Health News
10/21/2018

20 Hearty Potato Soup Recipes to Warm You Up This Fall


20 Hearty Potato Soup Recipes to Warm You Up This Fall



15 Takes on Roasted Sweet Potatoes to Try This Thanksgiving


15 Takes on Roasted Sweet Potatoes to Try This Thanksgiving



50+ Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces That'll Make Your Table Stand Out


50+ Easy Thanksgiving Centerpieces That'll Make Your Table Stand Out



15 Simple Cornbread Recipes That Pair Perfectly With Turkey


15 Simple Cornbread Recipes That Pair Perfectly With Turkey



40 Absolutely Delicious Sweet Potato Recipes You Need in Your Life


40 Absolutely Delicious Sweet Potato Recipes You Need in Your Life



4 Common Kids' Health Concerns


4 Common Kids' Health ConcernsRunny noses. Sore throats. Stomachaches. All are common in households with children. In fact, more than 3 out of 4 children in the U.S. miss at least one day of school per year because they’re si...



4 Common Kids' Health Concerns


4 Common Kids' Health ConcernsRunny noses. Sore throats. Stomachaches. All are common in households with children. In fact, more than 3 out of 4 children in the U.S. miss at least one day of school per year because they’re si...



5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away


5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes AwayIt only takes a few minutes outdoors, particularly at dusk, to develop a deep-rooted disdain for mosquitoes. And as if buzzing incessantly near your ear and feasting on your exposed arms and legs...



5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes Away


5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes AwayIt only takes a few minutes outdoors, particularly at dusk, to develop a deep-rooted disdain for mosquitoes. And as if buzzing incessantly near your ear and feasting on your exposed arms and legs...



28 Pumpkin Pie Recipes That'll Take Your Thanksgiving to the Next Level


28 Pumpkin Pie Recipes That'll Take Your Thanksgiving to the Next Level



Is Your Child Too Sick for School?


Is Your Child Too Sick for School?Your child awakens on a school morning grumbling that “my tummy hurts,” or with a warm forehead and flushed cheeks, or another—probably minor—health complaint. Or he has an odd rash or a few left...



Is Your Child Too Sick for School?


Is Your Child Too Sick for School?Your child awakens on a school morning grumbling that “my tummy hurts,” or with a warm forehead and flushed cheeks, or another—probably minor—health complaint. Or he has an odd rash or a few left...



15 Scalloped Potato Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds


15 Scalloped Potato Recipes That Will Wow Your Tastebuds



15 Sweet Potato Casseroles That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast


15 Sweet Potato Casseroles That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



8 Reasons Probiotics Should Be a Regular Part of Your Diet


8 Reasons Probiotics Should Be a Regular Part of Your Diet



25+ Thanksgiving Cupcakes You Must Serve for Dessert This Year


25+ Thanksgiving Cupcakes You Must Serve for Dessert This Year



40+ Thanksgiving Appetizers That Will Wow Your Guests


40+ Thanksgiving Appetizers That Will Wow Your Guests



How to Avoid a Contact Lens Infection


How to Avoid a Contact Lens InfectionApproximately 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses to correct their vision—and most of them go years without a problem. But contact lenses are not without their risks, some potential...



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA small but growing percentage of very young children aren't getting critical vaccines that protect them from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps, according to the Centers for Disease C...



27 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Too Cute to Handle


27 Baby Halloween Costumes That Are Too Cute to Handle



25+ Affordable Plus Size Costumes for the Best Halloween Ever


25+ Affordable Plus Size Costumes for the Best Halloween Ever



25 Group Halloween Costumes for All of Your Friends


25 Group Halloween Costumes for All of Your Friends



Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural Disaster


Guard Your Health Before and After a Natural DisasterHurricane season is far from over on the East Coast of the U.S., and wildfires continue to rage across the west. If you're facing a storm or other major disaster, there are a number of measures y...



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go BagA well-stocked medication go bag can be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...



