• [title]
    Children who are physically fit perform better on tests in school
    WebMD reports that a new research study reveals a link between physical fitness and classroom performance. According to the study, kids who are in better shape score higher on classroom examinations. Nature's One, the leader in organic pediatric nutrition, encourages healthy lifestyles. The company understands...
     
  • [title]
    An estimated 6,000 women in the US reach menopause every day (about two million annually).The most common menopausal complaints include hot flashes, sleep disturbances, anxiety, poor mood, and physical and mental exhaustion. Hot flashes affect 80 percent of peri- or postmenopausal women, with 30 percent reporting hot...
     
  • [title]
    HealthPro, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is pleased to announce affordable hepatitis C testing in 45 states, so baby boomers can privately learn their health status. The Centers for Disease Control announced last week that one in 30 baby boomers (people born between 1945 and 1965) have been infected with the hepatitis C...
     
  • [title]
    Adults across the US rate not getting enough exercise as the top health concern for children in 2012, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. In the poll's annual top 10 list, a nationwide sample of adults were asked to identify the top 10...
     
  • [title]
    When the average American employee visits his eye doctor for a routine eye exam, he probably does not realize how much valuable information he’s sharing between eye blinks. Although some people say “The eyes are the window to the soul,” a more accurate saying is “The eyes are the...
     
  • [title]
    Backpacks are a necessary item on all back-to-school lists. As students gear up for back-to-school this fall, Minnesota chiropractors would like to offer parents ways to help children avoid backpack injuries. Over 79 million students carry a backpack to school each day. While carrying a backpack may seem harmless, it...
     
  • [title]
    As youth football and soccer seasons kick off on fields across the country this month, so should the awareness about the risk of concussions in youth athletics. Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers—the largest physical therapist owned and managed practice in the US—stresses the importance of having...
     
  • [title]
    "Food coaches" are becoming as hard for colleges to find as accurate, strong-armed quarterbacks, but 14 of the nation's top 25 college football teams in USA Today's preseason coaches' poll have hired at least one full-time sports registered dietitian (Sports RD) in the past few years to shift...
     
  • [title]
    Nowadays, the requirements each individual faces daily are increasing enormously. Related to the zeitgeist multitasking is leaving its mark to numerous areas of our life, and time management develops to a permanent challenge. Fatigue, inactivity, concentration problems and sleeping disorders are often...
     
  • [title]
    Research published today in the American Journal of Public Health confirms that the beverage industry has successfully removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools nationwide and replaced them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion options.  Through this effort, The Coca-Cola Company, Dr Pepper Snapple Group,...