Politics, not public good, will guide what we know about Trump’s health

The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, which was adopted in 1967, sought to address the latter question. It spells out how a president can voluntarily and temporarily transfer power to the vice president. It also allows for the Cabinet to remove a president who is unwilling to cede power, though it sets a very high bar in such a case: a two-thirds vote of both houses of Congress. For this reason, as well as the political damage that can be done by appearing ill or weak, presidents are reluctant to share personal medical information in the midst of a health crisis.

The origins of the amendment lie partially in the experience of President Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower, whose frequent illnesses while in office were artfully hidden from the public by his doctors and by Eisenhower himself. Even as Eisenhower endured three serious health crises in office, the public was given only

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Oak Crest: Key to Good Health Is Just Down the Hall

Parkville, Maryland–One of the great paradoxes of American medical care is that although it is amongst the best health care in the world, a limited number of doctors means they are not always available at the time that you need them.

According to the most recent survey of Physician Appointment Wait Times and Medicare and Medicaid Acceptance Rates, by Merritt Hawkins, it takes an average of 24 days to schedule a first-time appointment with a physician, a 30 percent increase from 2014, when the average wait time was 18.5 days.

For residents of Oak Crest, an Erickson Living-managed community located in Parkville, Maryland, having a physician-staffed medical center just a few steps from their front door makes accessing health care more convenient than ever, with same-day appointments available as needed.

“One of the benefits of having a medical center on-site is the timeliness of response,” said Megan Hawthorne Practice

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The sumptuous snacks that really are good for you!

Inflammation lies at the root of many of the most common diseases. 

In the final part of this life-changing series, devised exclusively for Mail readers, one of the UK’s leading dietitians offers her advice — and mouthwatering recipes — to help you keep this hidden danger at bay. 

Using food as medicine is hardly new — the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates of Kos, was espousing it more than two millennia ago. But, increasingly, modern medicine is embracing the idea.

And it doesn’t have to be a joyless course, as the recipes and nutritional know-how I’ve shared in my anti-inflammation plan this week have highlighted: eating well can be both good for you and a pleasure.

By getting the building blocks of a (delicious) anti-inflammatory diet in place, you put your body in the best state to fight the aggressors that trigger chronic inflammation, damaging your cells and raising the

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Curved tip shoes help you run better but are they good for your toes?

Evolution dictates that the human body adapts to cope with stresses present in the environment. The removal of stress from our environment means we cease to use that adaption. This is why your muscles grow in response to stress at the gym but shrink when you spend too much time on the couch. Comfort is the opposite to stress – and, in many cases, it can be the source of many illnesses and health conditions.

A new study, published in Scientific Reports, suggests the same might be true when it comes to the type of shoes we wear. The researchers found that our comfortable shoes (namely shoes that had a curved tip at the toe, like running shoes) make it easier for us to move – but the trade-off for this comfort is that we develop weaker muscles in our feet. This muscle weakness may lead to injuries, such as

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Middlesex Health, NAACP project focuses on good health

MIDDLETOWN — A “groundbreaking” collaboration between a local NAACP committee and Middlesex Health is helping stakeholders understand socioeconomic constraints and other issues that impede good health and equitable care for people of color.

A recently released report on the Middlesex County NAACP health equity focus groups for African Americans and Latinos Project identified several pressing concerns that affect quality of life for these residents, according to Faith Jackson,

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Are You a Good Candidate For Dental Implants?

Whether you are the victim of an accident in which your teeth were broken or knocked out, or have lost teeth because of illness or genetic factors, you may very well benefit from dental implants.

A natural tooth is replaced with a realistic prosthesis made from ceramic in this surgery. While implantology is not for everyone and the costs can be high when done properly by an experienced dental surgeon, it is the most effective way to permanently replace missing teeth, having a proven success rate of 95%.

Who Is a Good Candidate for Dental Implant Surgery?

The best candidate for dental implants is a person who is in generally good health overall and practices good dental hygiene. People who use tobacco in any form will not benefit from implant surgery, and those who have had organ transplants and are taking immuno-suppressive prescription drugs should not have implants.

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The Benefits Of Getting A Good Orthodontist


This Article presents the most important aspects of orthodontic treatment. In this article: you will learn the benefit of the treatments, what you can expect from the treatment and learn that it’s aimed at both children and adults.

a. What is an Orthodontics?

It is the branch of dentistry that is responsible for identifying, treating and preventing malocclusions or bad tooth alignment. A term commonly used is the bad bite or crooked teeth. Literally orthodontics is derived from the Greek roots ortho (straight); Doncia (tooth) and is synonymous to straighten teeth.

There are many causes of malocclusion or misaligned teeth, and orthodontics offer people with these problems: the opportunity to improve their physical appearance, achieve proper chewing, allowing for better speech and they eliminate the pain from malformed bites.

b. Benefits of treatment:

There are multiple benefits for those who receive orthodontic treatment and among them are:

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The Importance of Dental Care and Having a Good Dental Hygiene

In a nutshell, the notion of “dental care” refers to taking good care of your teeth, gums and tongue in order to prevent oral issues that may arise in the long run. Otherwise stated, dental care is a prevention method – on the other hand, it can also refer to treating the already existing diseases of your teeth and gums, either by repairing or by replacing the damaged teeth. Despite the fact that dental care and oral health are essential for an overall healthy body, many people neglect their mouth and visit the dentist only when they have an urgent problem, rather than by visiting him on a regular basis.

Nonetheless, having good dental health and maintaining like that in the long run can turn out to be quite expensive – while some medical treatments are fully or partially covered by your insurance companies, others are not and you will … Read More

Tips to Keep Commercial Gym Equipment in Good Condition

Gym is a good place for you to exercise to keep your body as healthy as possible. There are a lot of excellent and useful equipment that you can possibly find in the gym. If you own a gym, there are a lot of things that you need to do to maintain the equipment in good condition.


One of the things that you need to do is to use disinfectant to clean the equipment in the gym. You have to know that when gym members use the equipment, they sweat a lot and together with the sweat are microbes from their body. They can cause contamination of the gym equipment. You need to clean the equipment carefully using the disinfectant.


You have to know that you need to wipe the equipment effectively. Try to begin with obvious dirt that you can see. Make sure that you … Read More

Five Keys To Good Mental Health

First of all, I want to say that I’m not a mental health professional. I was a high school social studies teacher and in education for 34 years, and I do have Mental Health First Aid certification, but still, these suggestions are only personal opinion and do not represent professional advice.

• The first recommendation deals with sleep. Most professionals recommend eight hours of sleep per night for adults. More than eight hours may lead to depression or at least sluggishness. Less than eight hours may lead to anxiety or nervousness. However, I maintain that sleep does not have to be completed in one block of time. Personally, I sleep for about three hours, work on projects for an hour or two, sleep for another one or two hours; then I nap once or twice during the day when I’m tired. Sometimes naps last an hour, sometimes only ten minutes. … Read More