No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine

No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine

No Cure Exists for Arthritis In Western Medicine No Cure or Real Relief Exists in Rx Medicine for Arthritis That is why medical doctors fall back upon their most common weapon to manage the disease: their Rx (prescription) pads. About 60-M Americans suffer from doctor-diagnosed arthritis, you can imagine physicians stay busy writing a heck of […]

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans’ life spans, a US government study revealed recently. Between Y’s 2000 and 2015, researchers found, US life expectancy increased overall, from nearly 77 to 79 years. But, buried within that broad pattern were some ominous trends. The […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer

Opioid Painkillers, with Xanax or Valium is a Killer Mixing opioid painkillers with Rx anxiety and sleep medications is “music” for a “dance with death” aka overdose, a new US study shows. Of all fatal overdoses from narcotic meds, nearly 30% also involved benzodiazepines, such as Xanax, Klonopin and Valium, the researchers said. “It’s not […]

The Zika Virus Tied to Heart Problems

The Zika Virus Tied to Heart Problems

The Zika Virus Tied to Heart Problems For the 1st time, Doctors have tied infection with the Zika Virus to possible new heart problems in adults. The evidence so far is only in 8 people in Venezuela, and is not enough to prove a link. It is also too soon to know how often this […]

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana

Influential Medical Doctors Come Out Against Recreational Marijuana An influential doctors group is beefing up warnings about marijuana’s potential harms for teens amid increasingly lax laws and attitudes on pot use. Many parents use the drug and think it’s Ok for their kids, but “we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,” said […]

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health “Let food be thy Medicine.”–Hippocrates, the founder of modern Medicine, meaning Eat Real Food Most medical schools in the United States do not teach nutrition. Several programs are now addressing this shortcoming by including cooking classes in their curriculum. The hope is that by teaching […]

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident

America’s Opioid Addiction Epidemic Was No Accident Today, more Americans use RX opioids than smoke cigarettes. Opiates such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl and morphine also kill more Americans than automobile accidents annually. Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, lied to doctors and patients, convincing them that OxyContin, a narcotic pain killer was safe and non-addictive […]

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st”

Digital Driven Healthcare Businesses Put “The People 1st” A digital shift in healthcare has paved the way for advances in automation, AI (artificial intelligence) and even surgical robots. Whether using a virtual human to capture patient intake data or sensors to monitor symptoms, digital technology is driving the industry forward. But concern exists that this technology […]

Donald Trump, “Our Vets need the VA to be there for them and their families”

Donald Trump, “Our Vets need the VA to be there for them and their families”

Donald Trump, “Our Vets need the VA to be there for them and their families” Monday, America’s “law and order candidate,” Republican Donald Trump pledged to crack down on Department of Veterans Affairs employees who fail to serve our Veterans. Donald Trump’s 10-pt plan aims to expand programs that allow US Veterans to seek government-funded […]

Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease

Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease

Help Stop the Spread of Antibiotic-Resistant Disease In light of the growing problem of antibiotic resistant disease, it prudent for people to employ techniques that will not only reduce the risk of falling victim to, but also help curtail the spread of antibiotic resistance overall. While the problem of antibiotic resistance disease really needs to […]

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy

Effects of US Embargo Continue To Stress Cuban Economy Cuban President Raul Castro Friday said a “reduction in Oil imports”, falling prices of traditional exports, along with other financial restrictions caused a “tense and stressful” economic situation that will bring limitations in 2-H of Y 2016. Speaking to the lawmakers of Cuba’s parliament, Castro said […]

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why? Consumers in the US spend about $30-B annually on alternative medicine, according to a newly published federal report from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), in which 44,743 individuals in the US aged 4 and above participated. The Big Q: Why do people in America spend […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A bi-partisan federal effort to open up research on medical marijuana is now underway, it looks likely that Arkansas will be voting on medical marijuana in November, a New Jersey PTSD bill advances, and more. National Monday, congressional marijuana reform fans and foes said they were working together on a new research […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Ohio becomes the newest MM (medical marijuana) state, but you cannot smoke it; a pair of contending Arkansas initiatives are coming up on a signature turn-in deadline; DPA identifies problems with New York’s medical marijuana program, and more. Arkansas As of Wednesday, a pair of medical marijuana initiative campaigns are facing a […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The California legislature gets down to business, MM expansion bills become law in Colorado and Vermont, a “poison pill” California initiative fails to make the ballot, and more.  California Last Wednesday, the Senate approved a medical marijuana sales tax. The Senate Wednesday approved a bill imposing a 15% sales tax on medical […]

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes

Tailored Exercise Routine Can Beat Diabetes Exercise helps beat diabetes and other chronic diseases as effectively as medications and surgery, according to major new research. “Similar to surgery, exercise is not a single entity and must be tailored to the condition,” says Dr. Tammy Hoffmann, professor of clinical epidemiology at Australia’s Bond University, who led […]

US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up

US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up

US Vets Facing Long Waits for Healthcare, Suicides Up Many US military Vets put off getting the medical care they need largely because of long wait times in the troubled Veterans Administration (VA) healthcare system, a new study shows. The findings, by Dr. Doohee Lee of Marshall University and Dr. Charles Begley of the University […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical Marijuana for veterans advances in the Senate, Pennsylvania is set to become the 24th Medical Marijuana state, things are busy in Ohio, and more.  National On Thursday, a Senate committee approved veterans’ access to medical marijuana. The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment Thursday, 20 to 10, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to […]