• The holiday season can be a stressful time for both the dementia caregiver and their loved ones. The seasonal change can also affect your loved one’s behavior. This presentation can help you make the upcoming holiday’s more enjoyable and a memorable time for all. The Alzheimer...
     
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    Recent survey shows the sandwich is still an American favorite after 250 years
    A recent survey commissioned by the Grain Foods Foundation and conducted online by Harris Interactive indicates that more than a third (41 percent) of American adults eat sandwiches up to six times a week, and more than 60 percent of American adults eat a sandwich at least once per week.  In fact, Americans like...
     
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    Whether it's over-spending or over-eating, it's easy to get carried away during this time of year, and Skinnygirl entrepreneur and reality television star Bethenny Frankel wants us to snack smart and stay healthy during the holidays.  Frankel has teamed up with California Almonds to launch a bi-coastal...
     
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    Diabetes affects more than 20 million people in the United States, but with regular care, including a healthy lifestyle, many are able to thrive. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and throughout the month, Kaiser Permanente's Care Stories blog (kp.org/carestories) highlights three members who share...
     
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    Father & Son pharmacist team help the world sleep
    Creating a new dietary supplement might seem challenging in an industry flooded with products and the possibility of being duplicated by multi-billion dollar companies.  But that isn't stopping Dr. Stan and Tim Linnet of Linnet Biopharmaceuticals Inc. The entrepreneur duo are out to change the way America...
     
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    A new survey shows nearly half of US adults have a personal connection to Alzheimer's disease. According to a national survey for the Banner Alzheimer's Institute, the results also found more than seven in 10 adults, or 218 million Americans, worry about memory loss or the disease for themselves or a loved one...
     
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    Micropharma Limited today announced plans to launch Cardioviva, the world's only probiotic shown to naturally help reduce LDL-cholesterol, a risk factor for heart disease, by 11.6 percent in hypercholesterolemic adults.  Micropharma will launch Cardioviva in Canada and in the US in early 2013.   ...
     
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    Nearly one in five women in the United States suffer from overactive bladder (OAB), yet 80 percent of women with OAB never seek treatment and more than half believe that there are no effective treatments. As a result, women who suffer from OAB try to manage the condition on their own...
     
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    The fall time change offers opportunity to adjust sleep patterns
    On Sunday morning, the clocks fell back to mark the official end of daylight savings time (DST). Northwestern Medicine sleep experts warn that the one hour time shift can be disruptive to sleep patterns, but that it also offers an excellent opportunity to evaluate and improve sleep patterns. "As people reset...
     
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    Learn how vitamin D deficiency can contribute to chronic pain.
    Holistic pain management seeks to find treatment options to manage and treat pain in a way that works with the physiology of the body rather than against it. One very basic example of this is through identifying vitamin and nutrient deficiencies. Vitamin D is a vitamin that has large implications for treating...