Health and Wellness
January 2015 is winding down, but not without the potential for the first big snowstorm of the year. As Winter Storm Juno bears down on the East Coast, there is a potential for dangerous blizzard conditions and power outages.
According to a survey of 350 industry experts, including retailers, beverage directors, and sommeliers, by research provider Wine Opinions to identify the next great wine discovery for 2015, Spain is most likely to unveil a “yet to be discovered” wine region. Spanish red wine featuring the Garnacha grape has the highest growth potential.
While most other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting more than 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Due to late-stage discovery, oral cancer kills one American every hour. Increased awareness and more advanced screening technologies enable early detection of oral cancer, thus increasing survival rate of those diagnosed.
Eating walnuts may improve performance on cognitive function tests, including those for memory, concentration and information processing speed according to new research from the David Geffen School of Medicine at The University of California, Los Angeles, led by Dr. Lenore Arab.
In participation with the Blue Buffalo Home 4 the Holidays pet adoption campaign, the Monmouth County SPCA (N.J.) introduced the Ferrier Family to its newest member- a cat named Watermark. Blue Buffalo announced today that Watermark's adoption officially marked one million pets adopted in the company's holiday adoption drive.
Oatmeal for Breakfast Results in Greater Fullness and Lower Calorie Intake at Lunch, Especially for Overweight Individuals
A new study suggests that your breakfast cereal choice may affect how full you feel and how much you eat for lunch, especially if you're overweight.
Whether you’re catching the Big Game in Phoenix or your hometown, noise levels on and away from the field can sideline your hearing health – and even lead to permanent damage.
Houston dentist, Dr. Ali Falahat, has noted a recent study on tooth loss in seniors and is highlighting the importance of oral health care in this population.
According to the Journal of Clinical Psychology, the top New Year's Resolution for 2014 was to lose weight, and number 5 was to stay fit and healthy. But according to that same journal, just 8 percent of people keep their New Year's resolutions.
A recent online survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of SCIO Health Analytics revealed that approximately 2 in 5 insured Americans (38 percent) do not have a good understanding of which healthcare services are covered under their current plan.