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The healthiest way to improve your sleep: exercise
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Michael Brown's mom will finally receive her high school diploma
Lesley McSpadden told CNN she felt her son's presence while she worked toward her degree. "I know that he's been my angel through this all and I know that he's proud of me." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A teen took his life; now his family is suing his school and the police
Corey Walgren committed suicide hours after his family says police and the school threatened him. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl grabbed by sea lion is getting meds to avoid disease
The girl pulled in the harbor by a sea lion in a heart-stopping viral video is on antibiotics to avoid contracting a dangerous bacterial disease from the sea lion's mouth. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nathan's and Curtis beef franks recalled
If you plan to grill out this holiday weekend, be sure to check your hotdogs to make sure they are not on the recall list. Nathan's and Curtis Beef franks are impacted. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

They tried for 17 years to have a baby. Now they have sextuplets
Sextuplets are very rare. Nearly four million babies were born in the US. The number of quintuplets or higher? Only 24. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease in the US have risen by 55%, says CDC
The rate of people dying from Alzheimer's disease in the United States rose by 55% over a 15-year period, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extreme course obstacle races, for families
We've all seen posts by those crazy friends doing an obstacle race -- mud runs where they jump into icy pools of water, climb over high walls and army crawl under barbwire. Pure torture. Now you can sign up for these -- and bring the children! (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does a microcurrent facial really lift your face?
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 dead and 9 hospitalized with botulism from nacho cheese sauce
One person is dead and nine others were hospitalized after they contracted botulism from eating contaminated nacho cheese sauce at a gas station outside of Sacramento, California, state and local officials said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 dead and 9 hospitalized with botulism after eating nacho cheese sauce
One person is dead and nine others were hospitalized after they contracted botulism from eating contaminated nacho cheese sauce at a gas station outside of Sacramento, California, state and local officials said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botulism: how it kills
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is botulism, and how does it kill?
Two separate outbreaks this month of the rare but deadly toxin botulism have focused attention on this potentially fatal illness, which usually strikes about 150 people a year, mostly infants. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge drowning in medical bills
Pete Frates lies on life support in the bedroom of his house with his care costing somewhere between $85,000 and $95,000 every month (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is chocolate good or bad for health?
Who doesn't love chocolate? Even if it's not your favorite sweet treat, you can probably agree that the confection conjures thoughts of love, pleasure and reward. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want more affection in your relationship? Have more sex
Want to have a more affectionate relationship with your life partner? Carve out time to have more sex. That's the takeaway of a series of four studies of committed couples in both the United States and Switzerland. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer pregnancy may raise gestational diabetes risk
Researchers have identified a new possible risk factor for gestational diabetes: being exposed to hot outdoor temperatures in the month before giving birth. According to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), in one geographic region in Canada, the rate of gestational diabetes varied more than 3% between the coldest times of year and the hottest. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This is what it's like to be struck by lightning
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The clothing of lightning survivors
If you're hit by lightning, there's a nine in 10 chance you'll survive. Those who do survive often need to use clues from their clothing, burnt skin or surroundings to help decipher what happened to them. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The tender side of Hollywood
Move over, steamy sex scenes! Many of Hollywood's most memorable moments have been tender and touching. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deputy, EMTs exposed to opioids get medical treatment
A Maryland sheriff's deputy and two emergency medical technicians received treatment for possible heroin and fentanyl exposure after responding to a drug overdose. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis compound slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabidiol slashes seizures in kids with rare epilepsy, study finds
Cannabidiol, which is found in marijuana plants, reduced the number of convulsive seizures in children with a severe and often fatal epilepsy disorder, according to research published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Among children taking cannabidiol, the decrease in the frequency of convulsive seizures -- which involve a loss of consciousness, stiffened muscles and jerking movements -- was 23 percentage points greater than the decrease in seizures among children taking a placebo. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job
An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats
Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats that might not adequately restrain children during a crash. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?
Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The solar eclipse is coming -- and it's $2,000 for a grand view
Oregonians are set to be the first ones in the United States to witness the solar eclipse and some have paid a whopping $2,000 for a simple luxury: unobstructed views. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Your kids actually want you to talk to them about sex
When Avital Norman Nathman's son was about 3, she says, he freaked out after he walked in on her changing a sanitary pad. So she decided to have an age-appropriate conversation about menstruation with him right then and there. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The viral Internet stunts parents should know
It's a tale as old as time: We see a lot of people wearing/doing/saying something and we want to try it, too. Back in the day it was saying "Bloody Mary" into a mirror at slumber parties. Today, it means viral social media stunts. Though adults get caught up, too, kids are especially susceptible to peer pressure and FOMO (fear of missing out). To them, what was once a double-dog dare is now a popular YouTuber eating a hot pepper just to see what happens. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

History of tobacco health claims
It wasn't so long ago that tobacco companies used health claims to assure people that smoking wasn't harmful and was, in fact, quite beneficial to our health. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump's budget cuts children's health insurance program
President Donald Trump's budget plans to cut the Children's Health Insurance Program by at least 20% over the next two fiscal years and slash Medicaid, which covers millions more children. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fake teen doctor sentenced in fraud case
A man accused of practicing medicine without a license when he was a teenager in Florida is going to prison in Virginia on fraud charges. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about ticks
Where are ticks found? What illnesses do they carry? How do you keep ticks away? Here's everything you need to know ahead of the busy summer season. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not stretching? Companies will do it for you
Whether you're climbing a rock wall, sitting in your office or just getting out of bed, you need to stretch. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 dead, 9 hospitalized with botulism after eating nacho cheese
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A drink a day tied to higher breast cancer risk, report says
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

73% of sunscreens don't work as advertised
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 ways to reduce your breast cancer risk
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tick bite temporarily paralyzes 3-year-old
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas lawmakers pass controversial bathroom, adoption bills
The Texas House of Representatives on Sunday approved a limited "bathroom bill" that would require public high school students to use restrooms that match the gender on their birth certificates. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As her parents fought cancer, one photographer shared their struggle
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No fruit juice for kids under 1, pediatricians advise
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists use stem cells in fat to repair joints
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shortchanging dads can hurt the whole family
In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research recently reported that moms and dads in the U.S. work essentially equal hours when paid work hours are combined with household chores and child care hours. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How shortchanging dads hurts the whole family
In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research recently reported that moms and dads in the U.S. work essentially equal hours when paid work hours are combined with household chores and child care hours. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The real reason Chinese women bound their feet
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 hospitalized with botulism tied to nacho cheese sauce
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Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fentanyl seized by law enforcement doubled in 2016, DEA says
The United States is seeing a dramatic increase in drugs containing fentanyl, newly released data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nevada governor signs bill to ban conversion therapy
Nevada this week became the eight state to ban conversion therapy, a practice in which mental health professionals try to change the sexual orientation of individuals who identify as gay or lesbian. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news