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Oregon voters to decide Medicaid funding as costs rise
Oregon voters will decide Tuesday whether to fund the state's expansion of Medicaid with taxes on hospitals and health insurers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care
Advocates for Latino immigrants say legal residents and U.S. citizens are avoiding care and treatment, fearing their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the country illegally. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children
The CDC's latest influenza-associated pediatric mortality report released Friday shows that at least 10 children died between Jan. 6 and Jan. 13, and the others have died the since the flu season started in October. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Deadly flu epidemic across the country
79 people killed in Indiana and 70 in California. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

WATCH: Flu epidemic worsens with reports of 30 children dead from the illness
The CDC says this is the worst flu season in eight years, and some doctors worry it has not reached its peak yet. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

World moves closer to eradicating Guinea worm disease
; 30 cases last year in Ethiopia, Chad (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: New CDC numbers show the flu is still spreading wildly
More than 8 percent of all deaths in the U.S. are from the flu and pneumonia. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children
Latest report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu has killed 30 children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
Nasty US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump tells March for Life: 'We are with you all the way'
On day of anti-abortion march, HHS acts on conscience rights and Planned Parenthood funding (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Letter sent to police barracks sickens 2 troopers, staffer
Letter containing what investigators call 'biohazard' sent to Pennsylvania police barracks, sickens 3 employees (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Trump says he's committed to protecting life
President Donald Trump says he's committed to building "a society where life is celebrated, protected and cherished." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US agency details doctor protections ahead of March for Life
On day of anti-abortion march, HHS acts on conscience rights and Planned Parenthood funding (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden
President Donald Trump is addressing the anti-abortion March for Life from the White House Rose Garden (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US agency details enforcement of doctors' conscience rights
Trump administration spells out plans to protect medical providers who refuse to carry out procedures such as abortions on moral or religious grounds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass
Widespread influenza across Maine has prompted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to alter some traditions to keep parishioners healthy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: How at-home workout classes are revolutionizing the fitness industry
An instructor for the at-home cycling classes on Peloton appears live on "GMA" to show how you can livestream some of your favorite workout classes from the comfort of your own home. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds
The CDC called for more research on how these drugs affect pregnant women. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds
The CDC called for more research on how these drugs affect pregnant women. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: More schools close across the US amid flu outbreak
Officials report there have been 60,000 confirmed cases of influenza since December as the CDC prepares to release new figures on the impact of the flu outbreak. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco
US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families
The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing family limits and allowing all couples to have two children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown
Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a flimsy gown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Woman says 12-year-old son who died had flu-like symptoms but test came back negative
The CDC said the test can miss the flu up to half the time and doesn't give a complete picture. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

For rival camps in abortion debate, a weekend to mobilize
Activists on both sides of the abortion debate will be rallying and marching over the next few days in their annual show of force (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Mixed welcome for Pennsylvania's 1st medical marijuana dispensary
When Pennsylvania's first ever medical marijuana dispensary, Keystone Canna Remedies, opened its doors in Bethlehem on January 17, many welcomed its arrival with open arms, including former Philadelphia Flyers winger Riley Cote. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gov't scientists scramble to save research ahead of shutdown
NIH's Fauci says agency in scramble to save research as government shutdown looms (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Governors ask Trump, Congress to do more on opioid crisis
Governors are calling on President Trump and Congress to do more to fight an opioid epidemic that's killing 90 Americans a day (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors
On eve of annual anti-abortion march, Trump administration announces new HHS office to protect conscience rights of doctors (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs
Several not-for-profit hospital groups will address drug shortages and high prices by creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fauci: NIH in a "scramble" to prepare for any gov't shutdown
NIH's Fauci says government shutdown would be disruptive for research (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis
State governors in the US are asking the Trump administration and Congress to provide more funding and coordination to deal with the opioid crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion
Trump administration creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trump tries to protect medical providers who oppose abortion
Trump administration creating an office aimed at protecting the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Arkansas health officials say 150 people exposed to measles
The Arkansas Department of Health says about 150 people were exposed to measles after an ill traveler flew from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Little Rock (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Can Botox be used to treat teeth grinding?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a small new study that points towards Botox injections as a possible treatment option for people who grind their teeth while they sleep. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Terminally ill Briton's bid for assisted death can proceed
A terminally ill British man has been granted permission to challenge the country's law on assisted dying, after an earlier decision that rejected his case (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Flu shot shortage reported as flu epidemic overloads hospitals
Dr. Allan Hansen, an emergency room medical director near San Diego, tells "GMA" how medical professionals are responding in the particularly hard-hit state of California. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

How to avoid getting the flu while flying
"GMA" spoke with a flight attendant and a doctor to get their pro tips. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Try these apps to exercise without stepping foot in a gym
Your phone or computer can be your workout space. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zambia says new cases dropping in deadly cholera outbreak
; most deaths have been in capital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: 14 Chicago elementary students sickened by laced candy
More than a dozen children were sent to the hospital after eating candy tainted with an unknown substance handed out by a classmate. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic
Scientists taking a new shot at a universal vaccine to prevent regular winter flu and the next super-flu, too (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What about the memory test Trump aced? It's not for everyone
Cognitive tests give doctors a snapshot of someone's memory and certain other neurologic functions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Flu patient spikes cause Texas school district closure, tents at California hospital
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has prompted a Texas school district to cancel classes for a week and a California hospital to set up at triage tent (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What you need to know about the meteor that caused seismic shock over Michigan
The meteor that lit up the night sky over southeast Michigan and shook the ground Tuesday night did not actually cause an earthquake, researchers say. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Technology Source Type: news

ANALYSIS: 6 questions about Trump's health answered
A doctor weighs in on Trump's physical results. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Earthquake-causing meteor leaves southeast Michigan residents awestruck
Residents near Michigan shared video of the dazzling display on social media. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: US Source Type: news

Here’s a look at Trump’s physical exam report
The presidential physician said Trump's "overall health is excellent." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news