• Many adults begin the early weeks and months of a new year trying to launch and maintain a rigorous exercise program. And yet, these overly ambitious and strenuous efforts often result in injury, and ultimately, discouragement and the return to sedentary habits.  In 2011, more than 800,000 Americans received...
     
  • To elevate the importance of enhanced vision and kick-off its 2013 campaign – Transitions adaptive lenses as the “Official Sponsor of Sightseeing” – Transitions Optical, Inc. will unveil the “Feast Your Eyes Enhanced Vision Experience” at the Food Network South Beach Wine...
     
  • Transforming the health care experience for patients is the inspiration behind the new Franciscan Medical Building at St. Joseph that opened on Feb. 19. The new 120,000 square-foot destination care center, located at 1608 South J Street in Tacoma, was developed by Franciscan Health System and Frauenshuh HealthCare...
     
  • "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...