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How heritage turkeys are changing Thanksgiving
What exactly are heritage turkeys? Here are the qualifications for a turkey to have the "heritage" title, and why some of us are going gaga to gobble them up. In the US, there are more than 14,000 heritage turkeys. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smell the 'roses' of thankfulness
A fun family tradition can increase awareness of things you and your kids appreciate: friends, family, teachers, activities, even possessions. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NFL teams turning to mindfulness
As football coaches keep players ready through the season, they work to perfect tackles, improve running games and make sure everyone knows all the plays by heart. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korean defector had parasitic worms over 10 inches long
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philadelphia neurologist admits groping patients
A Philadelphia neurologist pleaded guilty this week to seven counts of sexual misconduct with patients and was sentenced to seven years probation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Thanksgiving miracle': Baby denied kidney receives transplant
An Atlanta baby receives a kidney transplant after the hospital first denied surgery due to his father's arrest. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The material too black to be seen
Touted as the darkest man-made substance in the world, Vantablack is so uncomfortably black the human eye can't quite decipher what it is seeing. It is thought to be the closest thing to a black hole we will ever experience. That's because Vantablack is not a color, it's the almost complete absence of color. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What parasitic worms in defector reveal about conditions in North Korea
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk politics at your family holiday meal this year
Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In this post-election climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big Tobacco's court-ordered 'corrective' ads to debut
Tobacco companies are expected to launch court-ordered ads, detailing the harms of smoking, in newspapers and on primetime TV this weekend. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big Tobacco's court-ordered ads to debut
Tobacco companies are expected to launch court-ordered ads, detailing the harms of smoking, in newspapers and on primetime TV this weekend. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show
JFK's life-long struggle with chronic back pain made him one of our sickest presidents and may have kept him from recoiling from Lee Harvey Oswald's first bullet, setting him up for the second, kill shot. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The happiest cities in America
I've spent my life traveling the world in the pursuit of health and happiness. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Carolina lacks the lethal injection drugs needed to execute inmate
South Carolina lacks the drugs it needs to execute a death row inmate, who was scheduled to die on December 1. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court-ordered 'corrective' ads to debut
Tobacco companies are expected to launch court-ordered ads, detailing the harms of smoking, in newspapers and on primetime TV this weekend. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl Scouts: Don't make your daughter hug people this holiday
At a time when issues of sexual harassment and consent are in the news, and with the holidays just around the corner, the Girl Scouts have released a recommendation about how parents can help young girls handle affection. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Controversial sugar industry study resurfaces
Researchers have discovered a 1960s sugar industry-funded study that they say links a high-sugar diet to high blood cholesterol levels and cancer in rats. The study never published and has long been forgotten, until now. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man describes vicious bear attack: 'I should have bled to death'
The grizzly bear grabbed Lee Brooke from behind, pulled him off the ground and then rode on his back down a slope. The bear bit off much of his face. As Brooke lay bleeding, he could see his nose and mustache on the ground. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eighth child death from fallen IKEA dresser prompts recall reminder
Amid reports of another child death, IKEA is reminding customers who purchased some of its dressers that they need to be fastened to the wall or they may tip and fall. The reminder is part of the company's reannouncement of a 2016 recall of many of its dressers and chests following reports of injuries and deaths of children. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-inflicted injuries surge among tween and early teen girls
Emergency room visits for non-fatal, self-inflicted injuries surged in recent years among US girls and young women, especially those between the ages of 10 and 14, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maria's uncounted dead
Puerto Rico says the hurricane killed 55 people, but funeral homes claim the storm caused nine times that many deaths. We went there to investigate. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico asks funeral homes to help identify hurricane deaths
Puerto Rico is asking for help with its efforts to tally deaths from Hurricane Maria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After CNN investigation, Puerto Rico asks funeral homes to help identify hurricane deaths
Puerto Rico is asking for help with its efforts to tally deaths from Hurricane Maria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to save the rainforest: build a health center
The roosters were still asleep when Sri Wayunisih woke her daughter, Puteri. They could not afford to sleep till dawn. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue whales tend to be right-handed -- with one exception
Here's a real whale of a tale you can use at the Thanksgiving table to impress your in-laws or to fill that silence after Uncle Jack goes too far expressing his political passions: Most blue whales tend to be "right-handed." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico's uncounted hurricane deaths
