The American College of Lifestyle Medicine’s (ACLM) Mental Health Program Earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program Designation

American College of Lifestyle Medicine

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) announced that mental well-being program The Lift Project has earned Certified Lifestyle Medicine Program designation. The designation recognizes, supports and encourages adoption of evidence-based health intervention programs that meet rigorous review requirements and standards for offering lifestyle modification for chronic disease treatment andRead

FEMA to Provide Financial Aid for COVID-related Funeral Expenses

In early April, FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for COVID-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized March 26, 2021 and FEMA is moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance programRead

Study Finds 55 Never Reported “Mystery” Chemicals in Humans (BONUS: Toxin Educational Videos by Joe Pizzorno, ND)

Scientists at UC San Francisco have detected 109 chemicals in a study of pregnant women, including 55 chemicals never before reported in people and 42 “mystery chemicals,” whose sources and uses are unknown. The research, published in Environmental Science & Technology, notes that the chemicals most likely come from consumerRead

PCOS DISCOVERIES: Men with Genetic Risk Factors & Black Women at Greater Odds for Cardiometabolic Diseases

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Two new studies presented at the annual ENDO 2021 meeting (March 20-23), the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, provides valuable insight into polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The first study found that men with the genetic risk factors for PCOS can develop the same characteristics of the disease. This surprising study leadsRead

Clinical Commentary: Post-Viral COVID Long-Haul Treatment Mirrors Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Therapy

This interview with Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and fibromyalgia (CFS/FMS) researcher and board-certified internist explores the commonalities among CFS/FMS and post-viral COVID (aka Long-Haul Syndrome) and relapse symptoms seen in patients after viral infection. As described in a recent case study in Clinical Microbial and Infections, persistent symptomsRead

Hyperinsulinemia and Insulin Resistance Develops as part of Elevated Free Fatty Acids

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While it is commonly accepted that free fatty acids (FFA) cause insulin resistance and hyperglycemia in obese individuals, which drives hyperinsulinemia. However, as this new research shows, hyperinsulinemia may be observed in subjects with normoglycemia. The authors suggest that this and other evidence supports the notion that the paradigm shouldRead