- March 13th, 2012Expert advice from Dr. Judith Black, medical director for Senior Markets at Highmark Inc.
Americans are living longer and are in better physical condition than their predecessors because today's senior citizens are more aware of the need to remain physically active into their "Golden Years." Whether you are a senior yourself or you are looking for ways to help the seniors in your life live longer, healthier lives, it is important to remember that physical fitness can b
- March 13th, 2012
Affecting approximately 8 million Americans, peripheral artery disease (PAD) can lead to heart attack, stroke, amputation and death. PAD occurs when arteries in the legs become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits, reducing blood flow to the legs. This can result in leg muscle pain when walking, disability, amputation, and poor quality of life. Blocked arteries found in peo
- March 13th, 2012Seasonal health and safety experts provide tips
The sun is shining, plants are blooming and the days are getting longer. As kids spring into the new season beginning March 20, parents have a new list of health and safety concerns to manage. That’s why the experts at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford have made themselves available for comment on these and other Spring health topics.
Vegetarian Food Pioneer Lightlife Partners With Urban Farming to Encourage Americans to "Plant Our Future"March 12th, 2012Partnership dedicated to ending hunger, empower people to feed themselves, and encourage healthier living
Lightlife and the non-profit organization Urban Farming have teamed up in an effort to build healthier communities and end hunger by helping people become self-sustainable through the simple act of gardening. Supporters can join the cause and start their own vegetable garden when they request a free tomato plant Starter Kit through the "Plant Our Future" p
- March 12th, 2012
As the demand for gluten-free continues to grow, Udi's Gluten Free Foods is expanding their product line beyond bread and bakery staples to reach consumers at more eating occasions.
NaturaNectar LLC Introduces Throat Guardian, Clinically Proven to Support Oral and Respiratory Health, at Expo WestMarch 9th, 2012NaturaNectar Expands "First Line of Functional Bee Propolis Products" With Highest Quality Brazilian Propolis
NaturaNectar LLC announced today they introduced NaturaNectar Throat Guardian to expand and strengthen the First Line of Functional Bee Propolis Products, utilizing their proprietary water-extraction technology and the only commercial viable source of exotic, Brazilian red bee propolis in the world.
- March 9th, 2012
The first line of defense in maintaining good health is proper nutrition. During "Nutrition Awareness Month" the Minnesota Chiropractic Association (MCA) encourages you to adopt healthy eating habits that have a positive impact on your health now and in the future.
- March 9th, 2012As the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics designates March as nutrition-awareness month, diet guru Matthew Vettese offers practical tips for moderating portions, losing weight.
Weight loss issues cannot be solved overnight. It takes a longer period of discipline and focus to enact the necessary dietary changes. That is precisely why the Academy of Nutrition and dietetics has declared March as National Nutrition Month, encouraging doctors and nutritionists around the country to provide patients with a greater understanding of what it means to eat right.
- March 9th, 2012VA Celebrates Women’s History Month
The Department of Veterans Affairs joins the Nation in observing Women’s History Month in March by honoring women Veterans for their significant historical contributions and encouraging them to take advantage of the VA benefits they’ve earned.
- March 8th, 2012Find relief with acupuncture.
Endometriosis affects five and half million women and girls in the United States. In most cases, endometriosis can be a very painful reproductive and immunological disease in which the endometrium—uterine lining—moves outside the uterus and implants in other areas of the pelvic region. It is often described as "killer cramps".