No matter where you stand on the issue of genetically modified (GM) foods – whether you believe them to be an environmental and public health disaster or you’re more willing to give them a try – one thing’s for certain: we should all be free to make the choice of whether or not we consume them
For the record, there are ma … Read More
About 3 million Americans suffer from gout, a form of arthritis that leads to intense, painful swelling in your joints. Many people experience their first gout attack in their big toe, which may feel like sharp, intense pain along with swelling and stiffness.
The site of the attack will also be red and hot to the touch. A … Read More
Filed Under: Arthritis
Written By: August 4,2015
When you think of building muscles, vegetables are probably the last food group that comes to mind. A thick grass-fed steak, a couple of free-range eggs or even a whey protein shake … these are the types of foods that truly build muscles, right?
Yes, they certainly do … but they’re not the only ones. And if you’re overloo … Read More
Filed Under: Muscles
Written By: July 31,2015
… Plus an 8-Question Dementia Risk Quiz
Earlier this year, stunning new research was published showing the biological processes that lead to mental decline and eventually dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, start 18 years before symptoms appear.[i]
The researchers followed more than 2,000 participants for 18 years a … Read More
Filed Under: Alzheimer's
Written By: July 27,2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known for years that taking popular nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), Aleve and Celebrex may be dangerous for your heart.
It was 2005 when the agency first warned that taking NASIDs increases your risk of heart attack or stroke, … Read More
Filed Under: Medications
Written By: July 20,2015
Dr. Farid Fata, a Detroit-area hematologist and oncologist who was once described as “world-renowned” has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for prescribing chemotherapy to his patients.
They weren’t just any patients, however – most of them were not sick and did not have cancer. This didn’t matter to Fata, who viewed t … Read More
Filed Under: Scams
Written By: July 16,2015
The foods you eat can make or break your health at all life stages. But while some foods are healthy for virtually everyone, your unique nutritional needs change with time.
In youth and adolescence, your body is hard at work growing and developing. Next your body gears up for procreation and maintenance. As you reach 50 a … Read More
Filed Under: Combat Aging
Written By: July 13,2015
Readers of our free e-newsletters and our website tend to be more knowledgeable about health and wellness than the average Joe... and many are downright PASSIONATE about it...
So I'm very curious to know -- and please use the COMMENT area below to respond -- what do YOU think are the most important health issues facing us … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: July 6,2015
The Healthy Back Institute is a team of the most dedicated, talented, and caring people you'll ever meet.
One "piece" of what helped make each of us who we are are the books we have each read (and reading is a passion we all happen to share here!)
So I decided to ask each team member to share with you the books that m … Read More
Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: June 27,2015
By Dr. Mark Wiley, The Healthy Back Institute
Whether you have back pain, sciatica, neck or shoulder pain, headaches, PMS, tendonitis or something other... you have by now likely sought out alternative practices to relieve your suffering. Maybe the prescription meds helped a bit, but only for a while. You learned -- or felt … Read More
Filed Under: Transfer
Written By: June 23,2015