Health and Wellness
- March 29th, 2012Regulatory Fight Could Turn Ugly as Congress Seeks to Overhaul Cosmetics Regulations
In response to public pressure from recent scandals including mercury in face cream, lead in lipstick, and formaldehyde in hair products, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee yesterday convened the first Congressional hearing in 30 years on the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.
- March 29th, 2012Fitness industry leader shares tips on how to reduce injury risk during popular exercises
The countdown to summer has begun, and many are flocking to the gym to get back into bathing suit shape. The American Council on Exercise (ACE) reminds excercise enthusiasts of the importance of safety when starting a new fitness program or ramping up a workout regimen.
- March 29th, 2012Special feature highlights cancers associated with excess weight and lack of sufficient physical activity
Death rates from all cancers combined for men, women, and children continued to decline in the United States between 2004 and 2008, according to the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2008. The overall rate of new cancer diagnoses, also known as incidence, among men decreased by an average of 0.6 percent per year between 2004 and 2008.
Nordic Naturals Introduces 100 percent Vegetarian, non-GMO Borage Oil for Natural Anti-Inflammatory SupportMarch 29th, 2012
Nordic Naturals introduces Nordic GLA, a vegetarian borage oil made exclusively from non-GMO cold-pressed borage seed grown in New Zealand. Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) is a beneficial omega-6 fatty acid that occurs naturally in plants.
- March 28th, 2012Canada's first-ever physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines for the early years released
Children aged four and under should move more and sit less every day as recommended by the first-ever Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for the Early Years.
- March 28th, 2012As Tick Population Increases, More Americans At Risk for Life Altering Disease
For more than 250,000 Americans, the bite of a deer tick meant the start of a life changing disease. Record warm temperatures and a decrease in the food supply for the deer ticks that carry the disease mean a surge in Lyme disease cases this year, according to Lyme experts.
- March 28th, 2012
Today, Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on improving health, released the Clear Change Program, a nutrition-based detoxification plan with both 10-day or 28-day options.
Pollen Counts Reach an All-Time High, Specialists at Animal Dermatology Clinic Work with Veterinarians to Help Pets Suffering From AllergiesMarch 28th, 2012
Animal Dermatology Clinic, the largest group of board certified veterinary dermatology specialists nationwide, sees increases in allergic symptoms in pets as pollen counts skyrocket. With seven full-time hospitals and twenty-two satellite locations the twenty-one doctors that makeup Animal Dermatology Clinic provide a variety of diagnostics and medical therapies to help pets who suffer fr
- March 28th, 2012Physicians will respond on camera to questions during live streamed colonoscopy on March 28
Colorectal cancer doesn't broadcast its presence until it's too late. Swedish Health Services hopes to change that by getting the word out about safe and effective prevention options.
- March 28th, 2012
The overuse of antibiotics is "slowly killing us," said Shane Ellison, author of Over-the-Counter Natural Cures.