A little-discussed provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill could allow insurers to charge American smokers premiums up to 50 percent higher than those paid by nonsmokers.
Recent research shows that H. pylori, an ancient bacterium linked to gastric diseases ranging from gastritis to stomach cancer actually may have some positive benefits for its human hosts.
A major breakthrough shows much hope for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, a complicated and devastating disease affecting both victim and loved ones.
Conventional medicine and alternative medicine most often seem to be at odds with each other. However, many people — whether due to growing skepticism, skyrocketing medical costs or desperation — are opting for alternative treatments.
Big Pharma is killing everything from babies to adults by the thousands, but no one seems interested in banning deadly drugs or holding Big Pharma and prescribing physicians accountable. The Food and Drug Administration, which approves these drugs, recognizes that more 100,000 adverse drug reaction (ADR) deaths occur each year.
The number of people suffering from gluten intolerance and celiac disease is on the rise, and more and more attention is being paid to finding a way to help these patients enjoy a healthy, pain-free lifestyle that includes the foods they want to eat.
New research suggests that a doctor can better the health of a patient simply by ensuring that a relationship is built upon trust and empathy.
Over the past 30 years, the number of diagnosed autism spectrum disorders has exploded. Where once only one in 10,000 children was affected, now it’s one in 88. This year, as many as 46,000 children will be diagnosed with ASD. That’s more than will be diagnosed with pediatric AIDS, juvenile diabetes and childhood cancer combined.
Dear Bob Livingston,
Today, my daughter, a Medical Technology Instructor for I.U. Health, was advised shots for the “Flu” are to be mandatory, and a condition for continued employment. She (and I) are in complete and vociferous disagreement with this high-handed policy, feeling we still live in America….
I am asking you to forward me some information regarding the complications from the vaccine, the expected vs REAL results. I feel your sources will be far better than my feeble efforts, and info obtain from the Internet/Big Pharma sources are, to say the least: Suspect. This data will be used to combat the local Medicrats.
I do hope you can find a few moments to help a couple of AMERICANS…
I’m not advocating using deadly and highly addictive methamphetamine as a flu fighter, but some doctors may one day.
That’s because researchers in Taiwan report that methamphetamine exhibits flu-fighting qualities. Now, they’re trying to break down the ingredients to determine which one(s) are responsible in the hope that doctors can begin prescribing them to fight flu symptoms.