- August 30th, 2012Stay on the Watch for Signs of Depression
The very serious risk posed by depression in the elderly is getting a fair amount of attention in print and online these days, but often articles that point out the risks and problems posed by this concern tend to keep the issue on a theoretical plane. Kayhan and Sally Mojab of Sally's Care Home would like to suggest that we do more than simply note the risks of the illness.
- August 30th, 2012
The suicide rate for soldiers and veterans is at record highs, claiming more than one life every day in July 2012 for active-duty soldiers. In an effort to bring more awareness to this issue, the non-profit organization, Stop Soldier Suicide (SSS), is taking its message to the streets.
- August 29th, 2012
Teens say that parents (38 percent) most influence their decisions about sex—more than peers (22 percent), the media (9 percent), teachers and educators (4 percent), and others, according to a new survey commissioned by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Nearly nine in 10 (87 percent) young people surveyed also say that it would be much easier fo
- August 29th, 2012
Your dentist is your oral health partner and selecting the right one for you is an important decision. With many options to consider, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) assists you in making an informed choice for a dental practitioner.
- August 29th, 2012New USDA School Meal Regulations
As students head back to the classroom, school cafeterias are debuting more nutritious choices for kids, including whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and school flavored milk that is lower in sugar and calories than ever before.
- August 28th, 2012First-of-its-Kind Study
Lack of sleep is linked to more aggressive breast cancers, according to new findings published in the August issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment by physician-scientists from University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center and Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.
- August 28th, 2012
Since its opening in 2008, the Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (the Ivy Center) at Swedish Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute has led the expansion drive of major research projects and expanded treatment options for patients living with brain cancer in the Pacific Northwest and throughout the world. The Ivy Center was founded in 2008 to create a
- August 28th, 2012Study finds lunch boxes and school eating areas are hotspots for bacteria
Canadian moms earn top marks when it comes to good hygiene practices, but a new study by Lysol and the Global Hygiene Council reveals they could do more to safeguard against bacteria hotspots in schools, especially at lunch time.
- August 27th, 2012Girls and Hispanic youth at higher risk of disease usually seen in adults
Children who are overweight or obese face an increased risk for gallstones, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.
- August 27th, 2012Experts join Move Forward Radio to discuss latest advances
As football season gets under way, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will host a series on concussion in sports called "Head in the Game." The series will air on Move Forward Radio, a program featuring interviews with physical therapists and other health care experts, produced by MoveForwardPT.com, the official consumer information website of APTA.