Health and Wellness
- September 11th, 2013A healthcare option once reserved for the wealthy may now be the middle class’ best chance to weather the vagaries of post-Obamacare medicine
By Matt Jacobson
If you’re middle class and you think that your relationship with your family doctor is secure, think again.
- September 11th, 2013Proceeds from Sprinkles’ ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes will support finding a cure for cancer
This week, ThinkCure! is partnering with Sprinkles Cupcakes, the original cupcake bakery, to recognize National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and support children whose days aren’t always so sweet. Sprinkles will donate the proceeds from sales of its specially designed ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes at its Beverly Hills location.
- September 11th, 2013Mental and Physical Health Concerns Point to a Nation Ill-Prepared for Rising Tide of Long-Term Care
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) today released the findings of their 2013 Annual Alumni Survey based on responses from nearly 14,000 Iraq and Afghanistan service members – a resounding 52 percent response rate.
- September 11th, 2013
As students pack up their book bags and head back to school, parents must determine how to keep their children healthy and nourished for the coming year. From the time the alarm goes off in the morning till the bell rings at the end of the day, children have the opportunity to excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the lunchroom.
- September 11th, 2013Age-related brain decline may be reversible researchers say
Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to reverse age-related brain decline according to the results of a study conducted by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, published online in Cerebral Cortex.
Whether Waking Up During The Night Or Not Falling Asleep, More Than Half Of American Adults Suffer From Sleep ProblemsSeptember 10th, 2013New Survey Results Say Age and Gender Affect the Type of Sleep Problems Americans Experience
Fifty-two percent of American adults have sleep problems, according to a March 2013 omnibus survey of United States adult sleep habits (1,001 adults aged 18+ survey by MidNite®, the drug-free sleep aid,www.midnitesleep.com).
- September 10th, 2013Cigna, HopeLab, Childhood Leukemia Foundation team up to support kids with cancer
Cancer can be isolating and frightening, especially for kids. To support and empower young cancer patients, global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) has teamed up with the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) to provide free iPads preloaded with HopeLab’s cancer-fighting game app ReMission 2: Nanobot’s Revenge to patients through CLF’s Keeping Kids Connected program.
- September 10th, 2013Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Helps Parents Take Small Steps Today That Could Mean a Dramatically Different Future for Their Children and Families
Meet “Jim.” At 32, Jim suffers a heart attack and lies dying on an ER table due in part to years of unhealthy choices.
New Study Finds That Fear of the Dentist Can be Passed from Parents to Children, Trusted Beverly Hills Dentist CommentsSeptember 10th, 2013Adults May Have the Ability to Curb the Anxiety of Their Children by Exhibiting Positive Emotional Reactions
Even though it is something everyone must go through, dental examinations are often feared and reviled by many. While advanced treatment and procedures are being developed to make a visit to the dentist less uncomfortable, the dental office can still be a scary place to a small child not yet accustomed to oral examinations.
- September 10th, 2013An Estimated 40,000 Newborns Are Affected Each Year by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Deputy Secretary Cheryl Dondero started off Pennsylvania’s annual fetal alcohol spectrum disorder awareness event today at Butler Memorial Hospital by reminding Pennsylvanians of the dangers associated with alcohol consumption during pregnancy.