Tag: Health

NEWS

Trump Butchers Obamacare

President Trump is taking no prisoners as he seeks to butcher Obamacare in one of his latest moves to throw red meat to his base. “We’ve been hearing about the disaster of Obamacare for so long — in my case, many years, most of it outside in civilian life. And for a long period of time, since I’ve started running […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Increasing Trend In Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Deaths

Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal form of dementia, is a public health problem. According to cdc.gov, Alzheimer’s disease-related deaths have increased over the past 16 years in every race, sex, and ethnicity category, and will most likely continue to increase as the population continues to age. The agency also reported that more persons with Alzheimer’s disease are dying at home, and […]

NEWS

Warren Buffet: Republican Healthcare Plan A Tax Break For The Rich

The comprehensive health care reform law, a signature Bill by ex-President Obama,  was enacted in March 2010. The Act known as ACA, PPACA, or “Obamacare” was passed into law on the basis of the following: 1. Make affordable health insurance available to more people. The law provides consumers with subsidies (“premium tax credits”) that lower costs for households with incomes […]

Health HEALTH/FOOD

8 Ways Technology Is Improving Your Health

We hear all the time about how technology is bad for us. Since the introduction of computers, we spend more time sitting at a desk than moving around at work. We have created this sedentary lifestyle that is causing havoc in our overall life. What if I were to tell you that technology has produced benefits? Would you believe me if I […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Quick Breakfast Fix For Kids

Although the benefits of breakfast are highly touted, today, many people continue to ignore this important meal. Some children, in particular, will ignore their breakfast or settle for something to eat that is unhealthy. In a recent article, the jamaicaobserver.com highlighted three top breakfast picks for kids that can be prepared in heartbeat. So here goes: Popping a yogurt is […]

EDITORIAL

The War Against Obamacare

Rain, rain, go away, Come again another day. Little Johnny wants to play; Rain, rain, go to Spain, Never show your face again! — Alexandre Beljame Nursery rhymes are said to reflect events in history, and the foregoing is no exception. The origin of the lyrics dates back to the reign of Queen Elizabeth  I. This was a period during […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Health Benefits Of Ginger And A Homemade Spiced Ginger Tea Recipe

Fresh ginger is a pungent and powerful herb with many health benefits, particularly for your digestion. Here’s a look at what are what makes it so good for you and a cinnamon, honey and ginger tea recipe for a simple way to make it at home. Health Benefits of Ginger        From the moment you first taste it on your tongue, […]

Food HEALTH/FOOD

Glaucoma: Know The Facts!

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and even blindness. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the 2nd leading cause of blindness worldwide. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, results in increased eye pressure. There are often no early symptoms, which is why 50% of people with […]

LIFESTYLE

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Part of the basic physiological needs of human as well as other animals is sleep. Sleep contributes to one’s overall health and state of well-being. The fact is one spends up to one-third of one’s life asleep; therefore, the overall state of one’s “sleep health” cannot be ignored. Now, the amount of sleep one needs throughout one’s life span varies, […]

Health HEALTH/FOOD

Sour Sop – The Miracle Fruit

Annona muricata, commonly known as the sour sop or graviola fruit, is a plant native to Africa, Asia, South America and the Caribbean. It’s a green fruit with a spiny exterior and a soft white sweet/tart fleshy interior. It’s used to make ice cream and beverages. It’s normally prepared as a nectar of water, pulp, and sweetener, such as condensed […]