Health and Wellness
Employers Addressing Workplace Obesity; Issue Remains a Growing Problem, Especially for Small and Mid-Size EmployersJune 20th, 2012
While many US employers are addressing obesity in the workplace, there is still much progress to be made as well as a need for tools and resources, especially among small and mid-size organizations, according to a survey more than 500 employers conducted by the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National S
- June 20th, 2012
Older Adults Most Vulnerable to Influenza and Related Complications; Vaccination Options for Adults 65 and Older Available this Season
--The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is leading the charge to educate older adults about the threat of influenza and the importance of immunization through a new awareness initiative called Flu + You.
- June 20th, 2012
Journey To Botanicals announces a new natural essence formulated for stress and anxiety. The Stress and Anxiety Essence is a subtle tree essence which was formulated to work with the body's natural ability to heal itself.
PetSmart Charities "High-Five For My Pet Adoption" Video Contest Raises Awareness - And Inspires Others - About Pet AdoptionJune 20th, 2012Enter to win a donation made in your name to an animal welfare organization to save more homeless pets
High-Five for five million pets adopted through PetSmart Charities' Adoption Centers in PetSmart stores!
- June 19th, 2012
With 10,000 Americans turning 65 every day – and according to new research released today, a majority of them expect to live to nearly 90 – the celebration of older Americans is a developing trend, and more people are aspiring to live longer and better than ever before.
National Dairy Council and General Mills Foodservice to Award $50,000 in Grants to Fund K-12 Schools Breakfast ProgramsJune 19th, 2012Fuel Up Breakfast Grant Applications Accepted through July 31, 2012
The National Dairy Council has partnered with General Mills Foodservice for the fourth consecutive year to offer Fuel Up Breakfast Grants - providing children an opportunity for a nutritious breakfast aimed at jumpstarting their school day. Schools looking to develop or expand their breakfast programs can apply to receive up to $2,000 in funding through the grant program.
- June 19th, 2012March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance Working to Give More Babies Healthy Start in Life
The March of Dimes and Farmers Insurance is asking everyone to wear purple to show support for healthy babies and the 7th annual Farmers Be a Hero for Babies Day on Thursday, June 21st.
- June 19th, 2012
Peaches, plums and nectarines have bioactive compounds that can potentially fight-off obesity-related diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to new studies by Texas AgriLife Research.
- June 18th, 2012Balanced Meal-Themed Plate and Placemat Introduce Five Food Groups to Toddlers
In recognition of Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17, Munchkin Inc., designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, today introduced the Balanced Meal Toddler Plate and Balanced Meal Reusable Placemat, designed to help parents educate children about healthy eating habits at an early age.
- June 18th, 2012
The European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) launches the Food Allergy Campaign
>>Life-threatening allergic reactions in children, such as anaphylaxis, increased 7-fold in the last decade