The Dangers of Sleeping Too Much

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Seniors who regularly slept more than eight hours per night had a 46 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those who slept between six and eight hours per night  Continue reading

Movie Extravaganza — Three Films to Celebrate World Soil Day

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Three documentary films reveal the importance of soil for a sustainable nutrient-dense food system that truly nourishes and sustains your health and prevents disease  Continue reading

Drink This A Gallon A Day For An Amazing Vaccine Detoxification

As there are so many different toxins in vaccines, many people want to know how to detoxify the body afterwards. Continue reading

How to Get Rid of Lice

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  • In the US and Canada, 99.6 percent of lice tested had developed gene mutations making them resistant to common over-the-counter lice shampoos
  • In California, Florida, Maine, and Minnesota, every insect sampled was resistant to the toxic pesticide permethrin, a common active ingredient in lice shampoos
  • There are various options available for treating head lice naturally. The most effective ones include diatomaceous earth (DE), tea tree oil, hot air and a salt-vinegar spray mixture

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First long-distance heart surgery performed via robot

A doctor in India has performed a series of five percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures on patients who were 20 miles away from him. The feat was pulled off using a precision vascular robot developed by Corindus. The results of the surgeries, which were successful, have just been published in EClinicalMedicine, a spin-off of medical journal The Lancet. Continue reading

New research into age-related immune failure, Alzheimer’s treatment also benefits autistic children, a stable vaccine for malaria, and more!

New research into age-related immune failure, Alzheimer’s treatment also benefits autistic children, a stable vaccine for malaria, and more!  Continue reading

This branch takes the cake as the US military’s fattest

Sailors need remedial physical training.

That could be one just one of many conclusions drawn by a recent Department of Defense study that found the Navy earned the dubious honor of surpassing all other branches in its rate of obese personnel.

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America’s aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis

As America’s population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage is intensifying.  Continue reading

Type Two Diabetes is Reversible

 

Type two diabetes is curable if you ignore your doctor’s advice. Diabetes is not the hopeless disease that most doctors would have us believe it is though it is a long losing battle if you walk the trail western medicine wants you to travel. Continue reading

In 2019: TeleHealth Becomes a Standard of Care

Mark Luck Olson is CEO of Trainer Rx, a leading innovator of orthopedic digital health solutions. A 30-year healthcare veteran, Olson’s areas of expertise include market development, consumer engagement, and health management and delivery models. The Trainer Rx platform improves the cost and quality of care for musculoskeletal conditions by driving up consumers’ adherence to their own recovery. Continue reading

Primary care visits available to most uninsured, but at a high price

 

Uninsured people don’t have any more difficulty getting appointments with primary care doctors than those with insurance, but they get them at prices that are likely unaffordable to a typical uninsured person, according to new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health-led research. Continue reading

An introduction to kidney stones

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  • Kidney stones are hard and solid masses that may develop because of the presence of calcium, oxalate and uric acid in your urine
  • They may be as small as a grain of sand or as big as a golf ball
  • Men are more prone to develop kidney stones compared to women
  • People with kidney stones often experience pain, and may need to spend large sums of money to address their condition

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These lucky, doomed pets are reclaiming active, happy lives

 

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  • Today, thanks to the increasing availability of assistive devices, dogs and cats with physical disabilities can lead happy, healthy lives
  • There are wheelchairs for pets with missing or nonworking limbs, as well as standard and advanced prosthetics and orthotics
  • Rehabilitation therapy is also invaluable for these animals and should be the standard of care for any pet with a physical disability
  • Behavioral therapy can be extremely beneficial for blind and deaf cats and dogs to help them adjust to their disability

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What Kind of Rice Is Best?

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There are more than 40,000 types of rice, including white, brown, black, and wild varieties. Each has its own nutritional profile, benefits, and points that invite discussion relating to how they’re grown, processed, and prepared Continue reading

Pot for Parkinson’s? The Scientific Evidence Is Compelling

Could the very plant that for decades was accused of “frying” users’ brains be far superior to pharmaceuticals in treating the “incurable” neurodegenerative condition known as Parkinson’s disease?

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