Health and Wellness
- July 10th, 2013Scientists are connecting greater cancer risk for obese patients to bacteria residing in the digestive tract
Michael Feiz, MD, FACS believes that it’s becoming clear that the prevention of cancer is another major benefit of healthy, long-term weight loss that can be fostered by such bariatric procedures as the sleeve gastrectomy and the Lap Band.
New Study Published in Nature Journal, Translational Psychiatry, Pinpoints a Specific Cause for Approximately One-Quarter of Autism CasesJuly 10th, 2013Pediatric Biosciences developing diagnostic test based on findings
Pediatric Biosciences, Inc. (PBI) today announced the publication of a new study showing that a significant percentage of women who have children diagnosed with autism have highly specific autoantibodies in their blood. These autoantibodies target and interfere with fetal brain proteins that play a major role in their child’s neurodevelopment in utero.
- July 10th, 2013
Waiting for a flight at the airport? Why not put that time to good use and learn how to save someone’s life?
The American Heart Association and American Airlines Occupation Health Services are helping passengers learn and practice lifesaving Hands-Only™ CPR while waiting for flights at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
- July 9th, 2013
Summer is here. Families everywhere get ready to make a break for the border. Some may travel to a far-off destination, while others just a car ride away. The annual vacation is meant to rejuvenate, relax, and take one away from the daily grind. However, the one thing we all have in common is the hurried
- July 9th, 2013As part of the third-annual Tree-to-Table campaign, one restaurant in each US state will feature fresh cherries on its menu in honor of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11
In celebration of National Rainier Cherry Day on July 11, 50 top US restaurants will be dishing up at least one signature menu item featuring fresh cherries from the Northwest highlighting delicious Rainier cherries.
- July 9th, 2013Celebrity Dietitian and FiberChoice® Offer Simple Tips for Healthy Summer Eating
Summer may mean healthier diets for many, but a new survey finds that Americans are missing some key facts when it comes to making healthy summer food choices. FiberChoice® and celebrity dietitian Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD—author and creator of The F-Factor Diet—have teamed up to offer simple tips for healthy summer eating.
The OTHER Cause of Wrinkles (and a Solution) Highlighted at 9th World Congress of Dermatology in Athens, GreeceJuly 9th, 2013This may very well be the most significant breakthrough in skin care since the discovery of retinol, says SanMedica International™
Every year, the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology’s World Congress plays host to some of the top skin experts in the world, with research presentations and exhibits highlighting some of the most cutting-edge dermatology research in the industry. And this year, a breakthrough new product that addresses the OTHER cause of wrinkles stole the show.
- July 9th, 2013
- July 8th, 2013
To help save the lives of injured and ill mountain and Grauer’s gorillas and to sustain their populations in Rwanda, Uganda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gorilla Doctors is using the ViamoTM ultrasound system, donated by Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc.
- July 8th, 2013
While humans age visibly throughout their lives, cats typically do not begin to show visible signs of aging until well into maturity. By the age of seven though, a cat enters its mid-life stage—a critical timeframe for preventing diseases to help a cat age gracefully.