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Aging, Longevity and Health in the News

Cut sugar in cakes, chocolate by 20%, industry told
The guidelines for everyday foods are aimed at helping to reduce childhood obesity.

Right-to-die case: Shrewsbury's Noel Conway loses court bid
The 67-year-old, who has terminal motor neurone disease, says he will appeal against the ruling.

NHS targets suncream prescriptions for cuts
Doctors could also be told to stop prescribing gluten-free food, cold remedies and some painkillers.

Bowel cancer tool to boost diagnosis in under-50s
The tool will calculate the risk of the disease based on blood tests, symptoms and a GP's advice.

Jeremy Hunt 'sorry' NHS 111 call did not spot boy's sepsis
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt addressed a memorial service for William Mead who died aged one.

Mother gave cannabis to son who fought rare form of cancer
Callie Blackwell said she was terrified of her teenage son "dying in pain".

Scars on stage
US beauty queen Victoria Graham has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) but isn't afraid to show her scars.


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Therapists? Offer Strategies for Postelection Stress
How to follow the news in a political age of anxiety.

Phys Ed: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Moving and socializing appears to perk up the aging brain.

Repeal of Affordable Care Act Is Back on Agenda, Republicans Say
Under pressure from conservative activists, House Republican leaders and the White House say they have restarted negotiations.

Hepatitis Tied to Parkinson?s Risk
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson?s disease.

Healthy Gums May Signal a Longer Life
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.

Living With Cancer: The Haves and Have-Nots of Cancer Care
Prevention and early detection should not be bonuses available only to those who can pay for expensive medical coverage.

E.P.A. Chief, Rejecting Agency?s Science, Chooses Not to Ban Insecticide
E.P.A. scientists had concluded that exposure to the chemical, chlorpyrifos, which has been in use since 1965, was potentially causing significant health consequences.

Anti-Abortion Activists Charged in Planned Parenthood Video Case
California prosecutors say some of the videos, which were edited conversations with abortion providers that the activists secretly recorded, violated the state?s privacy law.

In Health Bill?s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Q&A: Recalling Early Childhood Memories, or Not
Remembering events from no earlier than age 3 or 4 is typical, studies have found. The phenomenon is known as childhood amnesia.

The New Health Care: Training Your Brain So That You Don?t Need Reading Glasses
A monthslong regimen can compensate for what eye muscles no longer can do.

Loneliness can worsen a common cold
People who feel isolated tend to have worse symptoms, new research shows

British royals help ease stigma on mental health
Prince William, his wife Kate, and his brother Prince Harry lend their support to a campaign to encourage people to talk openly about mental health issues

Boy's controversial TSA pat-down sheds light on disorder
Sensory processing disorder, or SPD, involves hypersensitivity to sound, sight, and touch ? even a light touch can feel like ?a profoundly itchy sweater times 100?

More older women are drinking hard
Binge drinking in baby boomers, especially women, is on the rise, study finds

Fewer malpractice claims succeed, but payouts rise
Shift may reflect changes in laws that place a cap on damage claims, Harvard study author suggests

The Surprising Health Threat Facing Middle-age Men
For middle-aged men, feeling lonely all the time can be as bad or worse for long-term health as heavy drinking or gaining too much weight.

Democrats Ask HHS Chief: Do You Plan to Sabotage Obamacare?
Democrats pressed Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about whether the Trump administration will try to kill Obamacare.

Sad! Trump Attacks Conservatives Over Health Bill Failure
'Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood& Ocare!' Trump tweeted.


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Therapists? Offer Strategies for Postelection Stress
How to follow the news in a political age of anxiety.

Phys Ed: Walk, Stretch or Dance? Dancing May Be Best for the Brain
Moving and socializing appears to perk up the aging brain.

Repeal of Affordable Care Act Is Back on Agenda, Republicans Say
Under pressure from conservative activists, House Republican leaders and the White House say they have restarted negotiations.

Hepatitis Tied to Parkinson?s Risk
People with hepatitis B or hepatitis C were more likely to have Parkinson?s disease.

Healthy Gums May Signal a Longer Life
Older women with gum disease or tooth loss are at increased risk of dying early, researchers report.

Living With Cancer: The Haves and Have-Nots of Cancer Care
Prevention and early detection should not be bonuses available only to those who can pay for expensive medical coverage.

E.P.A. Chief, Rejecting Agency?s Science, Chooses Not to Ban Insecticide
E.P.A. scientists had concluded that exposure to the chemical, chlorpyrifos, which has been in use since 1965, was potentially causing significant health consequences.

Anti-Abortion Activists Charged in Planned Parenthood Video Case
California prosecutors say some of the videos, which were edited conversations with abortion providers that the activists secretly recorded, violated the state?s privacy law.

In Health Bill?s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Q&A: Recalling Early Childhood Memories, or Not
Remembering events from no earlier than age 3 or 4 is typical, studies have found. The phenomenon is known as childhood amnesia.

The New Health Care: Training Your Brain So That You Don?t Need Reading Glasses
A monthslong regimen can compensate for what eye muscles no longer can do.


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Hepatitis Infection May Raise Parkinson's Risk
New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

A Lonely Heart Could Worsen a Cold
People who feel isolated tend to have worse symptoms, research shows

'Cycle in a Dish' Explores Female Intricacies
Miniature model of reproductive system may advance treatment of women's diseases, researchers say

How Businesses Are Welcoming Children With Autism
These sensory-friendly events let kids with special needs take part in all the family fun.

Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America
Use of the narcotic grew 5-fold in a decade, helped by scourge of prescription painkiller abuse

More Older Women Hitting the Bottle Hard
Study found dramatic jump in binge drinking in this vulnerable group

High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk
Taking triple the daily recommendation didn't lower risk in older women, but larger trials are underway

Exercise: The Cellular 'Fountain of Youth'
Intense interval training seems to boost older cells, even reversing some of aging's effects, study finds

IV Fluids May Make Childbirth Safer, Easier
Review found it lowered risk of cesarean delivery, shortened labor

Breastfeeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers
But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3


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E.P.A. Chief, Rejecting Agency?s Science, Chooses Not to Ban Insecticide
E.P.A. scientists had concluded that exposure to the chemical, chlorpyrifos, which has been in use since 1965, was potentially causing significant health consequences.

In Health Bill?s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Q&A: Recalling Early Childhood Memories, or Not
Remembering events from no earlier than age 3 or 4 is typical, studies have found. The phenomenon is known as childhood amnesia.

Take a Number: A 7.4 Quake in Southern California? A Long Fault Could Make It...
The Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault, extending from San Diego to Los Angeles, could rupture along its entire length, scientists have found.

Bolzano Journal: Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case
Using a wealth of new scientific information, a seasoned homicide detective has developed a theory in a death 5,300 years ago.



































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