Could Prescription Vegetables be the Future of Healthcare?

The authors of a new study conclude that healthful food prescriptions in Medicare and Medicaid would be more cost-effective after 5 years than preventive drug treatments. As the cost of healthcare rises, could prescription vegetables save money? Medicare and Medicaid are the two largest healthcare programs in the United States. Approximately 57 million people received coverage from Medicare plans in … Continue reading Could Prescription Vegetables be the Future of Healthcare?

Echinacea Benefits to Support Your Health

Echinacea is a powerful and beneficial herb used by people around the world to maintain good health. Every part of the plant, from the roots to the flower petals, is bursting with vital nutrients. With a reputation as a natural cold remedy, many people enjoy echinacea in one form or another, whether as a tea, … Continue reading Echinacea Benefits to Support Your Health

Oregano Oil Benefits to Support Your Health Naturally

Oregano oil is extracted from the oregano plant (Origanum vulgare), a perennial herb from the flowering plant family Lamiaceae. Thanks to its high concentration of antioxidants, carvacrol, and other critical vitamins and nutrients, the health benefits of oregano oil are truly staggering. Oregano oil may support gastrointestinal, respiratory, and skin health. Additionally, its chemical makeup … Continue reading Oregano Oil Benefits to Support Your Health Naturally

Winter Wellness

How to Stay Healthy During Winter Winter is a busy, festive time of year. It’s also a time when more people tend to get sick. What exactly is it about this time of year that encourages aches and sniffles? “Catching a chill” has long been suspected as a cause of winter ailments and, for just … Continue reading Winter Wellness

Doctors call for single-payer health reform, cite need to move beyond the Affordable Care Act

The American Journal of Public Health publishes physicians' call for sweeping single-payer reform with detailed proposal signed by over 2,200 doctors nationwide. The unveiling of proposal coincides with heightened debate on 'Medicare for All' in presidential primaries. In a dramatic show of physician support for deeper health reform - and for making a decisive break … Continue reading Doctors call for single-payer health reform, cite need to move beyond the Affordable Care Act