Health and Wellness
- October 31st, 2012Charity Offers Life-saving Tips to Help Keep Children and Pets Safe
Following storm tracking on their mobile command center within the 82-foot Rescue Rig that will serve as a base and housing for its specially trained staff and volunteers, American Humane Association is driving its famed Red Star Animal Emergency Services team into position to be ready with the support of MARS Petcare US to help animals that may need rescue or shelter from Hurricane Sandy.
- October 31st, 2012
For the first-time ever, the National Psoriasis Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation will partner to educate Americans about psoriatic arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects roughly 87,000 Ohioans.
- October 31st, 2012Learn how probiotic health benefits kick-start digestive support
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 200 viruses that can cause the coughing, sneezing, and stuffy nose associated with the common cold. Now that fall is well underway and winter is just around the corner, people will soon be coming together more to celebrate the holidays and dodge the chilly weather.
- October 30th, 2012
Kool Smiles, a leading provider of quality dental care in underserved communities nationwide, today announced a program designed to promote dental hygiene in kids during the Halloween season. Called 'Operation Troop Treats,' the program offers children the opportunity to trade in their Halloween candy for a choice of a toy at one of the 132 Kool Smiles Dental Offices. The ca
- October 30th, 2012Make sure your home is not an open door for rodents and other pests
Some parts of the Northwest have already seen snow, and as the cool temperatures start to settle in for the next few months, Orkin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rollins Inc., advises homeowners to pest-proof their homes now, because fall is when most insect and rodent pests seek shelter for the winter months.
- October 30th, 2012
Nearly 24 million people in this country suffer from asthma. For most of them, avoiding allergens and taking medications help keep their asthma under control. But for a small group with severe persistent asthma, frequent hospital visits tend to be the norm and taking medications and lifestyle changes don't do the trick.
- October 29th, 2012Quaker Oats Celebrates the Power of the Oat on National Oatmeal Day
National Oatmeal Day is Monday, October 29 and who better to celebrate this wholesome holiday than the people who've had a seat at the breakfast table for 135 years, Quaker Oats, a division of PepsiCo.
- October 29th, 2012
With Halloween just around the corner, trick-or-treaters are getting ready to rake in the candy. While brushing twice a day and visiting the dentist every six months are preventive measures, children's teeth also benefit by limiting the candy they consume.
- October 29th, 2012Farzan Filsoufi, MD, Advises Women to Beware
New research shows that many women have undiagnosed heart disease even after getting tested for it—three million women in the United States have a hard-to-spot form of heart disease called coronary microvascular dysfunction (MVD) that isn't detected by standard diagnostic tests.
- October 26th, 2012
Halloween officially starts the holiday season, which means more get-togethers with family and friends and more festive meals prepared at home. But lots of people and little time can create opportunities for mishandling and improper cooking of raw food products.