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“Food freedom” — it’s a complex term, with definitions ranging from ditching diet culture and restrictive diets to attaining good health and food security through growing your own foods. It’s marketed as an approach to address eating disorders for some and as a way to promote intentional weight los...


BOSTON — A national addiction treatment center chain has agreed to pay a total of $4.5 million to the state’s Medicaid program, known as MassHealth, and Medicare to resolve allegations that the company submitted false claims for urine drug tests that were medically unnecessary and were illegall...


High levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) cholesterol can contribute to the development of heart disease. Certain foods can reduce a person’s cholesterol levels. There is some evidence to suggest that Cheerios, a popular breakfast cereal, is one such food. Cheerios are a breakfast cereal made b...


Thousands of miles from Dr. Barney Graham’s lab in Bethesda, Md., a frightening new coronavirus had jumped from camels to humans in the Middle East, killing one out of every three people infected. An expert on the world’s most intractable viruses, Dr. Graham had been working for months to develop...



Patients more readily trust the natural approach of their holistic chiropractor when you’re considering implementing a patient weight loss program The good news is that your patients may be more likely to listen to you and your recommendation to lose weight than they are from their regular phy...


The Shelby County Commission voted Monday to add $168,700 to its operating budget to combat the county’s opioid epidemic. Shelby County previously received $506,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health for the period of Sept 1, 2021 to Aug. 31, 2022 through an effort to target high-impact ar...


Heart failure is the gradual weakening of heart muscle that is often confused with a heart attack. People often proudly say that during their life of 70 years, they have not visited a doctor once. This common mistake made by a significant majority results in a delay in the diagnosis of the...



Those allergic to milk or who suffer from milk or lactose intolerance should avoid certain GAT Sport Jetfuel Diuretic bottles. That's because there is a new recall that involves the weight loss supplement. The product contains traces of milk, which is why it's being recalled. That means people who...


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Health Insurance Coverage of the Total Population (CPS) Timeframe: - 2020 States Clear All Selections Tools: Table Map Trend Graph Data Table To view data, please select some geographies from the sidebar. NOTES Notes For 2020,...


Numbers reveal key benefits to vaccine boosters in fighting infection, severe illness and death. Rick Egan | Tribune file photo) Covid vaccinations provided by the Salt Lake County Health Department at the Rancho Market parking lot on Redwood Road, on Thursday, January 6, 2022.   | Jan....


Sophia Antipolis, 9 November 2021 :  Going to sleep between 10:00 and 11:00 pm is associated with a lower risk of developing heart disease compared to earlier or later bedtimes, according to a study published today in European Heart Journal – Digital Health, a journal of the European Society o...


Snuggling a bearded dragon could end up being a stomach-churning experience. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday published information suggesting that a recent salmonella outbreak in 25 states seems to be linked to people who got up close and personal with one of the lizards...