Diabetes study could save patients time and money
New research suggests that a single blood test could accurately confirm type 2 diabetes ​ (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How "helicopter parenting" can impede child's development
New research warns that overcontrolling moms and dads can stunt their children's emotional development (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some parents of epileptic kids wary of pot-based medication
A pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the FDA will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant to treat children with epilepsy (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it really possible for John Cena to get vasectomy reversed?
The actor and wrestler said he's willing to reverse his vasectomy so he and his girlfriend can have children, but can this surgery be successfully undone? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump administration to propose "association health plans"
The plans would have to cover people with pre-existing condition ​s, but offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking rate in U.S. hits all-time low, CDC says
CDC figures show 14 percent of U.S. adults were lighting up last year, down from 16 percent in 2016; smoking among teen also at record low (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking rate in U.S. hits all-time low
CDC figures show 14 percent of U.S. adults were lighting up last year, down from 16 percent in 2016; smoking among teen also at record low (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Compulsive video game playing now recognized by World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is now recognizing obsessive video game playing as a mental health condition. It follows a study that shows some games produce the same kind of brain simulation as drugs. CBS News correspondent Jamie Yuccas reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatric doctor says separating families at border is "a form of child abuse"
Few civilians have been inside the Texas shelters where some 2,000 immigrant children are being held separately from their parents. Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility for children after her colleagues told her she needed to see what was happening. Kraft joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what she witnessed and the long-term impact the experience will have on the children. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seizure warning for some scenes in "Incredibles 2"
Exposure to bright, flashing lights can trigger seizures ​ in certain people with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Foundation warns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Gaming disorder" a real mental health problem, WHO says
Compulsive video game playing is a real mental health condition that may require intervention and treatment, according to the World Health Organization. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"Gaming disorder" recognized as a mental health condition
The World Health Organization has confirmed it's decision on whether or not compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental disorder (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico struggles with jump in asthma cases post-Maria
Doctors on the island say they are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases that they attribute to destruction caused by the deadly hurricane (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family separation at border is "a form of child abuse," doctor says
Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texas facility where undocumented children are being held (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could compulsive video game playing be a mental health problem?
The World Health Organization has confirmed it's decision on whether or not compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental disorder (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New sighting of plant that causes blindness and burns
Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness, has been spotted in more than 10 states (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA rejects Valeant treatment for psoriasis
Drugmaker's shares slide as regulators decline to approve a lotion for common skin condition (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Almost half of diabetics skip medical care due to costs
Soaring insulin prices are prompting the American Medical Association to call for federal intervention (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coast-to-coast salmonella outbreak linked to breakfast cereal
Supermarket workers were busy Friday clearing shelves of potentially contaminated cereal. Kellogg's is recalling two sizes of Honey Smacks cereal boxes with “best used by” dates of June 14, 2018 through June 14, 2019. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has the latest. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposing the Flint water crisis
It's the age-old question: Is the glass half empty, or half full? For the people of Flint Michigan, it's far from being a settled issue. Some three years after the city's water crisis first made headlines, many people still don't believe their tap water is safe. Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the whistleblower who alerted Flint residents to the dangers posed by the very water they drank, and to activists who discuss the legacy of the Flint water crisis: A loss of trust. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Flint water crisis: A loss of trust
Three years after the city's water crisis first made headlines, many residents still don't believe their tap water is safe (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inside a huge community where yoga is free and events promote neighborhood bonding
Can a property purchase reduce stress, improve health and bring peace of mind? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wellness communities: Inside the multibillion-dollar real estate trend
Housing developers offer all kinds of benefits to lure buyers, but the latest trend in real estate goes beyond the normal perks with homes and neighborhoods designed to support the physical and spiritual wellbeing of its residents. How can a property reduce stress, improve health and bring peace of mind? Manuel Bojorquez finds out. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California officials move to reject court ruling on coffee and cancer risk
