Headspace closes merger, adds to board
Mental health and wellbeing company Headspace Health has closed its merger with Ginger and added two members to the combined entity ’s board of directors. The final Headspace Health board will include new members Myrna Soto, a technology and cybersecurity executive, and Julia Cheek, founder and CEO of Everly Health. Headspace Health brings together Headspace, a mindfulness and meditation company, and Ginger, which offers o n-demand mental healthcare via a comprehensive digital mental health and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Digital mental health giants Ginger, Headspace finalize merger
Headspace Health is combining Ginger and Headspace for Work into a single offering for employers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Arthritis diet: The simple drink to reduce joint pain symptoms - how to make ginger water
ARTHRITIS diet swaps could help to protect against the most common symptoms of the condition, including joint pain, inflammation and restricted movement. This is the simple drink to lower your risk of arthritis symptoms - and you can make it from home. Here's to make your own ginger water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Survival medicine: 5 Home remedies for sore throat
(Natural News) A sore throat is an uncomfortable condition that can accompany a number of health problems, such as a cold, the flu or other viral infections. Regardless of what’s causing your sore throat, you can relieve it naturally using ingredients you may already have in your kitchen, like ginger, lemons or salt. What causes a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digital mental health company Ginger begins offering services in Spanish
Spanish language capabilities will be available to select Ginger clients in the fall, and to all members by early 2022. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Headspace and Ginger merge to form $3 billion mental health tech giant
Ginger and Headspace, two leading digital health companies focused on mental health, have agreed to merge to create a $3 billion combined company known as Headspace Health. The companies said Headspace Health will employ more than 800 people and serve more than 2,700 enterprise clients and health plans around the world, with combined bookings by the end of 2021 close to $300 million. Ginger CEO Russell Glass will take on the role of CEO of Headspace Health while He adspace CEO CeCe Morken will… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Headspace and Ginger merge to form $3 billion mental health tech giant
The deal comes amid a backdrop of growing consolidation in the digital mental health space. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Industry Regulation headlines - August 26, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Ginger and Headspace merge to form $3 billion mental health tech giant
The deal comes amid a backdrop of growing consolidation in the digital mental health space. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Ginger and Headspace merge to form $3 billion mental health tech giant
The deal comes amid a backdrop of growing consolidation in the digital mental health space. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 25, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Meditation company Headspace merges with digital behavioral health startup Ginger
Ginger ’s CEO Russel Glass will take over as CEO of Headspace Health, and Headspace CEO CeCe Morken will continue to serve as Headspace CEO and president of the combined company.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 25, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Matt Gaetz and his girlfriend Ginger Luckey eloped in California
The Florida congressman was married in a small ceremony attended by a few dozen friends and family members on Catalina Island off the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger As Antiemetic in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis Ginger As Antiemetic in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis
Is oral administration of ginger effective in reducing vomiting in children with acute gastroenteritis?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ginger adds new behavioral health service geared towards teens
Select Ginger clients will get access to the program starting August 2021, with broad availability slated for 2022.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Adding more ginger or hot chilli peppers burns belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat will more often than not come down to avoiding certain types of food. However, scientists and health experts advise adding more ginger and peppers to your diet to help speed up belly fat loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than just ornamentals: Helani tulip extract is a natural remedy for mercuric chloride poisoning
(Natural News) Etlingera hemisphaerica, also known as helani tulip ginger or black tulip torch ginger, is a herbaceous plant known for its tulip-shaped, maroon flowers. It is native to Southwest Asia but also grows in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. Helani tulip ginger is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant, but it is also used by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to grow, harvest and use turmeric, a versatile superfood
(Natural News) Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a tropical plant in the same family as ginger. It is commonly used as a spice but also hailed for its medicinal properties. You can find turmeric, fresh or powdered, in most health food stores and even mainstream groceries. However, it doesn’t come cheap. Luckily, turmeric is relatively easy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dua Lipa's Brit Awards outfits channel UK pop icons
The singer appeared to honor two of the awards' most iconic looks, nodding to Ginger Spice's Union Jack dress and one of Amy Winehouse's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Ginger helps with blood sugar levels to burn belly fat
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: By increasing a certain spice in either your meals, in warm beverages or by supplement use, you can help with blood glucose metabolism, feel fuller for longer and speed up digestion to help torch your belly fat. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ohio Surgeon Who Wrote His Own Colorful Obituary Dead at 48 Ohio Surgeon Who Wrote His Own Colorful Obituary Dead at 48
Thomas Flanigan, an Army veteran and married father of three, called himself the"Ginger God of Surgery and Shenanigans." Colleagues share fond memories.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - May 5, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Cigna members can now tap into mental health services via Ginger app
Interested members can download the Ginger app and provide their insurance information to gain access to the full suite of services.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 28, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ginger benefits: Ginger root may 'reduce cholesterol' – and other health benefits
GINGER root is one of the oldest medicinal foods around - and there's good reason why this spice has gained timeless popularity. An Indian proverb stated: "Everything good is found in ginger." Which health benefits can it provide? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic Accentuates Need for Caribbean Countries to Improve Food and Nutrition Security
Jaxine Scott displays some vegetables in her backyard garden at her Kingston, Jamaica home. Credit: Kate ChappellBy Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 2 2021 (IPS) Last year, Jaxine Scott was off work as a caregiver at a primary school as a result of the pandemic. One day, she noticed a green shoot emerging from some garlic in her fridge. She decided to plant it, and to her surprise, it thrived. “I thought ‘It looks like I have a green thumb, let me plant something else,’” Scott says. She now has a backyard garden, including cucumber, pumpkin, melon, callaloo, cantaloupe, pak choy and tomatoes. &ld...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

