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How much sugar is in your soda? Panera's cups will tell you
The restaurant chain will print the sugar content on all its cups by the middle of September, part of its health-focused push (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials: Don't eat fish from this Pennsylvania river
Tests found extremely high levels of a potentially dangerous chemical in a stretch of a western Pennsylvania river (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did the solar eclipse damage your eyes?
How to tell if you hurt your eyes looking at Monday's solar eclipse (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why more kids will be diagnosed with high blood pressure
Experts say many cases of hypertension in kids currently go undetected and don't get the treatment they need (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417M in baby powder lawsuit
Lawsuit claims talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy who had heart transplant dies on first day of school
Peyton West's parents don't know what went wrong with his heart (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too many parents still put babies at risk of SIDS
Despite years of public health campaigns, many parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe position ‚Äč, a new research finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to communicate with Alzheimer's patients
According to the Alzheimer's Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a blood test detect cancer earlier?
Researchers move "a step forward," assessing DNA fragments for a range of tumors (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA test results may not change health habits
As DNA testing for disease risk expands in the U.S., some research questions if it really helps consumers make healthier choices (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most contact lens wearers make one of these mistakes
In new study, most teens and adults who wear contacts report at least one habit that puts their eyes at risk (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans injure themselves grooming pubic hair
New research finds cuts, burns and infections send many to the doctor and some to the ER (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is it really Lyme disease? New test may be able to tell
Scientists are developing a new way to test early for Lyme disease, using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The country where Down syndrome is disappearing
Iceland has almost eliminated Down syndrome by aborting virtually 100 percent of fetuses that test positive. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using music to help Alzheimer's patients
The Music and Memory program in NYC uses music patients love to connect wtih them (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using music to help unlock Alzheimer's patients' memories
Music lights up many parts of the brain, and now is being used by a program called Music and Memory that helps those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has reports on how the program helps connects Alzheimer's patients with themselves. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years
Some groups are more likely to use the drugs than others, new research shows (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House says Obamacare payments will be made for August
These payments are made to health insurers to help low-income people enrolled under the health care law with out-of-pocket expenses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Express Scripts to limit opioid prescriptions
Move by largest pharmacy benefits manager to lower addiction risks of painkillers draws objections from AMA (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using music to help Alzheimer's patients
The Music and Memory program in NYC uses music patients love to connect wtih them (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using music to help unlock Alzheimer's patients' memories
Music lights up many parts of the brain, and now is being used by a program called Music and Memory that helps those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook has reports on how the program helps connects Alzheimer's patients with themselves. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years
Some groups are more likely to use the drugs than others, new research shows (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

White House says Obamacare payments will be made for August
These payments are made to health insurers to help low-income people enrolled under the health care law with out-of-pocket expenses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fatal drug overdose deaths on the rise among U.S. teens
Heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, the CDC says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. antidepressant use jumps 65 percent in 15 years
Some groups are more likely to use the drugs than others, new research shows (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Express Scripts to limit opioid prescriptions
Move by largest pharmacy benefits manager to lower addiction risks of painkillers draws objections from AMA (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says
The president has repeatedly threatened to end the payments, which are made to health insurers to help low-income people with out-of-pocket expenses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is knee arthritis twice as common as it used to be?
It's estimated that the lifetime risk of developing the condition is 46 percent (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare payments, CBO says
The president has repeatedly threatened to end the payments, which are made to health insurers to help low-income people with out-of-pocket expenses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are cases of knee osteoarthritis on the rise?
A new study found osteoarthritis of the knee is more than twice as common as it was just a few generations ago. It's estimated the lifetime risk of developing this condition is 46 percent, but it is possible to protect your knees. Dr. Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss possible reasons for the increase and what you can do to reduce the symptoms. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Behind the Lens: Iceland's Down syndrome dilemma
More than 90 percent of Icelanders trace their ancestors back to the Vikings; they're also remarkably unified on the ethical questions posed by genetic testing (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An alcoholic drink per day can lower risk of cardiovascular disease, study says
Having a glass of wine or beer with dinner tonight may be good for you, according to a new study. Researchers found women who had up to one drink a day and men who averaged up to two a day had a lower risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. Dr. Jon LaPook explains. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The country where Down syndrome is disappearing
Iceland has almost eliminated Down syndrome by aborting virtually 100 percent of fetuses that test positive. Should the rest of the world follow suit? (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholera crisis hits grim threshold in Yemen
Number of suspected cholera cases has reached 500,000, marking worst outbreak of disease in the world (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JetBlue investigating cabin odors, illnesses that diverted three flights within two weeks
Mysterious fumes have caused problems for passengers and crew aboard three JetBlue flights in the past two weeks, including two on Thursday night. The planes were all Airbus A320s. Passengers and crew reported headaches, and some were taken to the hospital. Kris Van Cleave reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Colon cancer deaths, stroke rates among women
Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a surprising and concerning rise in colon cancer death rates among younger Americans, a new study that shows stroke rates are going down for men but not women and a new development in the on-going battle with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments
The FDA has received reports of 5 patients who died within days or weeks of getting the procedure (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JetBlue investigating cabin odors, illnesses that diverted three flights within two weeks
Mysterious fumes have caused problems for passengers and crew aboard three JetBlue flights in the past two weeks, including two on Thursday night. The planes were all Airbus A320s. Passengers and crew reported headaches, and some were taken to the hospital. Kris Van Cleave reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How do parents of preemies fare years later?
New research looks at the quality of life over time for parents whose babies were born prematurely (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Behind the Lens: Iceland's Down syndrome dilemma
More than 90 percent of Icelanders trace their ancestors back to the Vikings; they're also remarkably unified on the ethical questions posed by genetic testing (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One step closer to using pig organs in human transplants
Using a gene-editing tool called CRISPR, researchers edited the DNA of pigs, removing potentially harmful viruses from organs (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse
Millions of Americans will look at the sky on Aug. 21 for the first coast-to-coast total eclipse of the sun in 99 years. But if you want to catch a glimpse, you should take precautions to avoid damaging your vision. Ophthamologist Dr. Christopher Starr joins "CBS This Morning" with more on how to protect your eyes. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments
The FDA has received reports of 5 patients who died within days or weeks of getting the procedure (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news