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Pregnancy and diabetes: Why lifestyle counts
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senior health: How to prevent and detect malnutrition
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual reality therapy can treat stroke patients
A study from Denmark used virtual reality therapy for stroke patients and found it produced the same improvements in arm, hand and finger movement as standard physical therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: The Hurricane Season, As Shown By Salt, Smoke And Dust
A NASA visualization uses computer models to show how recent hurricanes shifted salt from the Atlantic, dust from the Sahara and smoke from fires in Portugal and the Pacific Northwest.(Image credit: NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Camila Domonoske Source Type: news

Dad creates comic book character with Down syndrome for his son
"I wanted my son to think that he, too, could dream just as big as I dreamed when I was little kid" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anaheim Legionnaires' outbreak grows; 11 cases linked to Disneyland visits
The number of people diagnosed with Legionnaires ’ disease after visiting Anaheim or Disneyland increased to 15, Orange County health officials said Wednesday.The victims were infected between late August and October. Two patients have died, though neither of them visited Disneyland.Legionnaires ’... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soumya Karlamangla Source Type: news

Sophie Monk shares her diet and fitness secrets
She recently revealed some very unexpected wedding news as she celebrated the same-sex marriage victory on Wednesday.   (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers underestimate how much they expose their children  
Smokers base their gauge of safety on their senses and vastly underestimate the amount of secondhand smoke the expose their kids to, according to a new study from Tel Aviv, Isreal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baxter Recalls Amiodarone (Nexterone) Due to Particulate Matter Baxter Recalls Amiodarone (Nexterone) Due to Particulate Matter
The company identified particulate matter consistent with polyethylene, the primary constituent of the film and ports used to manufacture the bag in which Nexterone is packaged in one lot of the product.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Childbirth is killing black women in the US; here's why
In the US, black women are about three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy or delivery complications than white women. One mother opens up about surviving and fighting for others. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Second death in Anaheim Legionnaires outbreak; 2 new cases linked to Disneyland
Orange County health officials said Wednesday that three more people had been infected with Legionnaires ’ disease, including one who died, as part of an outbreak linked to Disneyland.In total, 15 people who spent time in Anaheim or visited Disneyland between late August and October have been diagnosed... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soumya Karlamangla Source Type: news

Cardiac arrest study in young athletes raises heart screening questions
(Reuters Health) - Screening exams to identify young athletes at risk for cardiac arrest might not be worthwhile, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Heart failure patients ’ odds of hospitalization tied to diabetes
(Reuters Health) - Heart failure patients may be less likely to be hospitalized or die prematurely if they don ’t also have diabetes – but even if they do have it, they may still minimize their risk by controlling their blood sugar, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

It wasn't spinach that caused man's 'Popeye' arm
When one of the tendons that connects the biceps to the shoulder tears, it can result in "Popeye" sign, where the muscle bulges unnaturally underneath the skin. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kratom Association Hits Back at'Unsubstantiated' FDA Advisory Kratom Association Hits Back at'Unsubstantiated' FDA Advisory
The American Kratom Association has petitioned the US Food and Drug Administration to'review and correct'the agency's November 14 public health advisory on the dangers of kratom.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Better Patient Decisions: A Destination Within Reach Better Patient Decisions: A Destination Within Reach
A study showing that a comprehensive decision aid could help patients make treatment choices in line with their values is Dr Mandrola ’ s favorite trial of AHA 2017.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

Woman dies after liposuction; family demands answers
Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Couples sue fertility clinic over eggs with genetic defect
2 couples that gave birth to children with a genetic defect later traced back to donated eggs are suing a New York fertility doctor and his clinic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Ohio sets new execution day after failed try
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has set a new execution date that's a year and a half away for a condemned inmate whose poor veins spared him from death. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

3 more Legionnaires' cases — one fatal — reported in outbreak linked to Disneyland
Orange County health officials said Wednesday that three more people had been infected with Legionnaires ’ disease, including one who died, as part of an outbreak linked to Disneyland.In total, 15 people who spent time in Anaheim or visited Disneyland between September and early November have been... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soumya Karlamangla Source Type: news

Early Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer: Who and When? Early Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer: Who and When?
With mounting evidence of benefits from early outpatient specialty palliative care, an international consensus on referral criteria could help clinicians to decide who to refer and when.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

China must ban abusive gay 'conversion therapy,' rights group says
Hospitals and other medical facilities in China are subjecting LGBT people to 'conversion therapy' that in some cases has involved electroshock, involuntary confinement and forced medication, a human rights group says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

No Excess Bone Risk With Inhaled Steroids in Kids No Excess Bone Risk With Inhaled Steroids in Kids
Study found fracture risk is not significantly increased with daily inhaled steroids in children with asthma compared with no steroid use; the authors encourage use when indicated.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

From Cattle To Capital: How Agriculture Bred Ancient Inequality
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

