What’s in your supplements? – Harvard Health Blog

If you’re taking an over-the-counter supplement that wasn’t recommended by your doctor, you’re not alone — about half of the US adult population takes one or more supplements regularly. We spend more than $35 billion on these products each year. While it’s important that your doctor knows what you’re taking, there are many supplements out […]

Duncan Selbie’s Friday message – 15 February 2019

Dear everyone Each week I am in different parts of England to hear first-hand how Councils and their NHS partners are going about their duty to improve the public’s health. This week I met the excellent leadership team for Enfield in North London, who have created a 5km super cycle highway to encourage people to […]

Red vs White Meat: Which protein wins??

By everybodysfit Posted Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 01:28pm EST Keywords: beef, chicken, cholesterol, Heart Conditions, meat, myoglobin, poultry, protein, red meat, reduced fat Meat is the animal flesh that we consume as food. Which type of meat we eat, in this case, red or white, can be a matter of taste, preference, or for […]

Are chiropractors good?

A better way to health is to make sick people well, the natural way. Chiropractic emphasizes body engineering, postural stability, vertebrae adjustment and dynamic, self-regulating, control systems. It is spectacularly successful and decidedly economical. Discontent over present day medical care has become so decided, that it has triggered a fast growing switch to chiropractic by […]

A Nation in Ruins

A Nation in RuinsA few weeks ago I was writing a new article that I was hoping to have online in a day or two. It centered around the Smith-Mundt Act being repealed in 2012, a topic that seemed interesting to say the least. By repealing the Smith-Mundt Act the U.S. government eliminated any prohibitions […]

This year’s flu vaccine is doing well, but deaths are still high

A nurse practitioner prepares an influenza vaccination at a retail pharmacy clinic in Miami in October, at the start of flu season. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) This season’s flu vaccine reduces the need to go to the doctor’s office by about half, according to figures released Thursday. But in a reminder of how deadly the respiratory […]