How to get rid of visceral fat: Ginger contains zingerone and shogaols to help burn belly
HOW TO get rid of visceral fat: Certain herbs and spices are said to help increase one's fat burning capacity. Alongside their fat burning capabilities, suppressing the appetite and aiding the bodily process all help to get rid of your belly fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger closes $100M Series E round, AppliedVR scores $29M and other digital health fundings
Also: Dexcare raises $20 million for healthcare management platform and Heard closes seed funding round.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 24, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Business Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Do natural diuretics work?
Some herbs and dietary supplements have diuretic properties and may help with sodium and water retention. Examples include dandelion, ginger, parsley, hawthorn and juniper. But proceed with caution before taking any products that have a diuretic effect. Because fluid retention can be caused by a number of medical conditions and some medications, it's important to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 16, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ginger advisory board adds former US rep., cybersecurity officer; Hinge Health, Babylon Health update their exec teams; and more digital health hires
Also: Mantra Health appoints medical director; Deep 6 AI creates VP of life sciences role. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Leadership, Operations, Organizational Governance, Business Source Type: news

How to live longer: Garlic and ginger can reduce cancer risk to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: Delicious and healthy meals are the key to a long and disease-free life. By adding certain herbs, a meal will not only enjoy a boost of flavour but can also add a multitude of health gains including extending one's lifespan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginger taps Capsule for same-day mental health medication delivery
Medication delivery is currently available in metro areas of New York City, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston and Austin.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 24, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: Ginger helps to fight inflammation which could increase hair growth
HAIR loss treatment: The search for the ultimate treatment to help increase hair growth brings about some whacky and expensive solutions. Could a simple herb help to combat this occurrence? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Ginger tea may hold anti-cancer properties to help boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: Tea infused with ginger contains powerful properties to help lower cholesterol, reduce cancer risk and alleviate pain in joints - all of which could help boost longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research finds ginger counters certain autoimmune diseases in mice
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) The main bioactive compound of ginger root lowers autoantibody production and helps halt disease progression in mice with antiphospholipid syndrome and lupus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Cells to Society: Year of the Nurse / Global Impact
This article provides a theoretical clarification of the concept "social cohesion" as it relates to health behaviors and outcomes, uncovering the critical attributes, antecedents, and consequences of social cohesion and reflecting on its future in health literature.     Read more   View More Research ...
Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - December 11, 2020 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

UofL researcher uses fruit for less toxic drug delivery
(University of Louisville) UofL researchers have found a less toxic way to deliver medicines by using the natural lipids in plants, particularly grapefruit and ginger. The resulting intellectual property portfolio consisting of 12 patent families, invented by Huang-Ge Zhang, Ph.D., has been licensed to Boston-based Senda BioSciences, a Flagship Pioneering company. UofL's technology is part of Senda's efforts to develop novel drug delivery platforms to solve the challenges of transfer-ring therapeutics across biological barriers and throughout the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Fauci and Biden together: A scientific dictatorship
(Natural News) On September 26, presidential candidate Joe Biden tweeted:  “If I’m elected, I won’t wait to take action on COVID-19. Minutes after the race is called, I’ll call Dr. Fauci and ask him to stay on.”[1] (Article by Peter R. Breggin MD and Ginger Breggin republished from Breggin.com) Biden has taken a strong position... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canada Dry Agrees To Pay Out $200K Because Drink Contains No Ginger
A B.C. man alleged he was misled by marketing suggesting the ginger ale had medicinal benefits. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canada Dry to pay $200K court settlement after B.C. man questions ‘made from real ginger’ slogan
Victor Cardoso claimed he bought the product as ginger had medicinal benefits. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 ways your wellness program can help your remote employees
With almost twice as many employees now working at home as in the workplace, chances are your business has had to adapt to the new norms that COVID-19 has introduced. That includes rethinking how your wellness program can support your work family. How employees are feeling It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated stress levels for everyone—just how much may come as more of a shock though. A survey by mental health provider Ginger found that nearly 7 in 10 employees said that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon Source Type: news