When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go Bag


When Disaster Strikes: What to Put in Your Medication Go BagA well-stocked medication go bag can be used to soothe a cut or burn—or to save your life during a hurricane, flood, fire, or other emergency.   But it’s important not to wait until you’re faced ...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes Out


What to Feed Your Family When the Power Goes OutIf you won’t be able to leave your house for a few days or if the power is out for longer than a couple of hours, what to feed your family becomes a major concern. The food experts at Consumer Re...



50 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Whip Up at Home


50 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas You Can Whip Up at Home



65 Amazing Couples Costumes You Need This Halloween


65 Amazing Couples Costumes You Need This Halloween



40 Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Big Bash


40 Delicious Halloween Party Food Ideas for Your Big Bash



28 Easy Halloween Finger Foods to Whip Up This Year


28 Easy Halloween Finger Foods to Whip Up This Year



45+ Fun Pumpkin Painting Ideas for the Best Halloween Ever


45+ Fun Pumpkin Painting Ideas for the Best Halloween Ever



40 Halloween Snacks That'll Blow Your Guests Away


40 Halloween Snacks That'll Blow Your Guests Away



9 Surprisingly Salty Foods


9 Surprisingly Salty FoodsAlmost half the sodium in the American diet comes from just 10 foods. Some of them, such as cheese, pizza, and salty snacks, are obvious. But sometimes sodium hides where you least expect it—and ...



9 Surprisingly Salty Foods


9 Surprisingly Salty FoodsAlmost half the sodium in the American diet comes from just 10 foods. Some of them, such as cheese, pizza, and salty snacks, are obvious. But sometimes sodium hides where you least expect it—and ...



40+ Halloween Dinner Ideas That Are So Good It's Scary


40+ Halloween Dinner Ideas That Are So Good It's Scary



40 Cheap and Easy Last-Minute Halloween Party Ideas


40 Cheap and Easy Last-Minute Halloween Party Ideas



20 Halloween Movies for Kids to Watch This Spooky Season


20 Halloween Movies for Kids to Watch This Spooky Season



20 Teacher Gift Ideas That'll Brighten Their Holiday Season


20 Teacher Gift Ideas That'll Brighten Their Holiday Season



30 Delicious Fall Soups to Make on a Chilly Day


30 Delicious Fall Soups to Make on a Chilly Day



5 Turkey Cooking Tips That'll Guarantee You Have the Perfect Bird


5 Turkey Cooking Tips That'll Guarantee You Have the Perfect BirdThere's no need to wing it at Thanksgiving this year.



20 Must-Try Gravy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Feast


20 Must-Try Gravy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Feast



25 Simple Thanksgiving Decorations That'll Beautify Your Home


25 Simple Thanksgiving Decorations That'll Beautify Your Home



8 Simple Ways to Be a Better Networker


8 Simple Ways to Be a Better NetworkerIt's not what you know, it's who.



20 Christmas Gifts for Men Under $50


20 Christmas Gifts for Men Under $50



These 30-Minute Meals Get Dinner on the Table in a Flash


These 30-Minute Meals Get Dinner on the Table in a Flash



25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight


25 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Potatoes to Make Tonight



21 Green Bean Recipes That'll Steal the Show This Thanksgiving


21 Green Bean Recipes That'll Steal the Show This Thanksgiving



30 Stuffing Recipes That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast


30 Stuffing Recipes That'll Complete Your Thanksgiving Feast



Myths and Facts About Vaccines for Children


Myths and Facts About Vaccines for ChildrenA small but growing percentage of very young children aren't getting critical vaccines that protect them from infectious diseases such as measles and mumps, according to the Centers for Disease C...



Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old daughter on ventilator


The parents of a 9-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead have filed another request to extend a temporary restraining order to keep their daughter on a ventilator. A judge agreed to extend the order until next Monday, their attorney says.

Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving


Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm.

Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says


Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research suggests.

As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says


No matter where we live, weather touches each of us daily and the warming effects of climate change go beyond the physical environment.

