Opioid Painkillers Emerging as Safety Threat for Elderly

opiThe use of opioid painkillers is a burgeoning safety issue confronting elderly adults, a National Safety Council study finds.

Released Thursday, “Psychological and Physical Side Effects of Pain Medications” states that risk of death and unintentional injury  Continue reading

Worried about Clogged Arteries? Drink This.

pomegranate_boost_memory(1)Millions take toxic cholesterol and blood pressure lowering drugs that may do nothing to reduce heart disease specific mortality. Pomegranate juice, on the other hand, underlying pathologies of the cardiovascular system that lead to bypass surgeries and heart attacks.

One of the most amazing clinical studies ever performed has been hidden away behind a pay wall for over a decade.  Continue reading

Protein and Strength Training—Two Important Components for Healthy Aging

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 According to recent research, current dietary guidelines on protein intake may be too low for health, particularly if you’re over 50

 Protein is essential for optimal muscle growth and maintenance—especially for seniors— Continue reading

U.S. Health Official Says No Fix if ACA Subsidies Thrown Out

cresThe Obama administration has no way to repair the damage that would result from a Supreme Court decision against Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that would make health care unaffordable for millions of Americans, a top health adviser said on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of June on whether residents I Continue reading

Chief Justice Could again Swing Health Reform Case in Government’s Favor

scjThree years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that saved President Barack Obama’s signature health care reform, and as the high court prepares to weigh another challenge that could shatter it, a review of Justice Roberts’ recent votes and opinions suggest he could again sway the case the government’s way.

The conservative challengers in the case aim to persuade Justice Roberts and the other eight justices that the federal government has overreached by providing tax subsidies to Continue reading

How Exercise Affects Your Genes, and More

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Brief, vigorous exercise causes immediate structural and chemical changes in the DNA molecules within your muscles that benefit your health Continue reading

New Dietary Guidelines Reverse Flawed Recommendations on Cholesterol

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Limitations for cholesterol will likely be removed from the 2015 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans; overconsumption of dietary cholesterol is now cited as being of no concern

A recent review of studies investigating the link between dietary fat Continue reading

WANTED – PHYSICIANS FOR NATIONAL TELEMEDICINE PRACTICE

LOGO-MAIN-300x932-300x93We are a nine year old healthcare company specializing in telemedicine and telehealth programs. We are seeking part-time or full-time MD’s and OD’s IN ALL STATES,  Continue reading

NFL Suspends Program Collecting Data on Hits From Helmet Sensors

nflsenThe National Football League has suspended a voluntary pilot program that used sensors to gather data on the velocity, location and number of hits to players’ helmets, the New York Times reports.

Using the sensors, the NFL’s Head, Neck and Spine Committee collected data on Continue reading

FTC Fines App Marketers Over False Melanoma Diagnosis Claims

appsOn Monday, the Federal Trade Commission levied fines against the marketers of two mobile health applications over misleading claims that the apps could be used to diagnose and assess the risk of melanoma, the Washington Post‘s “The Switch” reports. Continue reading

Red Level of Awareness – Physical Consciousness

redTouch can be a communication of love and is a most powerful way to communicate empathy, friendship, approval

When we enter this world we enter the physical universe, the world of our bodies with all its lovely senses. On this level we just love to touch one another so here we find the powerful urge to mate. Red is the sex drive, the urge to procreate. Red is physical, pure action devoid of any forethought. Continue reading

Increasing Healthy Locally Grown Food—The Good Food Movement

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Family Farmed is a non-profit organization that connects farmers, supermarkets, and trade buyers to build a system of local food channels.

Chicago Public Schools, which sources apples, broccoli, cabbage, antibiotic-free chicken and Continue reading

Sugar Beets Make Hemoglobin

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Hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body, is found in plants, too, including sugar beets

Beet hemoglobin is nearly identical to human hemoglobin and might one day become a blood substitute Continue reading