KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man was indicted today on charges of importing and selling misbranded pharmaceutical-grade erectile dysfunction drugs from China that were marketed as herbal remedies for men, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Rick Shepard, 59, Overland Park, Kan., is charged with one count of conspiracy and one count of introducing misbranded … This content was originally published here.
If you’ve started exploring non-traditional healthcare options, you may find yourself asking: “What is functional medicine?” Here’s everything you need to know. Although it’s expensive, Americans spend over $30 billion dollars a year on healthcare. With the rise of disease and large quantities of money spent on medicine, functional medicine is proving beyond trendy. But what is functional medicine? How does it work, and why is it becoming an option for so many? Read on as we explore the all the angles of functional medicine. What is Functional Medicine? At its core, functional medicine aims to identify the root cause […]
Clinical trials don’t support the public’s positive perception of coconut oil, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis suggests. The study, published in Circulation, found that compared with other vegetable oils, coconut oil increases low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)—the “bad” kind that ups cardiovascular disease risk—while offering no improvements to weight, blood glucose, or inflammation markers. Why This Matters Saturated fat raises LDL-C levels. Despite its high saturated fat content, coconut oil has attained a sort of cult status among home chefs over the past decade. In a 2016 New York Times–commissioned survey, 72% of the public said coconut oil is a […]
Exemptions also apply including for those needing to travel for work, study, for legal obligations or to vote, if they are moving, selling or renting property, for some childcare reasons or to be present at a birth, to visit a dying relative or close friend, to attend a funeral, for those getting married or to attend the wedding of a close relative, for medical appointments or to escape a risk of harm. Human rights barrister Adam Wagner, who deciphers the lockdown rules on Twitter for the public, said: “Previously, the ‘holiday ban’ which the government had advertised was assumed rather […]
The Navajo Nation had a soft reopening last week with 25% capacity for some businesses under certain restrictions. Tribal health officials say more than 191,000 vaccine doses have been distributed. “Once again, the Navajo Nation is exemplifying what can be accomplished when we listen to the public health experts and work together. Our hard work is paying off and our prayers are being answered,” tribal President Jonathan Nez said in a statement. “The fight against COVID-19 continues on. Variants continue to be of great concern across the country, especially as we see more and more people travel including students on […]
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CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Do you take thyroid hormone medication for your thyroid problems but still suffer from fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, constipation, depression, cold hands and feet or other symptoms? Has your doctor told you your lab tests are normal and there isn’t anything more to do? If so, you may respond well to functional medicine for low thyroid problems. Hypothyroidism, or low thyroid function, affects millions of Americans, most of them women. It’s common for people with thyroid problems to go undiagnosed for years. Those who are diagnosed still experience low thyroid symptoms and a gradual worsening of their […]
Okra water is made of the flowering plant named okra or otherwise known as woman’s fingers or gumbo. This plant contains edible green pods which can offer numerous health beneficial properties. These pods can be used in soups and stews as they are great thickening agent, but aside this ability they are extremely nutritious due to the high content of minerals and vitamins. In addition to this it is an amazing natural treatment with wide range of uses as a result of its ability to treat various illnesses starting from kidney disease to diabetes. Okra is packed with fiber, anti-oxidants, […]
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said, just two days after he was vaccinated against the disease. “At this point, the prime minister’s office can only confirm that the honourable prime minister has tested positive for COVID-19 and has self-isolated, we will release more details in due course,” his office said on Saturday. Khan, 68, received a shot of the Chinese-produced Sinopharm vaccine on Thursday, as the country battles a third wave of the virus. Khan has been holding regular and frequent meetings lately, including attending a security conference held in the capital, Islamabad, […]
HOLLAND, Michigan — Hundreds of supporters rallied for Marlena Hackney Saturday, the Michigan restaurateur jailed after refusing to comply with coronavirus orders. Hackney, an immigrant who fled communist Poland as a teenager, was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor contempt of court charge. She was denied bond and remains in an Ingham County jail. Her restaurant, Marlena’s Bistro and Pizzeria in Holland, was told to close by governor’s order, like many did at the height of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) executive order spree. But Hackney reopened last summer and faced orders to close by state agents. She repeatedly refused and was […]