Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

US Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear now, the officials said Friday that many reports involve e-Cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday they are looking at 215 […]

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

Grounding Has Positive Health Effects

FLASH: Grounding is the practice of placing our bare feet on the ground, where negatively charged electrons in the Earth neutralize free radicals in our body. Grounding, or Earthing, is a scientifically-supported health practice that has been largely ignored by mainstream medicine despite a body of evidence for its effectiveness. Grounding is simply placing our […]

The Mediterranean Diet is Better for Mind, Body, and Planetary Health

The Mediterranean Diet is Better for Mind, Body, and Planetary Health

New research from the American Psychological Association (APA) finds that the Mediterranean Diet is better for mind, body, and planetary health. It is no surprise Decades of research has found that the Mediterranean Diet, a style of eating developed by nutritionist and doctor Ancel Keys featuring plant-based, nutrient-rich foods helps increase longevity and because it […]

Chicken Soup Does Have Health Benefits

Chicken Soup Does Have Health Benefits

Lots of people rely on Grandma’s chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, but few know exactly why the broth brings relief. Here a dietitian explains its magic. “Studies have shown that a hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup may help clear nasal congestion and ease cold symptoms,” said Sandy Allonen, a clinical dietitian at […]

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling

Tips to Staying Healthy When Traveling Staying healthy when traveling can be challenging. While traveling is an exciting because of the exposure to new people and environments, it is also contributes to new breeding grounds for unfamiliar germs and bacteria. The Key to avoiding getting sick while traveling is to combat the factors that cause […]

Flu Spread Across US for 3rd Week Running

Flu Spread Across US for 3rd Week Running

Flu Spread Across US for 3rd Week Running The flu blanketed the US, sans Hawaii, again last week for the 3rd week running. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the flu. That is the highest level since the swine flu pandemic in Y 2009. The government does not track every […]

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age

Stress and Anxiety in The Digital Age $GOOG, $AAPL, $FB, $SNAP In this Digital Age the Internet has put connecting with friends, colleagues, partners  associates,  partners, and lots of other good stuff at our fingertips.. However, while digital connections have a clear advantages, “digital dependence” does not. Dependence on digital communication presents several physical and […]

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness

About 10-M American Adults Suffer From Mental Illness A new US government report reveals that about 10-M American adults have a serious mental illness, and a similar number have considered suicide during the past year, according the report the nation’s behavioral ills. The report also said that 15.7-M Americans abuse alcohol and 7.7-M abuse illicit […]

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds

Here are Some Vitamins for Colds 1. Zinc: Zinc is nutritionally essential for immune function. Zinc lozenges and powder are available for use during a cold or the flu that can shorten the length of the cold if there is a slight deficiency. The human body uses these micronutrients in a balanced state. Too much […]

Mission 22: A National Movement Focused on Vets Suffering Combat Trauma

Mission 22: A National Movement Focused on Vets Suffering Combat Trauma

Mission 22: A National Movement Focused on Vets Suffering Combat Trauma “The only way I could heal and get better was to continue to serve. I kept talking to other Veterans and formed Mission 22.”–US Veteran Tom Spooner This organization is a national movement that focuses on the suffering of Veterans who have combat trauma. […]

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities About 500,000 people from around the world are travelling to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And while Zika bearing mosquitoes are in the news, other bugs and health problems that Olympic athletes and spectators should bear in mind. The Big Q: What’s the biggest […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Republican platform committee rejects medical marijuana, medical marijuana research issues get a hearing in the Senate, Arkansas will vote on at least one medical marijuana initiative this Fall — maybe 2 — and more. NationalOn Monday, the GOP rejected a medical marijuana platform plank. Republican delegates meeting Monday in Cleveland ahead […]

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool

Surviving a Heat Wave This Summer, Stay Cool Seniors, children and people with chronic health problems are at higher risk for heat-related illness and death, especially in large cities, according to Dr. Robert Glatter an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “Those who have high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, kidney […]