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Fitness Gurus Warn Women Not To Give Up On Their Diet Just Because Summer Has Arrived

Size 2 for Life authors advise that Summertime can be the best time to shed those unwanted pounds. Newport Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- Fitness expert Ashley Marriott and Marc L. Paulsen, MD want women to know that Summertime is the time when a women's body is...

Women live longer, not better, largely because of obesity and arthritis

CHICAGO Obesity and arthritis that take root during early and middle age significantly contribute to women's decreased quality of life during their senior years, according to researchers at Duke University Medical Center. In a study that included 5,888 people over 65, women suffered up to two ...

De Jong Bros. Recalls Spinach Because of Possible Health Risk

LANSING, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- De Jong Bros. Farms, Incorporated of Lansing, Illinois, is recalling its curly leaf spinach packages sold in 2.5 pound, 5 pound and 10 oz. bags because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonell a . The bags were labeled with use by dates 04/...

Don't Sacrifice Style Because of Sweat

Celebrity Stylist, Lauri Eisenberg, Offers Her No-Sweat Fashion Tips So Excessive Perspiration Doesn't Control Your Wardrobe Edison, N.J. (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- If you'd never consider wearing silk or even solid colors, like gray, for fear of noticeable underarm swea...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Cautions Patients: Don't Forgo Dental Visits Because of the Economy

Skipping checkups now is likely to necessitate expensive treatment later HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the economy remains unsteady and Pennsylvanians continue to cut back their expenses, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is stressing the need for people of a...

U.S. Hospitals Waste $12 Billion Annually Because of Poor Communication

Biggest Losses Seen in Patient Delays and Unnecessary Stays COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business put a price tag on the cost of poor communication in U.S. hospitals at $12 billion per year. T...

More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise

Public Strongly Supports Action on Health Care Reform, But Majority Think It Can Be Done Without Additional Spending Trust in President Obama on Health Reform is High MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As economic conditions continue to worsen, the public is increasin...

Mardi Gras Gives Everyone a Big Fat Break Because Carnival Means 'So Long' to Meat

John Hopkins' project offers delicious recipes to get us through NEW YORK, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For centuries Mardi Gras -- also known as Carnival, or Fat Tuesday -- has been a time to consume the last bits of fat and meat in millions of homes in preparation for Lent, a t...

Mardi Gras Gives Everyone a Big Fat Break Because Carnival Means "So Long" to Meat

John Hopkins' project offers delicious recipes to get us through. (Vocus) February 13, 2009 -- For centuries Mardi Gras - also known as Carnival, or Fat Tuesday - has been a time to consume the last bits of fat and meat in millions of homes in preparation for Lent, a ti...

FDA Urges Consumers Not to Eat Hundreds of Products Recalled Because of Contaminated Peanuts and Peanut Ingredients

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- So far more than 500 cases of foodborne illness caused by Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported. Many of these cases have required hospitalization. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...

Thousands Look Better, Feel Better, and Have More Energy Because of NutriSum

Health Enhancement Systems Wellness Program Helps Participants Control Weight Permanently MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing weight is the easy part. Maintaining it long term is the challenge. With this Health Enhancement Systems corporate wellness program ( www.HealthEnhancement...

Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products Recalls Food Lion Bake Shop Peanut Butter Cookies Nationwide Because of Possible Health Risk

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products, Inc. announced that it has taken the precautionary measure of voluntarily recalling its Food Lion Bake Shop brand PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES because the cookies have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The re...

Kellogg Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Austin(R) and Keebler(R) Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Select Snack-Size Packs of Famous Amos(R) and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Health Risk

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kellogg Company today announced a voluntary recall of certain Austin(R) and Keebler(R) branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and select snack-size packs of Famous Amos(R) Peanut Butter Cookies and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut B...

NLPC Criticizes Obama's Choice of Eric Holder for Attorney General Because of Role in Health Care Task Force Cover-Up

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC), a plaintiff in the successful 1993 lawsuit to open the meetings and records of Hillary Rodham Clinton's health care task force, today criticized Barack Obama for selecting Eric Holder as his Attorney...

Thomson Reuters Survey Finds Cancer Patients Forgoing Treatment Because of Cost

25 Percent of Late-Stage Patients Earning Under $40,000 Annually Say They Have Chosen Not to Undergo Recommended Care ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters today announced the publication of a new research report which analyzes the imp...

Emergency responders at high risk to miss work because of injuries

COLUMBUS , Ohio New research suggests that at any given time, almost 10 percent of the emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics in the United States miss work because of injuries and illnesses they suffered on the job. A study examining how common these injuries are and tracking ne...

The American Red Cross Releases Book Devoted to Your Dog's Health - Because Your Dog is Counting on You

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is dedicated to helping every member of a family be safer and better protected, including the family dog. To make this possible, the Red Cross has released a new book dedicated solely to the health and well-being of dogs. Dog...

13 percent of women stop taking breast cancer drug because of side effects, U-M study finds

ANN ARBOR, Mich. More than 10 percent of women with breast cancer stopped taking a commonly prescribed drug because of joint and muscle pain, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. The women in the study were taking aromatase inhibi...

Death Rates Will Rise Because of Global Warming

Global warming will cause more deaths in summer because of higher temperatures but these will not be offset by fewer deaths in milder winters finds an analysis published online ahead of print in Occupational and Environment Medicine. The Harvard researchers analysed city-specific weather d...

Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA

Junior doctors who do not get training posts through the flawed Medical Training Application Service (MTAS) could face further misery because the government is stalling on a new contract for non-training grade doctors, the BMA warns. Latest figures show that 34,250 doctors are chasing 18,5...

