Tag: "wellness" at medical news
Keep fit always
...ctically for free, says Carol Johnson, director of wellness
at the University of Dallas. All you need is good pair of walking or jogging shoes - about $60 - and you're free to exercise any time, anywhere. If it's raining, run on the spot indoors or walk round the shopping mall. Add a skipping rope for impro...
Attitude affects life's quality
...Lead researcher Toshihiko Maruta, M.D., says, "The wellness
of being is not just physical, but attitudinal. How you perceive what goes on around you and how you interpret it may have an impact on your longevity, and it could affect the quality of your later years."...
Productivity in New Zealand hit by Absenteeism through Health Reasons
...helps manage down long-term disability costs while wellness
programmes assist productivity and the general health of a company's staff." It was also found that hospital waiting times for insured workers was five weeks as compared to 11 weeks for uninsured workers. This resulted in a 48 percent reduction in pr...
Clash of Difference of perceptions in food policy among Principals’ and Director
...ommunication among key stakeholders addressing new wellness
policy development mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004. 'Competitive foods are those sold on K through 12 school campuses that compete with school meals. Currently, school meals must meet nutrient standards and the ...
The trident of unhealthy teen choices is early Lunch, Soft Drink Machine Income and Parents who relent
... // "This new information may be useful to school wellness
councils as they work toward developing wellness
policies as mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 as well as structuri...
Obesity Cost More Than The Australian Health Budget
...g changes to private health insurance that promote wellness
and prevention. Incentives could also be offered to employers to create opportunities for employees to undertake programs such as tax breaks or reduced workers comp premiums,' concluded a spokeswoman for the Health Minister. ...
Satellite Clinic To Be Set Up in Toronto By Ohio-Based Cleveland Clinic
...lth care options available in the U.S., health and wellness
counseling would also be provided by Cleveland Clinic Canada, operating from 25,000-square-foot office on the 30th floor of BCE Tower. The partership between the Ohio-based Cleveland Clinic and Canadian-owned Copeland Group is siad to have paved for ...
Aging in Place Concept Helps People Age Gracefully
...ness, meals, medical care, personal care services, wellness
programs and more. The main aim is to keep people healthier and active and not put them under depression with the idea of nursing homes. Aging in Place provides services that people need in the privacy of their own homes while focusing on maintaining...
Nutritious Beverages to be Sold in School
...te in the federal school lunch program must have a wellness
policy, including addressing nutrition, in place on July 1. Robert Eckel, president of the American Heart Association said, ‘We think it will make an important difference. How much difference it is going to make alone is unclear. There clearly is a...
From Excitement To Health - Coke To Serve All
...cola giant. The company has formed a 'health and wellness
board' for advice on the health products. This includes eminent doctors, dieticians, food scientists and nutritionists. Source: PI News...
Stress – Buster : Hormonal Nasal Spra
...of dopamine, which is responsible for a feeling of wellness
and excitement. This feature of Oxytocin has been put to use by the researchers in countering stress. Ditzen was addressing the International Congress of Neuroendocrinology, at the University of Pittsburgh medical center, on Tuesday. She added that...
Metropolis Health Plans Middle East hub in Dubai
...elhi and Noida that offer pathology, radiology and wellness
services. It is the only laboratory in Chennai a...the north through another radiology, pathology and wellness
hub in Gurgaon by September. (Source: IANS)...
Worksite Wellness Programs Plays a Vital Role in Improving the Health of the Staff
... holds promise for extending the reach of worksite wellness
programming to organizations, at-risk populations ...ouncils, adapted and implemented an organizational wellness
intervention originally developed by the local health department. The program provides training in i...
Sports Doctors too few for 2012 Olympics
...esity by promoting exercise and as well as running wellness
clinics. According to Professor Galasko a pilot scheme in Oxfordshire had shown that having a sports specialist saved a PCT ￡140,000. "Patients were seen by people with the right skills in the community; not going to A&E with their injuries then ...
Luxury Spas Ride Boom in Wellness Industry in Poland
...the European Union newcomer - part of a health and wellness
sector glowing with capitalism. Said Pawel Brucz...s is the vibrant new capitalist face of health and wellness
in Poland. The sector also has a well-developed tradition of state-owned sanatoria, or health farms,...
Nepal Plans to Promote Health Tourism Based on Traditional Medicine
...Himalayan herbs and oils, we are looking keenly at wellness
tourism," Nandini Lahe-Thapa, the Nepal Tourism Bo...ysia, we will be looking at more investment in the wellness
sector," she said. Though similar to ayurvedic treatment in the use of herbs and oils, the traditi...
Schools ban cupcakes
...try have been directed to revamp the nutrition and wellness
policies as per the new laws by states and the federal government. GYT...
Marketing in Schools may Discourage Healthy Nutrition among Students
...s who led the study, says, 'Schools' newly created wellness
policies as mandated by the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 provide ideal opportunities to examine school environments for advertising that might conflict with their goals for a healthy climate for students.' The study is detai...
Germany's Therapeutic Mud Baths Have Healing Qualities
...me treatments or only sporadic use. "It is not a wellness
treatment," she says. Only ongoing therapies with medical supervision help. She says many insurance companies will cover the cost of mud bath therapies whether as part of a regular treatment under medical supervision or a recuperative process. Sourc...
Research Explores Chiropractic's Effect on Diabetes
...e a valuable contribution to an overall program of wellness
care to help diabetes sufferers. A study published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research, focused on the positive response to chiropractic when used as part of an integrative treatment in the care of a patient with adult onset diabetes. ...