Author Archives for Troy Krebs, L.Ac.
Have you ever taken a good look around the tabletops of a fast food restaurant and observed what people are drinking? A quick survey will probably reveal that a majority of the patrons are enjoying a large, extra-large or super-sized refillable soft drink along with their meal. This is likely quite a change from what [...]
Acupuncture has a long history of helping people live their lives with high energy while enjoying an excellent level of health. People working with a professional acupuncturist become very familiar with how the body and the mind work in harmony as well as how chi (also called qi), the universal life energy, affects the body.
The Olympic story of all Olympic stories this year is the one about the superstar swimmer of all time and his ability to beat the symptoms of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) without drugs. Yes, without drugs!
The story of Michael Phelps and his eight gold medal performance continues to rocket around the globe faster than [...]
Here is more good news for older adults who get regular exercise in the course of living. Persons who include calorie-burning activities in their daily life reduce their risk of death over those who chose a more sedentary life style.
The U.S. National Institutes of Health recently sponsored a study that involved 302 older adults aged [...]
An old adage claims that “laughter is the best medicine.” When it occurs, it’s usually a pretty good indicator that a happy moment has happened. But, what about anticipated laughter? Would looking forward to some happy times in the future produce an equally beneficial effect on a person today?
That’s what researchers at the University of [...]
Numerous manufacturing deficiencies sited at its West Point, PA, plant are the target of a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Warning Letter recently delivered to Merck & Company, Inc. The 9-page FDA letter said inspectors found “significant objectionable conditions” in the manufacture of vaccines and drug ingredients. This is the same plant where [...]
Another lawsuit has gone against Big Pharma. This time the culprit is Merck and Company Inc. and a $671 million settlement is involved as a penalty for overcharges to Medicaid.
The investigation into alleged billing inequities began some 7 years ago. It was brought to government attention by a private citizen, known as a whistleblower. The [...]
A moderate level of aerobic exercise five times per week can greatly reduce the risk of stroke in both men and women. These are the findings of a study that has been going on for the last 30 years to determine if a person’s cardiorespiratory fitness can indeed prevent strokes from occurring.
The importance of such a [...]