Medical News Today: Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help
A new study has found that a large number of people who die from natural causes do not seek medical attention during the month before. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

What To Do When A Condom Gets Stuck Inside Of You
Medical experts share the steps you should take and how to stay calm through it all. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your brain keeps functioning for a while AFTER you die, raising new questions about organ donation and medical "harvesting" while patients are still aware
(Natural News) A frightening new study suggests that your consciousness keeps functioning for a while after your heart has stopped beating, and it’s raising some serious questions about the concept of organ donation. According to Dr. Sam Parnia, who has been researching consciousness following death, people in the first phase of death might still experience... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists pinpoint virus which could be the cause of deadly polio-like illness
University of Minnesota experts say enterovirus-D68 could cause acute flaccid myelitis, which struck at least 28 people in the UK last year, like three-year-old Chloe Stevenson (pictured). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 55p fruit to lower your chances of deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. One of the best ways to avoid deadly hypertension symptoms and signs is to regularly eat more of this fruit for breakfast. Should you have your blood pressure checked? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington University Med School Latest to Offer Free Tuition Washington University Med School Latest to Offer Free Tuition
The St. Louis school becomes the seventh in the nation to give full or partial tuition relief to medical students.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Brain-injury device licensed by Health Canada was rejected by the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's refusal to license a therapeutic device intended to help brain-injured people is raising questions about the rigour of Health Canada's approval process. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What school threats and lockdowns are doing to a generation of children
Schools across the country are facing the possibility of security threats. Many have plans in place and run drills to prepare for the unthinkable. But lockdown drills and the constant discussion of danger can confuse and traumatize children. And it doesn't necessarily make them safer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk to your kids about 420 Day
How to protect your kids as mainstream brands and social media influencers jump on the weed wagon. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural health clinics struggle to fight skyrocketing syphilis cases
Syphilis is spreading from big cities into rural counties across the Midwest and West. One Missouri clinic has seen more than six times as many cases in the first few months of 2019 compared with the same period last year. Communities grappling with budget cuts and crumbling public health infrastructure also lack experience in fighting the disease. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer-causing chemical taints water after California blaze
Officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene after a deadly wildfire last year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Premium New Zealand honey producer admits adding chemicals: media
A New Zealand company pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of adding artificial chemicals to its premium manuka honey, media reported, in a flagship prosecution over a product that is high-value export for the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D may help fight colorectal cancer
A recent study concludes that when a person takes vitamin D alongside standard chemotherapy, it might reduce the growth rate of colorectal cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Pollen count warning: ‘Deadly pollen bomb’ could prove fatal if you have this condition
HIGH pollen counts have been forecast across the UK, spelling trouble for people with allergies like hay fever. But these aren ’t the only people who will suffer - high pollen counts could also put some people at risk of a potentially life-threatening condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brands roll with stoner 'holiday' as pot legalization grows
April 20 is the day stoners decades ago chose to celebrate their love of marijuana, but as pot legalization expands some mainstream brands are joining the party (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New study sheds light on how Alzheimer's disease damages the brain
(Natural News) Researchers claimed to have figured out exactly how amyloid beta and tau proteins harm the brain during the onset and progress of Alzheimer’s disease. They urged for therapies that simultaneously target both pathogenic proteins because the structures they formed could interact with each other. When amyloid beta accumulates in the brain, it forms stiff plaques. Similarly,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mild cognitive impairment can be relieved with continuous electroacupuncture treatment
(Natural News) Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) has a high possibility of progressing to dementia, which reduces the quality of life of affected individuals and makes it difficult for them to live independently. Fortunately, this condition can be prevented with proper treatment. Studies have shown that the cognitive function of people with MCI can still be improved... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Manage your cholesterol levels with Indian gooseberry
(Natural News) Researchers found another medicinal plant that can help lower your cholesterol and triglyceride levels: the Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), also known as amla. The researchers conducted a study to examine the efficacy of the Indian gooseberry in individuals with dyslipidemia, or abnormal lipid levels. For this purpose, the Indian researchers recruited 98 participants... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge upholds New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public health authority exceeded its authority. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Judge rejects challenge of New York City's mandatory measles vaccination order
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City's recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge brought by an anonymous group of parents who argued the order was unconstitutional. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. launches four-state study to find ways to reduce opioid overdose deaths
U.S. health officials on Thursday said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation's opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New parents slapped with surprise $4K bill for out-of-network anesthesiologist
Adam and Laura Parkinsons were charged $3,700 after Laura gave birth to their son last year. The couple had chose an in-network hospital, but got an uncovered anesthesiologist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS urges DIY-lovers to take care this Easter amid rise in accidents
The warnings come as Easter is round the corner. DIY related injuries have risen by seven per cent in the past three years, NHS England figures show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sore knee? Maybe you have a fabella
A little bone scientists thought was being lost to evolution seems to be making a comeback, say experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents of 3 NYC children face $1,000 penalty for violating measles order
Health officials identified three children who were exposed to the severe respiratory virus but were not yet vaccinated – in violation of the mandatory immunization order in four Brooklyn Zip codes. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Lower dose of Pfizer-Lilly painkiller misses main goals in late stage study
A lower dose of non-opioid painkiller developed by Pfizer Inc and Eli Lilly and Co failed to meet main goals in a late-stage study in patients with moderate-to-severe osteoarthritis of the hip or knee, the companies said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Kentucky ’ s Senator McConnell Supports Bill to Raise Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
Seeking re-election to a seventh term, the senator cited the rise in teenage vaping as a reason to curtail sales of tobacco and other products. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco McConnell, Mitch E-Cigarettes Law and Legislation Teenagers and Adolescence Medicine and Health Juul Labs Inc Reynolds, R J, Tobacco Co Altria Group Inc your-feed-science Source Type: news

