• [title]
    Childhood lead poisoning is considered the most preventable environmental disease among young children, yet nearly one million children are affected. To coincide with National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (October 21 -27), the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US...
     
  • [title]
    Cranberry researchers encourage consumers to consider the wealth of evidence supporting the health benefits of cranberries
      "UTIs affect over 15 million U.S. women each year, and cranberries are regarded and researched as a viable means to help address the public health challenge that management of UTIs present, including the growing issue of antibiotic resistances," says Dr. Amy Howell, Associate Research Scientist...
     
  • [title]
      In recognition of October as Chiropractic Awareness Month, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is spotlighting the benefits of chiropractic care for the elderly. Millions of maturing individuals enjoy engaged and active lifestyles as a result of their commitment to overall health and wellness and...
     
  • [title]
      On World Osteoporosis Day the IOF warns that fragility fractures in adults should trigger testing for osteoporosis "A wrist fracture is a warning sign," says Professor John A. Kanis, president of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). "We urge all...
     
  • [title]
    Fall colors are at their peak right now. While that means great opportunities for photographers, sightseers, and other outdoor enthusiasts, it has a different meaning for homeowners—back pain due to leaf raking. Every fall, thousands of Wisconsinites hurt their backs raking leaves, cleaning gutters and doing...
     
  • [title]
    Halloween is just around the corner, and although candy consumption is almost unavoidable this time of year, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) wants parents and children to know that there are both good and bad candy options, both of which may find their way into children's trick-or-treat bags this fall....
     
  •   Leading cardiologist, Dr. Carl Lavie, Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA, urges people seeking dietary supplement niacin to make informed choices when adding one to their daily health routine because some of them have not...
     
  • [title]
    Algae Makes it Easy, Bits of Health Inc. Makes it Possible
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and America is awash in pink. A staggering $6 billion is spent every year on breast cancer research with no medical cure in sight.  Is it possible we are looking in the wrong place? Bits of Health Inc. thinks so. Research has consistently shown that eating green, alkaline...
     
  • [title]
    Cough solution celebrates life's most entertaining parenting moments
    Zarbee's Inc., the fastest-growing all natural cough remedy in the country, today announced the official launch of its Hilarious MOMents Contest, designed to celebrate the funny and hilarious moments that parents experience while raising children. Kicking off today, parents can submit their personal anecdotes...
     
  • [title]
    A new study published today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found "daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but significantly reduced the risk of total cancer" in a large population of healthy male physicians.  The multivitamin and cancer arm of the Physicians' Health Study...