- February 24th, 2012It’s not too late to make small, reasonable steps toward eating and living well.
With each new day comes a fresh new beginning and an opportunity to make small strides toward eating and living better. Rather than diving into a full-fledged overhaul and setting unrealistic resolutions, commit to making three small, yet realistic, lifestyle changes.
- February 23rd, 2012Some May Be Suffering In Silence
The gluten-free industry is booming; it has grown 27 percent since 2009 and sales of gluten-free foods exceeded $6 billion in 2011.
- February 23rd, 2012A Comprehensive Explanation of Diabetes for Kids
Health Nuts Media announces the completion of Understanding Diabetes, a seven-part animated video series designed to educate children and their parents about diabetes diagnosis and management. This series adds to the growing library of digital health literacy content Health Nuts Media has made available to hospitals and private practice physicians for their pediatric patients.
New Retirement Realities and Longer Life Expectancy Cause Many to Rethink Their Approach to Planning for Later YearsFebruary 23rd, 2012
Average life expectancy has risen dramatically during the last century. The US Census Bureau estimates that the number of centenarians, people who live to be 100, rose from 2,300 in 1950 to nearly 80,000 in 2010, and will exceed 600,000 by 2050. And according to the Society of Actuaries, a 65-year-old couple now has a 31 percent chance of at least one spouse living past the age of 95.
- February 23rd, 2012
February 26th is World Pistachio Day, so why not take a moment to reflect on the amazing history and modern day health benefits of this wonderful nut?
- February 22nd, 2012
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- February 22nd, 2012Features simple one-tap food logging through its intuitive and graphical interface
Calorie Count, a free award-winning health and wellness Web site with more than 3.1 million members, has launched its first app for iPad, designed to help members easily and quickly track their progress with tools and functionality that complement the iPad.
- February 22nd, 2012
In a reversal of two decades of medical reports, a Mayo Clinic study finds the frequency of nerve damage called diabetic polyneuropathy is similar in prediabetic patients and healthy people. Physicians should seek explanations other than prediabetes for patients who have painful small fiber polyneuropathy, the researchers say. The study was published in the February issue of Diabetes Care.
- February 21st, 2012
New research suggests that mothers who experience migraine may be more likely to have a baby with colic than mothers without a history of migraine. Colic is defined as excessive crying in an otherwise healthy infant. The research was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April 28, 2012.
- February 21st, 2012Childcare professional Thad Pryor says the answer could lie in better health education.
Childhood obesity has been a rising problem for some time now, and most Americans are aware of the epidemic proportions that childhood obesity has reached. According to a new CNN report, however, this children's health crisis is presenting whole new sets of challenges. CNN reveals that many children are outgrowing their clothing, and even the furniture used in their schools.