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The Diabetes Cure That Most Insurance Companies Won't Pay for

For 15 years, Erez Benari’s struggle with his type 2 diabetes had been a losing one. A software engineer at Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, Benari …

Diabetes

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Does Vitamin D Really Protect Against Colorectal Cancer?

It's been clear for many years that vitamin D helps keep bones strong, but studies have been inconclusive and conflicting about the vitamin's value in protecting against certain cancers, including colorectal cancer.<p>Now a large international study provides the strongest evidence yet that vitamin D …

Cancer

Tea tree oil may replace antibiotics in the fight against infections

Researchers have used the antibacterial properties of tea tree oil to create a bioactive coating that keeps bacteria away from medical devices. The …

Medicine

Having a Healthy Gut May Be Key to Weight Loss — Here Are the Best Foods to Eat

Did you know that having a healthy gut has benefits beyond digestion? It actually plays an important role in how your body functions from boosting your immune system to aiding weight loss. That's right — a 2013 study showed that obese women saw significant results by improving their gut …

Wellness

These four foods are proven to lower your cholesterol

Plant-based foods are known to be good for the heart. Are there any foods in particular that lower cholesterol and keep this vital organ strong and …

Medical Research

Essentially Breathe®

READ MORE<p>PINTEREST<p>PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- doTERRA was named one of "America's Best Midsize Employers" by Forbes for its …

Essential Oils

Scientists create the first 3D-printed human corneas

Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list. By using a simple 3D bio-printer, Professor of Tissue Engineering Che Connon and his team of scientists were able to combine healthy corneal stem …

Newcastle University

From anti-pollution drops to organic sheet mask

“Unless you’re headed to a destination spa or spiritual retreat, it’s hard to stay healthy on the road. There are the changing time zones; the buffet …

Travel

Essentials Blog

Sinusitis is caused due to inflammation of the mucous membranes, the bony cavities behind and on both sides of your nose. Here's a list of the 6 best …

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Diabetes

A Brain Surgeon's Tips for Handling Stress Head-On

If you're comfortable, you're not learning, this neurosurgeon advises. Oh, and another thing: "Never cut what you can't see."<p>6 min read<p>Most people at least try to avoid stress, especially when it comes to business and workplace conflicts. Even successful, high-profile business icons struggle with …

Insurers call on HHS to prevent steering of dialysis patients

New Hampshire's governor was reportedly angry about President Donald Trump's opioid speech, and Ronny Jackson's confirmation hearing is officially scheduled.<p>But first: A long-running battle over dialysis clinics and Obamacare gets more heated today.<p><b>INSURERS, ADVOCATES CALL ON HHS TO PREVENT</b> …

Health Care

A Stunning Breakthrough in the Fight Against a Devastating Blood Disease

In 1976, my final year of medical school, I travelled abroad and spent several months working in the hematology clinic at Hadassah Hospital, in Jerusalem. Every day, I attended to children and teen-agers suffering from a blood disorder called beta thalassemia. They were easy to identify in the …

Federal Appeals Court Finds State's Drug Price-Gouging Law Unconstitutional

States are continuing to do battle with budget-busting prices of prescription drugs. But a recent federal court decision could limit the tools available to them — underscoring the challenge states face as, in the absence of federal action, they attempt on their own to take on the powerful drug …

I'm doing everything right, but I'm still not losing weight. What's going on?

Rewind three-and-a-half months to January. You’ve woken up, feeling the after effects of last night’s celebration, and resolved to make a change in the new year. The goal? To lose weight. Fast forward to today. You’ve cut out the fast food, revamped your diet and committed to an exercise routine. …

Fitness

HSA Coverage Use Grows — But Only at Large Employer Groups

(Photo: Thinkstock)<p>The typical people now eligible to set up health savings accounts (HSAs) may now be enrollees in large-group health plans.<p>The …

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

Humans produce new brain cells throughout their lives, say researchers

Humans continue to produce new neurons in a part of their brain involved in learning, memory and emotion throughout adulthood, scientists have revealed, countering previous theories that production stopped after adolescence. The findings could help in developing treatments for neurological …

Neuroscience

Health Savings Account Change In 2018 Could Trip Up Some Consumers

Members of Congress have said they want to loosen rules for health savings accounts. Did they do it in the latest spending bill? Do people who were uncovered for one month in 2017 owe a tax penalty? And how can immigrants who move to the U.S. to retire get insurance? These are the questions I'm …

Health Care

A small but growing movement of doctors that don't accept insurance and charge a monthly fee could be a model for big employers like Amazon and JPMorgan

A new kind of doctor's office that charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance has been spreading around the US.<p>The practices are part of a movement known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance for routine visits and drugs, these practices charge a monthly membership fee — …

California Medicaid expansion enrolled hundreds of thousands of ineligible people, federal report finds

California signed up an estimated 450,000 people under Medicaid expansion who may not have been eligible for coverage, according to a report by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's chief watchdog.<p>In a Feb. 21 report, the HHS inspector general estimated that California spent $738.2 …

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Doctors receiving kickbacks 14.5 times more likely to prescribe opioids

A review of Medicare Part D prescription data found that physicians receiving at least one industry payment from a pharmaceutical company for any …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Cybersecurity helps keep hospital patients safe and healthy

The Hippocratic Oath remains a rite of passage for medical students, who often take a modernized version of the oath when graduating medical school.

Over 400,000 U.S. deaths per year caused by lead exposure

Past exposure to lead may be to blame for over 400,000 deaths in the United States every year, according to a new study published in <i>The Lancet Public</i> …

Medical Research

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Neuroscience

Amazon Health

It’s pretty rare for the same company to feature in two consecutive Weekly Articles; yesterday’s announcement of a health care initiative involving …