Junior Doctors Facing More Misery Because of Contract Deadlock: BMA

Junior doctors who do not get training posts through the flawed Medical Training Application Service (MTAS) could face further misery because the government// is stalling on a new contract for non-training grade doctors, the BMA warns. Latest figures show that 34,250 doctors are chasing 18,50...

Number of TB Cases in Malta Increasing in Part Because of Immigration

Recent statistics indicate that the number of tuberculosis cases in Malta is increasing, and authorities report that most new cases are being diagnosed among immigrants, the// Malta Independent reports. The Public Health Department reported 11 new cases of TB between January and February, co...

TB Cases, Deaths Decline in Yemen Because of Awareness Programs

Tuberculosis cases and deaths in Yemen are declining because of an intensive awareness campaign about the disease and the availability of training programs// for health workers, experts said recently, IRIN News reports. According to World Health Organization statistics, TB incidence in Yemen ...

Your Kids may Not Be Fat Because of too Much TV or Video Games

This is one study finding bound to be paid attention to, by whooping teens. Researchers have come out with the revelation that// long hours of watching TV or playing video games are not related to teenagers piling on the pounds. According to lead researcher Stuart Biddle, professor of exercise ...

No Kidding, Children Obese Because of Overeating

The culprit behind childhood obesity is getting all the more evident after this pathbreaking study. Overeating and not lack of exercise, is known to cause obesity in children accoding to the study. // This study is slotted as the first absolute study on this skyrocketing trend of childhood obe...

Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?

Pregnancy is a time of great joy and expectation as both the expectant mother and her family prepare themselves to welcome the newcomer. Some women however are not able to experience the bliss due to several constraints // , and end up with nothing more than psychological distress. A few of the fac...

More Britons Take To Alcohol Because Of Stress

More and more people in the UK are turning to smoking and alcohol to overcome stress connected with IT-related problems like computers crashing, mobiles and automated call centers, //according to a recent study. The study was conducted by the Britain's charity Developing Patient Partnerships (DPP)....

They Call It PMS Because Mad Cow Disease Was Already Taken

Premenstrual syndrome is an endocrine disorder characterized by nervous irritability, abnormal sensation in breasts, abdominal pain, thirst, headache and pelvic congestion. For the first time, low dose oral contraceptive with a unique progestin and dosing regimen has been found effective in trea...

The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

...eatments will mean nothing if people with lupus are not able to access them because they are cost-prohibitive. For example, some people with multiple sclerosis...patients will avoid filling prescriptions, skip doses, or cut pills in half because of costs. Stopping medication can lead to greater disease severity, and for...

Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready

...ulnerable citizens." Congress has previously rejected this idea both because it does not result in a change in utilization and because of the huge costs to collect these co-pays. The laboratory industry has al...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...ther physician's assistant, Luz Borrego, testified how those samples were manipulated, and Borrego also stated that she would not give the medications because she knew the medications could hurt HIV patients if actually provided. Trial testimony established that every patient who went to the clinics w...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

...al. But though the numbers are small, experts say the risks can be big. because of this, knowing about a breech presentation ahead of time can help the par... it can be difficult to guide the baby's head out of the mother's body last because the baby's body might not have stretched the cervix sufficiently. And a pro...

Drinking Moderately or More Ups Men's Cancer Risk

...at "wine consumption was not an issue," she also acknowledged that the researchers "weren't able to look at the impact of wine as much as we wanted to because we didn't have enough information available." "And I wouldn't want to say that heavy wine drinking, for example, is OK," she cautioned. "But it app...

Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs

...were ordered than for other patients. "This may be because emergency physicians needed to do baseline blood work because the homeless patient didn't have a primary care doctor," Dr. Oates explained. "Or it could be because the homeless population may be more prone to falls...

U.S. Stem Cell Research Seems to Focus on Two Lines

...ssed in 61 percent and H7 in 24 percent. The total is more than 100 percent because many studies used more than one cell line. "I was surprised by the resul...ealth. If the lines that have been in use are excluded from federal funding because of ethical considerations, they said, scientists might abandon research on ...

Yerkes researchers propose ambitious new strategies for AIDS vaccine research

... how each may lead to a novel "out of the box" approach for developing an AIDS vaccine. "Developing an effective AIDS vaccine has eluded scientists because the virus is tricky," says Guido Silvestri, MD, a Yerkes affiliate scientist and director of clinical virology at the University of Pennsylvania Schoo...

Courage Center Presents 2009 National Courage Award to Jordan Thomas

...llege of Charleston. While hospitalized after his injury, Thomas was touched by the kids he saw who would never be able to achieve their dreams because they did not have the money to continue their recovery and rehabilitation. Part of the reason, he discovered, is that the current way insurance compa...

Beetroot Juice May Boost Stamina

... School of Sport and Health Sciences, said in a news release from the university. "We were amazed by the effects of beetroot juice on oxygen uptake because these effects cannot be achieved by any other known means, including training. I am sure professional and amateur athletes will be interested in the r...

Steroid Can Ease Severe Sore Throat

..., Wei said. "For example, all my pediatric patients undergoing tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy get a single dose intravenously at the time of surgery, because steroids are the most potent anti-nausea, anti-vomiting medication we have," she said. Single-dose steroids also help improve eating and drinking,...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

...e decisions to close schools is a local one," she said. "Once you close a school, as we saw last spring, that causes a very significant ripple effect, because children need to stay home [and] that means parents need to be thinking about their own plans." "The guidance we are providing today will give scho...
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