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People are skeptical about this record-setting trans weightlifting champ
New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard became the first transgender woman to represent New Zealand at the Australian International weightlifting competition -- a detail that has drawn praise and criticism. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to keep kids occupied on flights without electronics
A new ban on most electronic devices in the cabins of certain flights to the US and UK from Middle Eastern countries is causing confusion and frustration among passengers -- many of whom are parents of restless children. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy
A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man's semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has showed. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is 100% fruit juice good or bad for your child's weight?
A new study suggests that drinking 100% fruit juice daily is linked to some, but not significant, weight gain in early childhood. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In coach's rant, a lesson for parents and athletes
If you've been on Facebook this week, chances are you've seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team. UConn hasn't lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, fraud in fungal meningitis outbreak
Jurors in the trial of pharmacist Barry Cadden delivered a mixed verdict Wednesday in connection with a deadly 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy, study shows
A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man's semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has showed. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grieving father: 'I don't play Trump songs anymore'
Kraig Moss made financial sacrifices last year to follow Trump around the country and tell his own story. Now, he wishes he hadn't. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why flu shots fail even when the match is right
In 2009, two flu vaccines manufactured by the same company did not equally protect against the circulating H1N1 flu virus. A study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine examines the question: Why did one vaccine offer 35% less protection against the flu? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA: Rare cancer linked to breast implants and 9 deaths
Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration, stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could we trick the brain to stop tinnitus?
New research reveals some of the mechanisms underlying tinnitus' development and provides avenues for possible treatment, scientists say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living in the era of the Internet of Things
A recent WikiLeaks document dump, purportedly from the CIA, claimed that the agency can hack smart TVs and place them in "fake-off" mode, allowing an owner's private conversations to be recorded and sent to a covert server. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The initial hospital costs of gun violence in America
A new study sheds light on just how much gunshot wounds cost the United States and self-paying patients for an initial hospitalization. More research is needed to determine long-term costs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health care debate misses the point, experts say
The future of American health care dominates politics this year, but a high-profile team of experts suggests the current debate will not be the prescription to fix the country's entire ailing system. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal tea
A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco's Chinatown, public health officials there announced on Monday. They're urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with autism 40 times more likely to die from injury, study says
People with autism are three times more likely than the general population to die due to an injury, with suffocation, asphyxiation and drowning as the top three causes of premature deaths, a new study says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital: Try Beyonce, ABBA for CPR training
We always knew Missy Elliot's music would save lives one day, and this week New York Presbyterian Hospital confirmed our suspicions. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risky surgery separates baby from parasitic twin
Baby Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Born with twin's waist, legs and feet growing from her back
Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How does nutrition affect children's school performance?
As politicians debate spending and cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed budget, there have been questions about the effects of nutrition programs for kids. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US infant mortality rates down 15%
Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there a link between climate change and diabetes?
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee shops, ATMs may be ideal locations for defibrillators
Coffee shops and ATMs could play a major role in helping reduce deaths caused by out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, researchers say. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Football greats battling brain diseases
San Francisco 49ers legend Dwight Clark has announced he is suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

49ers legend Dwight Clark fighting Lou Gehrig's disease
San Francisco 49ers legend Dwight Clark has announced he is suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Building homes, inspiring hope for Mexico's working poor
Many families in Mexico migrate to the country's Baja region on the West Coast seeking jobs and a better lives. Though they find employment, they often join the ranks of Mexico's "working poor," barely earning the equivalent of $100 a week. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescriptions may hold clues to who gets hooked on opioids, study says
The duration of a prescription may give clues into how long a person ends up using a narcotic painkiller, a new study finds. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The secret to Iceland's happiness? It's in the water
When it comes to socializing, England has its pubs. Italy has its piazzas. And Iceland has its pools. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spring, the unsung season
Spring had long been my fourth favorite season. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Edamame recalled over listeria fears
An Edamame product has been recalled in 33 states due to fears it may be contaminated with potentially fatal listeria bacteria. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prescriptions may hold clues to who gets hooked on opioids
The duration of a prescription may give clues into how long a person ends up using a narcotic painkiller, a new study finds. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN VR: Separating conjoined twins Jadon and Anias
Inside the marathon surgery to save Jadon& Anias (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pill presses for counterfeit drugs seized in record numbers
Machines used to make counterfeit pills are reaching the US border in record numbers. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Key moments in the operating room
The surgical team labored for 27 painstaking hours to separate twins Jadon and Anias McDonald. The boys were born joined at the head. The surgery to separate them was rare and complicated. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spirit Airlines pilot and wife found dead in Ohio home
A Spirit Airlines pilot and his wife were found dead in their southwestern Ohio home Thursday. Authorities are still investigating but have said the deaths appear to be drug-related. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Humpback whales are behaving strangely and scientists want to know why
Humpback whales are suddenly hanging out in massive, densely packed "super groups" and scientists are trying to figure out why. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How health care works around the world
In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which country has the best health care?
In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ski, bike or run in Alaska's 100-mile call of the wild
If braving 100 miles of snow, ice and the freezing winter temperatures those elements imply, through the Alaskan bush, sounds like a good time to you, you may be extra thrilled by the option to race those dozens of miles of wilderness on foot, skis or bike. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nursing home rape epidemic: What's being done after CNN report?
When CNN published a report revealing widespread sexual abuse and assault in nursing homes, many people asked the same question: Why isn't more being done to stop it? (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

20,000 lbs of frozen pizza recalled over listeria fears
More than 21,000 pounds of frozen pizzas are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trying to find love as a transgender man
Devin Gutierrez is a straight man, but he's never dated a straight woman. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Guinness really 'good for you'?
Guinness, like other Irish stouts, enjoys a seasonal popularity every St. Patrick's Day. It has also been touted as being "good for you," at least by its own advertising posters decades ago. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USA Gymnastics CEO resigns amid sexual abuse scandal
The top official at USA Gymnastics resigned Thursday as the organization deals with a sexual abuse scandal involving a former team doctor. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad's case of strep throat leads to amputations
A Michigan man is feeling grateful after surviving a strep throat infection that led to amputations of parts of his hands and feet and nearly cost his life. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robots attend school in place of sick kids, thanks to one giving boy
Grahamtastic Connection -- founded by a mother whose son died of leukemia -- provides computers and robots to connect children battling illness with school and friends. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical, science research faces huge cuts under Trump budget
Although the details are scarce, President Donald Trump's proposed budget, "America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again" (PDF), paints a dramatic picture for the American science and medical communities that is facing huge potential budget cuts. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate, not just genetics, shaped your nose, study says
Though you undoubtedly inherited your distinctive nose from your parents, its shape was sculpted over time by adaptations to your ancestors' local climate, suggests a study published in the journal PLOS Genetics on Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One stem cell treatment stabilizes macular degeneration, another blinds 3 patients
As we grow older, a common disease called macular degeneration can threaten our eyesight. An experimental stem cell treatment proved effective at halting this disease with no serious side effects up to a year later, a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine found. It is the first treatment using personalized, genetically identical cells derived from the patient. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news