- March 23rd, 2012
More than 65 million people, most of them women, are providing care for a chronically ill, disabled or aged spouse, child, parent, relative or friend. To help these caregivers take care of their own health, as well as supporting the needs of their loved ones, HealthyWomen has launched a new Caregiving Health Center.
- March 23rd, 2012
Diabetes is on the rise, yet a healthy lifestyle change can help control blood sugar levels. Your blood sugar levels can be improved by making small changes in the way you eat, adding in a little more exercise, and losing even a modest amount of weight.
- March 22nd, 2012Study on Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Presented at Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum
Nearly five black women die needlessly per day from breast cancer in the United States—a total of 1,722 deaths annually—according to a study released today at the Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Forum and simultaneously published in Cancer Epidemiology.
- March 22nd, 2012
High numbers of veterans returning from the Gulf War regions of Iraq andAfghanistan are experiencing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.
Americans Eating Healthier and Exercising More, According to the February 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being IndexMarch 22nd, 2012
New Year’s resolutions are off to a great start as Americans are sticking to their healthier diets, according to February Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index (WBI) data. The percentage of Americans who stated they ate at least five servings of fruits and vegetables at least four days in the last week was 57.4 percent, an increase of 3.3 percentage points since December.
- March 22nd, 2012Soy Isoflavones May Offer Alternative to Controversial Hormone Therapy
For years, women experiencing the unpleasant effects of hot flashes may have felt frustration from conflicting news stories about whether soy may be of benefit. Perhaps due to small sample sizes and inconsistent study methodology, results often varied.
- March 22nd, 2012Cooking Channel's Chef Jeffrey Saad Offers Hard-boiling and Egg Decorating Tips and More
From hard-boiled eggs for decorating, to quiches and stratas for brunch, eggs are the centerpiece of Easter holiday traditions. And, eggs are also one of the most affordable sources of high-quality protein per serving, so you can impress the whole family without breaking the bank.
Nordic Naturals, Healthy Child Healthy World Partner to Promote Better Health, Better World for ChildrenMarch 22nd, 2012
Nordic Naturals, the leading manufacturer of fish oil in the United States, is pleased to announce its 2012 cause partnership with Healthy Child Healthy World, the nation's leading organization dedicated to protecting children from harmful chemicals in the environment.
- March 21st, 2012
Nutrisystem Inc. revealed the findings of a new survey indicating more than half (59 percent) of Americans, or about 138 million people, don't feel ready for bathing suit season with almost one-quarter (24 percent) indicating they feel pressure to lose weight.
- March 21st, 2012“Safe Storage, Safe Dosing” campaign to focus on medication safety
Today Safe Kids Worldwide released a new research report that found while the death rate among children from poisoning has been cut in half since the late 1970s, the percentage of all child-poisoning deaths due to medications has nearly doubled, from 36 percent to 64 percent.