Author Archives: Health

Coronavirus pandemic reduces parents’ spending on back-to-school clothes, items

For Michelle Lynn England, back-to-school shopping always meant heading to Target and the local mall with her two girls and dropping about $ 500 on each of them for trendy outfits. Not this year. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE The Charlotte, North Carolina, woman cut her spending on clothing in half for her 10-year-old… Read More »

Concerns rise that the system for diagnosing epidemics is failing

Bloomberg—How big is the coronavirus outbreak? A lot bigger than we were initially told, it turns out. On Thursday, confirmed cases of Covid-19 in China’s Hubei Province—the epidemic’s epicenter—jumped by almost 15,000. It’s not that there was a sudden wave of new infections. Rather, the increase reflects a change in how China counts patients; it… Read More »

Coconut milk on keto diet

Milk and milk alternatives are tasty drinks and key ingredients in a lot of recipes. Still, you may wonder whether you can drink them on the keto diet. Keto is a very low carb, high fat, moderate protein diet. On the keto diet, most people need to restrict their carb intake to about 25—30 grams… Read More »

Atkins diet and blood pressure

Learn More. A study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has demonstrated that a low-carb diet is more effective at lowering blood pressure than the weight—loss drug orlistat in concert with a low-fat diet. William S. Yancy, Jr. Yancy: I’m a staff physician at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina,… Read More »