• September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
    The Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta released a public service video today seeking to encourage people across the country to find out how they can help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders. Research done at any Children’s Oncology Group cancer center in the...
     
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    Affluent, educated, and young parents are worst offenders
    As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), Safe Kids Worldwide today released “Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time,” a new study that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles. The report, funded as...
     
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    Oceana’s Protect Marine Wildlife Program chosen by consumers to receive $25,000
    In celebration of its long-standing commitment to the environment, Santa Cruz Organic® announces it will donate $25,000 to Oceana to help protect marine wildlife. As part of the brand’s Choose for Santa Cruz Organic campaign that took place this summer, protecting marine wildlife was...
     
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    This year alone, 795,000 people in the United States will have a stroke. Use MySilverAge’s easy-to-follow brochure to learn how to handle medical emergencies before they happen.
    A new study published in the Annals of Neurology shows that the incidence of ischemic stroke decreased by 36 percent among Caucasian or Mexican-Americans ages 60 and older between 2000 and 2010. It’s a promising statistic. But for the 795,000 people who will experience a stroke in the United States ...
     
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    September 15 game to raise awareness for prostate cancer and remind fans to “Know Your Stats”
    On Sunday, September 15, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) will take the field with the Chicago Bears to tackle prostate cancer. The hospital has teamed up with the National Football League (NFL) and the Urology Care Foundation to encourage men to get off the bench and be proactive about their...
     
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    California Milk Advisory Board offers lunchbox tips for a seamless back-to-school season
    The sun is setting on summer and the hours spent at the pool are now being spent in the classroom. With over 79 million kids back in school this month (US Census), there’s less splashing and lots more lunch bags to be filled. Whether including an ice-cold milk with a turkey and California cheese sandwich or...
     
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    Many people try to lose weight or get rid of excess fat that never seems to disappear. Some have tried all the latest diets and failed; others have successfully lost weight, only to gain it back. These people may be looking for a “secret” to lose their excess fat and finally have and maintain a lean,...
     
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    America’s nonalcoholic beverage industry today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America, of which Mrs. Obama serves as honorary chair, in supporting a new initiative designed to encourage Americans to stay hydrated by drinking water. “We congratulate Mrs. Obama...
     
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    September is Cholesterol Awareness Month and it’s important for Americans, especially those over 40, to take note of this national awareness campaign because so many in our country are largely uninformed about cholesterol, how it works, why it can be so damaging to our health, and even what the treatment options...
     
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    The perfect age for retirement is seen as 61
    No pun intended, but it’s the age old question—what is the perfect age? Is there a perfect age overall? A perfect age for having children or getting married? Obviously circumstances matter but, overall, the perfect age appears to be 50. It’s an age many fear, but it’s also the average age...