BY: Jason Kane (PBS.org) October 22, 2012 How much is good health care worth to you? $8,233 per year? That’s how much the U.S. spends per person. Worth it? That figure is more than two-and-a-half times more than most developed nations in the world, including relatively rich European countries like France, Sweden and the United […]
Research: Acupuncture Is Both Cost and Medically Effective Two recent research reports find that acupuncture is an effective treatment for several types of chronic pain and has the added advantage of being less costly than standard medical care. According to a story in the Sept. 10, 2012 edition of Medscape Medical News, a “meta-analysis” performed […]
We at Mckay Healing Arts invite everyone who knew Elizabeth Wilson-Laing to contribute to the fund setup in her honor. Funds will be used to cover extensive medical costs and Animal Charities. Donations of any amount can be made via the Elizabeth Wilson-Laing Memorial Fund at Wells Fargo.
New scientific breakthrough proves why acupuncture works RELIGION & SPIRITUALITY OCTOBER 12, 2009 BY: TIMA VLASTOResearch shows that the insertion of an acupuncture needle into the skin disrupts the branching point of nerves called C fibres. These C fibres transmit low-grade sensory information over very long distances by using Merkel cells as intermediaries. Dr. Morry Silberstein of the Curtin University […]
(Health.com) — Many people with chronic pain swear by acupuncture, but skeptics of the ancient needle-based treatment have long claimed that it’s little more than an elaborate placebo. A new study published this week in the Archives of Internal Medicine appears to at least somewhat vindicate the acupuncture believers. After re-analyzing data from 29 high-quality […]
Serious Warning About Simvastatin (ZOCOR) June 9, 2011 Here’s an important alert for patients taking the cholesterol-lowering drug simvastatin and for the people who care about them: The 80-milligram (mg) dose of simvastatin is unsafe to use. WorstPills.org has just classified this dose of simvastatin as a DO NOT USE medication. But do not […]