January 2021 / 73 posts found

New York coronavirus nursing home report reveals ‘massive corruption,’ ‘coverup scandal’

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Fox News’ Bryan Llenas reports on a significant undercounting of coronavirus deaths in nursing homes by the state of New York. Rep. Elise Stefanik is demanding that New York Attorney General Letitia James and the U.S. Justice Department subpoena Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s administration for documentation and communications regarding his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Stefanik’s remarks come after a report by James was released on Thursday that revealed the state’s COVID-19 death count in nursing home facilities was underreported by as much as 50%. The massive undercount in the report that detailed the findings of an investigation into allegations of patient neglect and other “concerning conduct” […]

Slideshow: 8 Digestive Health Supplements

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/ Probiotics: Friendly Bacteria Probiotics contain living organisms — mainly bacteria and one type of yeast. These resemble good bacteria in the gut that help with digestion. The supplements are used to treat certain GI problems and for general digestive health. Some types of probiotics may provide relief from diarrhea and may also relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Consider adding them to malted milk or yogurt. Swipe to advance / DGL (Licorice): Cooling Heartburn Licorice has long been used to treat symptoms of indigestion like heartburn and acid reflux. These uses aren’t backed by scientific evidence, though. In […]

Vitamin D: Information, Testing and Dosing | Andrea Hughes Western Medical Herbalist, Functional Medicine, Est 2003

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Vitamin D has really hit the headlines in the last few months and quite rightly so as it is extremely important! Only last week a study was published giving very promising results in the treatment of Covid-19 with Vitamin D (1) and in fact that study prompted me to write more. The purpose of this article is to give a brief outline of the role of Vitamin D in the body ( because that kind of stuff is always really interesting to write about) as well as giving you some practical information such as what your optimal levels should be, […]

15 Amazing Benefits of Guava for Weight Loss, Diabetes & Skin | Organic Facts

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The potential health benefits of guava include its ability to help in regulating blood pressure, and treating diarrhea. It further helps strengthen the immune system and digestive system. It also aids in weight loss, improves the skin, treats cough and cold, constipation, dysentery, and scurvy. Due to the unique and high concentrations of minerals and vitamins, guava can also help increase energy, relax the nerves, and decrease the number of stress hormones in the body. What is Guava? Guava is a sweet and delicious fruit cultivated in tropical climates. This seasonal fruit, scientifically known as Psidium guajava, is round or pear-shaped and is light green, yellow or maroon in color […]

Americans still awaiting coronavirus stimulus checks as Biden reportedly offers $4B to Central America

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Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Americans still waiting on coronavirus relief, including stimulus checks, from the federal government may be surprised to learn that President Biden is reportedly offering $4 billion to Central American countries for development. Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Saturday that Biden told him the U.S. would send $4 billion to help development in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala — nations whose hardships have spawned tides of migration through Mexico toward the United States. Meanwhile, many Americans have not yet received their $600 stimulus checks that were approved as part […]

The Johns Hopkins 30-Minute COVID-19 Briefing: Expert Insights on What You Need to Know Now – Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center

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Johns Hopkins experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness have been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives. This content was originally published here.

Nutritional supplements cannot prevent depression, research shows

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Credit: CC0 Public Domain A daily intake of nutritional supplements won’t help stave off the onset of depression, a new study has revealed. Instead, regular lifestyle coaching to help people improve their diets and eating behavior may provide a more effective method for people to prevent major depressive disorder. The study is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Tuesday, March 5th 2019. A team of international researchers, including Professor Ed Watkins from the University of Exeter, has conducted a pivotal new study into whether nutritional supplements available in the High Street can play a role […]

Illinois woman accused of hiding daughter’s diabetes charged in connection with her death

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Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Dec. 27, 2018 / 10:29 PM GMT By Minyvonne Burke An Illinois mother has been charged in her daughter’s death after police say she hid the teenage girl’s medical diagnosis and prevented her from getting proper treatment. Amber Hampshire, 39, of the city of Alton in southern Illinois was charged Thursday with one count involuntary manslaughter and one count of endangering the life or health of a child in connection to her 14-year-old daughter Emily’s death in November, according to a […]

Miami Heat to use coronavirus-sniffing dogs to screen fans at games

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11:41 AM ET Associated Press MIAMI — The Miami Heat are bringing back some fans, with help from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs at AmericanAirlines Arena to screen fans who want to attend their games. They’ve been working on the plan for months, and the highly trained dogs have been in place for some games this season in which the team has allowed a handful of guests — mostly friends and family of players and staff. Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well, provided they get past the […]

Quebec researches say they have found the first effective tablet drug to fight the coronavirus | CTV News

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MONTREAL — A team of researchers from the Montreal Heart Institute believes they have found an effective weapon against COVID-19: colchicine, an oral tablet already known and used for other diseases. For Dr. Jean-Claude Tardif, who led the study, this is a “major scientific discovery” and colchicine is the first “effective oral drug to treat out-of-hospital patients.” “To be able to offer this, from Quebec, and for the planet, we are very happy,” said Tardif. The ColCorona study involved 4,159 patients whose diagnosis of COVID-19 had been proven by a nasopharyngeal test (PCR). Complete coverage at CTVNews.ca/coronavirus Coronavirus newsletter sign-up: Get The […]