Health and Wellness
- August 15th, 2013
On July 26, Smile Generation-trusted dentists and Pacific Dental Services® (PDS®) team members embarked on a trip to the Mission at Natuvu Creek on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island, to provide free dentistry to those in need.
- August 14th, 2013Amy’s Is a Proud Supporter of Farm Aid’s Family-Farm Centered System of Agriculture
Amy’s Kitchen, the nation’s leading source of natural and organic convenience food, is pleased to announce that it is an official sponsor of Farm Aid’s annual benefit concert on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY.
- August 14th, 2013
Less than 20 % of indiv. who incur a concussion have associated loss of consciousness.
When in doubt, sit them out. Better to miss one game than whole season. #concussions
CDC: as many as 20 % of all athletes involved in contact sports exp. a concussion ea. season
- August 14th, 2013Small changes can lead to big improvements
Despite recommendations from nutrition and health experts, most Americans still struggle to get enough fiber in their diet. In fact, the average American would have to double his/her fiber intake to meet current recommendations, which can be a daunting task.
The Dannon Company Calls on Parents to Rally Their Communities to Promote Physical Activity in SchoolsAugust 14th, 2013Five Schools Will Win Playground Makeovers as the Third Year of the Dannon® Rally for Recess Promotion Kicks Off
As part of a commitment to improving the health and wellness of future generations, Dannon is launching today the third annual “Rally for Recess” initiative. The program encourages parents to rally their schools’ community to give the kids a chance for more outdoor play.
- August 13th, 2013Over $60,000 Up for Grabs in the Sixth Annual GOT MILK? H.S. Breakfast Challenge
Back-to-School is right around the corner and kids need all the head-start they can get to stay on top. Recent studies show breakfast is more than just the most important meal of the day; it’s a precursor to student success. Research confirms a correlative boost in academic performance for students who start their day off with a nutritious meal.
- August 13th, 2013
Athletes, parents, diabetics, patients with dietary restrictions, and health-conscious consumers of all kinds now have a delicious new resource: a brand new web site devoted exclusively to all-natural, “100% peanut” peanut butter.
- August 13th, 2013Expert Tips for College Students Returning to School
As college students pack their bags to head back to school, they might want to think about the potential of bed bugs living in their dorm room. There has been a significant increase in bed bug infestations in recent years, and college campuses are on the list of hot spots where these pests congregate, which also includes hotels, motels, and multi-family housing complexes.
- August 13th, 2013
Childhood obesity is a nightmare, and now there’s more bad news: Overweight kids are consuming far more calories than their doctors or parents realize. That’s according to a new study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
- August 12th, 2013Former Green Bay Packer Aaron Taylor and the AASM Warn About Sleep Apnea Danger among High School and College Football Players
As high school and college football teams continue practicing for the fall season, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is advising parents, coaches, and school administrators that young football players are at increasing risk of sleep apnea.