Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds
The study published today in JAMA looked at 100,000 people in Sweden. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option
Trump administration finalizes a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: How to keep summer side dishes light and healthy
Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares some healthy swaps for favorite sides like mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad and more. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: Use of 'alternative' supplements on the rise for teens
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a new study that shows using probiotics, digestive aids and other non-vitamin supplements has doubled in recent years among teens. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids
The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Gaming disorder' now designated as mental health condition
Dr. Dave Anderson of the Child Mind Institute shares advice for parents and people who are addicted to gaming. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

A big stink erupts over landfills ringing Russia's capital
Thousands are protesting the noxious fumes coming from overcrowded landfills surrounding Moscow, saying the gases are causing respiratory problems and other illnesses. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Survival stories: How 4 people got back from the brink of suicide
Four people share their journey of how they lived beyond a suicide attempt. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine, and some are worried
Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up
Smoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Gaming disorder added to the International Classification of Diseases
The World Health Organization said gaming becomes a problem when physical or psychological health, social life or other daily activities are affected. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Use of 'alternative' supplements doubled in teens: Study
Use of digestive aids, probiotics, energy, non-vitamin substances increasing. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Playing video games too much might lead to a real problem, WHO says
Gaming disorder has been added to an international classification of diseases. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom
New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions
A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Weight loss can lead to pain reduction, study finds
Weight loss may be the best treatment for obese people with knee osteoarthritis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Critics scoff at UK govt claim of Brexit spending dividend
British Prime Minister Theresa May says a 3.4 percent a year boost to health care funding will be partly paid for by a "Brexit dividend" of money saved by leaving the European Union (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: What is salmonella infection or salmonellosis?
The bacterial disease affects the intestinal tract and is most frequently acquired through contaminated food or water. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Bobby Bones talks about his new book 'Fail Until You Don't: Fight. Grind. Repeat'
The New York Times best-selling author shares how he turned some of his biggest misses in life into lessons. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: For those with a common joint disorder, weight loss could mean pain reduction
A new study found that for people with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent of your body weight may reduce joint pain by up to 25 percent. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

For some with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction
Weight loss may be the best treatment for obese people with knee osteoarthritis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Epileptic boy's case sparks UK review of medical pot laws
British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain must quickly review its policies on medical marijuana use in light of the case of a 12-year-old boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous seizures (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Family of boy with 'childhood Alzheimer's' launches urgent campaign to save him
The parents of a 6-year-old boy who suffers from a devastating disorder that's likened to 'childhood Alzheimer's,' have started a campaign to save their son. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana
The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Minneapolis hospital seeks review of EMS sedation cases
Hennepin Healthcare officials will ask an independent panel to review cases its medical responders sedating people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil
The British government has changed course over a case concerning the use of cannabis oil, saying an epileptic boy can be treated with it after his mother said he needed it to survive severe seizures (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK changes course, allows cannabis oil for epileptic boy
A British boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent severe epileptic seizures is being treated in a London hospital while British officials review the case (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Epileptic boy at center of cannabis oil case in UK hospital
A British boy whose mother says he needs cannabis oil to prevent severe epileptic seizures is being treated in a London hospital while British officials review the case (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law
A state appeals court has reinstated the California law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk
California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems
The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Parkland mom: 'Shooter may as well have just shot us'
The family of one of the 17 people killed in the massacre at a Florida high school is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Family of boy with rare disorder launches campaign to save his life
Carter's parents are raising $1 million to fund a clinical trial that could save his life. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

NIH to end industry-funded study of alcohol's benefits
The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Texas heart transplant program resumed after suspension
A Houston hospital has resumed its renowned heart transplant program two weeks after suspending all medical procedures following the deaths of several patients this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak in 31 states has suspected link to Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal
The CDC is urging people to either return or throw away any Honey Smacks cereal they have that has been recalled. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Portugal approves use of marijuana-based medicines
Portugal's parliament has given final legislative approval for the use of marijuana-based medicines, which are already permitted in other European countries (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Victim's family suing for school shooting suspect's records
The family of one of the 17 people killed in the Valentine's Day massacre at a Florida high school is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fiber optics? Range of ingredients bulk up food fiber counts
Fiber optics? A range of ingredients bulk up food fiber counts (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks after link to Salmonella outbreak
The CDC said at least 24 people have been 24 hospitalized. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Can Vitamin D help prevent colon cancer?
Nutritionist Maya Feller discusses what to know about a new study that suggests Vitamin D can help lower the risk of colon cancer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: National Strawberry Shortcake Day
Chef James Briscione shows off a delicious vegan option. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNN Source Type: news

7 apps to support your mental health and mindfulness
Look no further than your phone for tools to help manage mental health. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: New Bear Grylls challenge tests the art of survival of everyday people
"Nightline" navigates the six mile course in California filled with dark caves, snakes, burning cars and a simulated war torn village. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nightline Source Type: news

American teens are less into sex and drugs but still gaining more weight: Study
Fewer teens are having sex or using drugs, according to a new study. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Doctor pens book on her role in revealing Flint water crisis
A new book about Flint's water crisis comes from the pediatrician first to reveal the extent of lead contamination on the struggling city's children (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Good for bones, and possibly the colon
Vitamin D helps with bone health, but could it also help prevent colon cancer? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

FDA clears 1st generic film strip of addiction drug Suboxone
U.S. regulators approve 1st generic version of an under-the-tongue treatment for opioid addiction (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Female suicide rate jumps 50 percent since 2000
The rate of suicide for women increased by a staggering 50 percent between 2000 and 2016, according to a new study by the CDC. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news