DID YOU KNOW? Interesting FOOD Facts

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ABOUT PASTURED EGGS VERSUS CAGED BIRD’S EGGS In 2007, Mother Earth News commissioned an independent lab to test eggs from 14 pastured flocks and compared the results with nutrition data from the USDA on eggs from commercial flocks. The results were dramatic:   This huge uptick in micronutrients and healthy fat in pastured eggs makes … [Read more...]

AN ENCYLOPEDIA OF OTHER DISEASES AND CONDITIONS RESEMBLING PARKINSON’S DISEASE.

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HOW MANY OF THESE HAVE YOU HEARD OF? National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) NINDS has been a supporter of Parkinson’s Resource Organization almost from PRO’s inception. With their permission, we have taken information from their website, which you can do as well. We encourage you to visit their site to learn the … [Read more...]

NAELA APPLAUDS MOVE TO PAY DOCTORS FOR ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

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CMS Rule Would Cover These Discussions  Under Medicare Washington, D.C. — The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for proposing a rule to pay providers for discussing advance care plans with their patients under Medicare Part B. NAELA previously sent a letter to … [Read more...]

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

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By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Though the hallmark symptoms of depression are emotional (such as feelings of sadness and hopelessness), depression may also come with physical symptoms, including nausea, diarrhea, pain, and weight changes. Too often, however, people simply dismiss these health issues or fail … [Read more...]

DOES TMD TREATMENT HELP ALLEVIATE PARKINSON’S SYMPTOMS?

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Risto E. Hurme, D.D.S. and Kristiina Hurme, Ph.D. “The evolution of [the] human masticatory complex is strongly related to diet, the use of tools and fire, and finally speech, and has a more important part in the evolution of mankind than the dentists know.” (Emes et al., Bull Int Assoc Paleodont. 2011; 5(1):37-47.) The relationship between … [Read more...]