Archive for ‘health’

February 13, 2017

What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

If physicians know of a treatment that could prevent and reverse disease, then it seems like that treatment should be the first-line method of care prescribed to patients. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente, one of the largest managed care organizations in… Read more

Source: What Diet Does the Nation’s Largest Health Plan Recommend?

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January 27, 2017

Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg

Source: Venus Williams: Plant-Based Diet “Changed My Life” | Clearly Veg

January 25, 2017

Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

About one in eight Americans with normal blood pressure may have masked hypertension, a type of high blood pressure that can be difficult to diagnose, a new study finds.

Source: Hidden Heart Risks? Masked Hypertension May Affect 17 Million

January 24, 2017

Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

I never had a weight problem until I turned 20 and put on a few extra pounds. I then dieted for the next 33 years of my life. I was on the cabbage diet, celery diet, boiled egg diet, toast… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | After Battling Type 2 Diabetes, My Lab Results Improved Dramatically in Just Six Weeks

January 15, 2017

Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

Can we finally put to rest the canard that marijuana has no medical value? And will someone tell Congress and the DEA?

Source: Scientists Release Definitive Study: Marijuana Is a Medicine | Alternet

January 15, 2017

The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

Source: The case for eliminating sugar. All of it. – Vox

January 1, 2017

7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

People stop eating meat to lose weight, gain energy, reduce heart disease risk, and lots of other reasons. What happens to your body when you go plant based?

Source: 7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

January 1, 2017

Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

A majority of Canadian chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic and acupuncture clinics claim that they can diagnose or treat allergies, sensitivities and asthma.

Source: Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American