Health and Wellness
Consumer Driven Health Care Plans Can Help Consumers Reduce Health Care Spending and Make Positive Behavior ChangesJune 14th, 2012
Consumers enrolled in Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHPs) are more likely to make sustainable, positive behavior change leading to significant health plan spend reductions year over year, according to data studied by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
- June 14th, 2012
Two new scientific papers recently published in Nutrition Today and the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggest that Concord grapes may support healthy circulation to promote cardiovascular and cognitive health in certain populations. These reports add to the growing body of evidence for the role of Concord grapes and grape juice in healthy lifestyles.
- June 13th, 2012
In response to a draft report by the US Preventive Services Task Force on vitamin D and calcium:
Statement by Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN:
- June 13th, 2012America's #1 spreadable cheese partners with book author to "spread" message of portion-sizing without taste sacrifice
Today, Alouette Portions announced an exclusive sponsorship of the Portion Size Me Summer Tour, a cross-country journey featuring 12-year-old, Marshall Reid, and his mother, Alex, co-authors of Portion Size Me.
- June 13th, 2012Forces of Nature's Powerful Treatments Come with 1-Year Money Back Guarantee
Forces of Nature is singlehandedly changing the over-the-counter medicines industry by introducing the world's first and only FDA Registered remedies that are 100 percent Certified Organic by the United States Department of Agriculture. Combining homeopathic materials with medicinal botanicals, the extensive line of all-natural, chemical-free treatments are guaranteed to heal war
- June 13th, 2012New Findings on Pistachio Consumption Published in Hypertension
A Pennsylvania State University study published online this month in Hypertension, an American Heart Association Journal, reveals that including pistachios in a healthy diet may positively reduce the body’s response to the stresses of everyday life.
- June 13th, 2012Relax The Back Presents Top 5 Solutions for Dads Suffering in Silence this Father’s Day
Relax The Back found top Father’s Day gift categories to include clothing, gift cards and electronics – but are these gifts actually useful? According to the American Physical Therapy Association, nearly two-thirds of Americans experience lower back pain, and it’s especially prevalent among men.
- June 12th, 2012
In an effort to promote mobility and daily exercise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging the public to get active this summer with their Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign.
- June 12th, 2012How PTSD is tearing families apart.
On this past Memorial Day we honored those Americans who have died in military service including 4,474 in Iraq and 1,966 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan.
- June 12th, 2012
Among the easiest diseases to diagnose and treat are common disorders of the thyroid gland - and yet an estimated 1.5 million Canadians are unaware that symptoms they are experiencing, such as weight gain or loss, depression, forgetfulness, and fatigue may be caused by a dysfunctional thyroid. To mark Thyroid Month in June, the Thyroid Foundation of