ABC News: Health
Caffeine could protect the heart by helping it make energy, mouse study finds
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:00:11 -0400
The research builds on human studies that showed coffee has health benefits.
There’s a new mosquito-borne virus in town, and you may have it
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:28:41 -0400
The list of viruses infecting humans through pesky mosquito bites continues to increase: Keystone virus has joined the ranks.
Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:50:08 -0400
California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal
Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgiveness
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:30:17 -0400
No longer criminals: Places that have legalized pot look for ways to erase old convictions
Canada's legalization to offer pot by mail, better banking
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:00:58 -0400
Canada's plans for marijuana legalization include online shopping, younger age limits for customers and government-run stores _ big differences from the approaches taken by the nine U.S. states that have approved adult use of the drug.
New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:53:50 -0400
Could infections somehow set the stage for Alzheimer's? A provocative new study suggests some types of viruses just might play a role
WATCH: What is the Keystone virus?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:50:51 -0400
The mosquito-borne disease that has recently been found to make humans sick.
WATCH: What is West Nile virus?
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:09:58 -0400
This virus, spread to people by mosquitoes, can lead to a fatal illness in 1 out of every 150 people infected.
WATCH: Survivors of pancreatic cancer bring their fight to Capitol Hill
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:48:49 -0400
Members of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network are lobbying for more research in Washington, D.C.
WATCH: How to choose the best workout based on your personality
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:27:20 -0400
Whether you're energetic, calm, peaceful or determined, there is a workout for you.
WATCH: Kids with depression benefit from therapy that helps them regulate emotions: Study
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:42:29 -0400
The study was a randomized, controlled trial.
WATCH: What to know about the negative health effects of separating kids and parents
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:01:35 -0400
A negative early childhood experience can disrupt brain architecture, affecting learning and emotional development.
WATCH: Kate Spade's brand pledges $1M to prevent suicides
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:18:17 -0400
Kate Spade New York announced the pledge to suicide prevention groups just two weeks after its founder's June 5 death by suicide.
WATCH: Can drinking too much alcohol raise the risk of cancer?
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 19:55:48 -0400
A new study published in "Plos Medicine" shows the risk of cancer is lowest in light drinkers, while heavy drinkers are at the greatest risk.
WATCH: How to keep summer side dishes light and healthy
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:34:53 -0400
Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares some healthy swaps for favorite sides like mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad and more.
WATCH: Use of 'alternative' supplements on the rise for teens
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 08:53:05 -0400
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a new study that shows using probiotics, digestive aids and other non-vitamin supplements has doubled in recent years among teens.
WATCH: Gaming disorder added to the International Classification of Diseases
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:26:03 -0400
The World Health Organization said gaming becomes a problem when physical or psychological health, social life or other daily activities are affected.
WATCH: What is salmonella infection or salmonellosis?
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:44:23 -0400
The bacterial disease affects the intestinal tract and is most frequently acquired through contaminated food or water.
Ship with reported norovirus outbreak stops in Alaska
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:07:31 -0400
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report an outbreak of norovirus on a cruise ship in Alaska
Nearly 400 people used California assisted death law in 2017
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:50:08 -0400
California health officials say 374 terminally ill people took drugs to end their lives last year in the first full year after a 2016 law made the option legal

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