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Smoothly Does It'

Smoothly Does It

Been blending like your life depends on it? Or has your NutriBullet blended into the kitchen scenery? Since the smoothie makers whizzed off the shelves around this time last year,…

radiology part 1

Radiology part 1

Radiology part one: Interview with Dr. Ty Vachon, MD (click link to listen to the show) We have over 205,000  Nurse Practitioners licensed in the U.S with many in the primary care role. Most all…

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!'

Sandal Weather is Here. Time for a 10,000 Steps Campaign!

Healthscopenews.com   The U.S. Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, says Americans are not active enough. “Engaging in regular physical activity is one of the most important things that people of all…

Bariatrics Part 1-2

Bariatric surgery: An interview with Dr. Rami Lutfi

Bariatrics part one: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 28. Bariatrics part two: Interview with Dr. Lutfi-episode 29. Surgery and morbid obesity. Dr. Cynthia Jaffe interviews Dr. Rami Lutfi, a Bariatric surgeon from…

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.'

Look up in the sky! 13 genetic superheroes could lead us to life-saving cures, for real.

Who should you call for help when Batman is busy? A superhero with good genes. Scientists are now studying people who have “super powers” that mean they stay healthy despite…

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter'

Exposed to loud noise? Science has a reason that earplugs matter

 What are people doing? Listening to loud noise without ear plugs. Why do they do that? Loud and low- frequency sound, such as a base sound from a boom-box, stimulates the sacculus,…

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks'

Poll Shows Many Americans Don’t Understand Zika Virus Risks

  The Healthscopenews-week of April 25, 2016 Quote of the week “Addiction is a preventable disease” – President Obama before an audience at the National Rx and Drug Abuse and…

Zika and the contraception misconception'

Zika and the contraception misconception

What’s up? Many Americans are misinformed about the Zika Virus and pregnancy. A recent Harvard poll found that 40% believe Zika Virus can harm future pregnancies for a women not…

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know'

Zika’s a big deal-but before you panic, here’s what you should know

  Just added to the No-Fly list* Zika. It’s the virus that everyone is talking about. It’s news these days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus an…

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free'

Walmart joins other retailers in the switch to go cage-free

Egg-citing news* Walmart just announced it is joining other restaurants, food makers, and egg-suppliers to sell 100% cage-free eggs by 2015. What that means Walmart’s egg supplier will now be…