A Los Angeles judge recently ruled that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas hospital's heart transplant program resumes after 2-week suspension
Baylor St. Luke's performed nine heart transplants in 2018 and, according to the hospital CEO, they've had three deaths so far (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supermarket workers clear shelves of potentially contaminated cereal
So far, 73 people have gotten sick in 31 states and 24 have been treated in hospitals (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes charged
Holmes as well as former chief operating officer Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani are accused of defrauding investors and doctors (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella-melon warning expands to 22 states
Tainted fruit, produced by Caito Foods, was sold at Walmart, Whole Foods and other major grocery chains (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health officials pull plug on controversial alcohol study
The research was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks ​, but critics say ethical problems undermined its credibility (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health officials scrap study of alcohol ’s benefits
The research was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks ​, but critics say ethical problems undermined its credibility (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kentucky sues Walgreens over opioid epidemic
Attorney general of state with third-highest drug overdose rate blasts chain's dual role as distributor and pharmacy (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kellogg's issues voluntary recall for cereal over possible salmonella risk
The FDA reports the tainted product has sickened 73 people in 31 states, including 24 hospitalizations (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC survey finds teens having less sex
In a new survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fewer than 40 percent of teens say they've had sex. That number is down from 48 percent 10 years ago. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More teens say no to sex and drugs
But many teens still face risks, new CDC report finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book excerpt: "What the Eyes Don't See," on the Flint water scandal
Writing on the public health crisis affecting Michigan residents, pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha says that resilience "isn't a trait that you have or don't have. It's learned" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why a major study on the Mediterranean diet was retracted
"There's no fraud here as far as we can tell. But we needed to correct the record" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids in these U.S. "hotspots" vulnerable to vaccine-preventable disease
Parents opting out of vaccinating their children for non-medical reasons is rising and putting others at risk, new research finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Juul exec responds to claims e-cigarette maker targeted teens
Juul's rampant popularity among young people is something the company insists it never intended (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Juul executive addresses claims e-cigarette maker marketed to teens
A new report shows flavorings used in many brands of e-cigarettes may be more harmful than first thought. The most popular e-cigarette product, Juul, dominates with more than 60 percent of the market, but the company has been criticized for the device's popularity with teenagers. Anna Werner sits down with a Juul executive to discuss those concerns. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pre-existing conditions coverage at risk for more than thought?
Experts say administration court move vs. Obamacare could endanger the coverage for people with employer plans, not just individual insurance buyers (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies with heart defect test new stem cell treatment
"The diagnosis is devastating and you look for anything that's going to give you hope" (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Signs a child is drowning can be easy to miss
A water safety expert says drowning can happen quickly and without the telltale signs you might expect (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Idaho boy recovering from rare case of plague
It's unclear if the boy became infected in Idaho, or during a trip to Oregon (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad hopes to raise awareness for daughter ’s rare disease
Father's Day has a special significance for one dad whose daughter has been diagnosed with a rare condition called cystinosis (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Americans taking common meds that may cause depression
New research warns more than 200 commonly prescribed medications list depression as a possible side effect (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella-linked melon now found in 9 states
Suspected tainted pre-cut fruit supplied to retailers including Costco, Kroger, Trader Joe's, Walgreens, Walmart, Whole Foods (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain-eating amoeba found in same district for 3rd time since 2015
Residents are ignoring their swimming pools and nearby bayous, terrified of something they can't see but that officials warn is present (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

200+ common medications may cause depression, study finds
New research warns depression could be a side effect of more than 200 commonly prescribed medications. They include beta-blockers for blood pressure, birth control pills, antacids and painkillers. Depression rates more than tripled when people used at least three drugs with the possible side effect, compared to people who take none of those medications. Dr. Tara Narula, a cardiologist at Northwell Health, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the study's findings and what patients should do if they're concerned. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women detail explosive allegations against USC gynecologist accused of abuse
"The physical examination felt very wrong," says one woman of Dr. George Tyndall, who's being sued by 24 women and under federal investigation (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will your company's health insurance soon cost more?
Another price spike is expected next year -- here ’s what to watch out for if you’re covered on your company’s plan (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news