Health and Wellness
- September 19th, 2013Fall Allergy Capitals Report Ranks Most Challenging Cities for Allergies
This fall could be a perfect storm for allergy sufferers, as global warming conditions boost ragweed levels and fall storms and tornadoes disperse allergens and outdoor mold, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).
First Self-Powered Artificial Retina Could Allow Normal Visual Acuity and Restoration of Color VisionSeptember 19th, 2013Natcore Technology Issued US Patent
The US Patent Office has awarded patent no. 8,433,417 to Newcyte Inc. for a carbon nanostructure artificial retinal implant. Newcyte was purchased in 2009 by Natcore Technology Inc.
- September 19th, 2013
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading nonprofit in the United States fighting against eating disorders and supporting those who are affected.
- September 19th, 2013The Association for Dressings and Sauces supports Michelle Obama’s efforts to promote fruit and vegetable consumption among our nation’s children
In support of the First Lady’s announcement today regarding the need to increase healthy eating among the nation’s children, the Association for Dressings and Sauces (ADS) is sharing tips and ideas to encourage fruit and vegetable consumption.
Defying Diagnosis and Exceeding Expectations: 11-Year-Old Autistic Boy and Mother Create Family-Friendly Blog and Online Cooking ShowSeptember 18th, 2013
Get Up and Go! Make It Happen! Check It Out! Do Something Good! These actions are what define ChaseNYurFace.com.
- September 18th, 2013Specialty sporting goods retailer offers the top ten ways to celebrate women and fitness
In honor of the 12th Annual National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on Sept. 26, Sport Chalet, Inc., a specialty sporting goods retailer, is encouraging women to take charge of their health and wellbeing by getting active.
- September 18th, 201321.8 percent of children poor – including over one-third of black and Hispanic children
US Census Bureau data released today reveals 46.5 million poor people in America in 2012, including 16.1 million children, essentially unchanged from 2011. Children remain the poorest age group in the country with a poverty rate 21 percent higher than before the Great Recession. There are 2.75 million more children living in poverty today than there were in 2007.
- September 18th, 2013
The ghosts and goblins may be coming out this Halloween, but your skeleton shouldn’t!
PCEC Encourages Men Across America To Have A Baseline Prostate Health Assessment During 24th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness WeekSeptember 17th, 2013Free or low-cost screenings help diagnose second-leading cause of cancer death among men
Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, but it is easily treated when caught early: the problem is that too often it is not.
- September 17th, 2013September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
The Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta released a public service video today seeking to encourage people across the country to find out how they can help fight childhood cancer and blood disorders.