Nonprofit hospitals with healthiest finances offer little charity care
(Reuters Health) - Among nonprofit hospitals, those with the highest net incomes tend to devote the smallest proportion of their earnings to providing free care to uninsured patients and low-income people who struggle to pay their bills, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. State Dept tracks 60 U.S. citizens in Japan following coronavirus outbreak
The U.S. State Department said on Monday it is tracking the condition of 60 U.S. citizens in Japan after more than 300 Americans were repatriated from a cruise ship that had the largest cluster of coronavirus cases outside China. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Beach volleyball event in China postponed due to coronavirus
A beach volleyball tournament due to be held in Yangzhou, China has been postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Shanghai doctors trying plasma infusions to treat patients with coronavirus
Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results, a Chinese professor said Monday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Is ‘Whiskey Dick’ A Real Thing?
Experts give us the lowdown on a very annoying penis problem. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yes,'Whiskey Dick' Is Real (And Here's What To Do If It Happens To You)
Experts give us the lowdown on a very annoying penis problem. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kellie Bright: ‘He had to spend a few nights in hospital’ Star’s health worry for her baby
KELLIE BRIGHT is most known for playing the character Linda Carter in the BBC soap EastEnders. The character has certainly had some troubling times of late and for Kellie, troubles in health have been all too familiar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian Court Orders Woman Back to Coronavirus Quarantine After She Escapes From Hospital
(MOSCOW) — A Russian court on Monday ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. The ruling underlined the chaotic public health approaches being taken to stop the spread of the new coronavirus from China. Alla llyina was admitted to the hospital in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg on Feb. 6 with a sore throat and was tested for the new virus because she had returned from China five days earlier. She broke out of the hospital the next day by disabling an electronic lock in her room after finding out she wo...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DARIA LITVINOVA / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime russia Source Type: news

Chinese doctors using plasma therapy on coronavirus, WHO says 'very valid' approach
Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results, a Chinese professor said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Throat cancer symptoms: The peculiar warning sign that lies in a person’s ear
THROAT cancer refers to cancerous tumours that develop in the throat, voice box or tonsils. There is an unusual sign a person may be at risk of throat cancer that is found in a person's ear. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Care provider Hft to shut services due to 'underfunding'
The chief executive of charity Hft said running the services was costing it £5,000 a week. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence aims to improve breast cancer diagnoses
In one test, the AI program outperformed doctors by close to 20% better accuracy. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China approves antiviral favilavir to treat coronavirus
Regulatory officials in China announced Monday that they have approved the antiviral favilavir for use in the treatment of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video Game Makers Want to Get Players Off the Couch
Developers are offering a physical twist to keep traditional fans interested and draw new ones who are bored with their workouts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aili McConnon Tags: Computer and Video Games Exercise Mobile Applications Wearable Computing Nintendo Co Ltd Source Type: news

Evacuated Americans share video of journey home
More than 300 Americans quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship for almost two weeks finally head home, but their journey back to the US has been riddled with one ordeal after another. CNN's Will Ripley has more. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nearly 1,500 people in UK tested for coronavirus in one day 
None tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 but the extraordinary figure - the highest in a day so far - reflects growing public anxiety in the UK, where nine cases of the virus have been confirmed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 24, who suffered from painful sex and became scared of men says CBD lube has changed her life
EXCLUSIVE: Emma Allitt, 24, from London, told FEMAIL how her vaginismus, where the vagina involuntarily tightens whenever sex is attempted, caused her to become scared of men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highlights: China's Xi recounts early role in coronavirus battle
In an internal speech at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership on Feb. 3, President Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Unregulated sales of insulin common on Craigslist
(Reuters Health) - Unregulated and deeply discounted sales of insulin are common on Craigslist, a new study finds. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cancer cases on the rise globally, but not equally, WHO report says
In the next two decades, the world could see a 60% increase in the number of cancer cases, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. In low- and middle-income countries, the increase could be as high as 81%. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Noticing a change in your voice could be a warning sign
HIGH blood pressure can quietly cause major damage to the body over the years before any real symptoms develop. Noticing a sign in your voice could be an early warning of the deadly condition. What is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Travelers Around the World Are Dealing With ‘Voluntary’ Home Quarantines, To Help Slow Potential Coronavirus Spread
On his return from China last week, Dr. Ian Lipkin quarantined himself in his basement. His wife now puts his food on the stairs. He’s run out of things to watch on Netflix. At odd hours, he walks in New York’s Central Park, keeping 10 feet away from others. Lipkin is among hundreds of people in the U.S. and thousands around the world who, although not sick, are living in semi-voluntary quarantine at home. With attention focused on quarantined cruise ships and evacuees housed on U.S. military bases, those in their own homes have largely escaped notice. They, too, experts say, play a crucial role in slowing th...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARLA K. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 New York onetime Source Type: news

Too much sitting increases heart disease, diabetes risk in older women
Researchers assessed the sitting habits of older, post-menopausal women and found that those who spent more time seated, and were either overweight or obese, had a higher risk of heart disease and diabetes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
I was skeptical, but it turns out there is something to be said for a daily fast, preferably one lasting at least 16 hours. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Obesity Weight Diet and Nutrition Food Fasting Source Type: news

Is Coffee Good for You?
Yes! But it depends on the kind of coffee and the quantity. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dawn MacKeen Tags: Coffee Caffeine Diet and Nutrition your-feed-selfcare your-feed-health Source Type: news

