http://nbc4i.com/2016/07/28/infectious-disease-cases-may-be-linked-to-ohio-state-park/ Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh). Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are exposed to the bacteria. Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days. Feb 10, 2016 Six confirmed cases of shigellosis … Continue reading SHIGELLOSIS
BLOOD PRESSURE: 100 + YOUR AGE?
http://www.disabled-world.com/health/cardiovascular/hypertension/bp-100-plus-age.php Quote: "A former NASA astronaut and family doctor, says the 100+ age guideline for "normal" blood pressure was around for decades." Everyone has different blood pressure readings, some are high, some low and most are in the middle. Many doctors have long held the belief that an acceptable systolic reading of blood pressure is 100 … Continue reading BLOOD PRESSURE: 100 + YOUR AGE?
An Old Drug Might Treat Zika
The antibiotic azithromycin stopped the virus from multiplying. This drug has the added bonus of being widely considered safe for pregnant women. By Jeanette Kazmierczak, July 11, 2016 Few drugs are known to be safe for pregnant women and their unborn children. So there are limited options available for scientists trying to protect pregnant women from … Continue reading An Old Drug Might Treat Zika
FORSKOLIN: ESSENTIAL FOR HEALTH?
Coleus Forskohlii Herb Extract http://www.indo-world.com/coleus_forskohli/coleus_forskohli.htm ANCIENT REMEDY FOR WEIGHT LOSS, HEART HEALTH, BLOOD PRESSURE REGULATION, AND SPORTS SUPPLEMENT Coleus Forskohlii Herb Extract is drived from roots from Coleus Forskohlii. Coleus is used in India folk medicines and is a traditional digestive remedy. Currently the plant is extensively cultivated is Southern India. Forskohlii helps to lower blood pressure, dilates the blood vessels. It … Continue reading FORSKOLIN: ESSENTIAL FOR HEALTH?
What The Amish Can Teach Us About Modern Medicine
by Sarah Talpos When healthcare is expensive, the Amish culture of autonomy and thrift may be a way to balance communal support and individual responsibility. Sara Talpos finds out more. The Allegheny Plateau, sprawling across northern Pennsylvania and beyond, is an ecosystem of forested hills, with land that supports black bears, bald eagles and wandering … Continue reading What The Amish Can Teach Us About Modern Medicine
THE GREAT POT CRISIS
MEDICAL POT FOR MILITARY PASSES CONGRESS
http://www.marijuana.com/blog/news/2016/05/congress-oks-medical-marijuana-for-military-veterans/ Congress OKs Medical Marijuana for Military Veterans By Tom Angell on MAY 19, 2016Health & Medicine, Law & Politics The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives both took action to increase military veterans’ access to medical marijuana on Thursday. By a vote of 89-8, senators approved a bill containing language preventing the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.) from spending money … Continue reading MEDICAL POT FOR MILITARY PASSES CONGRESS
There’s No Such Thing as Free Will
http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/06/theres-no-such-thing-as-free-will/480750/ bt Stephen Cave There’s No Such Thing as Free Will But we’re better off believing in it anyway. For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as Free Will