People on this part of the island knew Quint ín Vidal Rolón for two things: his white cowboy hat, which he seemed to wear every day of his 89-year life; and his beat-up Ford pickup truck, which he'd been driving for at least 50 years. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Little boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies after cancer battle
Jacob Thompson, the boy who got thousands of Christmas cards from charmed fans this fall, has died after a long battle with cancer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids
A saliva test may someday be able to diagnose a concussion and predict how long symptoms last, according to a study published Monday in the JAMA Pediatrics. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How traffickers exploit children in Haiti's orphanages
There are at least 30,000 children living in orphanages in Haiti -- and most of them are not orphans. Some orphanages are exploiting children in order to get money from foreign donors. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trader Joes recalls salads over plastic, glass fears
Trader Joe's has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they may contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Wonder' movie is real life for these two families
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Source: CNN.com - Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turlington Burns: Maternal mortality is the shame of US health care
There was a lot I didn't know about pregnancy and childbirth before I went through it myself. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A video game for black women tired of people touching their hair
If you've never had a random stranger try to touch your hair without permission, you're lucky. You're also probably not a black woman. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Colorado trains K-9 police to save their dogs from opioid overdoses
Officer Brian Laas remembers the scene with vivid clarity -- it was earlier this fall, and he, along with his four-legged partner Rudy, had been called to a home in suburban Denver with a warrant for the arrest of one person who lived there. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11 things you'll fight over this Thanksgiving (besides politics)
As we all know, Thanksgiving isn't always the harmonious holiday it's sometimes made out to be. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Owning a dog can help you live longer, study shows
Dog owners may be at a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study released by Scientific Reports, a Swedish Publication. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dogs owners at lower risk of heart disease -- and death
Dog owners may be at a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, according to a new study released by Scientific Reports, a Swedish Publication. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fighting salt and sugar cravings, with spicy food
There's no magic pill that will cure you of your cravings. But there is something that may help the effort, and it's all-natural. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extreme athlete uses wheelchair to defy gravity
As CNN began setting up our on-camera interview with Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham, our cameraman asked, "Do your wheels lock? Just for the interview." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three questions, from Tolstoy, for mindful parenting
Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" is one of literature's greatest hits. It also contains more than half a million words. I'll get to it eventually, possibly not before I retire. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack strikes American Heart Association president
The president of the American Heart Association, Dr. John Warner, had a minor heart attack Monday during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California, according to a press release. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving Birth in America: Louisiana
Two women from Louisiana prepare to give birth in the aftermath of the catastrophic Baton Rouge floods. Produced by Every Mother Counts. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is 'pumpkin spice'? And why do we crave it?
Each fall, as leaves turn golden and the crisp autumn air carries the scent of pine, Catherine Franssen waits for her husband to bring home the latest pumpkin spice-flavored concoction he has discovered at the grocery store. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is 'pumpkin spice,'? And why do we crave it?
Each fall, as leaves turn golden and the crisp autumn air carries the scent of pine, Catherine Franssen waits for her husband to bring home the latest pumpkin spice-flavored concoction he has discovered at the grocery store. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient
A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare disorder that causes progressive damage to the body's cells. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical first: Doctors attempt to gene-edit a living patient's DNA
A man may soon be forever free of the previously incurable disease he was born with 44 years ago. On Monday, in a medical first, Brian Madeux received an experimental in-body gene-editing treatment intended to cure him of Mucopolysaccharidoses II, known as MPS II or Hunter syndrome, a rare disorder that causes progressive damage to the body's cells. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giving birth is perilous enough without a hurricane
New Orleans resident Rosezina Jefferson went into labor during Hurricane Katrina -- so she leaped out a window to get help. She had contractions while she swam. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CTE confirmed in living player for first time
Researchers published, what they say is the first case of a living person diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children still being prescribed codeine, despite warnings
Codeine prescriptions for children who have had their tonsils and adenoids removed have decreased since the Food and Drug Administration began requiring a black box warning on the products four years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, some children continue to be prescribed codeine, and other opioid prescriptions for children have continued to rise since then. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news