Take Your Vitamins: New research shows Vitamin D deficiency can lead to worse COVID outcomes
A recent article in the American Journal of Infection Control titled “COVID-19 fatalities, latitude, sunlight, and vitamin D” found that a country’s latitude had a significant effect on its COVID-19 […]
Trust Science?: Americans on both sides of the political divide struggle to decide who to believe
Americans seem to be dividing themselves into two camps: those who trust science and those who don’t. But even those who traditionally support science and have faith in agencies such […]
Alt-Health: It’s Raining Pollen!
It’s allergy season, and we all know what that means – itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, coughing – all the symptoms of a cold, without an end in sight. Here […]
Alt-Health: Where Does Personality Start?
If life were a game and you entered at square one, there is only one thing that you would bring with you – your genetic blueprint. Every part of you […]
Alt-Health: Life-Changing Bariatric Surgery
When the question of weight has passed from being a matter of vanity to becoming a dangerous health condition, a diet and exercise program isn’t enough. For some patients, bariatric […]
Alt-Health: Little White Lies Lead to Big Problems
PD Ouspensky once wrote that man could be classified as “an animal that lies.” This is most certainly true. Much of the time, it can be a harmless feelings-sparing, or […]
Alt-Health: Kids and E-Cigs
They look like USB drives, but they are a delivery system of a very different kind. “Pod Mods” are a new product class of e cigarettes that are quickly gaining […]
Alt-Health: Grief Affects Our Health
We all know how much grief hurts us emotionally, but we may not realize how damaging it can be to our health. At least one lethal form of grief, the […]
Alt-Health: Where’s a Lyme Vaccine?
Since the ’70s, when it was first discovered in Lyme, Connecticut, Lyme Disease has become one of the fastest growing infectious diseases in our country. It is a debilitating infection […]
Alt-Health: Separation Anxiety
Trump has finally signed the executive order that ended the separation of immigrant families and children at the borders, but the families in question seem to still be in limbo As […]