Health and Wellness
- September 13th, 2013
America’s nonalcoholic beverage industry today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America, of which Mrs. Obama serves as honorary chair, in supporting a new initiative designed to encourage Americans to stay hydrated by drinking water.
Why Ubiquinol is one super nutrient that can help millions of Americans better manage the unwanted side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin drugsSeptember 13th, 2013
September is Cholesterol Awareness Month and it’s important for Americans, especially those over 40, to take note of this national awareness campaign because so many in our country are largely uninformed about cholesterol, how it works, why it can be so damaging to our health, and even what the treatment options are.
- September 13th, 2013The perfect age for retirement is seen as 61
No pun intended, but it’s the age old question—what is the perfect age? Is there a perfect age overall? A perfect age for having children or getting married? Obviously circumstances matter but, overall, the perfect age appears to be 50.
- September 12th, 2013Pacing, Repetitive Movements and Difficulty Locating Familiar Rooms Are Warning Signals, says Steve Barlam of LivHOME
It’s become commonplace to hear about seniors with cognitive impairment wandering from home. Often they are found by police or concerned neighbors.
- September 12th, 2013
Two in five Americans (40%) are spending more on health care now than they were one year ago, according to a new Bankrate.com report. Only eight percent are spending less.
- September 12th, 2013Third Annual National Running Event Expands, Showcasing Community Support for Military
The National Veterans Day Run is an annual running event that will be hosted in 40 cities nationwide on November 10 and 11, 2013. Registration is now open for the 2013 event including a 1K run/walk for children, a 5K run, and an 11K run.
- September 12th, 2013
“Just relax and it will happen … put a pillow under your hips … you ARE having sex aren’t you?” Does this sound familiar? For many couples suffering with infertility these frustrating comments are usually filled with good intent, but ultimately they are nothing short of adding fuel to the fire of your stress levels when you are trying to get pregnant.
- September 11th, 2013A healthcare option once reserved for the wealthy may now be the middle class’ best chance to weather the vagaries of post-Obamacare medicine
By Matt Jacobson
If you’re middle class and you think that your relationship with your family doctor is secure, think again.
- September 11th, 2013Proceeds from Sprinkles’ ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes will support finding a cure for cancer
This week, ThinkCure! is partnering with Sprinkles Cupcakes, the original cupcake bakery, to recognize National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and support children whose days aren’t always so sweet. Sprinkles will donate the proceeds from sales of its specially designed ThinkCure! vanilla cupcakes at its Beverly Hills location.
- September 11th, 2013Mental and Physical Health Concerns Point to a Nation Ill-Prepared for Rising Tide of Long-Term Care
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) today released the findings of their 2013 Annual Alumni Survey based on responses from nearly 14,000 Iraq and Afghanistan service members – a resounding 52 percent response rate.