‘ Incredibles 2 ’ Moviegoers Warned About Possible Seizures
Theaters are posting notices that flashing lights in the hit Disney Pixar movie could cause seizures in some people with epilepsy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AMANDA SVACHULA Tags: Epilepsy Seizures (Medical) Walt Disney Company Incredibles 2 (Movie) Movies Pixar Animation Studios Source Type: news

New York Moves Toward Legal Marijuana With Health Dept. Endorsement
A broad turnaround on the issue by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo could pave the way for New York to join a roster of states that have already legalized the drug, including California and Colorado. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JESSE McKINLEY and BENJAMIN MUELLER Tags: Marijuana Law and Legislation Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Drug Abuse and Traffic Cuomo, Andrew M Zucker, Howard A Nixon, Cynthia New York State Health Department (NYS) Source Type: news

A Troubling Prognosis for Migrant Children in Detention: ‘ The Earlier They ’ re Out, the Better ’
The longer children remain in institutional settings, the greater their risk of depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Children and Childhood Psychology and Psychologists Immigration and Emigration Mental Health and Disorders Politics and Government Immigration Detention Source Type: news

Global Health: Nearly Eradicated in Humans, the Guinea Worm Finds New Victims: Dogs
For 30 years, scientists have fought to eliminate a horrifying parasite. Suddenly, it has begun infecting dogs in Chad, threatening to undo decades of progress. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Guinea Worm Disease Dogs Frogs Parasites Epidemics Carter Center Carter, Jimmy Deby, Idriss Chad Africa Source Type: news

Global Health: The Man Who (Almost) Wiped Out the Guinea Worms
Dr. Ernesto Ruiz-Tiben has saved tens of millions of people from painful parasitic infections. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Guinea Worm Disease Water Parasites Dogs Philanthropy Carter Center Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Carter, Jimmy Chad Source Type: news

It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘ Cheers. ’
Buried in a new N.I.H. report are disturbing examples of coordination between scientists and the alcohol industry on a study that could have changed America ’ s drinking habits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alcoholic Beverages Clinical Trials Alcohol Abuse Breast Cancer Heart Liquor National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Source Type: news

New York ’ s Health Department Plans to Recommend Legalizing Marijuana
The policy caps an evolution in the stance of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who had called marijuana a “ gateway drug, ” but who now says “ facts have changed. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JESSE McKINLEY Tags: Marijuana Law and Legislation Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Drug Abuse and Traffic Cuomo, Andrew M Zucker, Howard A Nixon, Cynthia New York State Health Department (NYS) Source Type: news

A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines
Multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Vitamins Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Melatonin (Hormone) Vitamin D Vitamin C Alternative and Complementary Medicine Children and Childhood Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Why the Medical Research Grant System Could Be Costing Us Great Ideas
Funding is harder to find in general, and the current approach favors low-risk research and proposals by older scientists and white men. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Research Academic and Scientific Journals Conflicts of Interest Source Type: news

The Checkup: The Benefits of ‘ Tummy Time ’
Positioning babies on their stomachs helps prevent flattening of the head and strengthens neck, trunk and shoulder muscles, as well as hands. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Babies and Infants Child Car Seats Baby Carriages, Strollers and Carriers Parenting Children and Childhood Muscles Neck Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Source Type: news

Personal Health: A New Approach to Treating Hypochondria
Instead of focusing on patients ’ unexplained symptoms, cognitive behavioral therapy encourages patients to replace unrealistic or unhelpful thoughts with more rational ideas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Hypochondria Anxiety and Stress Hygiene and Cleanliness Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

fixtures: Carl Hall Is the King of Spin
You can keep your stinkin ’ SoulCycle! Loyalists of this Crunch instructor are fierce. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEVEN KURUTZ Tags: Health Clubs Bicycles and Bicycling Crunch Fitness Hall, Carl Source Type: news

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor ’ s Office
Gaming disorder is being recognized for the first time by the World Health Organization. But of the few treatment options available, most are uninsured and unproven. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIFFANY HSU Tags: Computer and Video Games Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Therapy and Rehabilitation World Health Organization Source Type: news

Ketamine Used to Subdue Dozens at Request of Minneapolis Police, Report Says
The Star Tribune reported that emergency medical workers were asked by officers 62 times last year to sedate people with the powerful anesthetic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTOPHER MELE Tags: Anesthesia and Anesthetics Police Brutality, Misconduct and Shootings Police Department (Minneapolis, Minn) ketamine Sedatives Ethics and Official Misconduct Source Type: news

