Health and Wellness
- December 10th, 2013
Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds, and snowy, icy conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures and offers these tips to keep you safe this winter season.
- December 10th, 2013
Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
National Dairy Council And National Football League Kick Off Renewed Commitment To Fuel Up to Play 60December 10th, 2013Partners celebrate fifth anniversary of nation’s largest in-school wellness program and pledge support for five more years
With research showing that increased physical activity and better nutrition can lead to improved academic performance, Fuel Up to Play 60—the nation’s largest in-school nutrition and physical activity program, founded under the leadership of America’s dairy farmers—celebrates five successful years of empowering students to drive healthy changes in schools across the coun
- December 9th, 2013Keep warm all season long with new honeylicious holiday drinks!
The festive feel in the air, gatherings with family and friends, and of course, the delicious holiday feasts are among the many reasons we look forward to the winter months. From decadent dishes to comforting drinks, the aromas and tastes of winter are unlike any other time of year.
- December 9th, 2013Petco encourages any family considering adding a pet to their home this holiday to make sure they are ready for the commitment first
Whether it’s a dog, cat, hamster, bird, or other critter, a new pet is always an exciting addition, especially around the holidays when many families choose to bring a new pet into their home. However, December is often a busy month when people do not have the time or energy to focus on a new pet.
- December 9th, 2013
Los Angeles optometrist Dr. Ramin Rabbani is now offering iVitamins, which can help patients achieve optimal eye health. Ocular nutritional therapy combines leading-edge technology with natural supplements to create solutions for some of the most common eye health problems.
- December 6th, 2013
The holidays and comfort food season are officially here, but satisfying meals don’t have to be unhealthy ones. Ellie Krieger, MS, RD, celebrity chef, TV host, and best-selling author, knows a thing or two about using natural ingredients and simple techniques to transform your favorite fall comfort foods into guilt-free meals.
- December 6th, 2013Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation offers 12 top tips
The holiday season is a joyous time of year, but it can also be stressful, exhausting, and dangerous to your health. All the cooking, cleaning, shopping, decorating, and entertaining can impact an individual’s physical and emotional well-being and lead to injury or illness.
- December 6th, 2013CPSC estimates more than 15,000 holiday decorating injuries during November and December
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates there were 15,000 injuries involving holiday decorating seen in emergency departments nationwide during November and December 2012. This is the fourth consecutive year these estimates have increased. In each year since 2009, there have been an estimated 12,000 or more emergency department visits.
- December 5th, 2013Human and classic pet names trend strongly in 2013
Bella and Max are repeat champions as America’s most popular puppy names for 2013.