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Need to catch up on the latest health news? We’ve gathered the highlights for you. Remember Tupperware parties? The latest trend is geared toward women who are postponing motherhood. Is your pill squealing on you? The FDA approved a new digital pill that tells your doctor if and when you’ve swallowed your medicine. Need another reason to see someone about your sleep apnea? It might raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Thought you had your blood pressure under control? Maybe not. Is pop fizzling? Fewer Americans are choosing soft drinks. And is too much screen time making your kid depressed? Teens — especially girls — seem to be susceptible.

Sip Wine And Chat About Postponing Motherhood — At An ‘Egg Social’ — Kaiser Health News, Nov. 13

FDA approves the first pill that can alert your doctor when you swallow it — Stat, Nov. 13

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk — Medline Plus, Nov. 10

Blood pressure of 130 is the new high — Washington Post, Nov. 13

Americans are putting down the soda pop — New York Times, Nov. 14

Increased Hours Online Correlate With An Uptick In Teen Depression, Suicidal Thoughts — National Public Radio, Nov. 14


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