Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents younger than 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons.
A Canadian chocolatier has made a big splash in Ireland and Ghana in recent months with her plans to open the first Fairtrade bean-to-bar factory in Ireland.
Whether from a supermarket, farm stand, or your very own garden, fresh fruits and vegetables are highlights of summertime. But, the US Food and Drug Administration reminds you that safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is especially important because foodborne bacteria multiply faster in warm weather – and what's more, these foods are often consumed raw.
Hurricane Arthur became the first hurricane of the season last week. As the storm bears down on the East Coast, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reminding pet owners about the importance of including their animals in their disaster preparedness and evacuation plans.
From barbecues to sporting events, summertime brings a flurry of outdoor activity–and the potential for injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although some of the risks for injury are obvious, many are not. To help you enjoy a safer summer, Cintas has highlighted six surprising summer safety hazards.
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Pandas has installed advanced IQAir HealthPro air filtration systems in its panda nurseries to protect the health and development of newborn panda babies. The installation of the air purifiers came just in time for the baby panda birthing season, which runs from June through September.
Orthology, a world-class solution for rapid recovery from chronic pain and physical injuries, has been chosen by All-Pro Larry Fitzgerald to be the on-site provider at Fitzgerald's skills camp starting July 1, 2014 at the University of Minnesota. Orthology will be on site throughout the day to help participating NFL players recover from injury and increase performance.
New evidence shows that the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) found in seafood and marine oils, DHA and EPA, can significantly reduce damage from stroke in a mouse model when given immediately afterwards. Moreover, DHA and another PUFA demonstrate a positive effect on neurocognitive function in children.
One of the world's leading ayurvedic practitioners, Thomas Mueller, will be launching his new book "The Natural Health Matrix: Eastern Wisdom for Western Minds" at the Babylon Beach Blanket, Notting Hill, on July 10th.