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February 2017

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Promotes Great Health

By | February 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

The healing power of Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV for short) has been known for millennia—dating back to ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece. In fact, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used this amazing elixir as a natural antibiotic and antiseptic to heal patients as far back as 400 B.C.!  Second century Roman soldiers used an ACV tonic to stay [...]

Aspirin Therapy

By | February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

When Aspirin Therapy first came about, it was aimed simply at keeping platelets from sticking together, or clotting. With the recent revelations that CVD (cardiovascular disease) and most heart attacks are actually the result of inflammation, Aspirin Therapy became even more popular because aspirin is an anti-inflammatory. There is quite a bit of concern over the [...]

Type II Diabetes Is Reversible

By | February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

A clinical trial run by Dr. Roy Taylor in the UK demonstrated that the participants who had had Type II Diabetes for as long as ten years were able to reverse the condition in eight weeks and remain in reversal six months after those weeks ended. They were free of needing insulin. The participants of [...]

Seven Technologies Changing Healthcare for Seniors

By | February 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Kaiser Family Foundation provided a table of Population Distribution by Age in the United States showing that in 2016 there was a total of 88,681,600 people age 55 and over. Of those, 47,456,500 fell into the “senior citizen” bracket and were 65 years old and over. The projected number of senior citizens by 2020 [...]

Fake Cancer Diagnoses Rising

By | February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) states that much of the $100 billion per year cancer industry is spent on toxic chemotherapy treatments for “fake” cancer diagnoses. In these cases, men and women receive a cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment, but they don’t really have cancer. Breast cancer, for example, is often not cancer at all [...]

VA Awards Over $1 Billion in Home Telehealth Contracts

By | February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on 1 Feb issued over $1 billion in awards to four companies to provide Home Telehealth vital signs monitoring technologies to veterans in home care and monitoring. The four companies are Medtronic, Care Innovations, Iron Bow Technologies, and 1Vision LLC. The $1 billion is split evenly between the four ($258 million [...]

Health Alert: Many Women Have Died Unnecessarily Because Dangerous Cancers of the Uterus and Ovaries Are Being Spread using MORCELLATORS. Stop MORCELLATION in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery.

By | February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Many women have been harmed and have died prematurely or unnecessarily because of a routine but avoidable gynecological practice known as MORCELLATION. This world-wide practice has devastated many families for well over two decades now. More than 600,000 hysterectomies are done in the US every year. By the age of 70, one out of every [...]

US Patient Mortality Lower With Non-US Trained Physicians

By | February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A study was done to determine whether patient outcomes differ between general internists who graduated from a medical school outside the United States and those who graduated from a US medical school. The participants were 20% national sample of data for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries aged 65 years or older admitted to hospital with a medical condition [...]

January 2017

Seniors in Hospitals Say No One Coordinates Their Care

By | January 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Survey respondents' answers highlight possible risks to patient safety and good outcomes, and the need for better care coordination. A survey of more than 1,000 seniors shows the gaps in care coordination for some of the nation's most closely and most vulnerable patients, and highlights the need for better, more innovative care management. The Harris Poll survey [...]