NLRB Ruling to Put Hefty Burden on Businesses, Subcontractors

NNNThe National Labor Relations Board has “refined” its standard for determining joint-employer status in a case that businesses warn could put subcontactors and franchisees out of the business.

A 3-to-2 decision issued Thursday, Continue reading

States Taking the Lead in Laws to Curb Drug Costs

priceSeveral states are tackling high prescription drug prices, an issue that’s important to the public but has not yet been aggressively addressed by Congress.

Massachusetts has the boldest proposal so far. It includes allowing the state’s Health Policy Commission to Continue reading

5 Natural Heartburn Remedies Proven to Beat Drugs

natural_remedies_heartburnHere are five natural heartburn remedies that went head to head with drugs and won.

Whether you call it heartburn, acid reflux, GERD, or just indigestion, the discomfort is unmistakable.  It’s a sour taste at the back of your throat… Continue reading

Good Medicine: Do As Much Nothing As Possible

doctors_doing_nothing”The delivery of good medical care is to do as much nothing as possible”

~ Samuel Shem, The House of God

Medicine is undergoing an existential crisis today. Its core value proposition – to help and not hurt — is failing to manifest. Continue reading

New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

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For decades, saturated fat has been wrongfully blamed for causing heart disease, but over 70 published studies overwhelmingly dispute this

A recent meta-analysis again found no association between high levels of saturated fat in the diet and heart disease, Continue reading

VA’s Disability Claims Backlog Down by 84% Since March 2013

vetOn Monday, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it has reduced the number of backlogged disability claims by 84% since March 2013, AP/San Francisco Chronicle reports (Daly, AP/San Francisco Chronicle, 8/24).

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Health Care Premiums Rise, More Increases Coming

health-care-premium-costs-risingGroup health care premiums continue to outpace inflation, and while most employers are feeling the pressure of rising health care costs, benefits experts say smaller employers may face a heavier burden.

Large employers are projecting health care costs Continue reading

How Chinese Medicine Can Naturally Boost Your Fertility

tcmDid you know that Chinese herbs can boost your fertility? Try using natural Chinese herbs to help you get pregnant. For many years, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have helped many women become pregnant who have experienced infertility problems. Traditional Chinese medicine has been used for Continue reading

Heal Your Heart and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

heart_breast_cancer_greenmedinfoThe mind-body connection is undeniable.  Can healing your heart and your emotional wounds reduce your risk of breast cancer? 

The average human heart beats 72 times per minute, transporting blood to deliver oxygen and nutrients through miles of arteries and Continue reading

Change the Game by Taking Control of Your Health

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Conventional medicine is excellent at diagnosing disease, but where it fails miserably is in the treatment approaches. It only treats the symptoms, not the cause, typically using toxic drugs

There are safer, Continue reading

DynoSense Raises $9.4M for Mobile-Enabled Health Sensing Device

DynoSenseSunnyvale, California-based DynoSense, which has developed a mobile-enabled sensor that tracks a number of vital signs and other health biometrics, raised $9.4 million from WI Harper Group, JKOM Cloud Health Technology, Plug and Play Tech Center, Jinmao Capital, and Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati.

DynoSense’s device, called DynoSensor, measures ECG, EKG, pulmonary plethysmography (PPM), blood pressure change, hydration level, sleep, core body temperature, Continue reading

HealthSpot to Bring 7 Minute Blood Tests to Telehealth Kiosks

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Samsung LABGEOPT10, a portable clinical chemistry analyzer that improves efficiency by saving time for clinicians and patients through fast, easy and accurate blood analysis.

HealthSpot, a provider of Continue reading

EU Agency Opens Investigation into HPV Vaccine after Shot Damages Thousands of Families

hpvThe European Medicines Agency (EMA) has launched a probe into the highly controversial HPV vaccination program following thousands of reports of young girls falling seriously ill after getting jabbed. Per the Swedish news source Svenska Dagbladet (SvD), the European Union’s version of Continue reading

Major Depression Symptoms Improved with Chlorella

chlorella_depression_greenmedinfoThe symptoms of depression are often treated with drugs that can have long-term adverse side effects. A new study finds chlorella significantly reduces symptoms of major depression. Continue reading

Even Ants Use Natural Medicine Because IT WORKS

ants_use_natural_medicineFrom humans to insects, using natural substances to treat infection is a concept as old as time itself.

A fascinating article published on TechTimes online titled, “Ants Treat Their Own Fungal Infections With Natural Medicine,” illustrates how universal the use of Continue reading