Health and Wellness
- May 29th, 2013Author Shares How to Power Up Your Moves and Your Snacks
With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on how to get healthy and stay healthy all year long.
- May 29th, 2013Parachute's Safe Kids Week 2013 shines spotlight on concussions
Twelve-year-old Nathan Fraser suffered a severe concussion during hockey practice in February 2012 when he tripped over a teammate diving for a puck and crashed head first into the ice and boards.
- May 29th, 2013
As the summer months approach and weather warms up, those suffering from Binge Eating Disorder (BED), that is, eating large amounts of food without purging, are equally as vulnerable to body image concerns as those treated for bulimia and anorexia.
- May 28th, 2013"Decide to Drive" offers distracted driving safety tips
Summer. For teens and young adults the school break means more time for fun, friends, driving, and unfortunately, distractions – like texting, eating, and applying makeup – while driving. In fact, the summer months rank the highest for crashes and related injuries/fatalities among teen drivers and passengers.
- May 28th, 2013
NBTY, a leading manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, supplements and sports nutrition, today announced that it will donate nearly $500,000 of Good 'n Natural bars, Balance Bars and bottles of children's gummy vitamins to support tornado relief efforts in
- May 28th, 2013Yet Most People Can't Name One Sign or Symptom
Wyatt David was starting his day as an elementary school teacher when he had sudden trouble seeing. It was a stroke. Luckily, he knew the signs and got to the hospital right away for treatment.
- May 24th, 2013
As the school year draws to a close, for millions of American children the last bell of the year may cause more stress than summer celebration. For them, the end of school does not mean a few months of fun and relaxation. It means they may be at risk of hunger.
- May 24th, 2013
White vegetables can provide key nutrients lacking in the diets of many Americans, and they can help increase overall vegetable consumption, according to the authors of a special scientific supplement published last week in the peer-reviewed journal, Advances in Nutrition.