• The National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) medical director, Michael S. Okun, MD, has released a new book titled, "Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life." Published this month, in conjunction with Parkinson's Awareness Month, the book is now available in more than twenty languages...
     
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    It's a trying time for the entire family having to watch a loved one's health decline. It can be even more stressful and confusing when medical decisions must be made, and family members debate healthcare decisions and question who best knows the patient's wishes. Today marks the sixth annual National...
     
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    Approximately one-third of teens may be missing annual checkups according to data from the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Census. Teens often encounter social, emotional, and physical issues that may include eating disorders and obesity, substance abuse, and sexually transmitted infections....
     
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    Cintas Corporation, a leader in first-aid and safety personal protective products (PPE), today released top tips for limiting heat stress in the workplace. When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, heat stress can occur. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), five to 10...
     
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    California Dairy Offers a Sandwich Trio for National Grilled Cheese Month
    April is National Grilled Cheese Month and the cheese experts at the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) are celebrating the cult-like devotion to this classic favorite by offering  three inventive and delicious ways to serve it up. The classic grilled cheese sandwich has been continuously reinvented in the...
     
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    As the weather warms, Epsom salt can help your feet feel better, look better, even smell better, according to Dr. Jeffrey Bowman, an award-winning foot doctor who serves on several committees with the American Podiatric Medical Association. Soaking in Epsom salt can help with a range of foot issues – from...
     
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    Today, of the 3.4 million Americans suffering from visual impairment, about 2.3 million are women, and those that fall into the legally blind category, 70 percent of them are women. Much of the vision loss is the result of age-related conditions due to women living longer than men, making them more at risk for...
     
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    24 Hour Fitness shares simple movements to help ease a stressful day
    Many studies have proven stress can have both mental and physical effects on the body; and managing it can be just as important to overall health as exercising regularly, getting enough sleep and maintaining a balanced diet. Stress Awareness Month is a great reminder to evaluate how stress impacts your life, and how...
     
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    According to Hometalk, a social network dedicated to home and garden projects, more American homeowners are starting their own vegetable gardens this spring. Since the beginning of this year, there were over 65,000 vegetables related activities (posts, shares, comments) through Hometalk.com, a significant increase...
     
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    Attitudes towards our feet vary – some of us ignore them, some of us adore them – but we walk on them regardless, and we all pay attention when they start to hurt. Beverly Hills Physicians is the place to find the kind of podiatrist Los Angeles residents need to stay active and pain free. The medical staff...