Dr. Emily Kane header image 4

cold & flu

instead, try the health promoting “bullet proof” turmeric drink. Yum!

August 31st, 2014 · Dr. Kane's Articles, Naturopathic News, nutrition · , , , , , , , , , , , ,

from a colleague: For my bulletproof turmeric, I have used coconut oil, butter, honey, and spices to optimize digest and the absorption of curcumin.  Curcumin is notoriously difficult to absorb, but fats and spices, particularly the black pepper in the garam masala, greatly increase our absorption of curcumin into the blood stream.  1 cup water […]

[Read more →]

News Flash: 10 times more viruses than bacteria in the human biome

July 25th, 2014 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , ,

Here’s a link to the article on NPR (http://n.pr/1lrRnq3   Given, the current agreement is, that there is 10 : 1 ratio of bacteria in our microbiome to cells in our body. There appears to be 10 times more viruses (bacteriophages) in the microbiome than bacteria. This is in terms of genetic material.   “In the […]

[Read more →]

stuffy nose got you down?

February 25th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , ,

CNN – Breathe easier all season – By Betsy Stephens – (Tuesday, February 19, 2013) – From a stuffy head to that whistling in your nostrils, breathing’s no breeze this time of year. “When your nose is exposed to cold, it runs,” period, explains Dr. Michael Benninger, chair of the Head and Neck Institute at […]

[Read more →]

Seasonal allergies driving you crazy?

April 21st, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you are not alone. Twenty percent of the US population (about 50 million people) make over 10 million visits to doctors every year for this common concern. Multiple factors conspire to create the dreaded days of runny noses, itchy and watery eyes, relentless sneezing, scratchy throats and just generally […]

[Read more →]

Natural Health News You Can Use: October 2010

October 7th, 2010 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ABNORMAL SLEEP PERIODS INCREASE CARDIOVASCULAR RISK: A study has shown that, even among healthy people, those who regularly get five hours or less sleep a night have more than double the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Also, people who regularly get nine or more hours of sleep a night have a greater than fifty percent […]

[Read more →]

Update on Preventing H1N1

October 20th, 2009 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , ,

The only portals of entry are the nostrils and mouth/throat. In a global epidemic of this nature, it’s almost impossible to avoid coming into contact with H1N1 in spite of all precautions.  Contact with H1N1 is not so much of a problem as is proliferation of the virus.

[Read more →]

New Yorker magazine takes on Swine Flu

October 6th, 2009 · Naturopathic News · ,

http://www.newyorker.com/talk/comment/2009/10/12/091012taco_talk_specter I agree with a good amount of this article EXCEPT the implication at the end that one should receive the vaccine.  My husband had the swine flu 2 weeks ago.  It was uncomfortable for a few days, but not a big deal.  The more relevant concern about the vaccine, and flu shots in general, […]

[Read more →]