Older Women Should Not Use Hormone Therapy To Prevent Chronic Conditions

Reuters reports the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of experts, has concluded that “postmenopausal women should not use hormone therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions, because the risk of significant side effects outweighs the unclear evidence of a benefit.” The experts recommend, instead of hormone therapy, “a healthy diet and physical activity […] Read More

FDA To Increase Regulation of Homeopathic Remedies

The AP reports that on Monday, the FDA “issued a new proposal for regulating homeopathic medicines that have long been on the fringe of mainstream medicine.” The agency intends “to target products that pose the biggest safety risks, including those marketed for children or for serious diseases,” although “under the government’s framework, the vast majority of low-risk […] Read More

Beautiful Skin From The Inside Out

By Kathryn Jacob Pollard, MS. Plant-Based Practice:   For the loveliest skin our body can produce, eat a variety of colorful vegetables every day. Add raw and cooked. Don’t sweat over how much, just add them at every meal and as snacks. I am often complimented about my smooth and creamy skin. This is notable because […] Read More

Study Finds Men More Likely To Receive CPR Than Women If They Experience Cardiac Arrest in Public

  Article Source: The New York Times The New York Times reported on a study presented at the American Heart Association meeting finding that “outside of hospitals, men are much more likely to get CPR than women.” The study was based on “a database of 19,331 cardiac arrests in the United States and Canada,” excluding those […] Read More

New Guidelines Lower Definition of High Blood Pressure

Image Source: Healthline Original Source: The Washington Post Leading heart health experts tightened the guidelines for high blood pressure Monday, a change that will sharply increase the number of U.S. adults considered hypertensive in the hope that they, and their doctors, will address the deadly condition sooner. The American Heart Association, the American College of […] Read More