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Photographer takes on artist family behind OxyContin
Nan Goldin is petitioning fellow artists to boycott donations from the Sacklers in an effort to hold their company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's yellow fever death toll triples
The World Health Organization said the number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil tripled, with 20 deaths since July. US travelers urged to get the yellow fever vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar tax on soft drinks may drive up alcohol consumption
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine found raising the price of sugary drinks causes people to purchase greater amounts of lager as their spending habits change. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl killed by flu hours after EMTs said she was fine
Emily Grace Muth, six, was killed by the flu on Friday hours after paramedics left her Cary, North Carolina, home and said she would be okay and to stay hydrated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huggies maker to lay off 5,500 workers
Americans are having fewer babies, and diaper makers are feeling the pinch.Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Photographer, former addict takes on opioid makers
Nan Goldin is petitioning fellow artists to boycott donations from the Sacklers in an effort to hold their company, Purdue Pharmaceuticals, accountable for its role in the opioid epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As US birthrates drop, Huggies maker lays of 5,500 staff
Americans are having fewer babies, and diaper makers are feeling the pinch.Kimberly-Clark said Tuesday it will cut as many as 5,500 jobs, or 13... (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York City sues Big Pharma over the opioid epidemic
The opioid epidemic has kills more than 1,000 people in New York City each year, and the city is suing more than a dozen drug makers for negligence that has cost New York millions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why sleep is the best way to fight this year's flu
Certified sleep science coach Chris Brantner explains why seven to eight hours of sleep each night is the best way to fight off this year's vaccine-resistant flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping does encourage kids to try tobacco, report finds
The report by the University of Washington issued Tuesday wrestles with the potential pros and cons of the vapor-emitting devices which have been sold in the US for more than a decade. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why SLEEP is the best way to fight this year's flu  
Certified sleep science coach Chris Brantner explains why seven to eight hours of sleep each night is the best way to fight off this year's vaccine-resistant flu. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We may finally know why dogs choose to eat their own poop
A team of veterinary researchers at University of California at Davis have discovered why your dog may decide to eat its own or others feces. The reason is partly tied to their wolf ancestors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transplant survivor from Atlanta celebrates third birthday
AJ Burgess celebrated his third birthday this weekend after finally getting a transplant in Atlanta, though he was told he was not eligible since his father had violated his parole. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transplant survivor celebrates third birthday
AJ Burgess celebrated his third birthday this weekend after finally getting a transplant in Atlanta, though he was told he was not eligible since his father had violated his parole. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid commission's Patrick Kennedy slams it as a 'sham'
Former Congressman and member of the six person opioid commission Patrick Kennedy told CNN in an impassioned interview that a lack of funding has rendered efforts against the epidemic useless. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plague fears in Madagascar return
Health chiefs thought they had the 'crisis', which prompted 10 nearby African countries to be placed on high alert, under control. But panic has re-emerged after a suspected new case. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eco-friendly firm Freda 'reboots' period care
EXCLUSIVE: Freda, a monthly subscription service aimed at the 'modern woman', now offers those across the UK tampons made of organic cotton and pads made of wood pulp. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drogheda parents ’ horror after baby's skull was crushed
Evan Tuite, who was born at the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Ireland, passed away in his mother Fiona's arms just hours after he entered the world in June 2012. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Horrific photo reveals snake venom raced up girl's leg
Emily Rose Oehler, five, was bitten by a rattlesnake Saturday morning during a family outing in Texas. Doctors used markers to measure the pace at which the venom traveled up her leg towards her abdomen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysian boy nearly died due to stuck chicken piece
A 12-year-old boy from Malaysia injured in a car accident baffled doctors when he turned blue in the operating theatre as they were about to perform life saving brain surgery on him. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vermont becomes 9th state legalize recreational marijuana
Vermont governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday legalizing recreational pot with some reservation. Vermont is the ninth state to pass a broad legalization law, but first to do so through legislature. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover a way to ease women's period pains
Edinburgh University researchers found some women have lower levels of oxygen in their blood, leading to a slower production of this protein, and therefore more intense blood-loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gadgets that can help you lose weight are tested
Eating better and exercising more were this year ’s most popular New Year resolutions, according to a poll. An obesity expert reviews a selection of gadgets that claim to help you lose weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts on how to spot if there is E.coli in your salad
Dr Jeffrey M Farber, a professor of food safety at the University of Guelph, explains how salad gets infected, whether you should wash your leaves, and what kinds of salad to look out for to stay safe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just one nurse is hired for every 400 jobs advertised
There were 34,260 vacant nursing and midwifery roles advertised across England at the end of September - a record high. The figures were collected by NHS Digital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OAPs are told to stay active to halt memory loss
