Patti Neighmond http://wuwm.com en Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help http://wuwm.com/post/chemo-can-make-food-taste-metal-heres-help Cancer patients often lose their appetite because <a href="http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/chemotherapy/index">chemotherapy</a> can cause nausea. But it does something else to make food unappetizing – it changes the way things taste.<p><a href="http://www.thesilverpen.com/about-hollye-jacobs/">Hollye Jacobs</a> was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, at the age of 39. As a nurse she expected the extreme nausea that often accompanies powerful chemo therapy drugs. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:22:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 28582 at http://wuwm.com Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help Battery-Powered Headband Helps Prevent Migraines http://wuwm.com/post/battery-powered-headband-helps-prevent-migraines Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm David Greene.<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>And I'm Steve Inskeep, good morning.<p>This is the last week to get insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The deadline for open enrollment is Monday, March 31st.<p>GREENE: So today, in Your Health, we'll be answering some last-minute questions about how to sign up. But first, migraine headaches. Millions of Americans suffer from them. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:53:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 27549 at http://wuwm.com Casinos, Sites Of Excess, Might Actually Help Families Slim Down http://wuwm.com/post/casinos-sites-excess-might-actually-help-families-slim-down Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>When you think about casinos, you probably think about excess: smoke-filled rooms, too much alcohol, and endless buffets filled with piles of high-fat and high sugar foods.<p>But as NPR's Patti Neighmond reports, a new study suggests casinos may actually have a health benefit for children who live in nearby communities.<p>PATTI NEIGHMOND, BYLINE: Children who grow up on Native American tribal lands are at high risk of being overweight or obese. Nationwide, obesity rates among children are high - one in every three kids is overweight or obese. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:02:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 26503 at http://wuwm.com Of Cigs And Selfies: Teens Imitate Risky Behavior Shared Online http://wuwm.com/post/cigs-and-selfies-teens-imitate-risky-behavior-shared-online Teenagers put a lot of stock in what their peers are doing, and parents are forever trying to push back against that influence. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:57:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 26454 at http://wuwm.com Of Cigs And Selfies: Teens Imitate Risky Behavior Shared Online Teens Who Try E-Cigarettes Are More Likely To Try Tobacco, Too http://wuwm.com/post/teens-who-try-e-cigarettes-are-more-likely-try-tobacco-too While electronic cigarettes may be marketed as alternatives that will keep teenagers away from tobacco, a study suggests that may not be the case.<p>Trying e-cigarettes increased the odds that a teenager would also try tobacco cigarettes and become regular smokers, the study found. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:46:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 26228 at http://wuwm.com Teens Who Try E-Cigarettes Are More Likely To Try Tobacco, Too