Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in PPACA Birth Control Mandate Cases

supremeThe U.S. Supreme Court next week will hear oral arguments in two cases challenging the federal government’s authority to compel private employers to provide contraceptive prescription coverage to their employees under the health care reform law.

Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., based in East Earl, Pa., and Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. each sued the federal government in 2012 over a controversial Continue reading

State Medical Board Proposal Could Affect Telehealth Licensing

mbNext month, the Federation of State Medical Boards is set to vote on a new telemedicine policy that has implications regarding where physicians practicing telemedicine must be licensed, Modern Healthcare reports. 

The policy would:

  • Codify that medical care takes place where a patient is located, rather than where a provider is located; Continue reading

23 Natural Alternatives for Depression

depression_natural_remedies(1)Many people have struggled with feelings of depression, feelings of general sadness, or intense sorrow and grief. Plant products have historically been consumed and utilized for their nutritive and holistic benefits. Many plant materials are being researched for their therapeutic value for our mental health. Here are 23 natural substances which Continue reading

42% of Drug Reactions Are Vaccine Related, Groundbreaking Chinese Study Finds

Chinese_child_vaccine_adverse_effectsA groundbreaking new drug safety study published in the open access journal PLoS and titled, “Adverse Drug Reactions of Spontaneous Reports in Shanghai Pediatric Population,” has revealed for the first that that 42.5% of all reported adverse drug reactions occurring in 2009 in a Chinese pediatric population Continue reading

University Sports Jerseys and Key Chains Contaminated with Toxic Heavy Metals that Promote Neurological Damage

michi2College sports jerseys, key chains, seat cushions and other memorabilia have been found to contain shockingly high levels of toxic heavy metals like lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic.

The toxic products Continue reading