HHS launches program to cut opioid overdoses by 40 percent in three years
It will employ a comprehensive strategy across several states, encouraging the involvement of doctors, police, churchs and even housing providers. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Deadly fungus is a problem, but don't freak out just yet
"This bug, this germ, raises the stakes in the issue of drug-resistant infections," says a reporter who uncovered the scope of the problem (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Find More Screen Time Leads To More Behavioral Problems In Children
BOSTON (CBS) – There’s more reason to limit your child’s use of digital media. Canadian researchers found that the more time a preschooler spends on screens a day, the more likely they are to exhibit behavioral problems. Young children often spend two to three hours a day using screens, including televisions, tablets, smartphones, video games, etc. Researchers looked at 2,400 children between the ages of 3 and 5 and found that compared to kids with less than 30 minutes a day, those who got more than two hours of screen time a day were more likely to have problems with inattention. In fact, those kids were...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Children's Health Dr. Mallika Marshall Screen Time Source Type: news

For school shooting survivors, trauma has no time limit
Many students aren't seeking mental health care after a school shooting, while others wait years to reach out (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

1-year-old boy nearly died after he accidentally ate laundry pod when he mistook it for candy
Cotter Cunha, then one, from Pawtucket, Rhode Island, accidentally swallowed a laundry pod in July 2017 and was on life support for three days before he managed to recover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crowdsourced AI learns to target lung tumors for radiation
(Reuters Health) - In many parts of the world there are not enough radiation oncologists to design and deliver radiation treatments for lung cancer patients, but that gap could one day be filled with the help of artificial intelligence, researchers suggest in a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ontario slashes Toronto Public Health funds by $1B over a decade, board chair says
Premier Doug Ford's government is clawing back public health funding as part of a plan to consolidate the number of province-wide units from 35 to 10, according to Toronto's board of health chair. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

An end to #TAMPONGATE. Period.
An outcry over the banning of feminine hygiene products created a hashtag of its own. #tampongate erupted on social media, after it was revealed that the Medical Council of Canada required medical trainees and residents to declare any menstrual hygiene products before going in for their exams. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

McConnell proposes raising minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 nationwide
The bill will cover all tobacco products, including vaping devices (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girls' Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline
In addition, girls who had been mistreated prior to the study were more likely to experience physical violence and HIV risk. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Behavioral disorders in kids with autism linked to lower brain connectivity
Researchers have found reduced connectivity between the amygdala and ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in children with autism who exhibit disruptive behavior. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Best supplements for high cholesterol: Lower cholesterol levels with five super foods
BEST SUPPLEMENTS for high cholesterol: High cholesterol can be dangerous, but luckily it can be lowered by making certain dietary changes. Including these five foods or supplements in your diet can help to lower cholesterol levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic Crosstalk in Cancer Therapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy Genetic Crosstalk in Cancer Therapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy
A genetic study links cancer-therapy-induced and dilated cardiomyopathies and signals how identification of genetic risk factors may help change management of those at risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Investigation of illegal painkillers targets 30 in Tennessee
Federal authorities have charged more than 30 medical professionals in Tennessee with illegally prescribing and distributing millions of prescription painkillers, many of which contained opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

8-month-old girl caught measles before she could get her MMR shot
Shira Goldschmidt, eight months, from Israel, contracted measles in December 2018 and suffered complications that left her hospitalized after she was infected by anti-vaxxers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gene therapy may be cure for "bubble boy disease"
Eight babies with "bubble boy disease" have had it fixed by a gene therapy made from one of the immune system's worst enemies (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EXONERATED: No collusion, no obstruction... Trump cleared in bombshell Mueller report, exposing bald-faced LIES of the anti-Trump media
(Natural News) The media narrative has collapsed. The Trump / Russia collusion hoax has been exposed. The full report from Robert Mueller completely clears President Trump of both collusion and obstruction. This means it is now confirmed the media has been running a massive, coordinated, insidious disinformation campaign to misinform the American people and destroy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington state Senate passes vaccine bill in rebuke to anti-vaxxers
The bill, a response to the worst measles outbreak in two decades, would make it harder for parents to opt their children out of shots. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

With release of Muller report, the greatest political scandal and media hoax ever has finally unraveled
(Natural News) With Attorney General William Barr’s release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on “collusion” between then-GOP candidate Donald Trump and Mother Russia, in which Mueller cleared the president ‘officially,’ the greatest political and media hoax in the history of our republic officially came crashing down. And yet, even... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's official: the collapse of the mainstream media's credibility is now complete
(Natural News) Attorney General William Barr held a press conference this morning to address the contents of the Mueller report, just as he promised to do. Not long after, Barr delivered the full Mueller report to the public with necessary redactions, also as promised. And yet the mainstream media, which demanded all of these things... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yes, abortion is murder, and a proposed new law in Texas would finally prosecute those who carry it out
(Natural News) Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would pave the way for women who undergo abortions to potentially be charged with capital murder, a crime that carries the death penalty in Texas. The Bill, House Bill 896, would remove the penal code exception for criminal homicide applying to women and doctors related... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lori Loughlin's daughter, Olivia Jade, now under criminal investigation for college admissions fraud
(Natural News) The Feds are reportedly now pursuing Olivia Jade, the daughter of disgraced Full House actress Lori Loughlin, for her alleged involvement in what the mainstream media is now calling “the largest ever college admissions scandal” in history. According to reports, the Department of Justice (DOJ) recently sent a letter to Olivia Jade, notifying... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese sleep apnea patients may live longer with nighttime breathing aid
(Reuters Health) - Obese people with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, may live longer when they use a machine to help keep their airways open while they sleep, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news