Tag Archives: Starts

Viewpoints: Turning The Tide On Narcotics Starts With A New Model That Doesn’t Include Jail; Border Conditions Without Vaccines Are Ripe For Breeding Vicious Flu

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Ending The War On Drugs  On gritty streets where heroin, fentanyl and meth stride like Death Eaters, where for decades both drugs and the war on drugs have wrecked lives, the city of Seattle is pioneering a bold approach to… Read More »

A Healthy Baby Starts With a Healthy Mom

SATURDAY, June 15, 2019 — Having a healthy baby starts before you get pregnant, Penn State doctors say. Nearly half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned, said Dr. Andrew Lutzkanin, a physician in the department of family and community medicine. “Fortunately, most women of childbearing age are healthy,” he said. “And most… Read More »

Rerouting nerves during amputation reduces phantom limb pain before it starts

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) to prevent or reduce debilitating phantom limb and stump pain in amputees. Losing a limb due to trauma, cancer, or poor circulation can result in phantom limb and stump pain in upwards… Read More »

Better Fitness Starts Right Now

Never make the mistake of sticking with the same workouts each time you work out. This helps to avoid boredom from too much repetition and will also maintain your level of motivation. Plus, once your muscles are used to doing certain exercises, you receive less benefit from doing them. Goals are very important when you… Read More »