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Kids with rare rapid-aging disease get hope from study drug
Children with a rare, incurable disease that causes rapid aging and early death may live longer if treated with an experimental drug first developed for cancer patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US agency cracks down on Juul e-cigarette popular in schools
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand called Juul after months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Can being cold help you lose weight?
No one likes to be cold enough to shiver, but what if being cold could actually increase your metabolism, improve blood sugar and help you lose weight? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: 6 superhero-inspired moves to train like 'Captain Marvel' star Brie Larson
"GMA" went to Tone House, a New York City-based fitness studio where the trainers look like actual superheroes, to see what it takes to get in action star shape. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

6 moves to train like 'Captain Marvel' star Brie Larson
Tone House trainers share must-try moves based on Larson's workouts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics
Opioid overdoses killed 1,354 Americans ages 65 and older in 2016, but Medicare doesn't cover the oldest proven treatment for opioid addiction: methadone (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Findings link artificial sweeteners to obesity, diabetes: Study
Researchers said some sweeteners used can change the metabolism in mice. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Seniors more likely to fall when taking opioids after hospital treatment: Study
The study looked at about 68,000 Canadian seniors admitted to hospitals (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay
The new head of the nation's top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other recent past directors (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What to know about 'dry drowning' after 4-year-old's incident
The condition can be hard to detect until hours or days after an incident. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant
Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US veteran who survived blast receives penis transplant
Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Freezing fat cells: Noninvasive fat reduction procedures gaining in popularity
Noninvasive fat reduction procedures, as a whole, increased 7 percent. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Can being cold help you lose weight?
What if being cold could increase your metabolism and help you lose weight? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief
Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions
Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears
U.S. health officials are telling consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and are warning restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CDC expands warning to consumers over tainted romaine lettuce
The government is now warning all romaine lettuce, not just chopped, be tossed. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say
The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Belly fat is bad for your heart, researchers say
The location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

53 reported cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce: CDC
CDC recommends that romaine lettuce from Yuma, Arizona be thrown out. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new government
after 16,000 fired for seeking more pay (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola
The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Been told you have a penicillin allergy? There is chance it's not real
A new study shows the benefits of removing penicillin allergy labels for kids. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist sickened by Ebola
The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler
Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Are you actually allergic to penicillin?
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses what to know about a new study that suggests a majority of children who have a penicillin allergy can take penicillin-based antibiotics without a problem. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Dutch probe 'appalling' euthanasia of dementia patient
In a rare series of moves, Dutch authorities are investigating whether doctors may have committed crimes including murder or other offences in five euthanasia cases, including the deaths of two women with advanced Alzheimer's disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How to nail the plank and push-up to get your summer abs and arms
Tone House head coach Christi Marraccini demonstrates must-try tips. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Inside the resort where celebrities train for $7,800 per week
Wellness-goers at The Ranch hike up to four hours a day. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: How to nail the plank and push-up to get your summer abs and arms
The plank is a simple exercise that can be done anywhere at anytime, but its benefits are countless. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: CDC warns: Throw out store-bought chopped romaine lettuce
Officials say at least 53 people have become sick in 16 states. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions
A push to punish women who get abortions has gained steam in Republican-dominant states ahead of the midterm elections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Americans reflect on pros, cons of legal pot ahead of 420
Americans weigh in on pros, cons of legal marijuana ahead of 420 pot holiday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Woman says doctors ignored cancer symptoms because of her weight
A woman who alleges that she was misdiagnosed by doctors because of her weight is sharing her story. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Gender equality in the sciences is improving, but more work is needed
A study reviewed more than 11 million published studies. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Junk food TV advertising likely highest when kids are watching, study says
A study looked at a year of TV ads on a major, free channel in Australia. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Anti-abortion politicians push efforts to prosecute women
Officials in Republican-dominant states are pushing legislation ahead of midterm elections that would punish both doctors and patients for abortions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Woman says doctors ignored cancer symptoms because of her weight: 'It was very scary'
A woman who alleges that she was misdiagnosed by doctors because of her weight is sharing her story. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Marijuana supporters, critics across the US weigh in on 420
Advocates and critics across the US weigh in on legal marijuana ahead of 420 holiday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizures
US panel says a medicine made from the marijuana plant should be approved to treat severe epileptic seizures in children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely
The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Woman says her doctor told her she was just fat, when in fact she had cancer
Rebecca Hiles is speaking out after she says she was misdiagnosed and body-shamed by her doctor who dismissed her health concerns. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

US reflects on the pros, cons of legal cannabis ahead of 420
Ahead of 420 marijuana holiday, advocates and critics reflect on the state of pot in the United States (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions
New data show that prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. had their biggest drop in 25 years in 2017 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

These are the best times to exercise to lose weight, run faster
Daniel Pink studied the science of timing for his book, "When." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Ahead of 420, advocates and critics reflect on pot in the US
Ahead of 420 marijuana holiday, advocates and critics reflect on the state of pot in America (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Even a mild head injury increases risk for Parkinson's disease, veterans study shows
The researchers looked at veterans with a history of traumatic brain injury. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Even a mild head injury increases risk for Parkinson's disease, veterans study shows
A new study has found that even a mild head injury, commonly called a concussion, makes veterans more likely to get Parkinson's disease later on in life. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news