Why Some People Get Sicker Than OthersCOVID-19 is proving to be a disease of the immune system. This could, in theory, be controlled.

Written by: JAMES HAMBLIN APRIL 21, 2020 The COVID-19 crash comes suddenly. In early March, the 37-year-old writer F. T. Kola began to feel mildly ill, with a fever and body aches. To be safe, she isolated herself at home in San Francisco. Life continued apace for a week, until one day she tried to load her dishwasher and felt strangely exhausted. Her doctor...

Medical experts say essential oils can be used along with modern medicine

by CHRISTOPHER STUM, KHGI Staff Tuesday, April 14th 2020 KEARNEY, Neb. (KHGI) — They've been used for thousands of years as alternative medicine and now medical experts say they could be beneficial in boosting your overall health. “We know that essential oils can be very, very useful to folks," said Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy at The University ...

Forest Bathing During The Coronavirus: Gardens, Windows And Virtual Walks

Written by: Elizabeth Broomhall Apr 13, 2020 As wellness trends go, ‘forest bathing’ is among my favorites. Also known as shinrin yoku, the concept emerged in Japan in the 1980s, but today it’s becoming popular in the West too. Simply put, forest bathing is the practice of walking mindfully through the woods and taking it all in through our senses – and it’s...

First responders get “earthing” equipment to promote mental health

Author: Matt Yurus (12News)Published: 1:03 PM MST April 14 A councilwoman partnered with an alternative medicine advocate and Phoenix Suns Charities to get the equipment to police and fire fighters. PHOENIX — A unique approach to taking care of our first responders' mental health is underway in Phoenix. It’s called “earthing.” The practice allegedly helps pe...