Jul 17

Health Power Tips on Preventing and Managing Heat Stroke

      Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness. People suffer heat-related illness when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded. Heat stroke takes place when the following things happen:   The body can’t control its temperature, The body’s temperature rises too fast,  A person’s sweating function fails, The body is unable to …

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Jul 14

Federal and State Governments Partnering to Improve State Medicaid Systems

Key DHHS Announcement on Improving State Medicaid Programs Remaining Text of the Announcement (color emphases ours):On July 14, 2014, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced a new innovative collaboration with states to improve care for Medicaid beneficiaries by accelerating efforts in reforming their health care systems to improve health and care while …

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Jul 14

15 Reasons the Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Decision on Contraception was so Damaging

By Norma J. Goodwin, M.D., Founder and President, Health Power®  – The Monday June 30, 2014 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) permitting some employers to make decisions regarding women’s access to contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act was not only damaging to women, but in obvious and not so obvious ways, also to …

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Jul 08

Health Power Tips on Preventing and Managing Heat Exhaustion

  By Marilyn DeSouza Heat Exhaustion is a milder form of heat-related illness than heat stroke.  It can develop after several days of exposure to high temperatures and either not enough funds or an unbalanced replacement of fluids. Persons at Increased Risk of Heat Exhaustion: people with high blood pressure (hypertension) and people who work …

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Jun 30

Health Power Tips on Walking for the Health of It – No. 2

    By Norma J. Goodwin, M.D., Founder and President, Health Power   Walking is one of the best exercises of all for health and fitness. Plus, you don’t have to spend a dime, and yet you gain so much. Check out the tips below in addition to those on our Walking for the Health …

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