Health

WHO Says Vaccine Hesitancy A Top Ten Global Threat

(CNN) - According to the World Heath Organization, the biggest health threats in 2019 include HIV, Ebola, and climate change. There's also a surprising new threat on this year's list: Vaccine hesitancy. The news comes amid new outbreaks of…

Study: Screen Time For Kids Under 2 More Than Doubles

(CNN) - Sscreen time for children under two years old has more than doubled since 1997. A new study out Monday reports how much time children are watching television and using computers, cell phones, tablets, and other devices. It…

CDC: Flu Shots Less Than 50 Percent Effective This Year

(CNN) - "I always get sick when i get the flu shot." Admit it, you've either said that, or are friends with someone who has. Well, it turns out, that sentiment may not be entirely wrong. You can't actually…

Study: 2+ Diet Drinks A Day Linked To Stroke Risk

(CNN) - A new study could be bad news for people who like diet soda. The study, from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association says drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a…

Study: Ultra-processed Foods Linked To Early Death

(CNN) - A new study says eating too many ultra-processed foods could shorten your life span. That includes snacks, boxed desserts and ready-to-eat or heat-and-eat convenience meals. Research suggests Americans have a 14% higher risk of early death with…

More Women Surviving Breast Cancer

In Your Health Minute, Finally some good news in the fight against breast cancer. The latest U-S estimates show that more than half a million deaths from the disease…

Trying to Prevent a Hangover

In Your Health Minute, An answer to the age old question. Does drinking beer before drinking wine preventĀ  hangovers? Scientists…