Category Archives: Home Remedies

Expiration Dates on J&J COVID Vaccine Extended

By | June 11, 2021

FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — U.S. regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine doses by six weeks, the company announced Thursday. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration review concluded the shots remain safe and effective for at least 4 1/2 months, J&J said in a statement. In February,… Read More »

Herbal Academy Student Feature: Erin Ethier (@earthlyremediesbyerin) – Herbal Academy

By | June 11, 2021

For the twelfth installment of our Student Feature Series, we spoke with herbalist Erin Ethier (@EarthlyRemediesByErin). Erin has completed the Herbal Academy’s Advanced Course. She does herbal consultations and owns Earthly Remedies by Erin, an herbal company that makes plant medicines and botanical skincare.    HA: Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how you started… Read More »

Arthritis Pain and Sleep

By | June 10, 2021

The pain of arthritis makes it tough for many people to get a good night’s sleep. Worse yet, tossing and turning at night can actually increase the perception of pain. “There’s a reciprocal relationship between pain and poor sleep. The poorer people sleep, the more pain they tend to be in,” says Kevin Fontaine, PhD, assistant professor of… Read More »

Are Psoriasis and Allergies Linked?

By | June 4, 2021

If you have psoriasis and allergies, maybe you’ve wondered if your allergy flares make your skin condition worse. There’s no need to guess: Doctors and researchers haven’t found links between the two problems. Here, four experts break down both conditions and explain what can trigger them. Different Causes Although psoriasis and allergies both involve your immune system, the… Read More »

CDC director urges parents to vaccinate teens, pointing to increase in severe cases

By | June 4, 2021

While most covid-19 hospitalizations occur in older adults, severe disease that requires hospitalization has been shown to occur in all age groups. Covid-19 hospitalization rates among adolescents declined in January and February, the report said, but increased during March and April, even as hospitalization rates stabilized for those 65 and older, probably because of their higher rates of… Read More »

How to Make a Succus – Herbal Academy

By | June 4, 2021

A succus is the freshly-expressed juice of a plant or its fruit. If you aren’t familiar with this kind of herbal preparation that is probably because it hasn’t been as widely offered by producers in the herbal industry and home herbalists tend to reserve this type of preparation for fewer plants, or those that will be used immediately. … Read More »

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s May Help Long Term

By | June 3, 2021

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease patients can get symptom relief with deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy that lasts over the long term, a new study shows. Over 15 years, patients who received DBS, which requires surgical implantation, had significant improvement in motor symptoms and less need for medication, researchers… Read More »

America’s largest beer company will buy the country a round if it hits Biden’s July 4 vaccination goal

By | June 2, 2021

Just over a month remains until July 4, the date Biden set to meet a goal of at least 70 percent of adults receiving at least one coronavirus vaccine shot. To help reach that point, the beverage company announced what it’s calling its biggest beer giveaway ever, one that comes in a “pivotal moment where people are excited… Read More »