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Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy Weight Gain

Weight gain for a pregnant woman seems like a given to most people. What most of us don’t think about is how much weight can be gained without posing a health risk to the mother and the child. Resent conclusions coming out of an ongoing study are revealing that...

New Research: Garlic Fights Cancer

Garlic has long been held in high regard as an effective and natural source for healing. New research is giving credence to garlic as a potent method of preventing and mitigating the destructive influences of cancer. Scientists from Ohio State University’s...

Hooked on Cross Country Skiing

One of the reasons that we moved HEALTHandMED.com to Cedar City, Utah from the Chicago area was to be able to enjoy the mountains.  I have begun taking my daughters Liahona (age 13) and Saige (age 12) cross country skiing with the Cedar Mountain Nordic Ski Club. ...

Biggest Shipping Day Ever

We have seen continual growth here at HEALTHandMED.com and last week we set a new record. We shipped so many packages in one day that the UPS man almost had to come back for a second pick up. We managed to capture some of it on video and make it available on YouTube...

Joint Pain Treatment and FIR Sauna

Joint pain seems to be the one ailment that everyone is afflicted with at some point in their life. At the same time, it’s one of the more difficult problems to treat. Even though there are a plethora of pain treatment methodologies out there, most patients go...

Napping Improves Ability to Learn

The routine nap is common place for children, but somewhere along the way most people grow out of the habit of taking a daily nap. In many cases, adults who take regular naps are looked upon as lazy or unhealthy. New research about the vast benefits of regular napping...

An Essay, by Ginger Roth

Since HEALTHandMED.com launched it’s fundraiser last week for Ginger Roth’s therapy at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding her treatment and what we are doing to ensure she gets it. We thought it would be fun to...

Zen Meditation Reduces Physical Pain

There does not seem to be any end to humanities search for ways to deal with pain. Zen meditation has long been known as a powerful method of pain mitigation; however, a study has just been published in  Emotion, the American Psychological Association journal, which...

Steam VS Infrared Sauna

Apparently, some of us are behind the curve. There is a large and growing segment of the population using Far Infrared Ray (FIR) Saunas instead of steam saunas and they are wondering why the rest of us are not. Let’s see what all the excitement is about. Steam...