Memory loss accelerates rapidly after retirement, a 30-year study suggests. Scientists tested 3,400 retired civil servants and found that their short-term recall declined faster than those still working. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl, 6, killed by flu hours after EMTs said she was fine
Emily Grace Muth, six, was killed by the flu on Friday hours after paramedics left her Cary, North Carolina, home and said she would be okay and to stay hydrated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women scarred by acid attacks have reconstructive surgery
Fatima Muneer, 45, and Niaz Bano, 53, both from Pakistan, were doused with acid in unrelated attacks, leaving them scarred for life. Zahida Parveen, 24, was badly burned by a gas cylinder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'The world is now more vulnerable to smallpox'
Experts have attacked the publication of the new study, led by scientists at the University of Alberta, Canada. It shows precisely how to construct horsepox - a close relative of the feared bug. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naked high intensity exercise classes are now a thing
The classes for adventurous fitness fanatics are coming to London next month. Trainer Keith McNiven said exercising nude maximises your workout and boosts your motivation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worgan family who all have dwarfism are Instagram hit
Charli Worgan, 27 – who is just 4ft 2in – has thousands of followers on her social media. The images show the couple, from Sydney, Australia, won't allow their dwarfism to hold them back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Worgan family who all have dwarfism are an Instagram hit
Charli Worgan, 27 – who is just 4ft 2in – has thousands of followers on her social media. The images show the couple, from Sydney, Australia, won't allow their dwarfism to hold them back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly people will suffer at least four diseases
Researchers from Newcastle University found in 2035 men will live 3.6 years longer, and women 2.9 years, than they do now, however, two-thirds of this time will be spent suffering from illnesses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glow Recipes creates new sell out watermelon product
After its watermelon based face mask caused a frenzy among beauty fans, Korean brand Glow Recipe has unveiled a new moisturiser that's 90% watermelons - and it's sold out on pre-orders alone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Girl with giant facial mole has  egg-like devices implanted
Xiao Yan, from south-western China, needs the life-saving treatment to grow new tissue. Her face now balloons in the four places where expanders have been surgically inserted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parents ’ horror after their baby's skull was crushed
Evan Tuite, who was born at the Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, Ireland, passed away in his mother Fiona's arms just hours after he entered the world in June 2012. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother has uncontrollable urges to pull her hair out
Kelsie Hanna, 30, from Edmonton, Canada,  said: 'I pull my hair every single day I would say. If I am not attacking an eyelash, I am tackling my actual hair on the head. I start feeling ants poking my head.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What happens to your body when you don't get enough sleep
Here, FEMAIL looks at the impact this sleeplessness has on the body and some simple tips for improving your slumber and overall health moving forward. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sweatband to replace finger-prick test for diabetes
Scientists have designed a new sweatband that can measure blood sugar levels - eliminating the need to take painful finger-prick tests. Some diabetes users currently have up to ten finger-pricks a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds women the hardest family members to live with
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Bar-Ilan University in Israel found that wives, sisters and mothers tend to 'nag' their kin the most, due to their emotionally investment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Halle Berry's impressive body and the secrets behind it
Halle Berry wowed onlookers recently in a strapless gown that displayed a perfectly- honed decolletage.  Here's how to get an impressive body and physique like hers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gadgets that can help you lose weight tested
Eating better and exercising more were this year ’s most popular New Year resolutions, according to a poll. An obesity expert reviews a selection of gadgets that claim to help you lose weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Call The Midwife Advisor on why mums don't seek support
Terri Coates, advisor to the BBC's Call the Midwife and practising midwife, raised concerns about parents ‘not getting the right answers’ when they turn to websites like Google for help. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stay active to halt memory loss, OAPs are told
Memory loss accelerates rapidly after retirement, a 30-year study suggests. Scientists tested 3,400 retired civil servants and found that their short-term recall declined faster than those still working. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother's breast implants triggered rare blood cancer
Linzy Bromfield, 48, from Chelmer, Essex, suffered from a rare form of blood cancer that was triggered by her breast implants. Doctors say they identified the cancer a month before it would have killed her. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman says Banana Boat sunscreen caused 2nd degree burns
Sarah Madden, 35, said doctors told her she will need regular melanoma skin checks for the rest of her life after suffering second degree burns during a holiday on the Sunshine Coast. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obese children are 'losing two decades of healthy life'
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) have criticised ministers ’ ‘piecemeal’ approach to preventing long-term illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pacemaker leads stopped jiggling about by tiny screw
Every year, around 25,000 people in the UK have a pacemaker fitted. Sometimes the wires can become dislodged, requiring further surgery, but a new device could avoid this problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Utah student hospitalized after she swallowed a Tide Pod
A Utah State University student was taken to a local hospital Saturday after swallowing a Tide Pod. School officials insist the incident was not part of the social media craze 'Tide Pod Challenge.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father finds kidney donor after printing plea on a t-shirt
Rob Leibowitz, 60, from New Jersey, suffered from chronic kidney disease and wore a t-shirt that said 'In Need of Kidney' to find his donor. He underwent a successful transplant surgery last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news