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Heart Disease Risk Reduced With One Cup of Leafy Green Veggies a Day

Research has shown that individuals can reduce the risk of heart disease significantly by eating only 1 cup of vegetables rich in nitrates every day. The research looked at if individuals who regularly consumed higher amounts of nitrate-rich veggies like beetroot and leafy greens, had reduced blood pressure, as well as looking at whether if… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

7 children in ICU, 2 on life support as they battle delta variant of COVID-19

Loading the player… At least seven children are in the intensive care unit in Mississippi as the state continues to battle the delta variant of COVID-19 — and two of the children are on life support.  On Twitter on Tuesday, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, a Mississippi Department of Health official, tweeted an update to an earlier… Read More »

Whole-body Cryotherapy: What Are the Benefits?

From ice packs to water-immersion baths, therapeutic properties of extremely cold temperatures have always been a matter of interest. Whole-body cryotherapy (WBC), a revolutionary version of this modality, has only recently started to draw attention because of the remarkable impact it proves to have on health and wellbeing. This article will cover all the potential… Read More »

Study shows benefits of early anticlotting therapy in moderate COVID-19

COVID-19 is marked by heightened inflammation and abnormal clotting in the blood vessels, particularly in the lungs, and is believed to contribute to progression to severe disease and death. New trial results show that administering a full dose of a standard blood thinner early to moderately ill hospitalized patients with COVID-19 could halt the thrombo-inflammation… Read More »

Hospitalizations rising again as delta variant spreads among the unvaccinated, doctors say

Top infectious disease specialists say the spread of the delta variant across unvaccinated pockets of the country is causing flare-ups and leading to an increase in hospitalizations as cases climb. Nationwide, cases are once again on the rise as the highly transmissible variant takes hold as the dominant strain in the U.S. The seven-day average… Read More »