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  • Just how much does breastfeeding reduce your risk of breast cancer?
    Just how much does breastfeeding reduce your risk of breast cancer?
    Breast cancer "awareness" is everywhere these days. From pink buckets of fried chicken to pink power tools and even football players wearing pink for a day, it seems as if everybody is joining in. Very little of it ever does anything to...
  • Fetal ultrasounds reveal baby behavior in new study
    Fetuses of smoking mothers cover their faces more often
    Fetuses whose mothers smoke throughout the pregnancy touch their mouths often and cover their faces, according to a March 25 article in The Guardian. The pilot study of 20 pregnant mothers, conducted in England at Lancaster and Durham universities...
  • The Flint River in the Spring
    Upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia?
    It's not easy to decide if you have an upper respiratory infection, Bronchitis, or Pneumonia? How or when to treat each illness, or whether to go to the hospital, depend a lot on your age and general health.Babies and the elderly are at...
  • Staying healthy for the nice weather
    Spring is upon us: Staying healthy for the nice weather
    Finally the winter has ended and we can look forward to going outside to enjoy the sunshine. Unfortunately illnesses like flu and colds can follow one out of the cold and into the sun. After such a miserable winter it is vital to stay healthy to...
  • Jenny Smith of My Fit Foods: Creating a healthier America, one meal at a time
    Jenny Smith of My Fit Foods: Creating a healthier America, one meal at a time
    The concept is genius: convenience food that is actually good for you! Think about it, you’ve been on the go all day long when you get that urgent craving to toss something down your gullet. You could stop, grab a couple of hot dogs and some...
  • Health Care Reform
    Health care reform and your 2014, 2015 taxes
    In recent times, you have probably been hearing discussions regarding health care reform, Obamacare or Affordable Care Act in the media.These are the unofficial labels for the Affordable Care Act and The Patient Protection, a nationwide health...
  • A cat survived under a deck for 40 days
    An 18-year old cat survived for 40 days under deck completely buried in snow
    Bubba, an 18-year old cat living on Prince Edward Island in Canada, went outside one night for a potty break, as she usually did. This night, however, was different, in that she didn't return. According to a story on Life With Cats, when her...
  • Improving health with nutrition and exerices
    The beneifts of nutrition and exercise as part of a lifestyle
    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics theme for 2015 is “Bite into a healthy Lifestyle”The goal of this theme is not just to get us think about health eating but to help us make life long lifestyle changes that will promote a healthy...
  • White wine
    Some cheap California wines contain dangerous levels of arsenic
    Next time you want to enjoy some wine on the cheap, we ask that you keep this recent information in mind: Cheap wine has arsenic in it. Sure, plenty of other things have arsenic in it too, but these levels of arsenic have been deemed unsafe....
  • June Saruwatari
    Behind the Clutter: Truth. Love. Meaning. Purpose
    Having a healthy lifestyle also means having a healthy mind. Author June Saruwatari tackles the issue of getting organized in her new book Behind the Clutter: Truth. Love. Meaning. Purpose. Saruwatari takes a unique approach that looks deep...
  • Healthy Brand Showcase: A great blend of innovative and functional products
    Healthy Brand Showcase: A great blend of innovative and functional products
    Recently, Healthy Brand Showcase, a one-day product showcase of new health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, and natural beauty products, took place at the Roger Smith Hotel in Midtown Manhattan. Participating brands included Fuel For Thought,...
  • NES - Body Field
    Informational Health
    An upbeat song from the 40s characterizes a feeling we’d all like to experience on a daily basis…Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, zip-a-dee-ayMy, oh my, what a wonderful dayPlenty of sunshine headin’ my wayZip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah, zip-a-dee-ay...
  • From now on, Disney says 'no' to smoking
    From now on, Disney says 'no' to smoking
    Guess Disney’s no longer going for the Pinocchio approach to teaching kids smoking isn’t such a good idea. According to the Telegraph on March 15, Disney will exclude smoking from all of its future productions, which now include Marvel...
  • Treasured companions
    Treasured companions
    Our treasured companions, you know the one’s who are there to listen (without taking sides, provide one of the best sounding boards or just understanding nods). Each of us have times when caring about our very best friend is above the...
  • 5 of the many health benefits of having cats
    5 reasons why cat-craziness is good for us
    Cats are good for us. They make us happy, and they can help keep us healthy. When it comes to our families, having pets can help ward off allergies in children by exposing them to potential allergens early. They help boost your mood, and they can...