Health and Wellness
- September 11th, 2013
As students pack up their book bags and head back to school, parents must determine how to keep their children healthy and nourished for the coming year. From the time the alarm goes off in the morning till the bell rings at the end of the day, children have the opportunity to excel in the classroom, on the field, and in the lunchroom.
- September 11th, 2013Age-related brain decline may be reversible researchers say
Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to reverse age-related brain decline according to the results of a study conducted by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, published online in Cerebral Cortex.
Whether Waking Up During The Night Or Not Falling Asleep, More Than Half Of American Adults Suffer From Sleep ProblemsSeptember 10th, 2013New Survey Results Say Age and Gender Affect the Type of Sleep Problems Americans Experience
Fifty-two percent of American adults have sleep problems, according to a March 2013 omnibus survey of United States adult sleep habits (1,001 adults aged 18+ survey by MidNite®, the drug-free sleep aid,www.midnitesleep.com).
- September 10th, 2013Cigna, HopeLab, Childhood Leukemia Foundation team up to support kids with cancer
Cancer can be isolating and frightening, especially for kids. To support and empower young cancer patients, global health service company Cigna (NYSE: CI) has teamed up with the Childhood Leukemia Foundation (CLF) to provide free iPads preloaded with HopeLab’s cancer-fighting game app ReMission 2: Nanobot’s Revenge to patients through CLF’s Keeping Kids Connected program.
- September 10th, 2013Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Helps Parents Take Small Steps Today That Could Mean a Dramatically Different Future for Their Children and Families
Meet “Jim.” At 32, Jim suffers a heart attack and lies dying on an ER table due in part to years of unhealthy choices.
New Study Finds That Fear of the Dentist Can be Passed from Parents to Children, Trusted Beverly Hills Dentist CommentsSeptember 10th, 2013Adults May Have the Ability to Curb the Anxiety of Their Children by Exhibiting Positive Emotional Reactions
Even though it is something everyone must go through, dental examinations are often feared and reviled by many. While advanced treatment and procedures are being developed to make a visit to the dentist less uncomfortable, the dental office can still be a scary place to a small child not yet accustomed to oral examinations.
- September 10th, 2013An Estimated 40,000 Newborns Are Affected Each Year by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Deputy Secretary Cheryl Dondero started off Pennsylvania’s annual fetal alcohol spectrum disorder awareness event today at Butler Memorial Hospital by reminding Pennsylvanians of the dangers associated with alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
- September 9th, 2013Celebrate Better Breakfast Month in September with a Morning Meal Makeover and Photo Challenge with Almonds
Whether it’s feeling crunched for time or just not hungry, a nationwide survey revealed 50 percent of women say they’ll skip breakfast due to chaotic mornings, and more than a quarter admit to having no appetite in the a.m. hours.
Astroglide Offers Ten Smart Tips for the Recently Divorced or Newly Single Who Want to Dive Into Online DatingSeptember 9th, 2013
Going through a divorce or ending a long-term dating relationship can be rough. It leaves many people apprehensive about getting back into the dating world. Whether you decide to go with online dating, matchmaking, or hitting the clubs, the first and most important question to ask yourself is: Am I ready to start dating?
Ask yourself these questions:
- September 9th, 2013Quality improvement method can inexpensively reduce hospital resources across facilities
Employing a unique quality improvement methodology called Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPs), physicians have demonstrated that chest pain in children, rarely caused by heart disease, can be effectively evaluated in the ambulatory setting using minimal resources, even across a diverse patient population.