Infertility and health with Elizabeth King

Infertility and health, including sperm health. It’s no longer just about female health and egg health but if we aren’t addressing the mans health then that could be a big missing health piece for improving fertility. The good news it that men can pretty quickly improve the health of their sperm. Take a listen to my conversation about improving fertility…

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Advanced Maternal Age Risks With Dr. Shannon Clark

Have you ever felt the fear of the unknown with your advanced maternal age? It can be scary: Will there be problems trying to get pregnant? Is there an increased risk in pregnancy loss with advanced maternal age? Will I have pregnancy or delivery complications? Despite how scared you may feel, I’m SO excited for you to step past it…

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Back to Basics: Herbal Medicine for Well Women Care

These days, most women in industrialized countries turn to allopathic medicine and pharmaceuticals for treating and balancing reproductive health care issues. While conventional medicine is important, and has its place, oftentimes nature has remedies that work in a more gentle and harmonious way. Herbalism is an integral piece of most, if not all, traditional forms […]


Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine By Writing Prescriptions For Themselves And Their Families

By Topher Sanders, David Armstrong and Ava Kofman (FeatureChina via AP Images) An employee at a pharmaceutical company in China’s Jiangsu province checks the production of chloroquine phosphate ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments […]

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Cannabis-based medicine for epilepsy available on NHS from January

People with severe epilepsy will be able to access a cannabis-based medicine on the NHS from early next year after it was fast-tracked for use. NHS England said doctors would be able to prescribe Epidyolex – which was approved in November – from 6 January. It will be available for children from the age of […]

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What’s in Starbucks’ Medicine Ball Drink, and Can It Really Fight a Cold?

What’s in Starbucks’ Medicine Ball Drink, and Can It Fight a Cold? – Health Top Navigation Close Explore Health Profile Menu Follow us Close Share options Close View image What’s in Starbucks’ Medicine Ball Drink, and Can It Really Fight a Cold? this link is to an external site that may or may not meet […]

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Prescribed Zantac heartburn medicine recall in UK

UK doctors are being told to stop prescribing four types of a heartburn medication called Zantac or ranitidine as a “precautionary measure”. It follows concern in several countries that products may contain an impurity that has been linked to cancer. The four being recalled are Zantac 150mg/10ml Syrup, Zantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Zantac 150mg Tablets and […]

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UK plans £3m no-deal medicine transport

The Department of Health and Social Care plans to spend £3m on no-deal Brexit measures to transport medication. It wants to hire an “express freight service” to transport medicines, blood and transplant tissue. But experts have warned that the deadline of 1 September set for the deal is a “tight” timeframe. The government’s current plan […]


Governor's Med School Blackface Photo Reopens Long History Of Bigotry In Medicine

NEW YORK (AP) — The racist photo on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page wasn’t the only thing that disgusted Monifa Bandele. She was especially appalled that the image was published as he was graduating from medical school on his way to becoming a pediatrician. The 1984 photo has stirred a national political furor and […]


D.O. vs. M.D.: What Is a D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)?

Seeing the letters M.D. after someone’s name signals that they’ve gone through the grueling education and training required to become a licensed medical doctor. But seeing the letters D.O. may spark questions, like…what is a D.O., actually? Are they similar to M.D.s? And, maybe most importantly, when might you benefit from seeing a D.O.? Both […]

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NHS trust chief in no-deal Brexit medicine warning

NHS trusts could “quickly run out of vital medicine” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) said that, despite NHS stockpiling, shortages would likely occur due to “unprecedented” distribution challenges. Dr Rosser made the warning in a […]

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Superintendent Arrested For Allegedly Using Her Health Insurance To Cover Child’s Medicine

A school superintendent in Indiana is facing fraud charges after she allegedly used her health insurance to purchase medicine for a sick uninsured child at her school. Casey Smitherman, of Elwood Community Schools in Elwood, was booked Wednesday on two counts of insurance fraud, one count of official misconduct and one count of identity deception […]

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The Most Important Tool For Doctors Fighting DRC's Ebola Crisis Isn't Medicine

My experience as a public health practitioner has convinced me that a lack of trust has become a critical driver of modern epidemics. We are seeing this unfold right now in the Ebola epidemic raging in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ― an epidemic that has been declared the worst in the country’s history. […]