Is Your Doctor ‘Blue Zones’ Certified?

Blue Zones, an organization that studies regions around the world where people live longer, happier lives, has partnered with The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) to help train and certify health care professionals.  The “Blue Zones certification” for doctors and health care workers will add another layer to

Taking Racism out of the Kidney Disease Equation

The first sign something was wrong with Curtis Warfield came in 2005, when a lab test found protein in his urine during a routine checkup. In 2012, Warfield was diagnosed with stage 3 kidney disease. Two years later, he started dialysis. “When you get diagnosed, you’re sitting there kind

Cows Are Potential Spreaders of Bird Flu to Humans

May 10, 2024 — Cow udders have the same receptors for flu viruses as humans and birds, raising concerns that cows could become “mixing vessels” that help the bird flu virus spread between people. That’s according to new research conducted by scientists at the University of Copenhagen and St. Jude