An iguana’s taste for cake leaves a young girl with a mysterious illness

CNN — The bump on a young California girl’s hand was mysterious — and growing. It wasn’t until she saw two doctors and had a biopsy that her family realized the cause: the child had gotten in the way of a hungry iguana with a sweet tooth, possibly causing the first documented infection of a … Read more

WHO advisers to consider whether obesity medication should be added to essential medicines list

CNN — World Health Organization advisers will consider next month whether to add liraglutide, the active ingredient in certain diabetes and obesity medicines, to the list of essential medicines. The list, which is updated every two years, includes medicines “that meet the priority health needs of the population,” the WHO says. “They are intended to … Read more

This life-saving medical device is not required in all schools. Damar Hamlin wants to change that

CNN — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin said Wednesday that when he played football as a kid, he never thought about CPR or where there might be an automated external defibrillator (AED) around. At an event on Capitol Hill, the NFL player shared facts he learned after he went into cardiac arrest during a game … Read more

What exactly is migraine?

Sign up for the Stress But Less CNN newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide informs and inspires you to reduce stress as you learn how to harness it. CNN — Contrary to what internalized stigma may tell you, migraines aren’t just headaches. Chronic migraine is the leading cause of disability in people under the age of … Read more

Research suggests that cats and dogs can help protect babies from food allergies

CNN — Children who live with cats or dogs during fetal development and early childhood are less likely than other children to develop food allergies, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the journal PLOS One, analyzed data from more than 65,000 children from Japan. It found that children exposed to cats … Read more

Protests against pension reform in France: Demonstrators enter the airport during nationwide protests

CNN — Protesters entered an airport in southwest France on Tuesday as part of demonstrations against the country’s proposed pension reforms, which have sparked widespread protests in recent weeks and paralyzed major services across the country. Social media videos verified by CNN show smoke bombs being fired by protesters outside the Biarritz airport entrance and … Read more

California bill seeks to ban red dye No. 3

Editor’s Note: Get inspired by a weekly roundup about living well, made simple. Sign up for CNN’s Life, But Better newsletter for information and resources designed to improve your well-being. CNN — Some chemicals linked to health problems are banned in foods in the European Union, while the United States has allowed use at safe … Read more

Foodborne bacteria can cause more than half a million UTIs each year in the US, research shows

CNN — Bacteria from meat could be responsible for more than half a million urinary tract infections in the United States each year, according to a new study. E. coli is an often harmless bacteria that is “part of the normal bacterial environment in the gut of humans and animals,” said Dr. Craig Comiter, a … Read more

GM stops making Chevy Camaro, leaving the future of the muscle car uncertain

New York CNN — General Motors announced Wednesday that it is ending production of the latest generation of the Chevrolet Camaro, leaving the Ford Mustang as the last gasoline-powered American performance coupe. Stellantis had previously announced that it would end production of the larger Dodge Challenger at the end of this year. Around the same … Read more