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As I write this, the sun is shining and the temperature reads 70 degrees. Although I am inside, I probably should be outside in short sleeves getting my daily dose of vitamin D. Vitamin D has been the subject of a tremendous amount of research in the past decade. Molecularly,

It is a stressful time. The Messenger spoke with Ashland-based Alaya Ketani, a neuroscience specialist who works closely and calmly with individuals who are experiencing trauma and anxieties. With service from socially-distanced individual private sessions to Zoom counseling, she provides tools and support to mend and sustain through these odd times and,

Mold illness is a relatively newly recognized phenomena in medicine. It has been found to be a common underlying cause of chronic, unresolved health issues. It is a condition that results from an accumulation of mycotoxins in the body. It is different than a mold allergy. Mold allergy symptoms from

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston has had fewer coronavirus cases compared to other places in the US. With these low numbers, Kingston is looking to ease the emergency restrictions that they have placed for the pandemic. Based on the findings of the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington

Stress is an unavoidable problem in students’ lives. Students stress over school, homework, living expenses and student debt, as well as their busy social lives. Now, some stress is good for you. It is a natural way of remaining alert and focused. However, unless you minimize stress in your life,

Virtual medicine visits with your healthcare practitioner via your computer or phone are part of the new normal, and that’s a good thing! Even before the stay at home orders began, seeing a healthcare practitioner via your device of choice was gaining popularity. Then the pandemic kicked telemedicine into the

There is a high level of interest in the development of integrative strategies that can augment the ability of public health measures to prevent Covid-19. While integrative therapies have yet to be validated in human clinical trials, now is the time to be proactive and to take aggressive steps toward

The coronavirus outbreak remains in full swing throughout North America and the rest of the world. With so many people falling ill, the outbreak has had many wide-reaching effects on people of all kinds. Of course, the disease that’s caused by coronavirus, COVID-19, has hospitalized thousands of people all across

Across the country many pregnant women are facing a difficult decision: where to give birth during a rapidly changing, global healthcare crisis? Hospitals are facing increased need for beds for sick patients and hospital birth centers are implementing protocols which may change a woman’s birth plan. Many women are choosing

Whenever dangerous diseases such as COVID-19 start spreading, public health officials, state governors, city mayors, and everyday Americans alike prepare and adjust to minimize the damage in any way they can. Even if you are not a doctor or a city mayor, you can do your part to keep your