Health and Wellness
- June 22nd, 2012Second Annual Fresh Preserving Event by Jarden Home Brands Makers of Ball Brand Fresh Preserving Products
Jarden Home Brands, makers of Ball Brand home canning products, will host the Second Annual National Can-It-Forward Day on Saturday, July 14, to teach consumers how to preserve the fresh foods they love.
- June 22nd, 2012West Coast Locales Bookend the List While East Coast Scores Three Top Ten Spots
On the heels of Skin Cancer Awareness month and just in time for the first full day of summer, Daily Glow, a leading online health and beauty authority, today reveals its one-of-a-kind list of Daily Glow Beauty Spots: The Best and Worst Cities for Your Skin.
- June 22nd, 2012
Monday, June 11 marked the first national day of no kill in animal shelters in the USA, and, according to Animal Ark and the No Kill Advocacy Center, the event organizers, between 7,000 and 9,000 animals were saved that day because of it.
- June 21st, 2012
With the Supreme Court's decision on the healthcare reform act expected within the week, both hope and fear are building that the Court will stop healthcare reform in its tracks. But a healthcare futurist argues that the real reforms in healthcare will survive with or without the law.
Kellogg Company Unveils Updated Research Compendium Illustrating The Health Benefits Of Starting Each Day With CerealJune 21st, 2012Cereal: The Complete Story provides body of science behind this powerful breakfast food
>>Research shows that a diet that includes cereal can improve nutrient intake and help maintain healthy weights.
>>Kellogg is a leader in understanding the role of breakfast and cereal in consumers' health and well-being.
- June 21st, 2012Mobile application from Preventice helps people avoid chemicals and fragrances that trigger allergic skin reactions
A day at the beach or a walk in the woods can spell trouble if you have skin allergies, or contact dermatitis. According to a National Ambulatory Medical Care survey, approximately 8.4 million people visit their doctor each year because of skin allergies. And for many, allergic reactions increase during the summer months.
- June 20th, 2012
According to a MSN story, a new study has found that breast cancer survivors can improve their heart's health and reduce the chances of a relapse by participating in competitive sports. Dr. Marvell Scott, creator of the Performance Health Program, said it is imperative patients consider heart rate-based training to get the most of their training program.
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.