Eczema and the Gut-Skin Axis: What’s the Link?

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The human body is pretty incredible. As we learn more about how different parts interact, it becomes even more amazing. There is growing interest in how our gut and skin communicate with each other.

The “gut-skin axis” refers to all the connections between our skin and digestive system. The skin and digestive tract both interact with our inner and outer environments. This means they’re in constant communication with the world around us and the world inside of us.

Much of this communication is done through our body’s microbiome. Our microbiome includes trillions of bacteria, fungi, and other living things. They

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Kanawha-Charleston Health Dept. seeks to offer antibody treatment; primary care offices also expected to get involved

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Kanawha Charleston Health Department is seeking a million dollars in an emergency grant from the state Department of Health and Human Resources as part of its ongoing COVID-19 response.

Health Department Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sherri Young wants the money to help establish a Monoclonal Antibody Clinic at the headquarters of her department in Charleston.

Dr. Sherri Young

“Monoclonal antibodies is our last line of defense to help keep people alive and get them better through this surge,” she said on MetroNews “Talkline” Friday.

The treatment is an infusion of Covid antibodies into a person who

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Health Effects of 9/11 Still Plague Responders and Survivors

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John Feal, now 54 years old, was a supervisor at a demolition company when terrorists hijacked two planes that brought down the World Trade Center buildings—and two others that crashed into the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pa., respectively—20 years ago. Feal, who hails from Long Island, N.Y., arrived the day after New York City’s iconic buildings came down. He had been working at Ground Zero for five straight days when 8,000 pounds of steel crushed his left foot.

Feal spent 11 weeks in the hospital, eventually developing gangrene, losing half of his foot and relearning how to walk.

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What are the health benefits of nectarines?

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Nectarine benefits stem from the fruit’s richness in vitamins and minerals. They also are due to the content of phytochemicals, natural compounds in plant foods that enhance health and help prevent disease.

The fruit is especially plentiful in vitamin C, niacin, copper, potassium, and fiber. It also contains lutein, zeaxanthin, and other phytochemicals with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In addition, it is low in calories and fat.

The wellness benefits of nectarines include:

  • promoting weight management
  • improving skin health
  • reducing blood pressure
  • boosting immunity
  • increasing longevity
  • helping prevent cancer

Keep reading to learn more about the health benefits of nectarines

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PE teacher Belinda Norton shares the six rules she follows religiously for a healthy body and mind

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A PE teacher has shared the six rules she follows religiously for a healthy body and mind, and revealed why you don’t need fancy health foods or supplements to get your dream body.

Belinda Norton, 44, from the Gold Coast, has gained a name in the fitness industry for having a better body in her forties than she did in her twenties, and she now regularly shares health and fitness advice on Instagram.

Belinda’s ‘six body basics’ include walking in the morning light for 30 minutes daily and only eating mineral and nutrient-loaded foods.

A PE teacher shared the

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