Are Genetic Testing Sites the New Social Networks?
Like Facebook, but for fifth cousins, adoptive mothers and sperm-donor dads. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALYSON KRUEGER Tags: Genetics and Heredity Ancestry.com 23andMe Adoptions Social Media Families and Family Life Source Type: news

A Family in Transition
Two fathers and the baby girl they never expected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JACKIE MOLLOY and DENISE GRADY Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Parenting Transgender and Transsexuals Source Type: news

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges
The former darling of Silicon Valley and the former president of her blood testing company are accused of defrauding investors, doctors and patients in a federal indictment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: REED ABELSON Tags: Holmes, Elizabeth (1984- ) Theranos Inc Securities and Commodities Violations Frauds and Swindling Source Type: news

Salmonella Outbreaks Affect Kellogg ’ s Honey Smacks Cereal and Cut Fruit
As an outbreak that sickened dozens forced a recall of some cereal products this week, federal officials announced a separate outbreak linked to fruit has expanded to almost two dozen states. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINE HAUSER Tags: Salmonella (Bacteria) Food Contamination and Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kellogg Company Source Type: news

Salmonella Outbreaks Affect Kellogg ’ s Honey Smacks Cereal and Cut Melon
As an outbreak that sickened dozens forced a recall of some cereal products this week, federal officials announced a separate outbreak linked to fruit has expanded to almost two dozen states. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINE HAUSER Tags: Salmonella (Bacteria) Food Contamination and Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kellogg Company Source Type: news

Major Study of Drinking Will Be Shut Down
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the $100 million trial had been tainted by unauthorized contacts with the alcohol industry. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alcoholic Beverages Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Source Type: news

Kellogg ’ s Honey Smacks Cereal Recalled Over Salmonella Outbreak
An outbreak of the disease in some of the cereal products has sickened 73 people in 31 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINE HAUSER Tags: Salmonella (Bacteria) Food Contamination and Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Kellogg Company Source Type: news

Major Study of Drinking Should be Stopped, Federal Advisers Conclude
An internal investigation at the National Institutes of Health concluded that the results of a $100 million research trial would be compromised by unauthorized contacts with the alcohol industry. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Alcoholic Beverages Diet and Nutrition Clinical Trials National Institutes of Health Collins, Francis S Source Type: news

Q & A: A Small Price for Sitting Pretty
While the health effects have been debated, research shows they are minimal. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: C. CLAIBORNE RAY Tags: Legs Customs, Etiquette and Manners Source Type: news

Ask Well: Can I Drink Alcohol While Taking Antibiotics?
Some antibiotics can make you violently ill if you drink. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Antibiotics Alcoholic Beverages Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Digestive Tract Source Type: news

Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow
The C.D.C. ’ s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Teenagers and Adolescence Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Depression (Mental) Sex Condoms Suicides and Suicide Attempts Source Type: news

Trilobites: Using Harpoon-Like Appendages, Bacteria ‘ Fish ’ for New DNA
Seeing how microbes snatch new genetic material from their environment could help in the fight against antibiotic resistance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEPH YIN Tags: Bacteria Genetics and Heredity Antibiotics Microbiology Research Dalia, Ankur Ellison, Courtney Brun, Yves Nature Microbiology Source Type: news

When the Bully Is a Doctor
Bullying among health care workers is far more common than we acknowledge. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKKAEL A. SEKERES, M.D. Tags: Bullies Surgery and Surgeons Careers and Professions Nursing and Nurses Workplace Environment Depression (Mental) Doctors Source Type: news

From a Pediatrician, Lessons for Dads-to-Be
The class is part of a broader effort to shed scientific light on fathers ’ roles in child and family well-being. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Parenting Babies and Infants Children and Childhood Source Type: news

That Huge Mediterranean Diet Study Was Flawed. But Was It Wrong?
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By the Findings Anyway.
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

A Landmark Diet Study Was Flawed. The Researchers Stand By It Anyway.
A highly publicized trial in Spain found that the Mediterranean diet protects against heart disease. Now the original work has been retracted and re-analyzed, with the same result. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Diet and Nutrition Heart Nuts Olive Oil Statistics New England Journal of Medicine Spain Mediterranean diet Source Type: news

6 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal
Mental health workers, who have a unique perspective on America ’ s suicide crisis, recently opened up about what it looks like to them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIE TESSIER Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care Depression (Mental) Suicides and Suicide Attempts Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

