Health and Wellness
- April 6th, 2012
The National Chicken Council today released the following statement in response to a New York Times opinion piece, "Arsenic in our chicken," and refuted the findings of recent studies that claim to have found chemical and antimicrobial residues in chicken feather meal:
Baby Boomers Aware of Aging Parents' Needs, Yet Lack Vital Care Resources and Tools According to a Care.com SurveyApril 5th, 2012
Care.com senior care services support growing needs of elder population.
- April 5th, 2012Listen To Your Skin Campaign reveals people find skin an important part of attraction, but dangerous misperceptions about skin health prevail
Are you taking care of one the most appealing parts of your body? A new survey from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and LEO Pharma shows that nearly all respondents (90 percent) said skin can be sexy.
- April 5th, 2012
People can be cruel even when they don't mean to be. A disapproving look, careless reference, or impatient gesture directed at an individual with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or a member of their family can be as painful emotionally as any physical injury sustained.
- April 4th, 2012As American population ages, tools for driving safer, longer critical
Nearly half of senior drivers worry about losing their freedom and mobility when it's time to give up the car keys, according to a recent survey by the American Automobile Association (AAA). As 10,000 Americans turn 65 every day, AAA is helping aging drivers cope with the life-changing transitions facing them with expert advice and easy-to-find resources on its updated website for seni
- April 4th, 2012Some of these products are imported and sold illegally in shops that cater to immigrants
Some skin lotions and antiseptic soaps claim to clean and lighten skin while removing freckles and wrinkles. Instead, these illegally imported cosmetic products make consumers ill from exposure to high levels of mercury.
- 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.