Natasha Turner, ND

Bio

Specialties:

  • Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Affiliation:

  • Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique

Location:

  • Toronto, CA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Three out of four American adults have a heart that's "older" than their years, raising their risk for heart attack or stroke, federal health officials said Tuesday.

    Your "heart age" is based on a risk profile that includes blood pressure, smokin...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Want to enjoy a healthier old age? Try eating a little less each day.

    That's the suggestion from a new study led by researchers at the U.S. National Institute on Aging (NIA).

    The "results are quite intriguing," study co-author Dr. Evan H...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many elderly cancer patients use alternative medicines, including some that could interfere with their treatment, a new study shows.

    Even though alternative medicines are marketed as "natural," many contain active ingredients that can react with o...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Age Management Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Average life expectancy among people worldwide has risen by more than six years since 1990, and healthy life expectancy has climbed by more than five years, a new report shows.

    The analysis of data from 188 countries found that life expectancy f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Neither exercise nor supplements such as fish oil don't seem to do much to help keep older folks mentally sharp, two new studies found.

    The reports, published Aug. 25 in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cast doubts on two ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill.

    Interestingly, sham acupuncture came in second place fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Nickel is one of the most common causes of a skin rash that occurs due to contact with an allergen, a dermatologist says.

    This type of rash, allergic contact dermatitis, can be caused by nickel in jewelry, a patient's diet, nickel in a medical i...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person's odds for dangerous fractures, and a new report finds that one-quarter of all American women aged 65 or older suffer from the condition.

    Close to 6 percent of men in this age group also...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The weakening bones of osteoporosis greatly raise a person's odds for dangerous fractures, and a new report finds that one-quarter of all American women aged 65 or older suffer from the condition.

    Close to 6 percent of men in this age group also...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Alternative & Complementary Medicine:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having good social connections at age 20 can lead to improved well-being later in life, a new study suggests.

    Previous research has shown that people with poor social links are at increased risk for early death.

    "In fact, having few socia...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds.

    The 2015 United States of Aging Survey of 1,000 adults 60 and ol...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most older Americans feel they are prepared for the process of aging, but many have concerns about maintaining their physical and mental health as they get older, a new survey finds.

    The 2015 United States of Aging Survey of 1,000 adults 60 and ol...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A study of more than 1,400 Italian seniors finds links between patterns of coffee consumption and their risk for "mild cognitive impairment" -- declines in memory and thinking that are often a precursor to dementia.

    The study could only point to a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

    Using reports filed with Australia's drug safety agency, the researchers found that adverse ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Naturopathic Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- St. John's wort is a popular herbal therapy for depression, but a new Australian study highlights the fact that "natural" does not always equal "safe."

    Using reports filed with Australia's drug safety agency, the researchers found that adverse ...Full Article