
Online prescription sites may help you find cheaper prices for some drugs, sometimes without using your insurance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHARLES ORNSTEIN and KATIE THOMAS Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Blink Health LLC CVS Caremark Corporation Express Scripts Inc GoodRx Inc Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are bone lesions? Types and treatment
Bone lesions are lumps or masses of abnormal tissue produced when cells within the bone start to divide uncontrollably. They may result in bone tumors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

A healthful lifestyle start with diet-friendly snacks: 4 to try
It ’s almost time to renew those New Year’s “eat right” resolutions. Luckily, there are smart ways to indulge. Whether you have a sweet tooth or seek the gratifying crunch of something salty, stores are increasingly filled with healthier versions of forbidden junk foods, including less sugar, n o... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

This great L.A. walk takes in architectural gems, and fine city views
An important L.A. architectural artifact and a small public green space, hidden in the heart of East Hollywood, are the backdrop for this short stroll in the Barnsdall Art Park. It ’s mostly flat, but involves several staircases. Shady on a hot day, this 36-acre park offers fine views of the city... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charles Fleming Source Type: news

Another Gene Therapy Breakthrough Against Hemophilia
Coming just days after reports of a gene therapy that pushed the bleeding disorder hemophilia B into remission, new research suggests the same could be true for adults with the "A" form of the disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 2nd Gene Therapy Breakthrough Against Hemophilia
Coming just days after reports of a gene therapy that pushed the bleeding disorder hemophilia B into remission, new research suggests the same could be true for adults with the "A" form of the disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian researchers say you can improve memory with this one weird trick
Medical experts in Canada weigh in on 'do not resuscitate' tattoos and new regulations may give Canadians access to previously confidential industry information about drugs. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Subdural hematoma: What you need to know
A subdural hematoma occurs when a vein located beneath the skull ruptures and starts to bleed. It can be life-threatening and requires immediate attention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Opioids after surgery, new cancer gene test
Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Los Angeles to discuss a survey about post-surgery opioid use, a new cancer test that could help doctors and patients make more informed decisions, and a revolutionary treatment for eye injuries. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recycling Chaos In U.S. As China Bans 'Foreign Waste'
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassandra Profita Source Type: news

Winnipeg dentist turning baby teeth black — to keep kids out of surgery
A new treatment for tooth cavities could mean that fewer kids need to squirm through complex dental surgeries or go under general anesthetic. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about dwarfism
A look at dwarfism, a condition that causes a person to be very short. Included is detail on the diagnosis of dwarfism and management for the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Sanya Journal: Welcome to China ’ s Florida: Sun, Sand and Retired Snowbirds
Rising incomes allow China ’ s growing numbers of aging people to become snowbirds in the south — enjoying life post-retirement in a way previous generations never imagined. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AMY QIN Tags: Elderly China Longevity vis-photo Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why facial recognition is the future of diagnostics
New research uses facial recognition analysis to accurately predict health. The findings also show that the human brain has similar abilities. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The mysteries of sniffing unraveled
For the first time, scientists are starting to understand the purpose of sniffing, and how the brain takes aroma information from a mix of sensory signals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the early signs of a depression relapse?
Many people experience depression relapses. Learn more about the early signs of relapses and recurrence, and what can be done about them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

How to stay young: THIS trendy gym workout can turn back time - just BEWARE these moves
EXERCISE is known to boost weight loss and make you stronger, but a particular gym workout could have an anti-ageing effect on your body too. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breakthrough in the battle to discover a sepsis cure
The treatment uses a hormone called resistin, found in human fat cells. Tests at the University of California found mice with sepsis had a 100 per cent survival rate when given the hormone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug companies sue to block California drug price law
Pharmaceutical companies are suing to block a new California law that would require them to give advance notice for big price increases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Drug industry group sues to stop California drug price law
(Reuters) - The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers on Friday said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescription drug prices. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Parents who praise their children too easily are panned
David Lancy from Utah State University has warned that mothers and fathers praise their children too readily in the West, which does not adequately prepare them for modern life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medics trivialise anorexia and girls like Averil, 19
Nothing that anyone can say or do will bring Averil Hart back, writes DR MAX PEMBERTON. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leslie Wolfe, Who Pursued Equality for Women, Dies at 74
Ms. Wolfe sought AIDS treatment for women in the 1980s and researched gender and racial bias on the SAT exam as head of a think tank. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AMISHA PADNANI Tags: Leslie R. Wolfe Deaths (Obituaries) Women's Rights Discrimination Source Type: news