Archive | Health RSS feed for this section

Monsanto, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Altria (Phillip Morris) Among Top Sustainable Agriculture Companies

14 March 2014

0 Comments

20140314fr-sustainable-agriculture-640x480

The World According to Google Search Results When you think of sustainable agriculture, what comes to mind? Usually a Google search on just about any topic will provide authoritative sources of information among the top results. Among the top results you won’t find your friendly local natural foods store organic brands. Surprisingly Monsanto is in […]

Continue reading...

Hamilton Beach Stainless Steel Ensemble Electric Kettle, 10-Cup

21 February 2014

0 Comments

20140221fr-hamilton-beach-stainless-steel-ensemble-electric-kettle-tea-pot-10-cup-640x300

Product Description Tea? hot chocolate? instant soup? if you have a taste for it, Hamilton beach kettles can have it ready in minutes. incorporating the best of good thinking?, the powerful rapid-boil system provides fast heat-up from any standard outlet and the auto shut-off function helps keep kettles from boiling dry. Hamilton beach kettles are […]

Continue reading...

CVS Caremark to Stop Selling Tobacco at all CVS/pharmacy Locations

5 February 2014

0 Comments

It’s wrong for a company to distribute products that are harmful to people’s health, while at the same time profiting from selling pharmaceuticals to those same people once they get sick. Here’s what CVS is doing to stop this cycle. Who said big business can’t influence big changes… * * * WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ […]

Continue reading...

Verizon Supporting Remote Medicine Distance Medical Services and Virtual Doctors

19 January 2014

0 Comments

20140119su-remote-healthcare-collaboration-distance-virtual-doctor-care-640x300

IMPROVING GLOBAL HEALTHCARE The University of Virginia Health Systems and the Swinfen Charitable Trust join forces with Verizon to help improve healthcare access for those in need. (source) CHALLENGE One of the greatest challenges facing our world is the wide disparity of access to the latest medical advances in healthcare. Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals […]

Continue reading...

Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese Product Quality Notice

29 December 2013

0 Comments

20131229su-organic-valley-product-quality-notice-640x300

Summary As of November 2013, and continuing through December 2013, there have been reoccurring indents of poor quality Organic Valley Lowfat Cottage Cheese as provided from production facility 39-111, Smith Dairy Products, 230 N Vine St, Orrville, OH delivered to grocery stores in the Iowa City and Coralville area. Presumably other areas have the same poor quality product. […]

Continue reading...

Wahl Deluxe Groomer Rechargeable Ear, Nose and Eyebrow Trimmer – Users Guide and Owners Manual

29 December 2013

0 Comments

20131229su-wahl-trimmer-640x300

The Whal Deluxe Groomer Rechargeable 6-in-1 Detailer (# 9865-1401) offers ultimate power in personal grooming. [RFL Store | Amazon | Wahl Website] Features This Deluxe Groomer features: Rechargeable battery for years of use 2 Cutting heads for all your detailing needs 6 in 1 Uses: Nose, Ear, Eyebrows, Toes, Fingers, Outlining Facial Hair & More! Hygienic […]

Continue reading...

Avocado Health Benefits, Nutrition Information, History, Uses, and Facts

20 December 2013

0 Comments

20131220fr-avocado-facts-nutrition-history-tips-cooking-uses-health-benefits-640x300

The avocado info-graphic below is available in high resolution JPG or as a PDF file. Thanks to the team at Mercola for creating this helpful chart!

Continue reading...

Thyroid Recovery Wellness Program – Diet, Health, Supplements, and Practices for Treating Hypothyroid and Hyperthyroid Conditions

18 December 2013

0 Comments

20131218we-thyroid-wellness-640x300

The following article is from Dr. Jason Bradley of the Washington Street Wellness Center in Iowa City. It is a compilation of a series of writings posted to his Facebook page in December 2013. There are five parts included below. Additional installations will be provided later. For the most current news, visit Dr. Bradley’s Facebook […]

Continue reading...

Western Medicine: “Supplements have no clear benefit and might even be harmful”

17 December 2013

0 Comments

20131217tu-supplements-640x300

More Misinformation from Western Medicine On 17 December 2013 the Annals of Internal Medicine published an article that states: “Multivitamins offer no benefit and are possibly harmful.” The article is based on three separate trials. Based on that report, Forbes published the article “Vitamins Lack Clear Health Benefits, May Pose Risks.” CNN has this response […]

Continue reading...

Are your clothes killing you?

14 December 2013

0 Comments

20131214sa-clothing-health-suits-640x300

“Over the past 10 years, I’ve found that when I wear jeans and a comfortable shirt I’m more relaxed, comfortable, and active during the day. When I’m wearing dress pants, a dress shirt, and nice shoes (business casual apparel) I choose to take the bus or drive to avoid sweating in those clothes or risking […]

Continue reading...

