Health and Wellness
- April 26th, 2012Soothing Side Effects and Managing Exposure Help Allergy Sufferers Get Through the Season
According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the 2011-2012 winter is the fourth warmest on record. The mild weather is triggering an unusually early release of pollen that causes pesky allergy symptoms. Beyond the itchy eyes, sneezing and runny nose, one overlooked side effect of allergies is dry or irritated lips.
- April 26th, 2012
Sunkist Growers wants consumers to know that small changes can make a big difference when it comes to better food choices. As a USDA National Strategic Partner, Sunkist has launched “MyPlate Meal Makeovers” to emphasize how following the Dietary Guidelines can help consumers reduce their daily calories, fat and sodium intake.
- April 26th, 201270 Percent Claim Comfort and a New Mattress are Key to a Good Night’s Sleep
In honor of “Better Sleep Month” this May, Mattress Firm Inc, one of the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailers, and Protect-a-Bed, a leading provider of bedding protection launched a sleep survey to find out more about consumers’ sleep habits and perceptions.
- April 26th, 2012Education Programs, Awareness Events, and Walks Held Nationwide During May
New research has shown that most Americans, 59 percent, know little or nothing about lupus and its devastating impact.
- April 26th, 2012
Throughout grocery store aisles, shoppers find many soy-based choices to complete a nutritious diet. In April, Soyfoods Month, US soybean farmers want to highlight the benefits of soy products and their availability in products that may not come to mind.
- April 25th, 2012Famed NYC Therapist Jonathan Alpert Outlines 5 Steps to Reach a Fulfilling Life in New Book
If you've ever experienced talking to a therapist there's no doubt that "So, how does that make you feel?" has come up during a session. It's a question that infuriates Jonathan Alpert, New York psychotherapist, columnist and author of the just published BE FEARLESS: Change Your Life in 28 Days (Center Street, 2012).
The Gateway for Cancer Research Puts Patients First by Supporting Clinical Studies for Treatments NowApril 25th, 2012Non-profit Has Funded More than 80 Studies and Raised $20 Million
The Gateway for Cancer Research always keeps one statistic in mind as it makes decisions on research to support: 1,500 cancer patients die each day.
New Study: Health Professionals Support Biotechnology’s Use in Food Products and Sustainable FarmingApril 25th, 2012
A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify.
Fox Trial Finder, Web-Based Clinical Trial Matcher to Accelerate Parkinson's Research, Launched by Michael J. Fox FoundationApril 25th, 2012
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) launched Fox Trial Finder (foxtrialfinder.org). This first-of-its-kind online platform anonymously connects volunteers with and without Parkinson's disease to clinical trials in critical need of participants.
- April 25th, 2012Second phase of NIH research grant study on Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in MS to begin
The first phase of the NIH study, Movement Ability Changes with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW) in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), provided important results for Multiple Sclerosis patients suffering with balance and walking challenges.