Health and Wellness
- February 13th, 2014Association says older adults at higher risk of injury due to slips on ice, cardiac arrest from shoveling—tips to avoid both
As yet another storm heads towards New York, slips and falls resulting from the constant barrage of wintry weather are soaring. Some reports have the total pegged as high as a 300 percent increase over prior years in New York. With New Yorkers preparing to brave the elements again, AARP is issuing tips to help them avoid injury and possible heart attack.
- February 12th, 2014People who drink a glass of cranberry juice daily experience fewer cold and flu symptoms
If you want to smooch, not sniffle this Valentine’s Day, grab a glass of cranberry juice. According to a new study from the University of Florida, people who drink a glass of cranberry juice a day experience fewer cold and flu symptoms than those who don’t. Now that’s something to wrap your arms around!
- February 12th, 2014
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The Truth About Juice: Jamba Juice Survey Reveals Green Juice “Fear Factor” and Why Americans Will Overcome ItFebruary 12th, 2014
Jamba Juice Company, a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, today announced the first results of a three-part survey about freshly squeezed juice. The survey, conducted by YouGov, polled a representative national sample of more than 2,200 Americans, revealing consumers’ views on juice, and in particular, how peo
- February 12th, 2014
February is American Heart Month, and consumers should be aware that a high-sodium diet can increase their risk of developing high blood pressure. An estimated one in three Americans suffer from high blood pressure, which can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States.
- February 11th, 2014The Allergen All-Star Pet Awards Features the Top 11, including Labradors, greyhounds, and iguanas
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but household pets of all shapes, sizes, and breeds can be an allergen nightmare for some families. Released today, the Allergen All-Star Pet Awards are here to help families concerned about allergens find the perfect companion.
New Relationship Research Available for Valentine’s Day Coverage: Dating Too Difficult for Most SeniorsFebruary 11th, 2014
A new Marist Poll sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care revealed more than half (56 percent) of Americans 68 and older, the Greatest Generation, say it would be more difficult to start dating than to stay single (44 percent).
- February 11th, 2014Dr. Sandy Feldman outlines benefits of a healthy diet and exercise on eyesight
With the New Year comes many resolutions, including resolving to exercise more and eat better.
- February 11th, 2014Parents-turned-entrepreneurs, autism specialists call for small business solutions
With mounting evidence that America is ill-prepared to serve the tsunami of young adults with autism aging out of school programs, parents-turned-entrepreneurs and autism leaders called for a national movement to create sustainable business ventures that will employ 500,000 adults with autism expected to seek employment over the next decade.