Health and Wellness
- July 24th, 2012
24-hour preschool television channel Sprout, First Lady Michelle Obama and LazyTown have teamed up to promote active, healthy lifestyles for preschoolers with a series of new Let's Move! public service announcements, produced by Sprout and designed specifically for children ages two to five and their families. The three PSAs, filmed in the East Room of The White House, featur
- July 23rd, 2012Families Travel to Washington to Ask Congress to Preserve Kids' Access
As the fight around the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act settles, new data indicate that the battle to ensure timely access to health care for America's child patients is far from over.
- July 23rd, 2012
The decision of whether or not to proceed with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening should be made by a patient with consultation from his physician, according to a policy approved today by members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates.
- July 23rd, 2012A new study shows that pre-diabetes can be found from a routine dental checkup
A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) and backed by The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation amongst others; found that a pre-diabetes determination can be made by simply going to the dentist.
- July 19th, 2012
The Council for Responsible Nutrition is honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin. The term was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American biochemist, in 1912.
- July 19th, 2012Comparing Cost Per Nutrient Can Lead Shoppers to the Best Value
Think healthy eating has to be expensive? Think again. "Expensive" really depends on how you measure cost, according to a newly released USDA report.
- July 19th, 2012Five goals align with Let’s Move! pillars and promote healthy eating and active living
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius joined First Lady Michelle Obama and local officials from across the country to announce the next chapter in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties program, which encourages local elected officials to focus on improving the health of their communities.
- July 18th, 2012A balanced diet and physical activity are essential for healthy living
When it comes to having a healthy lifestyle, eating fruits and vegetables is just one piece of the puzzle. For a long-term healthy lifestyle, you'll need to find a balance between good eating habits and physical activity.
- July 18th, 2012NeoGyn encourages women to speak up about a commonly misdiagnosed condition
According to an NIH-funded Harvard study, an estimated six million women in America suffer from vulvodynia. Despite the astonishingly high number of those affected, the pain is often left misdiagnosed or untreated.
- July 18th, 2012
New research proves the wide medical belief that massage helps improve muscle health in athletes following exercise-induced injury. Dr. Marvell Scott, sports medicine professional, provides further explanation on proper treatments.