April 2020 / 110 posts found

Metal found in little girl’s intestines after eating multi-vitamins made by Utah company, mom says | fox13now.com

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(KSTU) — A mom took to Facebook Tuesday, saying a Utah company’s vitamins hospitalized her daughter after she discovered there were metal flakes in them. This content was originally published here.

Trump says coronavirus crisis could last until July or August – CBS News

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Washington — President Trump said the coronavirus outbreak could last into the summer, perhaps as long as August, an indication that the widespread nationwide slowdown in response to the virus is just beginning. Mr. Trump also didn’t rule out further quarantines or curfews in the future, as he rolled out new 15-day guidelines for everyday American life.  “They think August, it could be July,” he said at a press briefing Monday, referring to members of the White House task force. “Could be longer than that. But I’ve asked that question many, many times.” Mr. Trump also admitted that the country […]

The 8 Supplements A Functional Medicine Doctor Takes Daily

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Dr. Mark Hyman, a leader in functional medicine, the author of many bestselling books and longtime contributor to The Chalkboard Mag, is a walking wellness encyclopedia. Sometimes, when we have access to a great pro like Dr. H, all we really want to know is what they do daily. It speaks volumes.  We’ve asked Dr. Hyman more questions than most of his patients at this point. Explore all of our interviews with him here, then do a deep dive on the doc’s daily supplement routine… Even with a perfect diet, the combination of many things –including our depleted soils, the […]

DOJ Wants to Suspend Constitutional Rights for Coronavirus Emergency – Rolling Stone

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The Trump Department of Justice has asked Congress to craft legislation allowing chief judges to indefinitely hold people without trial and suspend other constitutionally-protected rights during coronavirus and other emergencies, according to a report by Politico’s Betsy Woodruff Swan. While the asks from the Department of Justice will likely not come to fruition with a Democratically-controlled House of Representatives, they demonstrate how much this White House has a frightening disregard for rights enumerated in the Constitution. The DOJ has requested Congress allow any chief judge of a district court to pause court proceedings “whenever the district court is fully or […]

Millions of asthma patients should cut down on socialising for weeks to avoid serious coronavirus | Daily Mail Online

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Millions of asthma patients and any Britons who get the flu jab on the NHS should cut down on socialising to avoid serious illness caused by the coronavirus, a top doctor has warned.  The NHS deems adults with long term conditions, including respiratory diseases, necessary to receive a free flu jab every winter. Jonathan Van-Tam, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, said the advice to social distance for those high risk groups was ‘very strong’.  It follows the Governments advice that those who are at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus should be particularly stringent in following social distancing […]

Nutritional supplements ‘don’t work’ | Daily Mail Online

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They are typically taken by the health conscious with the hope of adding years to life. But a study found taking supplements has little effect and only nutrients found in foods can lower your chances of death. In fact, some supplements – such as calcium and vitamin D – were actually associated with a higher risk of cancer. Experts suggest the findings add to growing evidence that supplements cannot be used as ‘insurance’, and that diet and lifestyle are key to health. Calcium and vitamin D supplements are associated with a higher risk of cancer (stock) The study, which focused […]

Lose Weight-Tone Abs With Electronic Muscle Stimulator? Can Body Fat Melt Away? – Health Womens

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You have probably seen plenty of advertisements extolling how Electronic Abdominal Stimulators can melt your belly fat fast and quickly. Most of these advertisements will also claim that their electronic abs stimulators can also flatten your tummy to reveal your six pack abs muscle. They even claim that by using electronic abs stimulators for X minutes is better that 300 sit ups or crunches, so you can say bye bye to diets and exercise forever. Too good to be true? On the other hand, you may also have come across many articles and messages from the health and fitness industry […]

Dr. Jill Carnahan Flatiron Functional Medicine

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Lithium is a misunderstood naturally occurring element that’s used as a medication. It’s known for its mood stabilizing properties as a psychotropic drug. While you probably consider lithium to be a serious mind altering medication, the fact of the matter is lithium can often be found in low levels in our drinking water ranging from trace amounts to 0.17 mg/L. Details You’re eating right, taking supplements, hitting the gym, and making sure you have your 8 hours of sleep. Yet, you still feel tired. Firstly, well done for sticking with these habits even though you still don’t feel 100% — […]

Coronavirus: Amazon suspends all warehouse shipments except medical supplies and ‘high-demand’ products | The Independent

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Amazon has temporarily suspended the shipment of all items from independent merchants to its warehouses that are not medical supplies or “high-demand” products.  This temporary suspension will go through 5 April as the e-commerce giant prioritises products relating to combating the growing coronavirus pandemic.  Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines “We are temporarily prioritising household staples, medical supplies and other high-demand products coming into our fulfilment centres so we can more quickly receive, restock, and ship these products to customers,” an Amazon spokesperson told the Independent. “We understand this is a change […]

Top Democrats say they’re not yet ready to sign off on coronavirus stimulus package

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Top Democrats said Sunday they’re not yet ready to sign off on the major coronavirus stimulus package — and will be preparing their own legislation — as Congress attempts to ready the bill for passage as soon as Monday. Just prior to an 11 a.m. meeting between the top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders, as well as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters “from my standpoint, we are apart.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters ahead of the meeting that “we need a bill that puts workers first, not corporations” and declined to say […]