- May 2nd, 2012
Teens say parents most influence their decisions about sex and 87 percent say it would be much easier for them to postpone sex and avoid teen pregnancy if they were able to have more open, honest conversations about these topics with their parents, according to a new survey from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.
- May 2nd, 2012ENT and Allergy Associates launches patient awareness initiative
ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA), the largest ear, nose, throat, allergy and audiology practice in the tri-state area, announces its initiative to provide education related to the rising prevalence of oral cancer in young, non-smoking women. During Women’s Health Month this May, physicians will encourage women to perform oral self exams, a simple
- May 2nd, 2012North Americans Invited to Apply and Vote for One of Three $15,000 Grants
Access to fresh, organic, chemical-free food is a right that has come to the forefront thanks in part to people like the First Lady, with her focus on the White House organic garden and her quest to eliminate food deserts—areas where healthy affordable food is difficult to obtain.
- May 2nd, 2012
“You could live a normal life.” Those were the words that 15-year-old Steve Edelman kept hearing from the nurses when he was hospitalized following his type 1 diabetes diagnosis in 1970. He wondered why they kept repeating this to him.
BHI Raises Awareness of Link Between Hearing Loss and Certain Chronic Diseases During National Women's Health WeekMay 1st, 2012
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and certain chronic diseases during National Women's Health Week.
Stroke Does Not Discriminate – Prevention Through Technology and Risk Modification Crucial to Stopping Stroke from StrikingMay 1st, 2012
Stroke does not discriminate; it can strike anyone, anytime, anywhere – all races – infants and older adults – you and me – celebrities. With 795,000 stroke cases a year in the US, chances are you know somebody that has suffered a stroke – a loved one, friend, neighbor, colleague, or your favorite celebrity.
- May 1st, 2012
During American Stroke Month in May, United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, reminds adults that taking care of their oral health may help improve their overall health.
- May 1st, 2012National program provides cash rewards and needed training to schools promoting nutrition and physical activity
The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) and Discovery Education today announced the three winners of their HealthierUS Schools Challenge Sweepstakes.
- May 1st, 2012
The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, each year 68,000 people are treated in the emergency department for lawn mower related injuries, and 9,000 of them are children under the age of 18. Most childhood injuries due to lawn mowers are related to riding mowers, and most are injured in their own yard.
- April 30th, 2012
April 26 is National Kids and Pets Day, a day to celebrate the special bond children have with animals.