- February 3rd, 2012Healthy Digestion Is the Best Defense Against Colds and Flu
With winter upon us, most people are focusing their health strategies on avoiding colds and flu. There are many common-sense ways to boost immunity—including proper hand washing, getting as much sunshine and fresh air as possible, eating a balanced, nutritious diet, and avoiding junk foods loaded with empty calories, to name a few.
- February 3rd, 2012
Use American Heart Month, February, as an opportunity to learn about your family’s health history and lower the risk of a heart attack.
- February 3rd, 2012
After she was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was three weeks pregnant, Lynette Bisconti, president of The Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM began an aggressive personal campaign to beat the deadly disease.
- February 3rd, 2012Married men call even faster
It’s been said that marriage is good for your health – especially if you’re a man. Research at Mayo Clinic in Arizona shows that’s true when it comes to seeking care for stroke symptoms.
- February 2nd, 2012
Foods come and go in popularity but one seems to stay high on the list when it comes to breakfast — oatmeal, especially in cold weather. In fact, this is Oatmeal Month, set aside to recognize the long-term favorite for its up-to-date health characteristics — low fat, no sodium, and the ability to help lower the risk of heart disease. Oatmeal also fits today's time pr
- February 2nd, 2012Health Dialog Makes Award-Winning Patient Decision Aid Publicly Available for the Month of February
In honor of American Heart Month, Health Dialog today announced it has made its award-winning patient decision aid, “Living with Coronary Heart Disease” available to the public for the month of February. The decision aid will be available as a public service offering to provide information and support to individuals living with the disease.
- February 2nd, 2012Dieting designed for men
By some estimates, Americans will consume an average of 1,200 calories during Sunday's big game in snacks alone. It's no wonder, Nutrisystem, Inc. has identified "Super Monday"—the Monday after the final NFL game of the season—as one of the biggest dieting decision days of the year.
- February 2nd, 2012Health Resources & Free Screenings Offered in Support of 'Go Red For Women' Movement
On the first day of American Heart Month, Rite Aid has launched a two-month campaign giving customers access to free heart health resources including "Take Heart" health guides, blood pressure screenings, and online tools and assessments at riteaid.com/heart.
- February 1st, 2012Cost is the Most Common Barrier to Healthy Meals; Meal Planning & Food Budgeting Can Help
Low-income American families are cooking dinner at home most nights but are struggling to make healthy meals, according to a new study released today from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters with support from the ConAgra Foods Foundation.
- February 1st, 2012
Most people brush their teeth every day, but far fewer of us remember to do the same for our pets. This February, during Pet Dental Health Month, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reminding pet owners that bad breath can be a sign of serious health problems.