Week Ending May 2, 2022

Rodgers, Banks, & Wenstrup Lead QALY Ban to Affirm Every Person’s Life has Value
“Today, House Energy and Commerce Republican Leader and Republican Study Committee Member Cathy McMorris Rodgers, RSC Chairman Jim Banks, and RSC Member and GOP Doctors Caucus Co-Chair Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M, introduced The Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act, important legislation that would expand access to life saving cures and prevent discrimination against Americans with disabilities.”

7 stretches to improve flexibility and reduce aches and pains
“Improving flexibility helps with circulation, reduces aches and pains, and leads to better mobility during day-to-day activities. As we get older, our bodies fall into habitual patterns.”

These 6 Organs Detox Your Body — Here’s How To Support Them Daily
“The concept of “doing” a detox is floated around regularly, but the truth is that your body naturally works hard to detox itself 24/7. Certain organs in your body (six in total!) have specialized processes that help get rid of unnecessary metabolites and unwanted toxins while keeping everything else in good working order.”

Being in Nature: Good for Mind, Body and Nutrition
“In late 2020, Canadian doctors made headlines for “prescribing nature,” or recommended time outdoors based on research that suggests people who spent two or more hours in nature per week improved their health and wellbeing.”

Automated nutrition app can help people follow healthier diet
“People could benefit from fully automated personal nutritional advice, as a new research paper shows that an app improved healthy diet in clinical trials.”

What are some natural treatments for osteoarthritis?
“Some people with osteoarthritis (OA) find relief from natural treatments, such as physical therapy and acupuncture. Many experts recommend a combination of drug-based and natural treatments for people with OA.”

A Guide to Essential Oils for NSCLC
“Essential oils are a type of complementary therapy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). They aren’t a traditional treatment like surgery or chemotherapy. However, some of these oils might help with managing symptoms like sleep or anxiety while you’re undergoing treatment.”

What is the macrobiotic diet?
“The macrobiotic diet is a strict diet that claims to reduce toxins. It involves eating whole grains and vegetables and avoiding foods high in fat, salt, sugar, and artificial ingredients.”

Can Complementary Therapies Ease Cancer Treatment Symptoms? What the Science Says
“After Marianne Sarcich underwent treatment for breast cancer in 2016, she called an acupuncturist in hopes of easing her cancer-related anxiety—but made sure to be upfront”

What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
“From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,”

How To Create A Personalized Wellness Routine That Actually Works For You
“When it comes to addressing health and well-being goals, I often see people attempt to fix everything at once. They stock up on all the latest books, sign up for a gym membership, and pack enough kale in their crisper drawer to feed a small country.”

“Diets high in fat, sodium, sugar, and processed and fast foods are linked to chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, kidney disease, and certain cancers. By tweaking your diet, you can prevent those chronic conditions or improve your health and treatment outcomes for those conditions.”

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?
“Breakfast is often described as the most important meal of the day, but is skipping this morning meal really detrimental to health? Newer research suggests this may not be as bad as many of us believe. In this Honest Nutrition feature, we take an in-depth look at breakfast and whether skipping it is really harmful.”

What The Experts Want You To Know Before You Try Cupping
“Cupping therapy has been one of the most buzzed-about alternative treatments in the wellness space for years now.”