New Year’s resolutions: Nutritionist’s tips for staying healthy from the inside out in 2018

New Year, new you. For 2018, many have thoughts of New Year resolutions, including better health and nutrition. “Good Morning America” tapped nutritionist Maya Feller for her insights on three areas of health that should be a priority for people in 2018. Good health starts on the inside, according to Feller. Anti-inflammatory foods, hydration and […]

Advances in Genetics-Based Medicine

Don’t be surprised if 2018 proves to be a big year for health in good ways and bad. While experts foresee trouble ahead for influenza and potential measles outbreaks, the areas of targeted breast cancer therapies, gene editing and migraine medicines offer new promise. The high price tag of some of the new therapies and […]

Trump Proposes New Health Plan Options for Small Businesses

“Those with serious health conditions like cancer would be left paying ever-increasing premiums for comprehensive coverage,” said Chris Hansen, the president of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. “The rule proposed today will almost certainly result in more people facing financial distress when an unexpected health crisis happens.” Similar health plans have a history […]

World Health Organization’s Junk Diagnosis for “Gaming Disorder” Trivializes Mental Illness

Of course, the WHO’s efforts aren’t the only ones to receive controversy. The American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) provisional diagnosis of “Internet Gaming Disorder” (IGD) has proven unpopular among many scholars. In fairness to the WHO their “gaming disorder” may be marginally better insofar as it focuses on interference (i.e., that gaming gets in the way […]

‘Obamacare’ surprise: Strong showing as nearly 9M sign up

In a remarkably strong show of consumer demand, nearly 9 million people signed up for “Obamacare” next year, as government numbers out Thursday proved predictions of its collapse wrong yet again. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said more than 8.8 million people have signed up in the 39 states served by the federal […]

Looking forward: Health – Twin Falls Times

If you have an appointment with internal medicine, endocrinology and diabetes management, otolaryngology, rehabilitation services, occupational health or outpatient imaging services, it will likely be in the new building. Article source: http://magicvalley.com/news/local/looking-forward-health/article_b97d9b78-d67a-5b44-971d-5768c81d97ec.html

Taking care of each other: Winona Health offers largest group of volunteers to warming center this winter

From the left, Ronia Frelund, Paula Philipps and Dawn Gronner, all of Winona Health, stand for a photo inside Winona Health on Tuesday morning. Gronner and Philipps helped organize volunteers from Winona Health to help at the Winona Community Warming Center this winter, where Frelund also volunteers. Article source: http://www.winonadailynews.com/news/local/taking-care-of-each-other-winona-health-offers-largest-group/article_8781fa9a-c8d1-513e-9020-ca7347890c99.html

Looking North: Can A Single-Payer Health System Work In The US?

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News TORONTO — For Dr. Peter Cram, an American internist who spent most of his career practicing in Iowa City, Iowa, moving here about four years ago was almost a no-brainer. He’s part of a small cohort of American doctors who, for personal or professional reasons, have moved north to practice […]

Will Gathering Vast Troves of Information Really Lead To Better Health?

Scientist Michael Joyner rides his bike to work every day because he believes the exercise has more of an impact on people’s BMI than their genetic profile. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption toggle caption Richard Harris/NPR Scientist Michael Joyner rides his bike to work every day because he believes the exercise has more of an impact […]

Waste Not? Ideas For Curbing Unneeded Health Care Spending …

One ProPublica story found that the many eye drop companies waste medication by making the dispenser too big. Hitoshi Nishimura/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Hitoshi Nishimura/Getty Images One ProPublica story found that the many eye drop companies waste medication by making the dispenser too big. Hitoshi Nishimura/Getty Images Earlier this year, the Gallup organization […]