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What Are Viruses, and Why Do They Make Us Sick?

What Are Viruses, and Why Do They Make Us Sick?

BY MARILYN J. ROOSSINCK  Editor’s Note: Some viruses cause the common cold, and some are crucial to human survival. As world health leaders try to determine how to respond to the new coronavirus, virus expert Marilyn J. Roossinck answers a few questions. 1. What Is a Virus? Defining a virus has been a challenge, because every time we come […]

Vitamin C May Speed Recovery After Heart Bypass Surgery

Vitamin C May Speed Recovery After Heart Bypass Surgery

BY GREENMEDINFO Researchers from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran evaluated the impact of high-dose vitamin C on markers of myocardial (heart muscle) injury in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). This surgery improves blood flow to the heart and is performed on people suffering from severe coronary heart disease, where plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. Myocardial injury is considered the leading […]

8 Good Reasons to Start Your Day With Lemon Water

8 Good Reasons to Start Your Day With Lemon Water

BY LISA TSAKOS, www.NaturallySavvy.com   When life gives you a lemon, slice it in half, squeeze the juice into a glass of water and drink it first thing in the morning. If your body says, “Nooo, not before a cuppa joe,” each morning, try this before your caffeine fix: Drink a glass of water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice (about half […]

Soroptimist International of Oxnard — May 17th Meeting on Wellness

Soroptimist International of Oxnard  — May 17th Meeting on Wellness

Soroptimist International of Oxnard [SIO] will meet Wednesday, May 17th,  at 7:30am at the Courtyard Marriott (600 Esplanade Drive, Oxnard) for their monthly program meeting. Stephanie Hagy will be the guest speaker, on the topic of health and wellness. Stephanie, a mother of 6 grown children, grandmother of 5, has been in the Nutrition/Wellness/Fitness Industry […]

Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association Participates in ‘The Taste of Wellness Fair’

Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market Association Participates in  ‘The Taste of Wellness Fair’

 

Just Being Healthy in Today’s Mobile World

Just Being Healthy in Today’s Mobile World

Local wellness expert reflects on the detrimental effects the devices have on the body for Global Wellness Day, June 11 Just Being Healthy (JBH) will participate in the 5th annual Global Wellness Day, an international day to celebrate wellness and healthy living, by working to improve a person’s total body wellness caused by the stressors […]