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    Cardiovascular disease will kill nearly 2.5 million people in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Over time, inflammation, collagen deposition and scar tissue formation can cause blood vessels to stiffen, a process called vascular fibrosis. Though researchers have known that the...
     
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    Leading Cosmetic Dermatologist Recommends Boiling it Down to the Basics
    Rough, dry skin may seem like a constant battle for some, especially as cold weather creeps in. When it comes to defeating dryness, leading New York Cosmetic Dermatologist, Dr. Doris Day, recommends following three cardinal rules: cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize. Using a mild cleanser helps rid skin of daily...
     
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      Genetically modified ingredients can be an unwelcome and hidden guest at your Thanksgiving celebration. This year, GMO Inside, a new coalition that advocates for increased consumer awareness of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in foods, is offering tips and suggestions for consumers on how to...
     
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      This November, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is raising awareness about pancreatic cancer and encouraging patients and their families to become educated about the disease, to ask their doctor about treatments and to reach out for support. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading...
     
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    From snacking on human treats to biting colorful light bulbs, as the winter holiday season draws closer, pet owners must keep an even more watchful eye on their furry, four-legged friends. In 2011, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance,...
     
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    Go for small changes toward healthy eating, such as snacking on pistachios
    PistachioHealth.com, the leading online resource for information on the health benefits of pistachios, is proud to acknowledge that today is World Diabetes Day - a campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness of diabetes and prevention. What you eat is an important part of the recommended...
     
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    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 50 percent of Americans regularly consume some sort of vitamin or mineral supplement.  The National Health Federation (NHF) -- the World's oldest health-freedom organization -- is working to pass a bill in Washington DC that amends the FDA'...
     
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    On World Diabetes Day, outputs from a consultation with physicians, including cardiologists and diabetologists, held during the World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications (WCPD) in Madrid, has highlighted a requirement for improved guidance on how to treat cardiovascular disease risk in...
     
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    Keep Food Safety In Mind Every Step Of The Way
    Food is as much a part of holiday gatherings as football, candles and carols. This holiday season, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and ConAgra Foods encourage Americans to enjoy healthy holiday meals while keeping food safety in mind every step of the way with tips from the Home Food Safety program's...
     
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    NBTY Helping Hands has pledged more than $100,000 in aid to LI Cares and the NJ Food Bank to help with the Super Storm Sandy emergency humanitarian relief efforts in New York and New Jersey.  The money will be used to purchase gift cards that will be distributed through these agencies this week. In addition, NBTY...