Category: Health

Diabetes Lasts a Lifetime: Effective Management Methods

While childhood diabetes becomes apparent in the adolescent years, type 2 diabetes primarily impacts middle-aged and elderly adults. After diagnosis, patients must learn to manage this illness for the remainder of their lives. MSN online students at the University of Arizona College of Nursing and other colleges now have access...

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PTSD, Substance Abuse, Our Veterans, And What You Can Do

Killing The Breeze has been advocating for our veterans, especially those who may be facing a difficult time, since inception, including our feature on Chris Miller. We have also highlighted some of the educational opportunities and benefits reserved exclusively for veterans upon their return home. Elizabeth Turner works with a...

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Ryan Health Plan Is Simple: Let The Poor Die

  Our new Republican majority will move to repeal ObamaCare and replace it with commonsense alternatives.” – Eric Cantor, 2010 Obamacare has long been the biggest thorn in the GOP’s side, and that’s saying a lot considering the rose bush that has been arguably America’s most successful progressive in modern...

Colorado legalization

New Colorado Report Extinguishes Big Myths About Legalization

In celebration of a very special 4/20 (20-4 equals 16 so this being 4/20/2016 is, like, “BOOM”)(and yes, this is a nod to pothead logic), Colorado has released a report outlining the social and medical results of the legalization of marijuana. So what happened? Children lighting up in alarming numbers?...

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In The World of Diseases, You Could Do Worse Than Zika

  The World Health Organization estimates 3 to 4 Million people will be infected with the Zika virus. WHO Director General Margaret Chan said Zika has gone “from a mild threat to one of alarming proportions.” Marcos Espinal, a WHO infectious disease expert, made the estimate, giving no time frame....

So You’ve Taken On “Diet X”? That’s Awesome.

There has obviously been an uproar in the world of nutrition when it comes to elimination strategies and self-diagnosis’ of intolerances. People are cutting dairy, becoming soy-free, slashing gluten, and going Paleo all over the place. Even restaurants are making an effort to place specific guidelines on their menus to pinpoint...