• "While winter is on the wane, our viruses of winter are still not finished with us yet. With a few more months of the cold and flu season left, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) is trying to rear its all too ugly head. As the CDC reports, wintertime brings a host of respiratory infections including...
     
  • NASCAR Team Owner and Pro Football Hall of Fame Coach Joe Gibbs and BrightSky, a leading supplier of diabetes testing supplies and prescription medications, today announced the "Defy Diabetes" movement to engage people with diabetes or at risk for diabetes in regular, sustained activities to improve their...
     
  • Trichomoniasis (trich) is the most common curable sexually transmitted Infection (STI), yet only one in five (22 percent) women are familiar with it, according to a new survey commissioned by the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA). Women surveyed perceive trich as the least common STI, when in reality there are...
     
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced it is participating in the Choosing Wisely campaign, a national initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation to encourage conversations between patients and their doctors about treatment options and efficient use of health care dollars. The...
     
  • Beloved television icon Florence Henderson is stirring up good times and good food with a parade of celebrities in RLTV's new series, Who's Cooking with Florence Henderson , premiering Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 9 PM ET, To add a healthy and delicious twist, they will work alongside celebrated chef Govind Armstrong...
     
  • Garden of Life, a leader in raw, whole foods nutritional supplements in the Natural Products Industry, has been named the #1 probiotic brand for customer satisfaction based on the 2013 ConsumerLab.com Survey of Vitamin & Supplement Users. Survey results are based on responses from more than 10,000 supplement users...
     
  • New research published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), indicates that the use of a germ-killing mouthrinse in addition to regular toothbrushing can significantly reduce plaque and gingivitis, more so than brushing...
     
  • According to a recent study conducted at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research in Chandigarh, India, 42.5 percent of married female patients experience sexual dysfunction associated with antidepressant useI.  The study used a Female Sexual Function Index scale to assess the sexual function...
     
  • Also known as the "substitute caregiver," not all caregivers are equal in their interest to serve in the role. In the US at any given time, 20 percent of the population is serving in the role of caregiver for a loved one – and not always enthusiastically. Based on family dynamics and the cost of...
     
  • Brass and copper water lines have been used in the US for the vast majority of potable water delivery systems; and with good reason.  The copper in brass makes brass germicidal, or naturally antibacterial.  The Environmental Protection Agency regulates the registration of antimicrobial products. After...