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    Holiday meals and traditions don’t have to disrupt your diabetes control. With a little preparation, you can be ready to face any holiday head-on and still enjoy it. Dr. Natalie Strand shares five simple tips to help take charge of your diabetes and help prevent gum disease this holiday season. She managed her...
     
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    The holiday season is upon us, which makes it prime time for toy buying. In fact, more than half of the three billion toys and games sold in the United States each year are purchased at Christmastime. And while the majority of toys are safe, thanks in part to stronger federal rules and higher standards from toy makers...
     
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    New research released today finds that for many Americans this holiday season may be accompanied by as much pain as cheer. Unfortunately, almost all Americans can name at least one thing that triggers physical pain during the winter and half of them put talking to a physician about pain at the bottom of their holiday...
     
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    With winter snowfall looming, area residents will need to clear out their driveways and sidewalks. The American Heart Association warns that for most people, shoveling snow may not lead to health problems, however, the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling increases for others. "One of the reasons heart...
     
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    O'Keeffe's skin care reps provide five "how to" tips
    According to the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), 81 million Americans are impacted by dry, itchy skin in the winter with the worst conditions occurring between the months of November and March. This year, representatives from the O'Keeffe's Company are offering simple tips to help people prevent their...
     
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    According to a new Wolters Kluwer Health survey, 80 percent of consumers believe the greater "consumerization" of healthcare – or the trend of individuals taking a greater and more active role in their own healthcare – is positive for Americans. Survey data suggests many Americans feel that a...
     
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    Seeing blue instead of red and green? The holidays should be a time of peace and joy, at least according to the greeting cards. But the holiday season can also be a time of stress and depression, beset by money worries, frenzied to-do lists and family tension. Stress is practically built into the holiday season, but...
     
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    To help keep kids safe, healthy, and happy while traveling during the busy holiday season, American Humane Association, the 135-year-old charity dedicated to protecting children and animals, issued the following series of easy-to-follow tips: Prepare Properly: >>If you're traveling to a foreign country, be...
     
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    Expert Advice on Preparing and Supporting Older Adults During Severe Weather Events
    Every year families take steps to prepare for winter weather, such as purchasing shovels, ice melt and extra batteries. Sunrise Senior Living, one of the largest providers of senior living, is encouraging families also to prepare for their senior loved ones this winter season. "When it comes to ensuring the...
     
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    The Lycotec team has recently started to publish its findings on the French cheese, Roquefort, in "Could cheese be the missing piece in the French paradox puzzle?" Unexpected anti-inflammatory factors discovered in this blue-vein cheese could lead to the development of a new generation of pharmaceuticals and...