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Want To Get More Employees To Use Preventive Care? Here’s Where To Start – Cigna

When it comes to staying healthy, a little preventive care can go a long way. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 7 in 10 American deaths each year are caused by chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. And while many of these can be prevented or detected early, the CDC says that … Continue reading Want To Get More Employees To Use Preventive Care? Here’s Where To Start – Cigna

Eight (8) Natural Remedies That Can Cure Preventable Diseases — Truth To Power

Did you know that a lot of diseases plaguing humanity right now — such as the common cold, diarrhea, and halitosis (bad breath) — can be prevented with natural and effective home remedies? For example, coconut oil, a natural alternative to mouthwash, can improve your oral health and eliminate bad breath. Coconut oil can also … Continue reading Eight (8) Natural Remedies That Can Cure Preventable Diseases — Truth To Power

Immigrants Arrive With Flourishing Gut Microbes Then America’s Diet Trashes Them – Ben Guarino

An empire of germs dwells inside you, trillions strong. About a half-pound of bacteria plus their genes make up our microbiome. Though each microbe is small, a healthy and diverse microbiome is mighty. Its influence, studies suggest, spans the human condition  from mood swings to weight gain. The microbiome begins as a departing gift from … Continue reading Immigrants Arrive With Flourishing Gut Microbes Then America’s Diet Trashes Them – Ben Guarino

Healthcare Startups Have Raised More This Year Than in 2012 And 2013 Combined – Michela Tindera

With two months left in 2018, healthcare startups have already raised more in VC funding this year than they did in all of 2012 and 2013 combined, according to an analysis conducted for Forbes by Pitchbook. Venture capitalists have poured more than $26 billion into health startups this year. In 2012 and 2013 combined, the sector raised $22.3 billion in 12 … Continue reading Healthcare Startups Have Raised More This Year Than in 2012 And 2013 Combined – Michela Tindera

We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work – Morra Aarons-Mele

Alyssa Mastromonaco is no stranger to tough conversations: she served as White House deputy chief of staff for operations under President Obama, was an executive at Vice and A&E, and is Senior Advisor and spokesperson at NARAL Pro-Choice America. So when Mastromonaco switched to a new antidepressant, she decided to tell her boss. “I told … Continue reading We Need to Talk More About Mental Health at Work – Morra Aarons-Mele

Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer – Bruce Y. Lee

Do you have an idea of what is in these blood pressure medications? Take away the "I" from an idea and you've got a NDEA. That's the chemical that seems to have contaminated certain lots of a type of blood pressure medication. NDEA is short for N-nitrosodiethylamine. PubChem describes NDEA as a "synthetic light-sensitive, volatile, … Continue reading Blood Pressure Medication Recall: What Is In This That May Cause Cancer – Bruce Y. Lee

Cardiologists Reveal the 15 Foods They Never Eat – Julia Mullaney

It’s easy to get caught up in all of the different diet trends in the world today. But what should you actually avoid eating? According to cardiologists, the following foods should be off limits. Here are the top 15 foods cardiologists never eat. Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to … Continue reading Cardiologists Reveal the 15 Foods They Never Eat – Julia Mullaney

How to Turbocharge Flu Protection – Carl Zimmer

The oncoming flu season has claimed its first lives, among them a child in Florida who had not gotten a flu shot. This year’s vaccine significantly reduces the odds of getting sick — and you should get one now if you haven’t already — but it’s far from perfect. For one thing, its effectiveness fluctuates … Continue reading How to Turbocharge Flu Protection – Carl Zimmer

A Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories – Sumathi Reddy

Stop counting calories. It’s the clock that counts.That’s the concept behind time-restricted feeding, or TRF, a strategy increasingly being studied by researchers as a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity. In TRF, you can eat whatever you want and as much as you want—just not whenever you want. Daily food intake should be … Continue reading A Diet Strategy That Counts Time, Not Calories – Sumathi Reddy

The Global Drug Industry Putting Your Life At Risk – Srinath Perur

In late 2012, 60 people died in two cities in Pakistan after drinking cough syrup to get high. Syrups from two separate manufacturers were involved. It was found that both were using an active ingredient — dextromethorphan, a synthetic morphine-like compound — imported from the same manufacturer in India. Indian drug authorities put a halt … Continue reading The Global Drug Industry Putting Your Life At Risk – Srinath Perur

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