Health and Wellness
- June 8th, 2012National Safety Council promotes Ergonomics this National Safety Month
The National Safety Council on June 10 will launch Ergonomics week, sponsored by Proto Industrial Tools, as part of National Safety Month, an annual observance to educate and encourage safe behaviors around top causes of preventable injuries and deaths.
Dangers of "Crash Fitness": Gold's Gym Reveals Top Five Gym Injuries Associated With the Summer Shape-up SeasonJune 7th, 2012Shoulder and Neck Injuries as the Most Common Fitness-Related Injury Pre-Summer Months
Bathing suits, summer Fridays, an influx of people at the gym – these are all signs that summer is on its way.
- June 7th, 2012“The Exceptional Cranberry” campaign highlights fruit’s dense nutrients and well-documented health benefits
Today is the launch of “The Exceptional Cranberry” campaign to educate regulators, consumers and health influencers about the whole body health benefits of the cranberry, and to urge them to help make cranberry the exception in sugar policy recommendations targeted at the consumption of soda and other high sugar snack foods with little to no nutritive value.
- June 7th, 2012Fourteen experts in lifestyle medicine to present at groundbreaking conference
Metagenics Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on reducing chronic health conditions and improving health, announced that it is convening its first Lifestyle Medicine Summit on September 28-30, 2012, in Dana Point, Calif.
Aviva USA Survey Finds Financial Situation is Top Stressor for Men and Links Stress Levels to Weight GainJune 6th, 2012Most American men feel healthy, despite reporting risk factors for future health problems
A new survey by Aviva USA, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, finds the primary factor contributing to stress for men is their financial situation. The survey also reveals a strong correlation between high levels of stress and dramatic weight gain among US males.
Much More to a Mushroom: Super Beta Glucan Inc. Harnesses Mushrooms' Power for Immune System SupportJune 6th, 2012
Over the millennia, mushrooms have been incorporated into countless natural remedies. They now even feature prominently in pharmaceutical drugs, and clinical research over the past few decades has confirmed significant benefits of mushrooms on overall heath and wellness.
New Study Proves That the Frequent Consumption of White Fish Improves Blood Pressure, Lowers Cholesterol and Reduces WeightJune 6th, 2012
While the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish has long been known, the first clinical study carried out on the health benefits derived from the hake fish specifically, was recently completed in Spain and is even more comprehensive in its conclusions on how fish – particularly white fish - directly impacts our health.
Midwest Dairy Farm Families Committed to Healthy People, Communities and Planet for June Dairy Month and Every DayJune 5th, 2012
Have you ever walked down the dairy aisle at the market and wondered which milk is best for you and your family?
- June 5th, 2012
AARP and Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of AARP Health Record, a security-enhanced online service designed to help people over 50 manage and improve their health. This new tool enables users to enter, store and edit their personal health information in a central location and to share it selectively with caregivers, family members, doctors and other healthcare providers.
- June 5th, 2012
Just in time for summer and "lemonade season," Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is inviting volunteers across the country to join the battle against childhood cancer throughout June.