CVS Offers $7 Ultra-Portable TRUE2go Glucose Tester with Quad Electrode Laser Accuracy, 0.5 Microliter Sample Size, and Results in 4 Seconds

10 December 2013

0 Comments

20131210tu-CVS-Ultra-Portable-TRUE2go-Glucose-Tester-with-Quad-Electrode-Laser-Accuracy-small-Microliter-Sample-Size-Results-4-Seconds-960x540

Overview CVS now offers a $7 ultra-portable TRUE2go glucose tester with quad electrode laser accuracy, 0.5 microliter sample size, and results in 4 Seconds. The same tester is available for about $15 on Amazon (without the travel case). [Buy on Amazon] The test strips can be purchased for $20 per 100, which is about 80% […]

Continue reading...

Total Worker Health – Keeping employees healthy and productive

9 December 2013

0 Comments

(Source: “Keeping employees healthy and productive - UI research report highlights multiple dimensions of ‘Total Worker Health’,” University of Iowa, 9 December 2013, by Dan McMillan) As health care and insurance costs have more than doubled in the last decade, employers are looking for ways to control costs while keeping workers healthy and productive. An emerging […]

Continue reading...

Teavana Maharaja Chai Samurai Chai Tea Blend

30 November 2013

0 Comments

20131130sa-teavana-maharaja-chai-samurai-chai-tea-blend-960x540

Maharaja Chai Oolong & Samurai Chai Maté from Teavana is intermingle to form a blend that is bold in flavor and rich in heritage. Ginger, cinnamon, black peppercorn, cloves, & nutmeg harmoniously balance with sweet notes of pineapple, papaya & star anise. Spicy and rich, this sweet Ayurvedic blend combines oolong, maté and green rooibos in […]

Continue reading...

Portfolio of Wellness Nutritional Supplements – Vitamins, Minerals, Herbals, Oils, Greens, Leaf, Root, Bark

29 November 2013

0 Comments

20131129fr-nutritional-supplements-veggies-and-fruits-960x540

Below is a portfolio of wellness nutritional supplements including vitamins, minerals, herbals, oils and more. Alpha Lipoic Acid by Now Foods – “Alpha-lipoic acid is a vitamin-like chemical called an antioxidant. Yeast, liver, kidney, spinach, broccoli, and potatoes are good sources of alpha-lipoic acid. It is also made in the laboratory for use as medicine. Alpha-lipoic […]

Continue reading...

Tellspec Food Analysis Scanner Mobile Device Spectrometer and iPhone App

27 November 2013

0 Comments

20131127we-Tellspec_Food_Analysis_Scanner_Mobile_Device_Spectrometer_and_iPhone_App-960x540

Tellspec is raising funds on Indiegogo for the development and manufacture of the TellSpec device — the world’s first reliable and accurate handheld device that scans and analyzes the composition of food so consumers know the real ingredients before they buy or eat the food. TellSpec brings together laser spectroscopy and a unique mathematical algorithm in […]

Continue reading...

Tom Ford Black Orchid Parfume Fragrance

23 November 2013

0 Comments

The custom grown (and über rare) TOM FORD BLACK ORCHID is the show-stopping note in this incredibly luxurious scent. Sultry woods and rich fruit accords help to bring out the skin’s natural perfume, and the jet-black, art-deco inspired bottle adds to the fragrances overall glamour. [View on Amazon] Notes: Bergamot, Citrus, Mandarin, Black Gardenia, Jasmine, Ylang-Ylang, […]

Continue reading...

Seeds of Loving Kindness Tour in Iowa City on 11 November 2013

9 November 2013

0 Comments

20131109sa-seeds-of-loving-kindness-photo

Seeds of Loving Kindness Monday  11.11.13  | 6:30 p.m. Public Space One Lower Level – Wesley Building 120 North Dubuque Street Iowa City - http://goo.gl/maps/AiDUZ For More information: 319.621.0191 An evening of high dharma and inspiration a spiritual talk and multimedia presentation with Ganga, Tara and Jampa Dorje Ganga and Tara have lived in India for […]

Continue reading...

Universal Wellness Plan, Version 20131104MO1200

4 November 2013

0 Comments

20131104mo-universal-wellness-plan-640x360

Introduction The Universal Wellness Program is a health protocol designed to reduce or eliminate the conditions that produce IIPC Syndrome (Interrelated Illness Phases and Cycles Syndrome). In summary, IIPC is a constellation of widely common lifestyle and nutrition related health conditions and outcomes that result in illness and death to millions of people. IIPC generally goes undiagnosed […]

Continue reading...