Health and Wellness
- February 25th, 2014Focus on footwear, say orthopaedic foot and ankle specialists
It’s not hard to be impressed with the skills of the Winter Olympic athletes. If you’ve been inspired to get out and try some winter sports yourself, keep in mind that sometimes the only thing standing between you and a foot or ankle injury is proper footwear.
Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery to Award 20 Gluten-Free Kids with Summer Camp Scholarships through 2nd Annual Happy Camper ContestFebruary 25th, 2014
The official start of summer might be months away, but Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery is already excited to help kids who eat gluten-free pack their bags for some summer fun.
- February 25th, 2014
The first 24 hours of a child’s life are the most dangerous, with more than one million babies dying each year on their first and only day of life, according to new research published today by Save the Children.
- February 24th, 2014Keep your physical fitness dreams from turning into a disabling nightmare
Many people are currently motivated and eager to revamp their physical fitness routine, especially after watching a few hours of the recent Winter Olympics or seeing their favorite athletes compete in local events. Reaching an optimum level of physical fitness is a great goal; however, those who haven’t exercised consistently for a while should ease into a new exercise routine.
- February 24th, 2014
According to a new breakthrough in health and science, it has been discovered that krill oil far outweighs the advantages of fish oil. The Japanese were arguably the first to discover the benefits of krill oil, but ever since the 19th century, it has managed to take the rest of the world by storm.
- February 24th, 2014
An antibody found in the blood of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be present long before the onset of the disease and its symptoms, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in&n
- February 24th, 2014Have you recently noticed any of the following in your loved ones?
Dad, once energetic and handy, has been leaving dirty linens on the floor and unwashed pots on the stove. Alternatively, Mom, who always took pride in her appearance, neglects to wash her hair or is wearing stained clothes. Perhaps your aging parent has lost an alarming amount of weight. When you ask them about it, they tell you, “Everything is fine.”
- February 21st, 2014Learn why Betta fish make great first pets at Petco’s free, family-friendly Amazing Aquatics Event
In an effort to clear up confusion around the often-misunderstood betta fish, Petco offers myth busters and free educational events to demonstrate why bettas can be one of the most exciting pets a child can have.
- 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.