Health and Wellness
- 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.
- August 22nd, 2013New campaign helps educate America on the high-quality protein in each 8 ounce serving of milk
Almost two-thirds (57 percent) of Americans say they’re trying to get more protein in their diet, but most people underestimate the importance of both getting protein at breakfast and the protein prowess of one of breakfast’s most popular staples: milk. An 8-ounce glass of milk has 8 grams of high-quality protein, which is more protein than in an egg.
Deserving Senior Caregivers to be Rewarded through “Caring for the Caregiver” Program Sponsored by Twilight Wish Foundation and ParentgivingAugust 22nd, 2013Caregiver nominations taken online at www.twilightwish.org until October 15
The national nonprofit Twilight Wish Foundation and Parentgiving are pleased to announce the “Caring for the Caregiver” award. According to a recently released Bureau of Labor Statistics survey, over 39 million Americans provide hours of unpaid care to someone over the age of 65. Caregivers often struggle with their own physical, financial, and mental needs.