A lot has changed since I wrote the first Confident Choices IC diet book! In 2009, a collaboration among IC diet experts in the United States created the first standardized IC Diet Food List based on the first scientific validation of food affecting IC patients. We also know more about how stress affects IC, and…Read the Rest of Article
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Exercise has been shown to be ineffective when it comes to losing weight – dieting is a better route.
US health insurers must stop issuing rescissions, the practice of terminating coverage when a policyholder becomes ill, starting in September of this year. The change of heart by US health insurers is not because of moral principles, but rather legislation passed by congress.
The prevalence of hearing loss among US adolescents has risen by about 30% from 1988 – 1994 as compared to 2005 – 2006, according to the results of 2 nationally representative surveys reported in the August 18 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
These cross-sectional analyses used US representative demographic and audiometric data from 2928 participants 12 to 19 years of age. In 1988 – 1994, the prevalence of any hearing loss was 14.9%. This number rose significantly by 31% to 19.5% in 2005 – 2006.