Health and Wellness
- April 18th, 2012New research from Mathematica and Stanford shows a healthy recess can reduce bullying, improve learning time
Strengthening recess transforms the school climate, paving the way for less bullying and more focus on learning, says a new study from Mathematica Policy Research and Stanford University.
Operation Homefront and Women's Self Worth Foundation (WSWF) Announce 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship ProgramApril 18th, 2012
Operation Homefront and the Women's Self Worth Foundation (WSWF) announced that they have begun accepting applications for the 2012 Saban Military Wife Educational Scholarship.
Are You Happy with Your Weight? Survey from Fitness Magazine & Yahoo! Shine Exposes How Men & Women Deal with the Battle of the BulgeApril 18th, 2012Majority of adults admit to not being at their ideal weight
America’s quest for weight loss is never-ending, according to a new survey from FITNESS Magazine and Yahoo! Shine. The exclusive survey asked 2,001 women and men to reveal how they feel about their weight and if being skinny really matters.
- April 18th, 2012
Vitamin C is everywhere. It's in various whole foods. It's added to many processed foods. Vitamin C tablets, capsules, powders and liquids are available at thousands of pharmacies, supermarkets, warehouse clubs and websites. Yet, the CEO of Altrient, Inc., maker of high-performance Altrient C, says that when it comes to vitamin C, consumers have almost no choice at all.
- April 17th, 2012LunaRich soy powder delivers over five times key bioactive component
Reliv International Inc., today announced that it has added LunaRich soy powder to Reliv Now for Kids children's nutritional supplement. The announcement was made live at 10 a.m. CDT via Reliv's social media platforms.
- April 17th, 2012
Unintentional poisonings from medicines cause more emergency room visits for young children each year than do car accidents.
One key reason may be that nearly one out of every four grandparents says that they store prescription medicines in easy-access ways, according to a new poll.
- April 17th, 2012"Earth Day" Report Shows Real Cost of Dental Mercury Fillings
Dental mercury fillings pollute the environment, contaminate fish and are far more costly for taxpayers than the alternative tooth-colored material, according to a new study released today by a broad coalition of health, consumer and environmental groups.
- April 17th, 2012
An overwhelming number of breast cancer patients and survivors say that talking to other survivors is key to dealing with the disease.
- April 17th, 2012Hanley Center Survey Finds Depression and Anxiety Fuel Addiction Among Older Americans
The number of people over the age of 50 who are being treated for addiction is drastically on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration older adults who reported using illegal drugs within a year, nearly doubled between 2002 and 2007, while use of nonmedical pharmaceuticals increased from 2.2 percent in 2002 to 3.9 percent in 2009.
- April 16th, 2012Orthopaedic surgeons outline steps to help patients stop smoking, ideally before surgery
Tobacco and nicotine use are known to impair the body's ability to heal bones and wounds. Two new studies presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons looked at the effects of smoking on total joint replacement.