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    For more than 75 years, RESCUE Remedy has helped women and families around the globe stress less and stay calm.  Today the company announced its partnership with Whole Planet Foundation, a Whole Foods Market foundation, to alleviate poverty through microcredit in developing communities around the world where...
     
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    US scored a C- on child well-being
    America earned a lackluster C- grade on child well-being, according to a national report card released yesterday by First Focus and Save the Children. Artist ambassador for Save the Children, Jennifer Garner, joined Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn., retired) and Bob Casey (D-Pa.) to announce the findings ofAmerica’s...
     
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    The Center for Science in the Public Interest is escalating its longstanding campaign to reduce the consumption of soda and other sugary drinks today with the release of an animated short film exposing the drinks' unhappy health consequences.  The Real Bears tells the story of a family of polar bears who,...
     
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    World Sight Day aims to educate people worldwide
    There are children throughout the world who struggle to see and don't know they have an undetected vision issue. For those of us who can see, that's hard to imagine. This is one of the main reasons the World Health Organization introduced World Sight Day in 1998 to help focus global attention on blindness,...
     
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    Brenda Watson of Renew Life, a company dedicated to providing innovative, natural digestive care options, appeared on The SUZANNE Show this week to discuss the importance of dietary fiber.  Her appearance, which is the first in a four-part series detailing the specific nutrients needed to achieve optimal...
     
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    As mental health advocates observe and blog about World Mental Health Day today, the American Psychological Association (APA) is drawing attention to psychotherapy as an effective treatment option for depression and other mental health issues. "Even though countless studies show that psychotherapy helps people...
     
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    The Hospice Foundation of America (HFA) will present a live, online webinar focusing on Death of an Adult Child: Helping Families Cope, on Tuesday, October 16, from noon—1:30pmET. Kenneth J. Doka, PhD and Patricia Loder, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends, will raise sensitivity to the unique issues...
     
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    Evidence of the long-term effects of head injuries to athletes has prompted the NFL to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate the public of the dangers of concussions through the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports campaign. However, the seriousness of a potential concussion does...
     
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    The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the authority on children's oral health, is encouraging parents and caregivers to enjoy a happy Halloween by simply brushing their children's teeth for two minutes, twice a day. In time for back-to-school season, the AAPD joined with the Ad Council, as part...
     
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    Primary care physicians say dermatologists are better qualified than other specialists to perform skin cancer surgery as well as a variety of cosmetic procedures, according to a new study published in the October Dermatologic Surgery journal. The study, supported by a Cutting Edge Research Grant from the American...