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A sleep class for tired parents
A gym in London has started a new concept called 'Napercise,' a 60-minute sleep class to relax the body and mind. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US yellow fever vaccine supply will run out this summer
American supplies of yellow fever vaccine are expected to run out this summer , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, and it released a report outlining a plan to ensure continuous access. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yet another dog food lot recalled because it may contain euthanasia drug
If you have a couple of cans of Party Animal dog food in the house, you may want to pull them out and take a close look at the label. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby girl back with family after removal of parasitic twin
Six weeks after a risky but successful surgery in the United States to remove her parasitic twin, an 11-month-old called baby Dominique has been reunited with her family in Cote d'Ivoire. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Simple steps to help people with dementia lead better lives
Alzheimer's disease has an unusual distinction: It's the illness that Americans fear most -- more than cancer, stroke or heart disease. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyclist turns a death sentence into a race against diabetes
Phil Southerland was told he would die young from diabetes. But he beat the odds by becoming a competitive cyclist and helping other diabetics along the way. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is sushi healthy?
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arsenic-polluted water linked to cancer in India
Millions of people in Bihar, India, are showing symptoms of arsenic poisoning, which can be linked to cancer, due to consumption of contaminated drinking water. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drugged driving surpasses drunken driving among drivers killed in crashes, report finds
Driving under the influence of drugs was deadlier in 2015 than driving while drunk, a new report found. Still, some safety experts caution that drunken driving remains a bigger problem and say that drugged driving needs more research. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes, weight can combine to alter brain, study says
Overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure than normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes, a new study says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assault
Some people call it "stealthing" -- a practice where men secretly remove or damage condoms without their partners' knowledge. Others call it sexual assault. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeless at 14, she's saving youth from the same fate
Formerly homeless, Mariuma Ben Yosef now operates Shanti House, which provides temporary housing and long-term support for homeless and at-risk youth ages 14 to 21. The program has helped 46,000 young people so far. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with elevated lead levels aren't being tested or diagnosed, study says
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Runner: Having narcolepsy is harder than a marathon
For years, Julie Flygare kept her condition private. She hadn't liked people's reactions on the occasions when she had opened up and shared her story. People thought it was a joke or not important. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clues to new antibiotics could lie in medieval texts
For a long time, medieval medicine has been dismissed as irrelevant. This time period is popularly referred to as the "Dark Ages," which erroneously suggests that it was unenlightened by science or reason. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to talk to kids about being transgender
What happens when you bring a group of sixth-graders together to meet -- for the first time -- someone who is transgender? You get an easy and honest conversation that speaks volumes about how we can talk to our kids about gender and how much we can learn from their openness. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with elevated lead levels aren't being tested
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prosecutor: 'Brutal' genital mutilation won't be tolerated in US
Two Michigan doctors and a medical office manager were indicted Wednesday by a Detroit grand jury in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the United States. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will sludge-color packaging deter smokers?
Can the sight of a greenish-brown color really be enough to deter smokers from reaching for their next pack of cigarettes? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New evidence says humans were in America much earlier than we thought
The remains of a mastodon discovered during a routine excavation in California shows there was human activity in North America 130,000 years ago -- or about 115,000 years earlier than previously thought. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What your energy drink can do to your body
What is it that gives popular energy drinks a boost? Here's a look at some of the most commonly used ingredients in energy drinks, and why health experts are worried that they might be wreaking havoc on your body. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive
An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

African-American boy starts book club for kids like him
Sidney Keys III, 11, started Books n Bros, a book club for 8- to 12-year-olds who get together in the St. Louis area and read -- about stuff they really want to read about. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

His son's favorite Blockbuster store is closing. So dad built him one
The 20-year-old has autism and trips to the Blockbuster store were part of his regular routine. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School tells this 6th-grader to fix his haircut or face suspension
Xavier Davis has a pretty simple haircut: two shaved lines on the side. So imagine the family's surprise when the 6th-grader was told his hair cut was a problem. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is storing baby teeth the next wave in biobanking?
Stem cells extracted from baby teeth may someday regrow a lost adult tooth or offer other medical benefits, but the current research does not yet provide evidence of value. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA cracks down on 'illegal' cancer treatments
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How hype can mislead cancer patients, families
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cops use murdered woman's Fitbit movements to charge her husband
Detectives say the steps her Fitbit recorded were inconsistent with the account her husband gave. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA targets cancer treatments
The FDA is cracking down on companies selling products that it says falsely claim to prevent, treat or cure cancer. "The products ... have not been reviewed by FDA for safety and efficacy, and can be dangerous to both people and pets," the agency says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom writes children's book to explain IVF to her son
Jo Zmood wanted to find a book to help explain to her son how she brought him into the world. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Controversial paper says saturated fat won't clog arteries
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma commission recommends extending death penalty moratorium
An Oklahoma commission recommended a continuation of a moratorium on the death penalty in that state. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'
You can't escape Disney's phenomenon "Frozen." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD risk may be passed down through our DNA
Christal Presley considers herself a survivor of the Vietnam War, even though the war ended years before she was born. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The controversial debate about '13 Reasons Why'
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid epidemic may be underestimated, CDC report says
Experts say the United States is in the throes of an opioid abuse epidemic, causing 91 overdose deaths each day. Yet the total number of opioid-related deaths may still be underestimated, suggests new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cherokee Nation sues pharmacies, drug distributors over opioids
The Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against pharmacies and drug distributors on Thursday, alleging that the companies have not done their part to curb the opioid epidemic that has gripped the tribal community. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cherokee Nation sues pharmacies, drug distributors over opioid epidemic
The Cherokee Nation filed a lawsuit against pharmacies and drug distributors on Thursday, alleging that the companies have not done their part to curb the opioid epidemic that has gripped the tribal community. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First malaria vaccine to be widely tested in Africa next year
The World Health Organization announced Monday that it has the go-ahead to try the first malaria vaccine in the field in real-world settings next year. The organization made the announcement on the eve of World Malaria Day. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a plastic-munching caterpillar could help save the earth
Even the smallest among us can be big heroes. Take the lowly wax worm, for instance. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

His stepdad said he'd never graduate college, but ...
The now-college graduate turned his stepfather's cruel words into motivation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chips recalled over Salmonella fear
Frito-Lay is recalling two jalape ño-flavored potato chip products over fears of Salmonella contamination. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How these students got into every Ivy League school
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The next medical innovations that could save children
What medical advancements may save the lives of our children in the future and are we spending enough on research to find them? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could more female police lead to safer communities?
Vera Bumpers, the first female chief and first African-American chief of Houston's Metro Police Department, remembers one of the first calls she went on shortly after joining the force right out of college. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homeless girls bond in Girl Scout Troop 6000
The members of Girl Scout Troop 6000 are just like any other girls. They go on trips, draw, sing and dance and sell those famous cookies. But their connection goes beyond Tagalongs and Thin Mints. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen hash brown recall due to 'golf balls'
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Campbell recalls chicken soups
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeon general resigns
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Source: CNN.com - Health - April 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news