Quarantined cruise ship is hit by ANOTHER 99 coronavirus cases
The dozens of new cases were revealed today after another batch of 504 tests, the Japanese health ministry said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some American citizens forced to stay in Japan over coronavirus
Over 40 Americans diagnosed with coronavirus have been forced to stay in hospitals in Japan after two planes brought U.S. citizens who had not been showing symptoms at the time back to the country. Now, 14 people on the flights are diagnosed with the virus. Debora Patta reports on the latest coronavirus evacuation and what the passengers can expect as they return Monday morning. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are ACL tears really more common in women?
Yale Medicine experts discuss the athletic injuries that are more common in women — ACL tears, ankle sprains, and stress fractures — and how to avoid them. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Quarantine ruling: Russia sends woman back after she escapes
A Russian court has ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence aims to improve breast cancer diagnoses
A recent study found that false positive breast biopsies cost the healthcare system over $2 billion per year. According to the National Cancer Institute, mammograms miss about 20% of breast cancers while one in 10 women receive a false positive result. Jamie Yuccas spoke with researchers at Google and UCLA who have developed an artificial intelligence program to help better diagnose mammograms and biopsies. Dr. Susan Grossman joins "CBS This Morning" to explain the need for the new technology. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Passengers Evacuate Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan
Americans boarded two flights chartered by the State Department and headed to the United States after the number of coronavirus cases aboard the Diamond Princess grew to 355. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Motoko Rich and Austin Ramzy Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Quarantines Cruises Princess Cruises Japan United States Yokohama (Japan) Evacuations and Evacuees Source Type: news

Christine McGuinness reveals the tell-tale sign her third child had autism
CHRISTINE MCGUINNESS and husband Paddy recently revealed their third child, daughter Felicity, had autism. The couple's six-year-old twins were diagnosed with autism at the age of three, and the former Miss Liverpool has now revealed how she knew Felicity had the disorder before she was diagnosed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus breaking news: Infected passengers flew Delta and Hawaiian Airlines out of Honolulu
(Natural News) Article summary: 99 more passengers confirmed infected on the Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 454, or 26% of those tested so far. Delta Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines now confirm a couple later diagnosed with coronavirus flew on their airplanes, with flights arriving at / originating from Honolulu. Hundreds of passengers who shared... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Devices for Kidney Stone Management New Devices for Kidney Stone Management
Get up-to-date on the most recent developments on devices for the surgical management of kidney stones.Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Periodontal Therapy and Inflammation in Dialysis Patients Periodontal Therapy and Inflammation in Dialysis Patients
Might non-surgical periodontal therapy reduce systemic inflammatory levels and improve metabolism in patients with end-stage renal disease?BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Smokers: Disparities in Cessation Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Smokers: Disparities in Cessation
This study found that Hispanic smokers are less likely to receive quitting advice and to use proven cessation treatments than non-Hispanic white smokers, and this pattern has persisted over time.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

The Ubiquity of AI at RSNA 2019 The Ubiquity of AI at RSNA 2019
Read about the many exciting advances in AI-based tech that were presented at the 2019 Radiological Society of North America's scientific exhibition.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of GM1 in Taxane-Induced Neurotoxicity The Effects of GM1 in Taxane-Induced Neurotoxicity
Might ganglioside-monosialic acid help prevent the neurotoxic effects of taxane chemotherapy in breast cancer patients?Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Osteoporosis and Implant-Related Complications After TSA Osteoporosis and Implant-Related Complications After TSA
Might osteoporosis contribute to an increased risk of implant-related complications after shoulder arthroplasty?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Coronary Interventions: The Year in Cardiology 2019 Coronary Interventions: The Year in Cardiology 2019
This article summarizes the important clinical studies published in 2019 that will have an impact on the clinical practice of interventional cardiology.European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Update: Characteristics of a Nationwide Outbreak of EVALI Update: Characteristics of a Nationwide Outbreak of EVALI
Have the number of weekly cases of e-cigarette or vaping, product use-associated lung injury declined since this issue has been in the media limelight?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Hantavirus Infection With Renal Failure and Proteinuria Hantavirus Infection With Renal Failure and Proteinuria
This report describes a case of hantavirus-associated acute renal failure and proteinuria. How was this case ultimately diagnosed?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Left Atrial Appendage: Structure, Physiology, and Pathogenesis Left Atrial Appendage: Structure, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Explore the structure, function, and pathophysiology of the left atrial appendage in this comprehensive overview. What is its role in cardiac hemodynamics, thrombogenesis, and arrhythmogenesis?Europace (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

VOCs in Breath as a Biomarker for Adenomas, Colorectal Cancer VOCs in Breath as a Biomarker for Adenomas, Colorectal Cancer
Might exhaled volatile organic compounds potentially serve as non-invasive biomarkers for the detection of colorectal cancer and its precursor lesions?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Endothelial Function in Transgender Men Taking Testosterone Endothelial Function in Transgender Men Taking Testosterone
Is there a link between testosterone treatment and endothelial dysfunction among transgender men? A new study examines the possible association.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anesthesiology and Cognitive Impairment Anesthesiology and Cognitive Impairment
This review highlights landmark and recent studies on the impact of general anesthesia on cognitive impairment, exploring potential mechanisms involved in perioperative cognitive disorders.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

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Charles Johnston lost his wife Kira during what was supposed to be a routine Cesarian section. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be sleeping enough
If you find yourself eating too much added sugar and unhealthy fats, it might be because you're not getting enough sleep, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

14 passengers on US charter flights evacuating the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus
The passengers are among the more than 300 people removed from the ship, which is docked off the Japanese port city of Yokohama, and flown to military bases in the United States. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She Didn ’t Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway.
Medical schools and students are grappling with an unsettling practice: Performing pelvic exams on unconscious, non-consenting patients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: Pelvis Women and Girls Hospitals Law and Legislation Tests (Medical) #MeToo Movement Vagina Medicine and Health Anesthesia and Anesthetics Ethics and Official Misconduct Source Type: news