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Judge gives grandparents custody of Ohio transgender teen
A Hamilton County, Ohio, judge on Friday gave custody of a transgender teen to his grandparents rather than his parents, allowing them to make medical decisions regarding his transition. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will a signal from the top mean more gun violence research?
After previous mass shootings, Democratic lawmakers and victims' families have called for more restrictive gun laws and more research, but not much has changed. This time, though, the script is different -- leaving experts wondering whether it will matter. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria
At least 43 people have died and 450 people are ill in a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu now blamed for 84 child deaths this season, CDC says
The deaths of 22 more children from flu-related causes were reported Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in its weekly surveillance report. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The epidemic of gun violence is treatable
As a doctor who works at an international news network, I often see the worst stories of all. In Iraq and Afghanistan, the horrific realities of the battlefield are funneled and concentrated in the medical tents where I have reported for more than a decade. I have seen patients infected with Ebola in West Africa who dehydrate to death, with no treatment in sight. There are other stories I still can't talk about. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intergenerational care: Where kids help the elderly live longer
On the surface, Nightingale House in London looks like any other residential home for the elderly. With almost 200 residents, it's one of the the largest care homes in the country. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time is up for timeouts
Without meaning to, my wife and I conducted an A-B experiment while disciplining our two children. They are 4 ½ years apart, and somewhere in that gap -- thanks to the suggestions of the progressive, mindful parenting books we regularly consume -- we did away with the popular refuge of nearly all parents (probably since the dawn of time): the "timeout." As some Neanderthal dad probably yelled, "Go to your part of the cave until you've calmed down!" (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mixing generations: The key to longevity?
The healing power of 3-year-olds is being harnessed in the UK's largest elderly care home. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healthiest office snacks, as chosen by nutritionists
When your stomach starts grumbling during a midmorning meeting or when you're stuck at your desk without a break in sight, what is the most satisfying and healthy snack to grab? To answer this question, I asked 10 nutritionists what their favorite go-to nosh is during a busy workday. Below, their responses. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu vaccine just 36% effective this season, CDC reports
Flu season is still raging in the United States, yet already it ranks among the most difficult in recent years. One reason: This year's vaccine has been just 36% effective against both A and B virus strains, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated in Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World's first human case of H7N4 avian flu reported in China
The first human case of the H7N4 strain of avian influenza has been reported in China, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection announced Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aetna inquiry widens over ex-medical director's comments
Three more states announced this week that they are opening investigations of Aetna after a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath that he never looked at patients' medical records when deciding whether to approve or deny care. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As marijuana use rises, doctors warn pregnant women
Two-year-old Maverick Hawkins sits on a red, plastic car in his grandmother's living room in the picturesque town of Nevada City, Calif., in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. His playpal Delilah Smith, a fellow 2-year-old, snacks on hummus and cashews and delights over the sounds of her Princess Peppa Pig stuffie. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 deadliest mass shootings in modern US history
Mass shootings in America are getting deadlier. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Age is nothing but a number for the Winter Olympians of 2018
Be they old or young, age is nothing but a number for the skiing, skating, sledding and snowboarding Winter Olympians of 2018. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US personnel suffered 'symptoms resembling brain injury' in Cuba, study says
After more than six months of medical testing and scientific study, researchers are no closer to understanding what caused concussion-like symptoms to manifest in US government personnel while they were on assignment in Havana, Cuba. CNN first reported on the "acoustic attacks" in August. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ultra-processed foods linked to increased cancer risk
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Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves first blood test for concussion
The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Dutch law to make all adults organ donors unless they opt out
A new law would make all adults in the Netherlands organ donors -- unless they opt out of the system. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valentine's Day: Managing the pressure
Americans have a love-hate relationship with Valentine's Day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles tripled in Europe in 2017, European CDC reports
Thirty European nations reported a total of 14,451 measles cases in 2017 -- more than three times the number reported in 2016, according to a new surveillance update from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, an agency of the European Union. There were 4,643 reported cases in 2016. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu warfare may look different next year
New ways of preventing and treating the flu are on the horizon. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tampons in the mail? Just the beginning of the change we need
Women pressuring T.J. Shope, a Republican Arizona state representative, to push forward a bill that would provide free and unlimited feminine hygiene products to female inmates in Arizona's state prison are sending him -- what else? -- tampons and pads. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lena Dunham reveals she had a hysterectomy in endometriosis battle
Lena Dunham has talked extensively about her struggle with endometriosis, and now the former "Girls" star has revealed she underwent a hysterectomy to try and end her pain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu warfare may look different next year
New ways of preventing and treating the flu are on the horizon. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ways to make someone feel loved, besides saying it
We say it before we end a phone call. We type it in our texts. It's the last words we speak before we say good night. "I love you" is possibly the most popular three-word phrase in the world, spoken millions of times every day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valentine's Day: Managing the pressure
Americans have a love-hate relationship with Valentine's Day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex and finances are better for married people. Don't worry, singles — you win sleep
In the game of love, is there one side that emerges victorious? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ways to make someone feel loved, besides saying it
We say it before we end a phone call. We type it in our texts. It's the last words we speak before we say good night. "I love you" is possibly the most popular three-word phrase in the world, spoken millions of times every day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eye worm found in woman's eye: "I looked at it and it was moving"
An rare case of eye worms in an Oregon woman leads to the discovery that a parasite has made the leap from cattle to people. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single on Valentine's Day? Here's how you can spread the love around
Just because you're single doesn't mean Valentine's Day is just another day on the calendar. You have love to give, and here are a few suggestions on how to spread it around: (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A school catches flak for telling girls they can't say no if a boy asks them to dance
Sometimes the best of intentions have unintended consequences. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeless patients were being discharged in hospital gowns. So this Miami nurse found them clothes
As a nurse for nearly 30 years at Jackson Health System in Miami, Oliver Castellanos has noticed that many of his patients are homeless. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why women are sending a state representative pads and tampons
Women have sent Republican state Rep. Thomas "T.J." Shope tampons, pads or money in response to the stalling of HB 2222, which looks to provide female inmates with an unlimited supply of feminine hygiene products. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why women in Arizona are sending a state representative pads and tampons
Women have sent Republican state Rep. Thomas "T.J." Shope tampons, pads or money in response to the stalling of HB 2222, which looks to provide female inmates with an unlimited supply of feminine hygiene products. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single on Valentine's Day? Here's how you can spread the love around
Just because you're single doesn't mean Valentine's Day is just another day on the calendar. You have love to give, and here are a few suggestions on how to spread it around: (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A school catches flak for telling girls they can't say no if a boy asks them to dance
Sometimes the best of intentions have unintended consequences. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you susceptible to brainwashing?
"Cults love people who say 'it could never happen to me' because it makes them that much easier to recruit," one cult expert said. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A single dad walked 11 miles to work every day -- until his co-workers found out
Trenton Lewis' workers took up a collection to buy their determined colleague a car. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment
An Ohio court will decide the fate of a transgender teen who is in what the judge describes as a "gut-wrenching situation." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Trump be right about UK's health care system?
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Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment
An Ohio court will decide the fate of a transgender teen who is in what the judge describes as a "gut-wrenching situation." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychiatric illnesses share similar gene activity
At least three neuropsychiatric disorders -- autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder -- appear to share similar patterns of gene activity, a new study suggests. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news