How climate change will affect your health


A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don't make "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to stem global warming. But the planet isn't the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too.

Immunotherapy-chemo combo extends life for women with aggressive form of breast cancer, study finds


A combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy added months to the lives of women with triple-negative breast cancer, an aggressive type that attacks women under 50.

The ideal diet to combat climate change



Women are more faithful than men, and other myths on female infidelity



Veteran battling suicidal thoughts opens horse ranch to help military families


October in Georgia is when summer finally gives way to fall and the atmosphere paces itself like a perfectly curated air conditioner. One recent Saturday morning, on a rural property in Fortson, the sound of children laughing and playing could be heard between the occasional horse's neigh.

Ten vegan-friendly versions of tailgate classics



Rare eye condition was behind da Vinci's genius, research claims


A rare eye condition helped Leonardo da Vinci paint distance and depth of objects on flat surfaces with the accuracy which he became famous for, new research claims.

Should children be activists?



Making art is helping heal veterans, parolees



India treats 'Netflix addiction' as internet use surges


"Netflix and chill" has morphed into an apparent case of "Netflix addiction" for a man in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as areas long cut off from the internet get connected with on-demand entertainment.

USC says it's tentatively agreed to $215M settlement over gynecologist misconduct claims


The University of Southern California said Friday it has "reached agreement in principle" on a $215 million class-action settlement after students filed lawsuits accusing former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexually abusing them.

Trader Joe's and Whole Foods ready-to-eat salads recalled due to possible salmonella contamination


Ready-to-eat salads have been recalled from popular grocery stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's due to concerns about corn contaminated with salmonella and listeria, the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service has reported.

She asked for a drug to treat her miscarriage. The pharmacist refused to give it to her because of his religion


Michigan woman wants grocery story pharmacy to change its policy on when pharmacists can refuse to fill prescriptions on religious grounds.

Can this app help China's forgotten cancer sufferers?



As smog season begins, China wary of leaving residents without winter heat


Sometimes to win the war against pollution, you have to beat a tactical retreat.

Hungary's PM bans gender study at colleges saying 'people are born either male or female'


Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is facing a strong backlash from universities this week after banning gender studies programs.

First US case of rat-sourced virus from the Andes reported


The first confirmed US case of Andes virus was reported at a Delaware hospital in January, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report said Thursday.

Memes lead to teenage obesity, lawmakers told


It's been a bad few weeks for memes.

New self-lubricating condoms could boost their use, prevent STDs


Self-lubricating condoms may be the answer in helping prevent sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies, researchers have found.

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100


At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.

States that legalized recreational weed see increase in car accidents, studies say


The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the probable cause of a crash that killed 12 people on a church bus near Concan, Texas, in March 2017 was that the 20-year-old man whose truck hit the bus was under the influence of marijuana and a sedative.

Astronaut recounts harrowing failed space launch


Two minutes into his first trip to space last Thursday, US astronaut Nick Hague found himself thinking how smoothly the flight was going. "It was everything I expected it to be," he told NASA director Jim Bridenstine at Johnson Space Center on Tuesday.

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals


We've all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease.

Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report card


Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F.

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to to slide


Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports


A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.

Cardiff support worker helps man, 67, get his life back


A project will see the NHS and Cardiff council working closely to keep people living independently.

'I regret promoting my botched butt lift'


Ex On The Beach's Natalee Harris tells Victoria Derbyshire it encouraged others to have the same procedure.

Michelle Heaton: Menopause is 'more than a hot flush’


Michelle Heaton went through early menopause aged 38 after a hysterectomy.

Kenyan schoolgirl Angel overcomes bullies to pursue dream of music career


Angel Wanjiru has overcome bullies and health problems to pursue her dream of a career in music.

'Facebook baby ads taunted me after stillbirth'


Anna England Kerr was shown ads for cots, cribs and IVF, despite trying to turn them off.

