‘Everyone’s health insurance is more expensive’ as more Americans manage chronic diseases – Yahoo Finance

The CDC defines chronic illnesses as “conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activities of daily living or both.” Major chronic illnesses include heart disease, arthritis, obesity, cancer, mood disorders, diabetes, Alzheimer’s (and other dementias), Crohn’s disease, and stroke. The treatment of chronic illnesses “is a cost to the health… Read More »

Food review to look at added sugar labels

The nation’s health ministers have ordered a review to consider making it compulsory for packaged foods and drinks to carry labels quantifying the amount of added sugar they contain. The Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation chaired by Tasmanian senator Richard Colbeck specifically wants foods standards authorities to look at a “pictorial… Read More »

OSTEO MASSAGE – COMBINING OSTEOPATHIC KNOWLEDGE AND REMEDIAL MASSAGE

Osteopathic massage is a form of holistic massage. It encompasses the principles of both osteopathy and remedial massage. Osteo massage is a “whole body” massage involving a variety of stretching exercises and osteopathic practices. The objective is to achieve healthy joint positioning that will promote overall wellbeing. More… The osteo massage usually occurs in an… Read More »