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Beets for Better Lung Efficiency

If you have breathing troubles, nitrates — a compound found in beets — may be able to help. Previous studies have shown that nitrates can help improve muscle function by optimizing the way the muscles use calcium. Since the diaphragm is a muscle, researchers from the University of Florida wanted to see if those benefits… Read More »

As we enter The Great Unknown, the second wave of COVID-19, is Canada better prepared than we were before?

Article content continued In addition to the sheer magnitude of the backlog, “obviously, the impact on our patients has been a profound one,” Irish says. As Canada prepares for the great unknown, a predicted resurgence of COVID-19 in the coming weeks and months, that is one lesson that can be taken from the first ripple.… Read More »

Is Magnesium or Melatonin Better for Sleep?

It seems that now more than ever, people are having a hard time achieving satisfying sleep at night. Maybe you’re someone who has occasional insomnia. Maybe you inexplicably wake up several times a night, or awaken in the morning feeling anything but rested. Whatever the case, if you’re looking for more rest to achieve the… Read More »

Pandemic Is Changing Addiction Care, for Better and Worse

WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2020 — The COVID-19 pandemic is shaking up America’s approach to addiction treatment, but the fallout hasn’t been all bad, experts say. In-person support meetings either aren’t happening or have been severely curtailed, and addiction centers are facing financial ruin because folks are too afraid of the coronavirus to seek treatment. But… Read More »