Health and Wellness
During American Diabetes Month this November, the American Diabetes Association has joined the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness of diabetes. World Diabetes Day, Nov. 14, was the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin.
The Population Bomb will explode in the 22nd Century as incredible advances in medicine and biotechnology lead to significant increases in human longevity.
Mary Lee Robinson, Author of The Widow or Widower Next Door, Invites Communities to Notice Those Who Have Felt Loss and Set an Extra Plate This Holiday Season
Mary Lee Robinson, author, announces the "Set an Extra Plate Initiative." Mary Lee found herself quite alone for holiday meals and celebrations. According to Mary Lee Robinson, people tend to forget the widows and widowers at holiday times. They don't realize how alone they may be during the toughest times of the year for those grieving.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the YMCA is encouraging all Americans to learn their risk for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes – and to take preventive steps to help reduce their chances of developing the disease.
With winter fast approaching, many might assume that the change in season also means the end of fresh fruits and vegetables until summer. This simply isn't the case. This time of the year, fresh, ripe, and vitamin-rich Florida grapefruit begin to hit the supermarket shelves once again, marking the start of the Florida grapefruit season.
Gaiam To Release Athletic Yoga Programming Featuring NBA All-Star Kevin Love, Former NFL Pro Eddie George And Renowned Yoga Trainer Kent Katich
Gaiam, a lifestyle company, announced today its plans to release a series of athletic yoga programming in partnership with professional coach and yoga expert Kent Katich.
Today, University of Washington (UW) and its commercial partner, VICIS, Inc.
For most people, the idea of beginning a weight loss program onThanksgiving sounds absurd. Thanksgiving is a holiday for eating, and eating to excess. But what if there was a diet that required overeating on high-fat foods for two days in order to jump-start a low-calorie diet? It sounds crazy, but one new diet is breaking all the rules and creating a smarter way to lose.
With the start of winter just around the corner, safety thoughts turn to keeping warm and driving safely in wintry conditions. However, as temperatures drop, the growing concern of parents leaving children in locked cars – normally associated with the summer heat – becomes just as serious an issue in the freezing winter months.
A powerful new PSA released by the Women's Heart Alliance (WHA) and its new campaign, Fight the Ladykiller, features Academy and Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson urging women to fight heart disease by understanding their risk and getting their hearts checked (#getHeartChecked).