Health and Wellness
- January 8th, 2014
When it snows, most children have fun by engaging in snowball fights, sledding, building snowmen, and making snow angels. However, it is important for parents to prepare their children for the cold weather. Outside activities are wonderful as long as appropriate safety precautions are taken.
- January 8th, 2014Sports RD Dave Ellis offers men advice for health and fitness success in 2014
On average, 48 percent of men who make a resolution for the New Year do not follow through on it. In partnership with the American Egg Board, Dave Ellis, registered dietitian and certified strength and conditioning specialist, provides his top 5 tips for men who are ready to accept the challenge of becoming stronger and healthier in 2014.
- January 8th, 2014From health, to work, to home-life and more, people who seek solutions and treatment for hearing loss have everything to gain
Hearing loss is the third-most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans. It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life, relationships with friends and family, and even mental and emotional health. It is for these reasons and many more that Cochlear, the world&rs
- January 8th, 2014Healthy snack solutions featuring Driscoll’s blueberries keep New Year’s resolutions on track
Most afternoons, do you find yourself searching the shelves for something to snack on? If so, you’re not alone. A new survey sponsored by Driscoll’s revealed that 97% of those surveyed indulge in a between-meal nibble at least once a day and almost three-fourths of afternoon snackers feel they should be making healthier snack choices. When does hunger strike most frequently?
- January 7th, 2014Use this advice to overcome dating challenges and taboos unique to older adults
In a new article, MySilverAge.com outlines useful tips to help seniors overcome obstacles in their dating lives, focus on communication, and branch out of their typical networks of friends.
- January 7th, 2014The Organic Center’s 10 New Year’s Resolutions to last a lifetime
What is a New Year’s Resolution you can make today that can last a lifetime—and beyond? Going organic—which is good for you, your family and the planet.
Bridging The Folic Acid Gap: American Women Aren’t Making Folic Acid Part Of Their Healthy Baby PlansJanuary 7th, 2014New survey findings prompt Grain Foods Foundation and Spina Bifida Association to focus on folic acid awareness this January
All women are at risk for having a pregnancy affected by a birth defect, and approximately eight babies are born each day with one of the most common birth defects, neural tube defects. Preventative measures are possible—in fact, if all women took the recommended amount of folic acid, up to 70 percent of neural tube defects would be prevented.
- January 7th, 2014
Hours away from tonight’s highly-anticipated BCS National Championship game in Pasadena, CA, Florida State University’s head football coach, Jimbo Fisher, is already celebrating a tremendous victory off the field. In addition to leading the No.
- January 6th, 2014Release coincides with folic acid awareness week, January 5 - 11, 2014
National Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), in partnership with TJL Enterprises, today released a new informational graphic that provides clinical guidance about the vitamin folic acid, and the recommended consumption for children ages 0-13.
- January 6th, 2014Support group turns to boxing to help caregivers and those fighting disease stay active
Sometimes a left hook is just what the doctor ordered.