The 10 Sickest (and 10 Healthiest) States in the U.S.

From measles outbreaks to Ebola and the annual flu season, the concern over major health issues continues to grow around the world. But it’s not just outbreaks of highly contagious viruses we have to be concerned with. Lack of physical activity, smoking, and poor diet are lifestyle habits contributing to poor health throughout the U.S. […]

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30 Natural Remedies for a Sinus Infection and Sinusitis

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses, and can be either chronic (lasting 8-12 weeks or longer) or acute (lasting less than 4 weeks). There are many causes of sinusitis and sinus pain, including viral and bacterial sinus infections – but it can also be caused by other sources of inflammation, including allergies. Approximately 1 […]

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Influenza 2015: The Year of the Ineffective Vaccine

by Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, DABIHM image via wikipedia.org. The news was reported in the January 16 edition of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report (MMWR):This years influenza vaccine is only 23% effective across all age groups.(1) While some people may scoff at this and say “the flu vaccine […]

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Pneumonia: The Forgotten Killer of the 21st Century

by Dr. Edward R. Rosick image via wikipedia.org. Those of us living in the 21st century are truly blessed. It’s easy to forgot that just 100 years ago, people the world over were had to suffer with a multitude of infectious diseases such as polio, gonorrhea and syphilis. These diseases killed millions of people around […]

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The Ebola Outbreak: A Tragedy Continues

by Edward R. Rosick, DO, MPH, DABIHM via BBC.com It’s winter here in the midwest; a time of snow and cold, true, but also a time of quiet reflection, long days to ponder what we are thankful for living in the United States of America. Yes, despite the political squabbling in our nation’s capitol that’s […]

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