Woman dies after liposuction surgery, family demands answers
Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Corby woman finds love after being born with haemangioma
Cody Hall, 25, from Corby, Northamptonshire, had such a large birthmark, it distorted the left side of her face. She married her boyfriend of eight years Lewis Holt, 27, last Friday after a year engagement. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Reality: a Helping Hand After Stroke
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. Seniors Struggle More to Pay for Health Care Compared to Other Countries
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Insurance, Seniors' Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: GOP Sen. Johnson says he opposes tax bill
Ron Johnson has become the first Republican senator to say he opposes the GOP tax bill (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Liberals say they'll back prescription heroin, drug checking services to fight opioid crisis
The federal government will support new treatment options for drug addicts, including giving them prescription opioids or pharmaceutical grade heroin, backing quality testing of street drugs and helping provinces set up overdose prevention sites in emergencies. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

New York dad donates kidney to his adopted daughter
Peter McKay, 38, of Brooklyn, New York, underwent the surgery in 2015 after his daughter Darcy's rare genetic condition threatened to take her life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Clears Benralizumab for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma FDA Clears Benralizumab for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma
Benralizumab, an interleukin-5 receptor inhibitor, targets and rapidly depletes eosinophils and is the first respiratory biologic with an 8-week maintenance dosing schedule.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Alert Source Type: news

Recall: 7 Hoverboard Brands for Fire Risk
The seven different brands are all subject to the recall after reports of fires. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to keep teeth white while drinking coffee and red wine
New York City dentist Dr Jo shared her tips for protecting teeth from stains while still enjoying your favorite drinks. Tips include, sipping from a straw, chewing gum and drinking water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 tips for losing weight before Christmas
No one wants to miss out on the holiday indulgences, but you can't have your cake now and on Christmas too without it adding up. Spend this month building up your health with these tips. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bio-live yogurt can help lower blood pressure  
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology discovered diets high in salt are killing off beneficial bacteria in people's guts, but these can be replaced with 'good bacteria'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass for the Less Obese? Gastric Bypass for the Less Obese?
Dr Walton-Shirley is reluctant to send obese patients for gastric bypass surgery, but concedes that the GATEWAY study findings are impressive.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Is It Ethical to Edit an Embryo's Genes? Is It Ethical to Edit an Embryo's Genes?
Embryo gene editing: Are we playing God by speeding up evolution?Medscape Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Article Source Type: news

Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma
For each 10-minute increase in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity a week, the risk of glaucoma fell by 25 percent, according to the study. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout Drug Febuxostat (Uloric) Subject of FDA Safety Alert Gout Drug Febuxostat (Uloric) Subject of FDA Safety Alert
Preliminary data from a safety study show an increased risk for heart-related deaths with febuxostat compared with allopurinol in patients with gout, the FDA said.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Indulgent grandparents could be bad for kids' health
Treats, overfeeding, and lack of physical activity typical of a trip to grandparents' house can have lasting consequences, new research suggests (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Timing matters when patients need gallstone and weight-loss surgeries
(Reuters Health) - Obese patients who need to have their gallbladder removed and also need weight-loss surgery may have fewer complications if they get the gallbladder procedure first, a Swedish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Small amount of alcohol is good for breastfeeding mothers
Australian research has revealed that not only can breastfeeding mothers indulge in a hard earned glass of wine without harming their baby, they might actually be helping it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Tax overhaul clears procedural hurdle in House
A sweeping tax overhaul has cleared a procedural hurdle in the House (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Preferred Care-Affiliated Nursing Homes Seek Bankruptcy After Lawsuits Preferred Care-Affiliated Nursing Homes Seek Bankruptcy After Lawsuits
Thirty-three nursing homes affiliated with Preferred Care Group, one of the largest U.S. nursing home chains, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to multi-million dollar personal injury lawsuits in Kentucky and New Mexico, according to court filings.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

U.S. Top Court to Hear Fight Over California Pregnancy Center Law U.S. Top Court to Hear Fight Over California Pregnancy Center Law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether a California law requiring private facilities that counsel pregnant women against abortion to post signs telling clients how to get state-funded abortions and contraceptives violates free speech rights.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Heart Attack Survivors at Risk of Later Dementia
Heart attack increased the risk for vascular dementia, the type caused by impaired blood flow to the brain, up to 35 years later. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Heart Dementia Source Type: news

The surprising stats that led to Refinery29's 67% Project
Despite being a significant part of the population, plus-size women only make up a reported 1 to 2 percent of what we see in media (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Triaging and Treating After the Las Vegas Shooting: A Firsthand Account Triaging and Treating After the Las Vegas Shooting: A Firsthand Account
How do you bring order to the chaos in the aftermath of a mass shooting? Dr Rob Glatter speaks with Dr Dale Carrison, chief of emergency medicine at UMC in Las Vegas.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Lower high blood pressure: Yoghurt can help lower stroke and heart attack risk
Eating yoghurt each day can help lower high blood pressure and slash the risk of a stroke or heart attack, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news