- 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.
- August 23rd, 2012Incorporating healthy fare boosts nutrient intake and provides fuel for an A+ year!
As children across the country head back to the classroom, parents will likely hear a familiar refrain each afternoon: "I'm hungry." It is officially after-school snacking season!
- August 23rd, 2012New Zarbee's Cares initiative kicks off to help those in distress situations
Zarbee's, the fastest-growing all-natural, safe and drug-free line of cough products, today announced its partnership with KIDS: A Global Children's Charity to donate 22,872 bottles of cough products to underserved children in distressed areas of Guatemala and North Korea.
- August 23rd, 2012Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan Helps Patients "Tackle" High and Low Blood Sugar
Mike Golic, co-host of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning and former defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is teaming up with the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) and Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) to launch the Blood Sugar Basics Game Plan, an educational program designed to help people living with type 2 diabetes work with their
- August 22nd, 2012
Lisa M. Tate, CEO of WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease responded to the news of comedian and actress Rosie O'Donnell's heart attack:
"Rosie O'Donnell's experience with her heart attack is one that is all too common among women. She didn't recognize her symptoms as those of a heart attack and she delayed calling 911.
- August 22nd, 2012Children 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.
- August 22nd, 2012
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 flashes severe enough to seriously affect their quality of life.