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Instant Pot Sweet Potato Peanut Stew

Stews are perhaps the ultimate comfort and convenience food. Without a lot of prep, you can make a large (leftover-friendly) hearty meal that essentially cooks itself and keeps well. With an Instant Pot, it’s even easier. The original version of this recipe contains chicken (which can definitely still be added here), but this vegetarian Instant...

Planned Parenthood rolls out new virtual care tool in 27 states

Planned Parenthood is diving deeper into virtual care with the launch of Planned Parenthood Direct in 27 states. The new platform will let users request birth control, get a prescription for urinary tract infection treatments and request an in-person appointment at a Planned Parenthood health center.  The new technology will be available in all 50 states...

Try These Mouthwash Products Made With Natural Ingredients

Using mouthwash is a smart way to round out your oral health regimen. After brushing and flossing, swishing your mouth with mouthwash can help reach areas you might have missed. Mouthwash may also support the health of gums and teeth, and also help to keep your breath fresh. There are a lot of mouthwash products...

Crock Pot (or Instant Pot) Meatloaf Recipe

Reading Time: 3 minutes Love it or hate it (we love it!) meatloaf is a classic comfort food. This is a great versatile base recipe that works in the slow cooker or Instant Pot to keep things simple. I can either pop it in the slow cooker early in the day, or toss it in...

Patients Eligible For Charity Care Instead Get Big Bills

When Ashley Pintos went to the emergency room of St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash., in 2016, with a sharp pain in her abdomen and no insurance, a representative demanded a $500 deposit before treating her. “She said, ‘Do you have $200?’ I said no,” recalled Pintos, who then earned less than $30,000 at...

First Edition: June 10, 2019

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An OutbreakOn any given day, more than 4,000 people pass through the library at California State University-Los Angeles. On April 11, one of them had measles. The building has only one entrance, which means that anyone...

California’s New Transparency Law Reveals Steep Rise In Wholesale Drug Prices

Drugmakers fought hard against California’s groundbreaking drug price transparency law, passed in 2017. Now, state health officials have released their first report on the price hikes those drug companies sought to shield. Pharmaceutical companies raised the “wholesale acquisition cost” of their drugs — the list price for wholesalers without discounts or rebates — by a...

RHR: The Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders, with Izabella Wentz

Hashimoto’s is the most common cause of thyroid disorders in the nation—and it can cause disruptive symptoms well before a conventional doctor would make a diagnosis or offer treatment. And that’s where the functional approach differs. In this episode of Revolution Health Radio, I talk with renowned thyroid specialist Izabella Wentz about how Functional...

Health Benefits of MSM — A Powerful Sulfur Donor

Sulfur is a somewhat "forgotten" nutrient you don't hear mentioned very often, but it's very important for optimal body function and health. You get most of your sulfur from certain proteins in your diet, specifically the amino acids methionine, cysteine, cystine, homocysteine, homocystine and taurine.1 Of these, the two most important sources are methionine and...

They Enrolled in Medical School To Practice Rural Medicine. What Happened?

This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be republished for free (details). SALINA, Kan. — The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina opened in 2011 — a one-building campus in the heart of wheat country dedicated to producing the rural doctors the country needs. Now, eight years later, the school’s first graduates...

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