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Fresh Food Pharmacy offers food instead of pills
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Fresh Food Pharmacy offers food instead of pills

June 21st, 2017 | by Contributor
Many health care providers nationwide are prescribing food instead of medicine to tackle the obesity epidemic. Doctors in more than a dozen states are moving away from recommending surgery or pills, and participating in programs...
As opioid crisis grows, few get treatment meds
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As opioid crisis grows, few get treatment meds

June 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
A 22-year-old recovering heroin addict shows his prescription for Suboxone, a maintenance treatment for opioid dependence, on February 5, 2014 in Burlington, Vermont.  Spencer Platt/Getty Images Opioid addiction among...
Likely source of deadly Legionnaires outbreak found
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Likely source of deadly Legionnaires outbreak found

June 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett AP Photo/John Minchillo New York City health officials say water vapor spread through the air from a building’s cooling tower likely caused the deadly Legionnaires outbreak...
These foods may help keep the brain young
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These foods may help keep the brain young

June 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Blueberries, olive oil, kefir, walnuts, leafy greens, oatmeal, bananas, and algal oil. These are some of the foods that could play a role in helping to keep the brain healthy throughout life, according to scientific experts...
Good foods for brain health
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Good foods for brain health

June 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
Green, leafy vegetables such as romaine, arugula, kale, collard greens, broccoli, spinach, and Swiss chard are among the foods that support brain health. “Across several studies there is fairly consistent findings that...
No meat, no lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed
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No meat, no lust advice for pregnant women ridiculed

June 20th, 2017 | by Contributor
A doctor examines a pregnant woman at the District Women Hospital, in Allahabad, in India’s most populous state of Uttar Pradesh. India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty...