Health and Wellness
Nurses: 'Court Ruling Does Not End Healthcare Crisis Or the Need to Continue the Campaign for Reform'June 29th, 2012
The Supreme Court decision should not be seen as the end of the efforts by health care activists for a permanent fix of our broken healthcare system, said the nation's largest union and professional association of registered nurses today.
- June 28th, 2012
With summer here and vacation season underway, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) Educational Foundation, in partnership with the PROTECT Initiative, today released five medicine safety tips for families traveling with young children.
- June 28th, 2012
Cancer is an insidious disease that often finds ways to defeat the most advanced treatments. As a result, the scientific and medical communities have become increasingly aware that a multi-pronged approach is the best way to beat cancer.
Innovative Sports Concussion Management System Unveiled at the National Athletic Trainers Association Conference in St. LouisJune 28th, 2012
Annual Meeting of the National Association of Athletic Trainers -- Dr. Harry Kerasidis, board certified neurologist and founder of XLNTbrain Inc., will be presenting XLNTbrain-Sport at the National Athletic Trainers Association Conference Product Learning Theater at the America's Center in St. Louis, 11:45 am on June 27, 2012.
One in Five Women Will Experience a Mood or Anxiety Disorder While Pregnant or After Giving Birth (PPD)June 28th, 2012
Up to one out of every five pregnant and new mothers will experience prenatal or postpartum depression (PPD) and anxiety. Most women are undiagnosed and inadequately treated, if treated at all. This can have devastating effects on women and families.
USDA and HHS Join Ad Council to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning this Fourth of JulyJune 28th, 2012Summer weather causes spike in food poisoning; Walmart to feature ‘Food Safe Families’ PSA on checkout screens nationwide
- June 27th, 2012Chicago Eating Disorder Specialist Prescribes "Mindful Eating"
In our modern-day world, drive-thru servers become our dear friends, the Starbucks barista knows our morning order, and we can't even recall what we had for lunch. We eat while we work. We eat while we watch TV. We eat while we (eek!) drive. We eat in ways that elicit stress, frenzy, and a complete disconnect with the bodies we are unsuccessfully trying to nourish.
- June 27th, 2012
A new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association challenges the notion that "a calorie is a calorie." The study, led by Cara Ebbeling, PhD, associate director and David Ludwig, MD, director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center Boston Children's Hospital, finds diets that reduce the surge in blood sugar after a meal--either
- June 27th, 2012The National Pest Management Association Offers Prevention and Treatment Tips
With the start of summer comes the appearance of common stinging insects, such as bees, wasps, hornets and yellowjackets, and the various related health risks that range from irritating but relatively harmless stings to the threat of serious allergic reaction.
- June 27th, 2012NeoGyn strives to educate women on painful health condition affecting sexual wellbeing
Vulvar pain is estimated to affect 14 million American women. Discomfort is incredibly common due to the sensitivity of vulvar skin and can generate symptoms such as pain, sensitivity to touch, itching, burning, redness, dryness, and even an inability to engage in sexual intercourse.