4 ways your wellness program can help your remote employees
With almost twice as many employees now working at home as in the workplace, chances are your business has had to adapt to the new norms that COVID-19 has introduced. That includes rethinking how your wellness program can support your work family. How employees are feeling It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated stress levels for everyone — just how much may come as more of a shock though. A survey by mental health provider Ginger found that nearly 7 in 10 employees said that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 20, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Regence BlueShield Source Type: news

Study on the effect of rosemary and ginger essential oils against Klebsiella pneumoniae
This study aims at investigating the antimicrobial and antibiofilm effect of rosemary and ginger essential oil-based nano-sized formulations on colistin resistant K. pneumonia clinical isolates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 21, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Standing Up to Myths and Misinformation During the Pandemic
[IPS] Lagos -- 'An apple a day keeps the doctor away' is a common and seemingly harmless saying. But what happens when commonly eaten foods like pepper, garlic and ginger are wrongfully said to prevent COVID-19? What can we do to fight harmful misinformation? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Standing Up to Myths and Misinformation in Nigeria During the Pandemic
Credit: Barinedum AGARA/IOM LagosBy Chylian AzuhLAGOS, Aug 26 2020 (IPS) ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ is a common and seemingly harmless saying. But what happens when commonly eaten foods like pepper, garlic and ginger are wrongfully said to prevent COVID-19? What can we do to fight harmful misinformation? During the first two weeks of the lockdown in Lagos, Nigeria, a lot of people were afraid of contracting the virus. They wore gloves, face masks and practised physical distancing as instructed by the World Health Organization (WHO). For some, the conspiracy theories being peddled on social media and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chylian Azuh Tags: Africa Headlines Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Coronavirus Scare Forces Museveni to Take Test
[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni is on a "ginger treatment" after losing his voice and having a coronavirus scare that saw him seek medical intervention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

👉 My cat has just the one ginger arm. People make jokes but shes perfect and beautiful to me. via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Let’s Just Make It Home.’ The Unwritten Rules Blacks Learn To Navigate Racism in America
Speak in short sentences. Be clear. Direct but not rude. Stay calm, even if you’re shaking inside. Never put your hands in your pockets. Make sure people can always see your hands. Try not to hunch your shoulders. Listen to their directions. Darnell Hill, a pastor and a mental health caseworker, offers Black teenagers these emotional and physical coping strategies every time a Black person is fatally shot by a police officer. That’s when parents’ worries about their sons and daughters intensify. “They’re hurting,” Hill says. “They’re looking for answers.” Hill, who is A...
Source: TIME: Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Anthony / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

AYUSH ministry wants states to promote manufacturing of herbal formulation to boost immunity
The formulation made of herbs tulsi (basil leaves), Dalchini (cinnamon bark ), Sunthi (dry ginger powder) and krishna marich (black pepper) will be manufactured and sold in generic name ‘Ayush Kwath' or ‘Ayush Kudineer' or ‘Ayush Joshanda', according to a letter written by the ministry to all the States/UTs and ASU drug manufacturers on April 24. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lactic acid bacteria present in kimchi cabbage and garlic carry out the fermentation
(National Research Council of Science& Technology) Kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable food, is fermented by lactic acid bacteria derived from raw ingredients, such as kimchi cabbage, garlic, ginger, and red pepper. Lactic acid bacteria produce various metabolites during fermentation in response to the type of ingredients and storage temperature, and the metabolites determine the flavor and quality of kimchi. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Apollo-led group of companies to help govt with Covid care
The group, which also includes Biocon, Oyo Hotels, Lemon Tree Hotels, Ginger Hotels, Zomato, SBI, HUL and Deutsche Bank, has identified about 80,000 hotel rooms across the country that can be converted into isolation rooms with medical supervision based on need. It is also pooling CSR funds to help patients with financial issues. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - March 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The health benefits of Cubeb Pepper, an exotic medicinal spice that's naturally rich in hinokinin, a powerful phytonutrient for enhancing immunity
(Natural News) When you hear about all of the incredible health benefits of herbs like turmeric and ginger, it makes you wonder whether the cure to many of the seemingly insurmountable illnesses facing mankind could be growing in a jungle somewhere on our planet, just waiting to be discovered. And right now, there’s one exotic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New study confirms value of family meals
This study showed that more frequent family meals were associated with better dietary outcomes and family functioning outcomes. While Americans celebrate the month of March as National Nutrition Month, these findings underscore the myriad benefits advanced by family meals advocates over the past few years and punctuate the official launch of the Family Meals Movement. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ginger acquires fellow digital mental health company LiveBetter's tech
LiveBetter also announced its plans to tranfer into a nonprofit.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 5, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news