June 2020 / 59 posts found

Coronavirus case and death counts in U.S. ridiculously low – Washington Times

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ANALYSIS/OPINION: Johns Hopkins University of Medicine’s Coronavirus Resource Center, as of April 13 at 7:02 a.m., reported 557,590 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the United States and 22,109 deaths due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. The current population of the United States, according to WorldOMeters.info, is just over 330 million. Do the math. That means 0.17 percent of America’s population has been infected by the coronavirus. That means 0.007 percent of America’s population has died from the coronavirus — we think. As Johns Hopkins also notes: It all depends on the testing. “With more testing, […]

A Functional Medicine Doctor’s Clean Beauty Routine

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Through my own health journey, I came to an important conclusion: beauty is an inside job. When my health was at its worst, I had acne, rashes, bloating, weight gain, and inflammation. The glow was gone. Getting my health back was a long process that involved healing my gut with dietary changes, sleep, exercise, stress management, supplements, medications and focused elimination of environmental toxins. I truly believe that any beauty routine starts with good nutrition and lifestyle practices, and addressing underlying health issues. When I got my health back, I got my glow back. And in doing so, I revamped […]

How To Lose Weight With Only Half a Lemon Per Day –

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If you like to lose weight in a healthy way without any side effects, you need to provide healthy food and proper exercise for your body. During weight loss, food calories must be processed and the useful substances from the food to be distributed through your body, that’s why you need proper digestion. Without proper digestive system, losing weight will be slower and more difficult. Lemon juice contains high level of acid, which boosts the digestive system and assists in decreasing the negative effects from sweeten food on your body. Now you will learn how to use lemon for losing […]

A Young Scientist From The Philippines Discover Potential Diabetes Cure In Aratiles

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A student from Iloilo National High School discovered that the Jamaican cherry, widely known in the Philippines as aratiles, can potentially cure type 2 diabetes. This is none other than a sixteen-year-old Maria Isabel Layson. Layson says that they have so many aratiles (Muntingia calabura) grew abundantly in their backyard and along the road side of Iloilo city, but was “often neglected”. That is why Layson was inspired to study the antioxidant and anti-diabetic properties of the fruit, especially since diabetes has already claimed the lives of many of her family members. Layson’s research took her back and forth to […]

The Trump administration says the coronavirus vaccine might not be affordable for all Americans, Business Insider – Business Insider Malaysia

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caption President Donald Trump with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. source Reuters Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday declined to promise that a coronavirus vaccine would be affordable for all Americans, sparking outrage from Democrats. “We would want to ensure that we work to make it affordable, but we can’t control that price because we need the private sector to invest,” Azar told members of Congress. On Monday, the president asked Congress for $2.5 billion in funding to fight the coronavirus – more than $1 billion of that funding will be designated for vaccine development. […]

Beware: The biohacking obsession is attracting scammers

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Minnesota home seller, Christopher Moehrl, has filed an class action anti-trust lawsuit , alleging a “conspiracy” to price fix broker compensation in the 2.5-3% range, naming the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Realogy, HomeServices of America, RE/MAX, and Keller Williams (with more to be named, inevitably). The complaint intimates that by requiring brokers to offer buyer broker compensation when listing a property on the MLS, fees are “fixed” and inflated, violating anti-trust laws. In short, they believe buyer’s agents shouldn’t be paid because buyers can find their home online now. The class action suit claims that because the seller has […]

Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s, Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders | Overland Park Holistic and Functional Medicine | Kansas City | Focus Integrative Healthcare

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Thyroid function is quickly becoming an often-discussed topic both in health and wellness circles and among the general population. It seems as though more and more people are experiencing thyroid dysfunction of some sort. Whereas in the past this was not the case, most people probably know someone who has struggled or is struggling with hypothyroidism; hyperthyroidism; autoimmune thyroid disorders such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and Grave’s disease; or what has come to be known as sub-clinical hypothyroidism. Needless to say, thyroid function is definitely something that needs to be discussed. What Exactly Does the Thyroid Gland Do Anyway? The thyroid […]

Huge Shelter Cat Finds The Perfect Family To Help Him Lose Weight

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so cute and cuddly, like a large stuffed animal! We immediately went over to gaze at him from outside his room.” Mike Wilson Wilson and Hanneman waited in line to be interviewed so they could meet Bronson, but had to leave for work before they were able to sit down with the shelter employee. Still, they couldn’t stop ogling the snapshot they had taken of the enormous cat before they left. “On the way to work, we were talking about him nonstop and started regretting not sticking around for him,” Wilson said. As the day wore on, the couple’s fear […]

Novo Nordisk will give free insulin to diabetes patients whose jobs were affected by the coronavirus pandemic – CNN

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Novo Nordisk is the latest insulin manufacturer to step in during the pandemic. Earlier this month, Eli Lilly announced that it would allow anyone with commercial health insurance or without health insurance to refill their insulin prescriptions for a $35 co-pay. Insulin prices are notoriously high Insulin costs between $2.28 and $3.42 for drug makers to manufacture, yet people with diabetes pay hundreds of dollars for the lifesaving drug. And though little has changed about the way insulin is produced, prices have skyrocketed — some more than tripling over the past 10 years. As a result, as many as one […]