States Cut Medicaid Drug Benefits To Save Money

Illinois Medicaid recipients have been limited to four prescription drugs as the state becomes the latest to cap how many medicines it will cover in the state-federal health insurance program for the poor.

Doctors fear the state’s Continue reading

Best Foods to Eat to Kick-Start a Sluggish Thyroid

If you feel sluggish, tired or depressed often with some difficulty losing weight no matter what you try, you may be suffering from hypothyroidism, or simply a sluggish thyroid. It’s estimated that at least five percent of the population suffers from hypothyroidism.

Hormones from the thyroid gland, located in the throat, regulate other Continue reading

Stop Sugar Cravings with These Two Trace Minerals

 If you frequently crave candy bars, doughnuts, cake, or other sugary foods — and you thought your cravings were just something you were born with, or a condition to which you are naturally or genetically predisposed, there is hard scientific evidence that suggests how you can stop sugar cravings. stop sugar cravings

There is a condition called pica, which triggers the cravings — and it is caused by mineral deficiencies.

An example of pica in the animal world is seen in young calves that are raised for veal. These calves are deficient in iron. They are put into cages soon after birth and purposely fed a diet Continue reading

Could The Golden Ratio Be The Answer to Improving Your Health?

Most likely, you have heard at least a little bit about the Golden Ratio. This ancient sacred principle is also known as the Divine Proportion, and it is often expressed by the Greek letter phi.

The Golden Ratio is found in the designs of iconic structures through the ages and across the globe: from the Great Pyramid to Chartres Cathedral to Stonehenge. Continue reading

Hemp Protein: Vital Nutrients and Benefits

Hemp protein is a vital nutrient and plant protein and without protein our bodies cannot repair cells; build new stronger cells; fight infection; build muscles, ligaments and bone or even transmit messages from one part of the body to another. Most people, however, get their protein by consuming fatty meats and chemical-laden fish. Continue reading

Curry Compound May Curb Diabetes Risk: Study

Supplements containing a compound found in curry spice may help prevent diabetes in people at high risk, according to a Thai study.

Researchers, whose results were published in the journal Diabetes Care, found that over nine months, a daily dose of curcumin seemed to prevent new cases of diabetes among Continue reading

What a Garden Can Do for Seniors

As the aging population grows, doctors and other medical health professionals are seeking ways to keep seniors healthier for longer. As it becomes increasingly obvious that pharmaceutical drugs can’t successfully bear the complete burden of age-related illness, those in the profession of geriatrics have been forced to get Continue reading

Inhale, and Reduce the Pain

In the past few years, there have been some great findings that point to an amazingly simply way to reduce the pain that you feel. Pain relief can’t come more easily than this: controlling the way you breathe.

Health breakthroughs about here, with research showing that controlled breathing at Continue reading

Detox with Oil Pulling

Did You Know…

the latest popular “detox” remedy is actually a centuries-old medical treatment?

According to popular diet and lifestyle blog, Well+Good, New York City trendsetters are Continue reading

Bass Adds Telemedicine Capabilities

teTransplant patients now can attend routine follow-up appointments much closer to home thanks to the TeleHeart Transplant service being offered by the Integris Nazih Zuhdi Transplant Institute.

Telemedicine is a state-of-the-art way for health care providers to examine and communicate with patients who live in rural or distant sites across Oklahoma using two-way interactive video-conferencing. The newly established TeleHeart Transplant program offers Continue reading

Vitamin D Revealed to Be Miracle Anti-Cancer ‘Drug’ with Astonishing Chemical Properties

A new study published this month finds that the hormonally active form of vitamin D, Calcitriol 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3), inhibits the growth of many kinds of cancerous cells, including breast cancer, indicating that vitamin D3 can be useful in treating and even preventing a variety of cancers. Authors of the study said that cancer cell growth is inhibited by “anticancer actions including cell cycle arrest, promotion of apoptosis and inhibition of invasion, metastasis, and angiogenesis.” Continue reading

Six Natural Remedies for an Earache

Earaches are a very common nuisance, and can be the source of a lot of pain and irritation. Here are seven top homeopathic remedies to help take the pain away.

1. “Chamomilla:” This soothing herbal remedy could heal acute earaches that can be very painful. It is worse at night. Your cheeks may redden and you become restless and Continue reading

Statins in Your Drinking Water?

When Statins first appeared in pharmacies around the country, they seemed like a miracle drug. Some doctors even suggested that these drugs should be added to drinking water because they appeared to be so effective without the side effects. But, this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a health alert requiring Continue reading

Why a Healthy Digestive Tract is an Important Key to Longevity and the Prevention of Disease

More than 100 million Americans experience digestive problems.  But most people don’t know that digestive imbalances can severely damage one’s health.

One clue to what “normal” digestion looks like … can be found by observing primitive people living in rural, non-industrialized regions—those who live simple lives, and who have simple, natural diets.  These people have been observed to have one bowel movement within 20 to 30 minutes after eating a major meal—and they average 2 to 4 bowel movements a day!

If you’ve been told that having one bowel movement a day was a good sign of healthy digestion, that is erroneous information that is hazardous to your health.  Continue reading

College Students Design Stethoscope That Can Diagnose Pneumonia

Every year 2.1 million children around the globe die from pneumonia—more than die from HIV, malaria, and measles combined—making it the number one killer of kids under the age of 5. Why so many deaths? Although pneumonia can be successfully treated with antibiotics, even experts sometimes have a difficult time diagnosing it. Continue reading