EVERY CHILD A CHANCE Campaign to Highlight Importance for America’s Kids to Be Healthy and Ready to LearnAugust 27th, 2013Children’s Health Fund launches national effort to raise awareness of critical connection between health and education—especially for disadvantaged children
If children are not healthy, their chance to do well in school is at risk. And many preventable or manageable health-related conditions can explicitly interfere with school readiness or classroom performance. That’s the driving idea behind Children’s Health Fund’s new public awareness campaign, EVERY CHILD A CHANCE.
- August 27th, 2013
Today First 5 California, together with Scholastic, launched the newest storybook in the educational “Potter the Otter” series and began placing approximately 750,000 free copies into the hands of some of the state’s most at-risk children.
- August 27th, 2013Plus: Surprising news on what finally gets people into treatment
Expert Tips for Pairing Artisanal Wines and Cheeses and Packing Essentials for a Perfect Picnic SpreadAugust 26th, 2013
It’s time to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather by packing up for one great American pastime, the summer picnic. Fortunately, when it comes to choosing an elevated picnic spread, there are some simple guidelines for creating the perfect wine and cheese combinations.
- August 26th, 2013Breyers Toppings talks with Mom Trends editor for new school year advice
Injured Veterans to Cycle 375 Miles from Chicago to Detroit for the 2013 Great Lakes Ride 2 Recovery ChallengeAugust 26th, 2013
More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off Saturday, Aug. 24, on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Great Lakes Challenge, a six-day, 375-mile bicycle ride from Chicago to Detroit.
National Law Firm Baron and Budd Discusses Alleged Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes from Lipitor UseAugust 26th, 2013
The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes from Lipitor use appears greater in women
- August 23rd, 2013Grill Ranks as the Number One Must Have Item for a Tailgate Party
According to the 24th annual Weber GrillWatch™ Survey*, the top three must-have items among grill owners for a proper tailgating party are a grill (82 percent), food (80 percent) and a cooler (80 percent). Chairs (76 percent) and alcoholic beverages (66 percent) round out the top five. Just half of grill owners (50 percent) consider tickets to the game a must-have item.
- August 23rd, 2013
To beat the heat during the hot months of summer, we often turn to cold drinks and frozen treats. However, for many people, that sip of an iced beverage or a spoonful of ice cream can trigger a painful sensation in their exposed teeth. Experiencing this type of reaction may indicate you have hypersensitivity or “sensitive teeth.”
- August 23rd, 2013Check feet daily, say orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs
If you’re among the 18 million Americans who’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, you may know that foot care is extremely important. Nervous system impairment or neuropathy is a major complication of diabetes that can cause you to lose feeling in your feet. This means you may not know right away if you have hurt yourself, which could lead to infection.