Health

Public Hearing on Alabama Abortion Sonogram Bill

SONOGRAM ABORTION BILL

A bill in the Alabama Legislature would require women seeking abortions to get a sonogram two days ahead of the procedure and hear a detailed description of the embryo or fetus. The Senate Health Committee has scheduled a Wednesday public hearing on the bill by Republican Sen. Gerald Allen of Tuscaloosa. A federal appeals court in 2014 blocked a similar…

Apple Cider Vinegar a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

VINEGAR STUDY SUPPORTS HEALTH BENEFITS

Another study concludes apple cider vinegar is good for health. You’ve probably heard of the amazing health claims of good old fashioned apple cider vinegar. Well, another study finds, there is some truth to the claims. Coach Tim, Head Nutrition Coach at BioTrust Nutrition, writes this week about taking in a little apple cider vinegar before and after a meal. …

200 Puppies at Newark Liberty International Airport

PUPPIES LEARN TO ADJUST TO NOISE AND CROWDS

Seeing eye dogs training in airport crowds. Newark Liberty International Airport welcoming seeing eye puppies into the crowds and security lines. Almost 200 puppies traveling through the airport, just like any passenger would. That means they went through baggage areas. They had to make it through security checkpoints, through the gates , the boarding lines and the boarding process. The…

Starbucks Medicine Ball Eases Allergy Symptoms ?

POPULAR BREW ADDED TO THE MENU

1/2STBUCKS 4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2STBUCKS 1 Old fashioned remedies in a new cup of brew. Show Caption Hide Caption Old fashioned remedies in a new brew. The Starbucks Medicine Ball could be proof once again  grandma was on the right track when she used natural remedies to help ease the symptoms of colds and allergies. So, if you’re…

The Dee Armstrong Show 03-28-17

Columbus Walk For Life 5K Run/Walk

1/150 Inch Flat Screen Television Show Caption Hide Caption How would you like the chance to win a 50 inch flat screen television for just 5 dollars? Make sure to join Dee Armstrong, donate life, local dialysis centers and other volunteers from the community for the Columbus Walk For Life 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 1st 2017  where your winning…

110,000 AMERICANS NEED an ORGAN TRANSPLANT

MEN WOMEN AND CHILDREN ON ORGAN DONOR WAITING LIST

      The largest stadium in the United States doesn’t have enough seats to hold all of the men , women and children in the country who are waiting on an organ transplant. While awareness about the need to donate an organ is growing, the number of people deciding to become a donor is not growing as fast as…

Those Taking Some Gastric Medications May Pose a Higher Risk for Infection

NEW STUDY FINDS PEOPLE WHO TOOK SOME GASTRIC MEDICATIONS WERE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE COMMON REACTIONS

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption People who take medications for acid reflux or ulcers may be at a higher risk for a nasty bacterial infection.A new study from the Mayo Clinic looked at over 7,000 patients with C-Diff.C-Diff is an infection that causes diarrhea, bloating…

An Entire Family Becomes Sick From Carbon Monoxide

CARBON MONOXIDE SCARE

A big heads up on a deadly gas comes from a home in Atlanta reinforcing the importance of a carbon monoxide detector. 10 people seek help just in time and end up being treated for possible carbon monoxide poisoning. It happened  in northwest Atlanta where four children and six adults were at a home when they became sick. They were…

GOP Plan To Rewrite Affordable Care Act

DOCTORS, HOSPITALS AND INSURERS OPPOSE REPUBLICAN HEALTH PLAN

Major associations representing physicians, hospitals, insurers and seniors all leveled sharp attacks against the House GOP’s plan to rewrite the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, as some Republicans publicly questioned whether the measure can clear the House of Representatives. While industry groups warned that the proposal could leave vulnerable Americans with fewer protections than they now have, GOP leaders pressed…

‘Donate Life’ Hosting it’s First 5k Run/Walk in Columbus

URBAN MYTHS STILL A BIG PROBLEM WHEN IT COMES TO ORGAN DONATION

Carla Hawkins is on a mission. It’s her passion, and her job with Donate Life,  to spread the truth about organ donation. She’s been at it for 8 years and sees progress. But, the rumors persist. One of the most rampant urban myths is that African Americans are having their organs ‘snatched’ when they’re involved in life threatening incidents. And…