Health and Wellness
- August 28th, 2013New study finds 39 percent of distracted teens are texting while crossing
One in five high school students and one in eight middle school students crosses the street while distracted, according to a new research report released today by Safe Kids Worldwide.
- August 28th, 2013Free lectures, health screenings, and exhibits offered on how to live a healthier lifestyle
Free bone density testing, blood pressure screening, body composition analysis, and more will be offered free as part of the Life Extension® Healthy Living Fair from Friday, September 6 to Saturday, September 14, at 5990 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale.
- August 28th, 2013Subsidy Cliff Confronts Those Close to 400 Percent of Poverty
Older Americans not yet eligible for Medicare are more likely to pay the 2014 penalty rather than purchase health coverage, according to new research from HealthPocket and Deft Research, a market research firm which analyzes the health insurance industry.
- August 28th, 2013
Researchers have developed a new approach to detecting unrecognized cases of celiac disease in the community, revealing this immune disorder is far more common than previously recognized.
EVERY CHILD A CHANCE Campaign to Highlight Importance for America’s Kids to Be Healthy and Ready to LearnAugust 27th, 2013Children’s Health Fund launches national effort to raise awareness of critical connection between health and education—especially for disadvantaged children
If children are not healthy, their chance to do well in school is at risk. And many preventable or manageable health-related conditions can explicitly interfere with school readiness or classroom performance. That’s the driving idea behind Children’s Health Fund’s new public awareness campaign, EVERY CHILD A CHANCE.
- August 27th, 2013
Today First 5 California, together with Scholastic, launched the newest storybook in the educational “Potter the Otter” series and began placing approximately 750,000 free copies into the hands of some of the state’s most at-risk children.
- August 27th, 2013Plus: Surprising news on what finally gets people into treatment
Expert Tips for Pairing Artisanal Wines and Cheeses and Packing Essentials for a Perfect Picnic SpreadAugust 26th, 2013
It’s time to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather by packing up for one great American pastime, the summer picnic. Fortunately, when it comes to choosing an elevated picnic spread, there are some simple guidelines for creating the perfect wine and cheese combinations.
- August 26th, 2013Breyers Toppings talks with Mom Trends editor for new school year advice
Injured Veterans to Cycle 375 Miles from Chicago to Detroit for the 2013 Great Lakes Ride 2 Recovery ChallengeAugust 26th, 2013
More than 200 injured veterans and their supporters will set off Saturday, Aug. 24, on the UnitedHealthcare Ride 2 Recovery Great Lakes Challenge, a six-day, 375-mile bicycle ride from Chicago to Detroit.