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Probiotics may be good for your gut but bad for your immune system, study suggests

Probiotics may be good for your gut but bad for your immune system: The supplements make immunotherapy 70% less effective, study finds Recent research has revealed that the immune system and the bacteria in the gut are intimately linked  Probiotics are marketed at a way to increase ‘good’ bacteria in the gut  But having diverse… Read More »

Good News: Opioid Prescribing Fell. The Bad? Pain Patients Suffer, Doctors Say.

Three years ago this month, as alarms about the over-prescription of opioid painkillers were sounding across the country, the federal government issued course-correcting guidelines for primary care doctors. Prescriptions have fallen notably since then, and the Trump administration is pushing for them to drop by another third by 2021. But in a letter to be… Read More »

Medical News Today: Are black walnuts good for you?

People use black walnuts in cooking because they have great flavor and crunch. Black walnuts are also high in anti-inflammatory compounds, so supplement manufacturers sell the extract as a pill. Black walnuts contain three main components that make them beneficial when consumed – antioxidants, polyunsaturated fats, and phenolic compounds. The walnuts also contain a range… Read More »