From the heart: A retired music professor and cardiologist are bringing joy to Edward Hospital

Philip Spencer and David Kim bring their love of music to the Edward Hospital lobby.  Spencer plays every Tuesday and Thursday, and Kim comes by most Thursday mornings, his time permitting.

Don’t be surprised if the next time you’re at Edward Hospital you hear a jazz tune coming from the heart hospital management. NaperVoice founding director Philip Spencer spends Tuesdays and Thursdays tickling the ivories of a grand piano tucked away in the atrium. Sometimes, David Kim, a cardiologist at Naperville hospital, stops by to sing … Read more

How Genetic Testing Can Help Treat Employee Mental Health Issues | AdvantagesPRO

How Genetic Testing Can Help Treat Employee Mental Health Issues |  AdvantagesPRO

Credit: hakat/Adobe Stock The United States Department of Health and Human Services He says that our country is facing an unprecedented mental health crisis. As a result, today more than ever is the time to recognize Mental Health Awareness Month. In fact, 1 in 4 people in the United States are expected to experience a … Read more

Biden’s brother says the president is “very open-minded” about psychedelics for medical treatment

FILE - The artwork on display is seen at the Psychedelic Science conference at the Colorado Convention Center on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 in Denver.  Australia is the first country to allow psychiatrists to prescribe certain psychedelics to patients with depression or PTSD.  On Saturday July 1, Australian doctors can now prescribe doses of MDMA, also known as ecstasy, for PTSD.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, Files)

WASHINGTON (AP) President Joe Bidens The younger brother said in a radio interview Wednesday that the president has been very open in the conversations the two have had about the benefits of psychedelics as a form of medical treatment. Frank Biden made the comments during a call on the Michael Smerconish program on SiriusXM. The … Read more

How a Canadian Scientist and a Venomous Lizard Helped Pave the Way for Ozempic – National | globalnews.ca

How a Canadian Scientist and a Venomous Lizard Helped Pave the Way for Ozempic - National |  globalnews.ca

In 1984, Dr. Daniel Drucker, an endocrinologist at the University of Toronto, discovered a hormone in the human gut that helped pave the way for popular diabetes drugs like Novo Nordisks Ozempic and Wegovy. It’s called a glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) and its function is to regulate blood sugar levels and suppress appetite. “The early discoveries … Read more

Charges against the 91-year-old former Lake Alice nurse have been dropped over health concerns

Jimmy Ellingham/Stuff John (Dempsey) Corkran, pictured in Whanganui District Court in late 2021, is dying of cancer. (Stock photo) A former Lake Alice nurse accused of mistreating the children in his care 49 years ago would not face trial due to his impaired physical and mental health. John Richard James (Dempsey) Corkran, 91, was due … Read more

Genetic-Based Healing: Trying Wild Health, here are my thoughts after 30 days

Genetic-Based Healing: Trying Wild Health, here are my thoughts after 30 days

Photo credit: Wild Health Powered by: Do you like morning chalk? Access additional exclusive interviews, analysis and stories with an Rx subscription. Personalized health care, guided by your genetics. This is the slogan of Wild Health, a precision medicine service that helps achieve optimal health by providing personalized care based on genetics. Unsurprisingly if the … Read more