As the population marches toward the middle of the year, perhaps a few take a glance backward at their New Year's resolutions. It's no surprise that according to a recent survey by Distill Research, health and well-being ranked as the most prevalent goal.
Until this past week, most headlines screamed that diet sodas offer no benefit over regular soda, contribute to weight gain, and have other harmful effects like causing cancer, increased risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease. They should be avoided at all costs, if you follow headlines.
Fatal falls among adults 65 and older have risen 112 percent since 1999, according to the 2014 edition of Injury Facts. More than 21,600 deaths in 2010 were attributed to falls among this age group, accounting for eight out of every 10 fatal falls in the United States.
This year marks 20 years since National Men's Health Week (NMHW) was passed by Congress and signed by President William Jefferson Clinton. NMHW was sponsored by Senator Bob Dole and Congressman Bill Richardson and is celebrated each year as the week that ends on Father's Day--June 9 to 15 in 2014.
Dr. Michael Gabriel, a Staten Island pediatrician, provides advice on how to avoid poison ivy plants and treat or prevent rashes.
High quality extra virgin olive oil producer Bellucci Premium lists seven surprising reasons as to why increased olive oil consumption can benefit overall health.
Safe swimming and safe splashing mean your kids can have fun when they are in and around the water. This is the message being shared with Canadians during Parachute's Safe Kids Week, June 7 – 14.
Walgreens and Vitamin Angels Commit to Providing 100 Million Children and Mothers with Life-Changing Vitamins and Minerals
As part of its purpose to help people get, stay, and live well, Walgreens is extending its exclusive (among food, drugstore, and mass merchandise retailers) relationship with Vitamin Angels to help provide 100 million children and mothers in at-risk populations with essential vitamins and minerals.
Children exposed to large amounts of media coverage following a terrorist attack can develop serious mental health difficulties, regardless of their physical proximity to the event, according to Florida International University psychologist Jonathan S. Comer.
On the heels of the wake-up call from 'FED UP', the just released documentary on obesity, it is no surprise that the CDC's (US Center for Disease Control) obesity statistics are grossly under reported. Meredith Luce RD, MS, LDN and Joan Breibart, two veteran diet and exercise professionals, have converted the data with the Hamwi Method used by dieticians: Adult America is 55 p