Health and Wellness
- August 7th, 2013Beginning in August, City Year will be prominently featured at Beach Boys Concerts to raise awareness and funds for the national service education program in cities across America
Beach Boys lead singer, Mike Love, announced today the band will be making a year-long commitment to City Year, a national education-focused organization that unites young AmeriCorps members for a year of service in high-need public schools.
- August 7th, 2013NHPCO Encourages Families to Learn about Hospice before a Medical Crisis
A family is huddled out in the hallway of a hospital questioning what to do for a loved one with a terminal illness. Each family member has a different idea of what should be done or what the patient would want. Additional stress and tension are added to an already difficult situation.
- August 6th, 2013
Through the eyes of children, parents, and teachers, former US President Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton got a personal look at the toll of unsafe water, as part of his visit to Groupe Scholaire Camp Kanombe primary school in Kigali, Rwanda.
Rep. Diane Black Lauded By National, Local Kidney Community for Leading Bipartisan Effort to Stop “Devastating Cuts” to Medicare’s Dialysis BenefitAugust 6th, 2013More than 200 Lawmakers Act to Protect Americans with Kidney Failure
In an unusual demonstration of bipartisanship, more than 200 members of the House of Representatives, led by Congresswoman Black and three of her colleagues, signed a strongly worded letter to the nation’s top Medicare official, urging caution and expressing concern over proposed
- August 6th, 2013
As part of Cataract Awareness Month, YourSightMatters.com is striving to learn more about how cataracts affect people in their daily lives. To accomplish this, they are inviting individuals aged 60 and over to participate in an important national online survey all month long to gather data on vision issues.
- August 5th, 2013Residential Cleaning Experts Provide Bug-Prevention Tips
Summer brings the return of bugs and other pests to your home. The first line of defense against an invasion is keeping your home clean and eliminating attractants that may bring the unwanted guests indoors.
- August 5th, 2013
What began as a budding trend some time ago has now firmly established itself in the market: Demand for natural food ingredients is at an all-time high. With consumers becoming increasingly conscious of what they eat, foods based on natural ingredients clearly top their grocery shopping lists.
Boulder Brands Applauds FDA’s Decision To Standardize Gluten-Free Labeling, Creating Safer Shopping Environment For ConsumersAugust 5th, 2013Regulation Impacts Millions of Americans Relying on Gluten-Free Foods
- August 2nd, 2013Ninety-Two Percent Of Americans Can't Tell You
"Antioxidant" is a healthy living buzzword that we hear almost every day. Top nutritionists, trainers, and health professionals emphasize the importance of antioxidants in maintaining overall health, yet most Americans are still unclear about this life-saving molecule.
- August 2nd, 2013
Nearly six of ten Americans will develop kidney disease in their lifetime, according to a new analysis published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. In comparison, lifetime risk of diabetes, heart attack and invasive cancer is approximately four in ten.