Health Timeline

Walmart Introduces $40 Doctor Visits At Their New Care Clinics

Walmart Health Center

Months after Walmart announced its plans to enter into the healthcare industry, the world’s largest retail chain has opened a Care Clinic in Galvaston, Georgia. Northwest Georgia News has released that services to be offered at Walmart Care Clinics include preventative health services, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and guidance on managing chronic problems such… Read more »

‘Fearbola': Ebola Fears Reaching Epidemic Proportions In United States

Fearbola, the irrational fear of Ebola, is sweeping the U.S.

Are you afraid of contracting Ebola? If so, you are not alone – millions of Americans are now suffering from “Fearbola.” The media is bombarding us with reports such as this one from the Inquisitr of more and more people exposed to the deadly virus, suspected cases in several states, and doomsday theories from “experts”… Read more »

CVS Considered Pulling Candy And Soft Drinks Along With Tobacco

CVS Candy Display

CVS Pharmacy, now known as CVS Health, moved ahead with their announced plan to end tobacco sales by October 1. As reported in The Inquisitr, CVS’s goal was actually completed about a month ahead of schedule. But CVS considered going even further than that. The giant drug store chain also considered banning candy and sodas…. Read more »

Vitamin D – More Sun Equals Less Labor Pain

Vitamin D lessens labor pain

Though a small amount of vitamin D can be found in foods such as sardines, mackerel, tuna, and herring – 80 to 90 percent of this vitamin is obtained from the sun. According to a study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014 annual meeting, vitamin D deficiency has long been associated with pain and depression. However,… Read more »

Autism: New Study Says Broccoli Sprouts Can Eliminate Symptoms

Sulforaphane

The effects of a chemical derived from broccoli sprouts can have overwhelming positive effects on the symptoms of those with Autism, says a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study was a joint effort by scientists at Mass General Hospital for Children and the Johns Hopkins University School… Read more »

Fecal Transplant Equally Effective If Taken By Mouth, Study Claims

Fecal Transplant Can Be Equally Effective If Given Orally

Fecal transplant procedures are usually done with the aid of a colonoscopy, which as many middle-aged men know, can be quite unpleasant. But luckily, news broke last week that pills are equally as effective. Citing a study first published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Washington Post reported that pills administered… Read more »

Alzheimer’s: Radiologists Can Now Tell Who Will Get The Disease With MRIs

MRI

Radiologists have determined a method for finding the biomarkers that indicate future cognitive decline using Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRIs. According to the L.A. Times, the method of utilizing MRIs can also identify warning signs for additional diseases like Alzheimer’s disease when paired with other assessments. Researchers say the identification method is the best procedure… Read more »