April 19, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Day: April 8, 2021

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BEIJING — Chinese officials say 11 more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in a southwestern city bordering Myanmar that is the scene of China’s current sole active outbreak.

Cases in the Yunnan province city of Ruili have topped 100, including those not showing symptoms.

However, large-scale transmission appears to have been curbed by a campaign to vaccinate all 300,000 residents of the city. People there have been told to stay home and 45 residential compounds are under complete lockdown.

China has virtually stamped out new local cases across the country through aggressive lockdowns, mask wearing, electronic monitoring and other

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By Holly Tishfield

Amy Yorio, a physician and fitness instructor from Ponte Vedra, recently accomplished her goal of bringing more health and wellness options to the community by opening a new franchise of the Body 20 workout studio in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Body 20 is a boutique fitness studio with a unique take on a fast yet effective workout routine which only takes 20 minutes and provides the effect of 3-5 hours at the gym.

How is this possible? Thanks to new EMF electro-muscular stimulation. EMF, or electric and magnetic fields, that recruits more muscle fibers to localized areas of

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Modern medicine was born out of folk medicine. Today, though, modern medicine feels pretty distant from whatever folk traditions have stuck around, and it’s easy to assume they don’t have much in common. Travis Lux tells us about a collaborative study from Pennington Biomedical Research Center investigating the healing potential of native Louisiana plants.

On a piece of land along the Atchafalaya River, Larry Allain is collecting plants. 

“That’s apiosa mericana root,” he says, as he hands me the freshly plucked plant. “If you wash it, you can eat it raw. But they’re better cooked.”

What do they taste like?

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Non-profit and Gala benefit foster children

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Maira Estrada, general dentist at the Spodak Dental Group, has partnered with local non-profit, Selfless Love Foundation, to help spread awareness for the needs of foster children in Florida. The Foundation will be hosting a gala on Saturday, May 1 at 6 p.m. at The Breakers in Palm Beach and Dr. Estrada’s donations will include Invisalign and a Complete Smile Makeover for two lucky auction winners, in support of the silent auction and to raise funds for the Foundation.

“I first met the founder

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Sleep, glorious sleep. We could all use more of it. And yet…just one more scroll through your favorite social media app, book chapter, podcast episode, late-night talk show. No more! If you’ve been biding time with nighttime distractions because you’ve been having trouble falling and staying asleep, know that help is on the way.

Turns out, a variety of natural supplements can help you enjoy a better night in dreamland. Below, registered dietitians weigh in on their top picks. As always, talk to your doctor before taking a new supplement. Read on, and for more on healthy eating, don’t miss

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Google recently posted several job openings related to its health business.

Ten positions the company recently posted:

  1. Health information privacy and data protection manager: will provide data privacy expertise during all stages of product delivery.
  2. Medical device project manager, Google device and services: will manage the processes for post-market customer care and medical device complaint handling.
  3. Program manager, Google Health: will develop and manage strategic programs by exercising healthcare and business understanding.
  4. Senior product manager of clinician tools, Google Health: will work with
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