Princess Eugenie: 'I wanted my wedding dress to show my scar'


Princess Eugenie had major surgery on her back as a child.

Gary Barlow opens up about stillbirth experience


The Take That star says he wrote about his stillborn daughter Poppy "to help other people".

Mental health: Finding someone to talk to


Two people share their very different experiences of accessing help from mental health services.

My cheating boyfriend gave me HIV - here's how I got justice


When Diane Reeve discovered that her partner was sleeping around she ended their relationship, but then she found out that he had given her HIV.

Food allergies: What a severe reaction feels like


What having a severe nut allergy feels like and how navigating the daily risks affects your life.

I woke up unable to speak English


Hannah Jenkins survived a cycling accident - but woke up no longer being able to understand English.

What works for treating children's colds?


They get twice as many colds as adults but there's no magic cure - or is there?

Celebrating Africa's aid workers on the frontline


From fighting fires to digging cars out of flooded roads - the unglamorous realities of the life of Africa's aid workers.

Why my bones are crumbling at 27


Lizzie Porter was anorexic throughout her teens, and the years of starvation have left a permanent imprint.

Tai chi v Zumba: Do you have to work up a sweat to get fit?


Can we get the benefits of exercise without too much huffing and puffing, with an activity like tai chi?

From cuddles to counting - PTSD coping strategies shared


A single post on Reddit about one woman's PTSD has prompted an influx of similar stories and advice.

Vitamin D pills - what's the truth?


A study suggests they don't work, but health experts say there's no reason to change official advice.

Is it worth giving up alcohol for a month?


Sober October or Dry January - are they actually good for your health?

Baby box safety doubts raised by experts


They say babies should only sleep in them temporarily, with cots and Moses baskets thought to be safer.

Length of ring and index fingers 'linked to sexuality'


Women whose left index and ring fingers are different lengths are more likely to be lesbians, a study suggests.

'Miracle' baby whose heart stopped for 22 minutes turns one


Doctors say Lacey's recovery is remarkable and defies the odds - and she should live a normal life.

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational cannabis


The country becomes only the second nation in the world, after Uruguay, to legalise recreational use.

Self-lubricating condom designed to reduce infections


Scientists hope it'll make condoms easier to use and cut rates of sexually transmitted infections.

Which? testing reveals 'unsafe' child stair gates


Consumer group Which? urges parents not to use three models of stair gates, saying they could be unsafe.

Dance lessons for the lonely - on the NHS


GPs in England are to prescribe "social" activities, such as dance and cookery lessons, to tackle loneliness.

Age boys start puberty 'linked to mothers'


The age at which boys begin puberty is linked to when their mothers started having periods, a study suggests.

Payton Summons: Brain dead girl denied further life support


The ventilator for Payton Summons, 9, is to be turned off after a judge refused an extension.

Bill Turnbull: Cancer chemo treatment was 'unbearable'


The presenter says he watched all 67 episodes of Game of Thrones "to pass the time" during treatment.

Children 'should be weighed up to age 18', report says


A report by child health experts warns England is falling behind other countries unless policies change.

Same-sex mice have babies


Scientists break the rules of reproduction, so what does it mean for the future of sex?

Cwm Taf baby deaths: 'My baby is buried 4,000 miles away'


Chioma Udeogu's daughter Favour was stillborn after failings on a Welsh maternity ward.

C-section births surge to 'alarming' rates worldwide - study


A doubling in worldwide cases of the birth procedure in 15 years is "unjustified", a study says.

Standing-desk workers 'less tired, more engaged'


Employees who use desks that allow them to sit or stand are healthier and happier, research suggests.

'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world


Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are vital for the future, say scientists

Silent disco for Hertfordshire dementia care home residents


People living with dementia put on their dancing shoes and boogie to Ol' Blue Eyes.

Why is this African village letting mosquitoes in?


The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.

Girl, 8, walks into school on new prosthetic leg


Friends of Amelia Eldred were ready with a group hug as she walked into school on her new leg.

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