(BPT) - Who wants to change a dead battery in the middle of winter? The idea leaves most people with the chills. Now imagine that battery the size of one that fits into a hearing aid.
(NAPSI)—According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne is the most common skin condition in the U.S., affecting up to 50 million Americans annually, and 85 percent of people ages 12 to 24 will experience at least mild acne.1
(NAPSI)—As cheerful and joyous as the New Year can be, it can also be a trigger for stress and depression for some people—but there is hope. There are many resources for people who feel wrung out ringing in the New Year.
(NAPSI)—According to a recent University of Phoenix® survey, 39 percent of respondents say they have personally experienced depression. With the holiday travel season under way, University of Phoenix social sciences program chairs Mary Jo Trombley, Ph.D., N.C.C., and DeAnna Henderson, Ph.D.,…
(NAPSI)—Although parents may assume that they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) says that all children should get a checkup with an orthodontist no later than age 7.
(StatePoint) A new clinical trial shows that parents can safely improve gut health in that crucial first year of life while a baby’s metabolism and immune system are developing.
(StatePoint) Fifty-three-year-old Bernie McKay never would have guessed that the pain he thought was a simple muscle cramp was actually a serious medical condition that could have stopped him in his tracks forever.
(BPT) - In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds.[i] Though stroke death rates have declined in recent decades, it is a leading cause of serious long-term disability,[ii] taking a toll on both survivors and their caregivers. It’s important to understand the many ways strok…
(BPT) - A few weeks after graduating with her master’s degree, Kaye felt a lump near her armpit. When it didn’t go away after a few weeks, she went to her doctor. A biopsy confirmed it was cancer.
(BPT) - This time of year represents the start of the holiday season, and it’s also a time to reflect on all the work and attention that goes into providing care for yourself and others. The busyness of the holiday season can have a physical impact on your health. Many Americans don’t realiz…
(BPT) - Gastroesophageal reflux is a condition that can cause heartburn symptoms. Heartburn is described as a burning sensation felt in the center of the chest, and occurs when acid from the stomach is forced back up into the esophagus. Symptoms of heartburn can last for several hours and of…
(NewsUSA) - Joanne C. was 74 when she had a stroke two years ago that left her paralyzed on the entire right side of her body. She refused to accept that she'd end up in a wheelchair and began rehabilitation, determined to get her life and body back to where it was before her stroke.
Is your workplace a nurturing professional environment, or does competition and rank often override camaraderie and support?
(StatePoint) U.S. health officials are predicting a harsh flu season. While there is still no cure for flu, there are steps you can take to reduce suffering while the virus takes its course. Some experts suggest starting the quest to feel better by exploring your local health food store.
(BPT) - The holidays are upon us, and this time of year can feel like a whirlwind. While the extra time with friends and family and the seemingly endless festivities are often fun and exciting, they also come with their fair share of stress. Taking a few simple steps to manage your stress wi…
(StatePoint) A fresh new year presents a great opportunity to reorganize your medical information and files as part of a greater effort to prioritize your health and wellness in the coming year.
(StatePoint) Planning some New Year’s resolutions? Instead of simply resolving to lose weight or drop a clothing size, consider placing a more positive spin on your objectives. Whether your stated goal is to try new sports and hobbies or to get in touch with nature, you can better refresh yo…
(NAPSI)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to stay healthy, adults need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking every week, as well as muscle-strengthening activities on two or more days a week that work all major muscle groups.
(NAPSI)—Each year, more than 1.5 million Americans develop a life-threatening condition called sepsis and at least 250,000 die as a result. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging everyone to Get Ahead of Sepsis: know the risks, spot the signs and act fast.