Immune System

Do you have Sleepiness and Fatigue?

 May 20, 2017

Ernest Hemingway once said, “ I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when Im awake, you know?” Most of us can relate to his words when we do not get enough sleep. It makes us feel like we are possibly from another planet. Right? The most common and obvious cause of […]

Campaign Against Supplements

 May 19, 2017

There is an ongoing campaign aimed at regulating supplements as drugs that would allow the drug industry to eliminate the competition of the supplement industry, increasing its own profits.  Their point is that supplements are not regulated as drugs, so therefore they are unsafe.  The strange thing is that prescription drugs kill many more people […]

MRSA And UV Light

 October 23, 2016

I’m sure that by now you have heard that the US hospitals, all over our great nation, are full of MRSA. Every time you are in the hospital and have surgery, you face the chance of contracting a serious and potentially fatal complication of infections. The current drug-resistant pathogen using to combat infections often fall […]

Study accidentally finds Chemo can make Cancer Worse!

 June 28, 2016

  I have to report on an article that a friend sent me. The name of the article was, Whoops! Study Accidentally Finds Chemotherapy Makes Cancer Far Worse. I was intrigued to learn more so that I could confidently report the truth, so I went looking for the study itself. Sometimes studies such as this […]

Cutting Down on Sugar is the Best Health Insurance!

 June 27, 2016

Gary Taubes, author and educator, is among a group of health investigators spreading the word about strong associations between sugar consumption and the rising rates of obesity and major diseases such as diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. For the first time in history, obese people outnumber those who are underweight, and pre-diabetes now affects […]

Drug-delivery Holds Potenial for Treating Obesity

 June 19, 2016

  Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed new nanoparticles that can deliver antiobesity drugs directly to tissue.  Mice treated with these nanoparticles lost 10% of their body weight over 25 days without showing any negative side effects.  Wouldn’t this be great for those of us that are fighting obesity? These drugs […]

Summer 101: Surprising Food and Drinks to Keep You Hydrated

 June 16, 2016

One of the most noted tips in staying hydrated year-round is drink plenty of water, particularly during the summer. Meanwhile, summer or not, keeping hydrated all the time is doubly true for persons with medical conditions. According to the American Heart Association, people who have certain medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease need plenty […]

Seven Easy and Practical Ways to Sleeping Better

 May 10, 2016

  Sleep is essential to overall health and quality of life. However, some people find it difficult to fall into restful slumber and get-enough shut-eye recommended for each day. Insomnia, jet lag, working in shifts, or uncomfortable surroundings can affect a person’s quality of sleep. Regardless of these situations, there are ways to help you […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

 August 10, 2015

Now that August has come around the corner it is time to bring your immunization schedules out of the filing cabinet. August is National Immunization Awareness Month and this month is time to remind coworkers, friends and especially family to stay up to day on their immunization shots. It is also a great time for […]

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 2)

 August 13, 2014

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (Part 2) Immunization is essential to avoid infectious diseases from spreading. Learn why it is crucial to celebrate the National Immunization Awareness Month annually. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, immunizations are one of the top ten public health accomplishments of the 20th century. […]