7 Therapists, Psychiatrists and Counselors Talk About Treating the Suicidal
Mental health workers, who have a unique perspective on America ’ s suicide crisis, recently opened up about what it looks like to them. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARIE TESSIER Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Health Insurance and Managed Care Depression (Mental) Suicides and Suicide Attempts Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Phys Ed: Exercise vs. Standing? You Probably Need to Do Both
Moderate exercise does different things to the body than incidental activities like standing up. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Diabetes Chairs Exercise Cholesterol Weight Insulin Obesity Bicycles and Bicycling Heart Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression
Over one-third of Americans take at least one medication with depression as a potential side effect, a new study reports. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Depression (Mental) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Source Type: news

How Cognitive Behavior Therapy May Help Suicidal People
In C.B.T., clear steps are intended to help build hope, solve problems and make a plan to avoid relapses. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JUDITH S. BECK Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Depression (Mental) Therapy and Rehabilitation Mental Health and Disorders Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Risk
Even levels that do not usually require medication can increase the risk. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Blood Pressure Dementia Heart Source Type: news

The New Obamacare Lawsuit Could Undo Far More Than Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
Removing two rules from the individual market could very easily disrupt many others. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MARGOT SANGER-KATZ Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Health Insurance and Managed Care Law and Legislation United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Matter: A Crispr Conundrum: How Cells Fend Off Gene Editing
Scientists may need to bypass a cell ’ s cancer defenses in order to successfully edit its DNA. The finding raises questions about gene-editing advances. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARL ZIMMER Tags: Genetics and Heredity DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Editas Medicine Inc crispr Source Type: news

C-Sections Not Tied to Overweight Children
Within families, mode of birth had no effect on body mass index in children. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Obesity Children and Childhood Babies and Infants Caesarean Section Weight Source Type: news

How Universities Deal With Sexual Harassment Needs Sweeping Change, Panel Says
Current policies and programs have failed overwhelmingly to address and prevent the problem, said a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAM BELLUCK Tags: Sexual Harassment #MeToo Movement Colleges and Universities Women and Girls Workplace Hazards and Violations Research Engineering and Engineers National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Source Type: news

Blurred Vision, Burning Eyes: This Is a Lasik Success?
Some patients who undergo the eye surgery report a variety of side effects. They may persist for years, studies show. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Eyes and Eyesight LASIK (Eye Surgery) Surgery and Surgeons Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Can ’ t Sleep? Let Bob Ross Help You Find Some Happy Little Zzzs
For years, insomniacs watched “ The Joy of Painting ” to doze off. Now, the maker of a meditation app wants everyone else to fall asleep, too. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURA M. HOLSON Tags: Sleep Ross, Bob Art Meditation Calm.com Inc Source Type: news

Suicide Survivor Guilt
All the messages urging us to be more vigilant about suicide carry a devastating flip side for family members of people who take their lives: the sense that they did not do enough. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AMANDA AVUTU Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts Deaths (Fatalities) Love (Emotion) Families and Family Life Source Type: news

Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions
Numerous “ crimes against humanity ” have taken place in North Korea including murder, forced abortions, religious persecution and starvation, a United Nations commission found in 2014. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM and MATTHEW HAAG Tags: Kim Jong-un Trump, Donald J North Korea Human Rights and Human Rights Violations War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity Political Prisoners Prisons and Prisoners Source Type: news

Global Health: As an H.I.V. Prevention Drug Surged in Australia, Condom Use Fell
Infection rates declined despite an rise in unprotected sex, suggesting widespread use of the drug may mitigate the effects of riskier behavior. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Condoms Australia Homosexuality and Bisexuality PrEP Source Type: news

Global Health: As an HIV Prevention Drug Surged in Australia, Condom Use Fell
Infection rates declined despite an rise in unprotected sex, suggesting widespread use of the drug may mitigate the effects of riskier behavior. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Condoms Australia Homosexuality and Bisexuality PrEP Source Type: news

Lasik ’ s Risks Are Coming Into Sharper Focus
Some patients who undergo the eye surgery report a variety of side effects. They may persist for years, studies show. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RONI CARYN RABIN Tags: Eyes and Eyesight LASIK (Eye Surgery) Surgery and Surgeons Food and Drug Administration Source Type: news

Personal Health: The Dangers of Belly Fat
If your waist measures 35 or more inches for women or 40 or more inches for men, chances are you ’ re harboring a potentially dangerous amount of abdominal fat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Obesity Exercise Weight Diet and Nutrition Diabetes Breast Cancer Heart Dementia Source Type: news

Basics: Secrets of the Y Chromosome
It ’ s not just what makes males into males. The sex chromosome also influences health in hidden ways, some experts believe, and may even explain why men have shorter life spans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NATALIE ANGIER Tags: Chromosomes Gender Genetics and Heredity Men and Boys Alzheimer's Disease Sperm Leukemia Page, David C Sayres, Melissa Wilson Research Source Type: news