CNN Site Map for Section Health (Galleries) for April - 2017
- 2017-04-27About one in 2,000 people in the United States lives with narcolepsy. It's rare, but experts say it's probably underdiagnosed.
- 2017-04-26The FDA is cracking down on companies selling products that it says falsely claim to prevent, treat or cure cancer. "The products ... have not been reviewed by FDA for safety and efficacy, and can be dangerous to both people and pets," the agenc
- 2017-04-26Everybody knows "don't let the bedbugs bite." But why do we call them bedbugs? Cimex lectularius -- small, flattened insects that feed solely on mammalian and avian blood -- will bite you on a couch, a chair or even a window seat if they ar
- 2017-04-25Comedian and actor John Belushi, known for his early work on "Saturday Night Live," died in 1982 after a "speedball," a combination of heroin and cocaine injected together via the same syringe. He was 33 years old.
- 2017-04-24Martin Altenburg and Kwasi Enin have accomplished a rare academic feat -- being accepted into every Ivy League school. Yet they were raised very differently. One student grew up in North Dakota with "hands-off" parents, the other grew up on the
- 2017-04-21The Norwegian flag is planted in the middle of one of the largest annual snow kiting races in the world, the Ragnarok. The race is so long that athletes use the flag of the host country to orient themselves.
- 2017-04-20Magda Julin of Sweden competed at the 1920 Olympic Games as an individual figure skater while four months pregnant. She won gold at the games, which took place in Antwerp that year. Julin continued skating well into her 90s, according to the Swedish Olymp
- 2017-04-18Some people praise the use of apple cider vinegar as a cure-all for a range of conditions, including diabetes, weight loss, sore throats, skin and hair problems and more. But what does the science say?
- 2017-04-13Guinea pigs may be beloved pets in the United States, but in Peru, they are part of a traditional dish. Known as cuy, or cuy chactado if fried whole, they are most often eaten in the Andean region. The meat is low-fat and tastes similar to rabbit.
- 2017-04-12While in the hospital receiving treatment for an eating disorder, Jenna Simon had a breakthrough during therapy when she expressed her emotions through sketching. Now in recovery for more than two years, Simon hopes to inspire and motivate others in their
- 2017-04-12Jessamyn Stanley's book, "Every Body Yoga," looks at how every person can pick up a yoga practice. Here are some poses to start with.
Mountain pose: Tadasana For the first in the series of standing poses featured in "Every Body Yoga,&
- 2017-04-12Humans are now mostly monogamous, but this has been the norm for just the past 1,000 years.
Scientists at University College London believe monogamy emerged so males could protect their infants from other males in ancestral groups who may kill them in or
- 2017-04-10Naturally occurring toxins in the lychee fruit have been linked to toxicity that leads to fever, convulsions and seizures.
- 2017-04-10A recent epidemic of elephantiasis was reported in the Kamwenge District of western Uganda. Pictured, asymmetrical lymphedema (lower limb swelling) typical of the disease. An investigation by the country's Ministry of Health highlighted the root caus
- 2017-04-06Piles of soap "noodles" - recycled soap awaiting pressing into its final bar form - at Clean the World's Orlando, Florida facility.
- 2017-04-03The globe's growing population creates greater opportunity for disease to spread through air, mosquitoes or unclean water, particularly in urban areas. The United Nations predicts that 66% of the global population will live in urban areas by 2050.