Tag Archives: Health

‘It’s a great slogan, but it’s not workable:’ Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes – USA TODAY

Ken Alltucker USA TODAY Published 9:12 PM EDT Jul 16, 2019 The top executive of the health insurance industry’s largest trade group said Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden’s plan to bolster the Affordable Care Act with a public insurance option is a dangerous approach to extend affordable health coverage to millions of Americans. America’s Health Insurance Plans CEO… Read More »

Supporting your newborn’s health: Intestinal colonization after elective cesarean section

This month we recognize World Microbiome Day with information to help new parents learn about their baby’s developing bacteria colonization and how interventions in the first 1,000 days of life may affect their child’s risk of developing preventable autoimmune conditions. As I have discussed in a previous blog, the microbiome — the varied and teeming… Read More »

Health of the Bones Improved With Weight Bearing Exercise

Osteoporosis is a major public health concern, and as reported by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, in excess of 200 million people around the world are affected by osteoporosis. It’s a known fact that exercise helps to prevent diabetes, heart disease and obesity, and nowadays many more people are physically active. But specific exercises are needed… Read More »