Health and Wellness
- September 14th, 2012Legislators Are Mislead About Gravity and Extent of Fluoride Brain Risk
Newly discovered and translated published studies reveal fluoride is linked to lower IQ, even at levels added to US water supplies, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Further, fluoridation promoters misrepresented newly published Harvard fluoride/IQ research.
- September 14th, 2012
Just like many people incorrectly believe memory loss is a fact of life in growing older, survey results released today by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) reveal that many caregivers also mistakenly interpret various behaviors as a normal part of aging—rather than as symptoms of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia. And as a result, they now believe thos
- September 13th, 2012
New research indicates marijuana-like compounds called endocannabinoids alter genes and biological signals critical to the formation of a normal placenta during pregnancy and may contribute to pregnancy complications like preeclampsia.
- September 13th, 2012
In recognition of September as healthy aging month, the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) is encouraging seniors to embrace an active and wellness-based approach to life.
- September 13th, 2012Pledge to Reduce Prematurity and Infant Mortality, Save Lives and State Funds
48 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have pledged their support to give more babies a healthy start in life by reducing premature birth and infant mortality, the March of Dimes and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) announced today.
- September 13th, 2012Ruth Bachman and Dr. Sandy Goldberg Join The Stellar Lineup
Karen Shayne, founder and executive director of the National Women’s Survivors Convention today announced that Ruth Bachman and Dr. Sandy Goldberg will join the lineup of speakers and talent participating in the inaugural event.
- September 13th, 2012Hasselbeck to contribute gluten-free tips and recipes for the online resource
- September 12th, 2012
As evidence increases showing that there may be a connection between hearing loss and dementia, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging hearing checks among Baby Boomers and Gen Xers. Because most hearing loss can be managed with hearing aids, BHI also is encouraging those with hearing loss to be fitted with hearing aids when appropriate.
- September 12th, 2012NFL Legends Lend their Voices to Tackle Awareness
September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate support for those affected by the deadly disease. September also marks the return of one of the nation's favorite pastimes: NFL football.
- September 12th, 2012Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Rising Threat of Pancreatic Cancer
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network released a report today titled "The Alarming Rise of Pancreatic Cancer Deaths in the United States: Why We Need to Stem the Tide Today," detailing the rising threat of pancreatic cancer.