• Vitamin D supplement potency varies widely, and the amount of vitamin D in over-the-counter and compounded supplements does not necessarily match the amount listed on the label, according to a research letter published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. The analysis showed that the amount of vitamin D in these...
     
  • February 14 is right around the corner, and no one wants to spend Valentine's day, or the day after, with a severe headache and some of its accompaniments – nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound. And you certainly don't want your gift to be the culprit in producing a headache. The National Headache...
     
  • Shazi Visram, Founder, CEO and Chief Mom of Happy Family, a leading premium organic food brand, has been lauded by Forbes as among the “Women Who Started Amazing Companies” for creating one of the fastest-growing private businesses in the United States. Since launching in 2006, Happy Family is continuously recognized...
     
  • Winter is in full force. With short days and less exposure to sunlight, everyone feels less energetic and more people are vulnerable to depression.  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or winter depression, is a mood disorder related to seasonal variations of light. Symptoms start in late fall and oftentimes last...
     
  • As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his annual State of the Union address, Feeding America urges our Commander in Chief, other government leaders, and all of our nation's citizens to consider the urgent state of hunger in America today. America produces more food than any other country in the world, yet...
     
  • As a Wounded Warrior living with the effects of combat stress, survivor’s guilt, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), I know all too well the impact that recent events can have on my own well-being. As the Alumni Director at Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) I have been reaching out to the thousands of injured...
     
  • Across all groups, the percentage of mothers who start and continue breastfeeding is rising, according to a report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  From 2000 to 2008, mothers who started breastfeeding increased more than 4 percentage points. During that same time, the...
     
  • In honor of Valentine's Day, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, analyzed its database of more than 485,000 insured pets to find out how many pet owners opted for a romance theme when naming their furry friend. Below is a list of the top 10 most...
     
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    Impacting approximately one-third of the US population, obesity is a significant health concern for Americans. It's a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain forms of cancer, and now, according to an article published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-...
     
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    Jose Gomez, MD, founder of Marriage Academy Inc., is a highly successful Psychiatrist, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, former professor of Psychiatry and former Director of a medical school at The Technological Institute in the Dominican Republic. He has been nominated for the last...