Author Archives: Health

Unraveling the Mysterious Mutations That Make Delta the Most Transmissible Covid Virus Yet

Upon first inspection, the mutations in the highly contagious delta covid variant don’t look that worrisome. For starters, delta has fewer genetic changes than earlier versions of the coronavirus. “When people saw that the epidemic in India was driven by delta, they did not suspect it would be so bad or overtake other variants,” said… Read More »

How to Start a Meditation Practice

Mindfulness is the foundation of my work in the Mindful Nutrition Method™ and all that we do here at Nutrition Stripped, however, most people don’t think of mindfulness as a key piece of nourishing themselves. Having a daily mindfulness practice can support your eating habits and give you countless other benefits of meditation itself. If… Read More »

Using precision medicine to avoid drug-gene interactions

Although precision medicine carries promise when it comes to care delivery, actually implementing a meaningful genomic data-driven strategy can be more challenging. At the Tennessee-based Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter, the team has successfully made pharmacogenomic information readily available at the point of care – to the satisfaction of providers and patients.   “Our physicians… Read More »

Top U.S. doctors say kids need masks and social distancing in schools this fall

Schoolchildren swab and test themselves for COVID-19 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the classroom at South Boston Catholic Academy in Boston, Massachusetts, January 28, 2021. Allison Dinner | Reuters Students should wear masks and practice social distancing at school to ensure safe in-person learning this fall, top U.S. doctors said… Read More »

As GlaxoSmithKline works to get Shingrix back on track, an FDA approval increases the key vaccine’s reach

In response to the coronavirus pandemic knocking Shingrix off its juggernaut course, GlaxoSmithKline plans a “relaunch” to get the rising star vaccine back on its upward trajectory. Now, that effort has received a boost as the FDA on Monday approved the shingles vaccine in adults age 18 and older who are immunocompromed and thus are at a greater… Read More »