Health and Wellness
- April 4th, 2012
Nutritionist and Bestselling Author JJ Smith will offer a free teleseminar called "5 Ways Women Can Get Rid of Belly Fat" on April 19, 2012.
- April 4th, 2012
Colored eggs are emblems of Easter. But eggs, when not handled with special care, can cause food poisoning, also called foodborne illness. Salmonella, an organism that causes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, and fever, can be found on both the outside and inside of eggs that look perfectly normal.
- April 4th, 2012Study Funded by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
Why do some children develop a peanut allergy and others don’t? Researchers trying to answer this crucial question in order to learn how to prevent this life-threatening food allergy believe that being exposed to peanuts through skin early in life could be a determining factor.
- April 3rd, 2012Carnegie Mellon study reveals inflammation as the culprit
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences disease and health.
- April 3rd, 2012Higher deficiency rates in some groups deserve attention
Overall, the US population has good levels of vitamins A and D and folate in the body, but some groups still need to increase their levels of vitamin D and iron, according to the Second National Report on Biochemical Indicators of Diet and Nutrition, released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- April 3rd, 2012
With Easter upon us, Health Canada would like to remind Canadians of the importance of proper handling and preparation of eggs to prevent foodborne illness.
- April 3rd, 2012Prevent Childhood Injuries on the Field With Simple Sports Safety Precautions
April is National Facial Protection Month, and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), and the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD) are teaming up to remind parents, coaches and athletes to play it safe as they prepare to suit up for recreational and organized sports.<
- April 3rd, 2012Most Active and Extensive Online Forum Dedicated to Family Caregivers
AgingCare.com is an interactive website that connects people caring for their elderly parents to other caregivers, personalized information, and local resources. As part of the website, AgingCare.com features a caregiver forum, which has become the most active online caregiver community.
- April 2nd, 2012Bisphenol A linked to obesity, reproductive & endocrine illness, cancer
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made an announcement today responding to a petition from Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to prohibit BPA use as a food additive. FDA has stated it will not ban BPA as a food additive. Media reports relay that FDA stated it did not have enough scientific evidence to warrant a ban.