Health and Wellness
- February 21st, 2014Researchers also find a slight, though statistically non-significant, increase in age-related macular degeneration risk among multivitamin users; call for further study
Long-term daily multivitamin supplement use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
- February 20th, 2014Cushing joins the World Society for the Protection of Animals’ campaign for kinder eggs
Celebrity chef Christine Cushing today announced her partnership with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to encourage consumers to “Choose Cage-Free.” The Food Network Canada trailblazer, cookbook author, and entrepreneur also released a video to encourage consumers to buy eggs from hens that are raised in cage-free housing.
- February 20th, 2014
Musculoskeletal pain of the bones, joints, and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States.
Star-Studded Light Up The Blues Concert To Benefit Autism Speaks On April 5th In Downtown Los AngelesFebruary 20th, 2014
Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN), John Mayer, Don Felder, Brandi Carlisle, Chris Stills, and many special guests will return to Los Angeles on April 5 at The Theatre at Ace Hotel for the 2nd Light Up The Blues Concert. The evening of music will benefit Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization.
- February 19th, 2014
A search for pistachios on Pinterest brings up results ranging from appetizers to main courses, and even desserts and smoothies. Pistachios are popping up on restaurant menus, in salad kits, and in the snack bags of professional athletes.
- February 19th, 2014The American Optometric Association offers sight-saving advice in recognition of Save Your Vision Month
Vision plays an important role in daily life—every waking minute, the eyes are working hard to see the world around us. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association’s (AOA) annual American Eye-Q survey, 40 percent of Americans worry about losing their eyesight over their ability to walk or hear.
- February 19th, 2014New road race component and more event locations will increase participation, competition, and wellness at every fitness level
Kids of all ages and skill levels will have additional opportunities to participate in the events making up the new Hy-Vee Kids Fit program. The events will build on the kids triathlon offerings Hy-Vee has held in the past, but will expand to include one-mile fun run and 5K options to support wellness and fight childhood obesity.
- February 18th, 2014Orthopaedic surgeons stress moderation and balance to avoid injury
When it comes to exercise, we all want to achieve quicker results. With the emergence of high intensity interval training (HIIT) programs that promise to help us to rapidly reach our fitness goals, many individuals are lining up to participate.
Before jumping onto the HIIT fitness bandwagon, orthopaedic surgeons encourage people to approach exercise programs safely.
- February 18th, 2014PetSmart stores to offer free GREENIES canine dental chews in honor of National Pet Dental Health Month
During the month of February, two of the biggest names in the pet industry are teaming up to promote the importance of good oral health. As a part of National Pet Dental Health Month and the PetSmart “Healthy Teeth.
- February 18th, 2014A pastor’s wife. A successful attorney. The stories of women alcoholics who overcame their shame to seek treatment for addiction.
Amy was a pastor’s wife, mother of three, and model community member. She was also an alcoholic, secretly guzzling wine in her morning coffee mug and hiding her all-day drinking from her family. Like other women who struggle with addiction in private, she had put pressure on herself to be perfect and was ashamed to admit that she wasn’t.