ICYMI: “Chat-Worthy” News Recap

Recap for Week Ending June 20, 2014: 

‘Bionic Pancreas’ Astonishes Diabetes Researchers Read article here

ADA Revises Blood Sugar Level Target for Type 1 Diabetics Read article here

Whooping cough reaches epidemic level in California Read article here

Health survey ranks U.S. last among rich peers Read article here

Health survey

New clues to skin cancer development show sunscreen is not enough Read article here

New clues to skin cancer development show sunscreen is not enough

Caffeine’s effect on teens influenced by gender Read article here

Chikungunya coming to the US? What you need to know about the virus Read article here

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Drug-dependent babies challenge doctors, politicians Read article here


Too much sitting may raise risk for certain cancers, study finds Read article here

Washing raw chicken increases risk for food poisoning Read article here

FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt Read article here

Microwave Helmet Could Diagnose Strokes As Patients Ride To Hospital Read article here

Tiny robotic arm could operate on babies in the womb Read article here

New Vaccine ‘Reprograms’ Pancreatic Tumor To Make It More Responsive To Immunotherapy Read article here


Cholesterol-busting compound may halt breast cancer Read article here

Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life? Read article here

Vitamin D: A Key to a Longer Life?

 How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection Read article here

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Can MRIs Diagnose ADHD? Read article here

A Stroke Diagnosis via Selfie Read article here

In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks Read article here

As sequencing moves into clinical use, insurers balk Read article here

Mystery Birth Defect Cluster: Is Diet to Blame? Read article here

Warnings Against Antidepressants For Teens May Have Backfired Read article here

What Doctors Should Say When Patients Want a Miracle Read article here

How Your State Rates In Terms Of Long-Term Care Read article here

U.S. says government lab workers possibly exposed to anthrax Read article here

A microscopic picture of spores and vegetative cells of Bacillus anthracis which causes the disease anthrax is pictured in this undated file photograph. REUTERS/Files

Consumer group urges hospitals to stop ‘unethical’ health screenings Read article here

Testosterone Products to Get Venous Blood Clot Warning Read article here