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A Heart Risk Factor Even Doctors Know Little About

To millions of Americans, Bob Harper was the picture of health, a celebrity fitness trainer who whipped people into shape each week on the hit TV show “The Biggest Loser.”<p>But last February, Mr. Harper, 52, suffered a massive heart attack at a New York City gym and went into cardiac arrest. He was …

Medicine

The NFL’s Biggest Problem Isn’t Anthem Protests, But Physics

Critiquing the NFL has become its own sport recently. Falling ratings, national anthem controversies, domestic violence issues, and a poor product …

The 12 Most Important Health Innovations Of The Year

These are the Best Of What's New<p><i>Read about the other Best of What’s New winners from the November/December 2016 issue</i> of Popular Science.

Robot with sense of touch to allow surgeons to operate remotely

During keyhole surgery, surgeons typically rely on sight as they remotely control the delicate operation.<p>A new robot promises to give them one …

First-ever baby born using ‘three parent’ genetic engineering

According to an exclusive report in New Scientist, a breakthrough birth occurred under the radar some five months ago. With the help of John Zhang from the New Hope Fertility Center in New York City, a Jordanian couple conceived and gave birth to a child with more than two genetic parents.<p><i>[After</i> …

Genetics

Teens Tell All: Surviving (barely) without smartphones for a week

Is your teen addicted to their smartphone? NBC’s Stephanie Gosk challenged a group of high schoolers to ditch their phones for a full week. After the experiment was over, the teens admitted they felt more present without their phones, and their teacher said he was impressed with how improved and …

How painkillers can turn high school athletes into drug addicts - NBC News

Health

Why You Might Have High Blood Pressure Without Knowing It

Health experts often assume that blood pressure measured in a medical office or hospital may be higher than usual, thanks to the anxiety brought on …

You Asked: Which Foods Are Treated With Antibiotics?

It’s difficult to overstate the importance of antibiotics in modern medicine. By blocking the spread of infection-causing bacteria, antibiotics make …

Can your own immune system kill cancer?

<b>(CNN) —</b> There was another big win in the advancement of immunotherapy treatments for cancer this week.<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved an immunotherapy drug called Keytruda, which stimulates the body's immune system, for the first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small-cell …

Immunotherapy

She went into the hospital for kidney stones and came home with a baby

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Shaun Jude Jaegers grows up, he'll have a heck of a story to tell about his birth.<p>Not only was he a "surprise" baby, but his mom at first thought he was just a kidney stone.<p>Last week his mother, Stephanie Jaegers of Locust Grove, Georgia, was suffering significant stomach pain. She …

Pregnancy

Teen Depression and Anxiety: What Parents Can Do

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Fewer teens pregnant, but it's not because they're having less sex

Teen pregnancy is way down. And a study suggests that the reason is increased, and increasingly effective, use of contraceptives.<p>From 2007 to 2013, births to teens age 15 to 19 dropped by 36 percent; pregnancies fell by 25 percent from 2007 to 2011, according to federal data (PDF).<p>But that wasn't …

CNN

New drug 'wakes up' immune system to fight one of deadliest cancers

IMM-101 drug has extended lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and appears to have no side-effects<p>A new drug that “wakes up” the immune system to attack cancer has extended the lives of people with metastatic pancreatic cancer and has no side-effects, raising hopes for a new and …

8 habits that make 20-somethings anxious and unproductive

Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than older Americans. The APA reports that 12% of millennials have a diagnosed anxiety disorder—almost twice the percentage of Boomers.<p>On a non-clinical scale, a BDA Morneau Shepell white paper discovered that 30% of working millennials have …

Mental Health

Rolling Stoned: Colorado’s Marijuana-DUI Rules Will Leave You Dazed and Confused

In January, Coloradans could finally, in the words of their Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, “break out the Cheetos and Goldfish.” Fourteen months after ­voters approved a referendum legalizing marijuana, the first pot stores opened their doors. The rules mostly mirror those for alcohol: …

Cannabis

Colorado Raised More Tax Revenue From Marijuana Than From Alcohol

Legal recreational marijuana is a boon for tax revenues in Colorado, according to new figures from the state’s Department of Revenue, outpacing …

Cannabis

World's First Marijuana-Funded College Scholarship Is Here

Talk about higher education<p>In this week’s election in Pueblo County, Colo., voters were asked to weigh in on a number of proposals. With the …

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

Cannabis

John Kasich Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana in Ohio

On Wednesday, Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich signed a bill legalizing marijuana for medical purposes in Ohio.<p>The Governor’s communication team …

More US teens may be facing depression: Here's why

Across the U.S., there's been an uptick in the percentage of teens who are having episodes of depression, a new report finds.<p>From 2013 to 2014, about one in nine teens in the United States had a major depressive episode, up from about one in 10 teens from 2012 to 2013, the researchers found. …

Depression

'Suicide Is Not Selfish': Author Posts on Death of Robin Williams

Two years ago, the comedian and actor Robin Williams killed himself in his home. The death of a man who created such joy struck millions of people …

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Depression

In honor of Robin Williams.<p>It’s been two years since beloved actor Robin Williams died by suicide, and one major legacy of his passing has been a continued conversation about the serious effects of psychological and neurological disorders.<p>While we’ll never know what factors and conditions led to …

Teenage girls in Australia are taking up smoking in pregnancy to deliberately have smaller babies, study finds

Teenagers in Australia are smoking in order to deliberately have smaller babies, research has found.<p>A study has found that the girls, who are as …

Recovery schools for addicted teens on the rise

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Preston Grundy started drinking at 14 to escape from his depression. He soon moved on to marijuana, Xanax, Adderall and cocaine, smoking pot when he woke each day and snorting pills in the bathroom between classes.<p>The Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, teen went to treatment, but …

New Implantable Drug Could Ease Opioid Addiction

A new medication, the first of its kind, has just been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for people addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers.<p>As an implantable version of a drug designed to ease withdrawal symptoms, the FDA-approved Probuphine is a new hope for those caught in the …

Opioids

Late BMX biker Dave Mirra had CTE

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iconic BMX biker Dave Mirra was found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the same brain disease that has been diagnosed in a number of former professional football players, including Junior Seau and Ken Stabler. Mirra is the first extreme sport athlete to be diagnosed with the …

The Brain

The talk that could save a life: How to talk about suicide to kids of any age

Suicide is the way that depression — a very serious illness — kills, just as surely as a heart attack is the way coronary artery disease kills. With depression, just like heart disease, there are things a person can do to try to be as healthy as possible, but the disease itself is no one's …

Listening to patients at the end of their lives is crucial – so why don't doctors do it?

Communications skills training in medicine is patchy, undervalued and not a clinical imperative – but 90% of doctors say it should be mandatory<p>The new patient is an elderly, diabetic lady whose heart has been teetering on the edge of failure for the past two years. She likes saying that her …

Bottled Juice Is a Sugar Bomb of Unimaginable Proportions

A new study published last week in the British Medical Journal takes a closer look at just how gnarly the sugar-bomb factor is in these juice drinks. Prepare to LOL about the realities of your smoothie.<p>We don't know much, but we are all pretty sure at this point that soda isn't the most …

Nutrition