Employers Interested in Moving Retirees to Public Exchanges, Mercer Says

empNearly half — 45% — of employers that offer health care coverage to pre-Medicare eligible retirees say they are considering or already have begun directing the Continue reading

Telstra’s Flagship Telemedicine Service Ready for Action

telstraDoctors’ appointments could soon go the way of the landline telephone with the launch of ­Telstra’s flagship telemedicine service ReadyCare, a 24/7 video and telephone hotline that will provide advice, treatment, diagnosis and prescriptions directly into people’s homes.

ReadyCare is a joint venture between Telstra and Swiss telemedicine Continue reading

Light-Turmeric Extract Combo Treats Psoriasis Effectively

turmeric_extract_treats_psoriasis_greenmedinfoOral turmeric extract (curcumin) in combination with light therapy produces remarkable healing results in patients with severe-to-moderate psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic, recurrent inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy, dry, scaly plaques.  Conventional treatment, which involves drugs and Continue reading

Oops! The Brain DOES Have An Immune System

The-Brains-Immune-SystemRecent research shows basic anatomy that has eluded scientists and clinicians up until this point: the brain has a lymphatic system, one of the primary purposes of which is to connect it to the.

We have entered a time in Continue reading

Researchers Work on Getting Intermittent Fasting FDA Approved as Adjunct Cancer Treatment to Improve Long-Term Survival Rates

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Time-restricted eating has been shown to prevent and reverse obesity and related metabolic dysfunction

Fasting helps “starve” Continue reading

Insurers to Get Almost $8 Billion in Health Care Reform Reimbursements

health-care-reform-reimbursementsThe federal government will pay out nearly $8 billion in claims reimbursements to 437 health insurers under a reinsurance program created by the health care reform law.

Under the first year of the three-year Transitional Reinsurance Program — intended to Continue reading

Telemedicine gaining acceptance

teleOn-site health care clinics that treat employees’ medical issues on the spot along with providing preventive care have proven a valuable investment for some employers, but they aren’t financially feasible for small companies.

Instead, Continue reading

Thyroid Cancer Epidemic Caused by Misinformation, Not Cancer


Did you know the vast majority of thyroid cancer diagnoses are FALSE? And yet, the vast majority go ahead and get ‘treated’ anyway, with total removal of the gland, radiation and life long hormone replacement.

Any diagnosis of cancer can be highly traumatic. Continue reading

Early Menopause Linked to Chemicals

menopause_early_causesMost women probably don’t want to be rushed into menopause.  But that seems to be what’s happening thanks to our modern soup of environmental chemicals.

It’s estimated that we live in a world saturated with over 80,000 man-made chemicals.  They’re in pharmaceuticals, Continue reading

Social Anxiety Disorder Linked to High Serotonin Levels, Throwing Treatment with SSRIs into Serious Question

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Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) drugs work by making more serotonin available for use in your brain, which is thought to improve your mood

has been the prevailing theory for explaining social anxiety, Continue reading

Employers Urged to Turn Their Attention to Health Reform Law Compliance

worryNow that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to uphold premium subsidies for health insurance obtained through both federal and state exchanges, employers should turn their focus to the health reform law’s extensive reporting requirements, Continue reading

Employers Worry about Changing Overtime Exemption

EXEMPAttorneys who represent employers are worried the U.S. Department of Labor will issue a final proposal that will change the so-called “white collar exemptions” for overtime with respect to workers’ duties without giving employers the opportunity to comment on the issue first.

The Labor Department’s wage-and-hour division on Tuesday announced its Continue reading

Beet Juice Boosts Cognitive Function In One Dose

beetjuiceCould beet juice provide you a brain boost superior to coffee or tea?
Recently, Deanna Minich, PhD, founder of Food and Spirit, brought to my attention an amazing new study on beets and their role in promoting cognitive health. She summarized the study as follows: Continue reading

7 Top “Healthy” Foods to Avoid

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Twenty-six percent of people surveyed reported confusion about which foods are healthy was a major barrier to eating right

“Healthy” foods to avoid include most commercial yogurt, Continue reading

Consumer Protection Group Applauds FDA Ban on Trans Fats, but Undermines GMO Labeling Movement…

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On June 16, 2015, the FDA announced partially hydrogenated oils (a primary source of trans fat) will no longer be allowed in food unless authorized by the agency, due to their health risks Continue reading