- April 11th, 2012Nordic Naturals Leads the Way, Invites Others to Join, in Making a Difference
Nordic Naturals will celebrate Earth Week, April 16-22, with "What's Essential: Healthy People.
- April 11th, 2012With nearly 40,000 drug-related deaths each year, "National Weed Day" can be the start down a tragic path; notMYkid.org focuses on parent awareness
When Richard was 18 he tried marijuana for fun with a new group of friends. In the weeks that followed, he tried ecstasy, cocaine and meth. Within a month of smoking pot for the first time, he was doing heroin – and his parents had no idea. Over time, he went from successful student and competitive dancer to fugitive, then inmate. His family feared he was dead.
- April 11th, 2012
Landmark data released today by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) in their first-ever report on the global impact of dementia: Dementia: A Public Health Priority show that around the world a new case of dementia occurs every four seconds. That is the equivalent of 7.7 million new cases each year.
- April 10th, 2012
April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Animal abuse warning signs can vary, but you may be surprised to find that signs you think might signal an abused animal are normal. ASPCA experts explain that timid, fearful, or aggressive qualities in pets don't always mean they were abused. A pet's behavior should never be the lone reason to suspect abuse.
TherapeuticsMD Inc. Launches vitaMedMD One Rx, the First Daily One Pill Prescription Prenatal Vitamin with Quatrefolic and Plant-Based DHAApril 10th, 2012
TherapeuticsMD Inc., parent company of vitaMedMD LLC ("vitaMedMD"), a specialty pharmaceutical company, announced that on April 9, 2012 it launched its second prescription prenatal vitamin, vitaMedMD One Rx, following the successful launch ofvitaMedMD Plus Rx last month. vitaMedMD One Rx is a single daily dose containing one softgel w
- April 10th, 2012
To many, cancer remains one of the most frightening diagnoses in modern medicine. But much of this fear is a result of myths that have circulated for years in spite of the good information that is available. Indeed, many of cancer's mysteries have been solved, and a great deal of success has been achieved in curing patients and helping them live longer and better lives.
- April 9th, 2012
Genetics researchers have identified at least two new gene variants that increase the risk of common childhood obesity.
- April 9th, 2012Dr. Tom Chi says his breakthrough therapy cures chronic pain with a "snap of the fingers" and is a better choice than surgery
Jeremy Lin is scheduled to undergo surgery for his knee within the week and will be down for six weeks, ending his season. Tom Chi, also known as The Pain Whisperer and star of the upcoming reality TV series of the same n
90 Hunger and Nutrition Organizations Urge Congress to Protect Nutrition Programs in the Upcoming Farm BillApril 9th, 2012
Over 90 national and regional hunger relief, public health, faith-based and other advocacy organizations sent a letter to Congress today urging the Senate and House Agriculture Committees to strengthen and protect nutrition programs in the 2012 Farm Bill.
- April 6th, 2012
The American Botanical Council (ABC) recently announced the online publication of The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs at www.herbalgram.org.