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Viewpoints: Latest Administrative Roadblocks To Getting Insurance Can Be Deadly; Urgent Care Centers Should Be For Everyone, Not Just Wealthy Neighborhoods

Editorial writers express views on these health care topics and others. Stat: Administrative Burdens Are Blocking Access To Health Insurance Despite a relentless eight-year Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act, it remains largely intact. Through it, nearly 20 million Americans gained health insurance. Many others benefited from new protections, such as ensuring that… Read More »

How we are getting fatter – 62pc of population overweight

39pc of those aged 15 years and older binge-drink on a regular basis, consuming more than three pints or six pub measures of spirits in one sitting. Photo: Stock Image How we are getting fatter – 62pc of population overweight Independent.ie Ireland’s population is rising – but it’s fatter and drinking more. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/how-we-are-getting-fatter-62pc-of-population-overweight-37697992.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37697703.ece/ef74e/AUTOCROP/h342/GettyImages-901390188%201.jpg Email… Read More »

Getting Your Omega-3 to Omega-6 Ratio Right Is Essential for Optimal Health

Omega-3 fats are essential polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) your body needs for a wide variety of functions, including proper cell division and function of cell receptors, muscle activity, cognition and heart health. Importantly, the marine-based omega-3 fats docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) — two long-chained PUFAs found in fatty fish, fish oil and krill… Read More »

7 signs you’re not getting enough protein plus EXACTLY how to get more

Whether you’re the type that shuns carbs or the one that avoids all fat, one food group that’s probably on your radar is protein – but it can be confusing. Not if you read this need-to-know guide  In recent years, protein has become the macronutrient literally on everyone’s lips. But according to new research by Healthista,… Read More »