Ordinary Chores Cause Half of All Eye Injuries
September is vision safety awareness month, and group offers tips to prevent accidents
FRIDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 40 percent of eye injuries happen to people doing yard work or gardening at home, yet few people think about wearing eye protection during these times.
Household Chores May Reduce Risk Of Breast Cancer
A lot of physical exercise is involved in doing housework and even though the housewife who does it is seldom appreciated, nature seems to-by reducing the risk of breast// cancer.
A research that surveyed 200,000 women from 9 European countries found household chores
are far more cancer prote...
Household Chores Could Cut Breast Cancer Risk
Women who exercise by doing household chores
like dusting, mopping and vacuuming could reduce their risk of breast cancer, suggests a new study.//
The research funded by Cancer Research UK studied over 200,000 women from nine European countries and found that doing housework was far more cancer...
Highmark Inc. Awards $14,000 to 28 Pennsylvania Nonprofit Organizations
...hey volunteers at the Ronald McDonald
House of Hershey and helps with
such as answering
phones, preparing rooms, cooking and
checking families in and out of the
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active
...se individual sports included running, cycling, swimming and skating, while moderate individual activity included walking and golf. Vigorous household chores
included heavy yard work and moving furniture, while cleaning, raking leaves, weeding and carrying groceries were defined as moderate household chores...
Healthcare Staffing Company Medical Solutions Named Among "2009 Best Places to Work in Omaha"
...ployees to be their best is what makes Medical Solutions a great place to work; whether it is providing an in-office concierge to handle life's little chores
or a relaxing break room, equipped with an Xbox, Wii, ping pong table, foosball table and pinball machine, where the employees can unwind.
Breathe Easier Knowing Spring's Pollen Triggers
When landscaping, choose plants that don't aggravate allergies.
Don't mow lawns or rake leaves when children are outside because these chores
can stir up pollen.
Don't hang clothes or sheets outdoors to dry because they'll pick up pollen that will be brought indoors. Pollen can also be br...
Rigorous Visual Training Teaches the Brain to See Again After Stroke
...imary visual cortex have severely impaired vision - they typically have a difficult or impossible time reading, driving, or getting out to do ordinary chores
like grocery shopping. Patients may walk into walls, oftentimes cannot navigate stores without bumping into goods or other people, and they may be com...
Avoid Spring Cleaning Spills
Use a step stool instead of furniture -- such as a couch or dining room chair -- when dusting hard to reach areas.
Ladders used for chores
-- such as washing windows, painting, cleaning gutters and trimming trees -- should be placed on a firm, level surface. Never place a ladder on groun...
Ten Tips for Coping with Grief and Loss During the Holidays
...h to cancel plans when
you change your mind.
9. Ask for help
Ask for and accept offers of concrete assistance with holiday
like decorating, shopping, cooking or cleaning. Look for
ways to involve other people in your holiday planning.
10.Speak to someone...
Magnet Lab researchers make observing cell functions easier
...cell -- a key to understanding how different proteins and enzymes (the biomolecules that cause chemical reactions) work together to complete the daily chores
that help cells grow and divide. Knowing how cells work together can help researchers learn a great deal more about tumors and developmental biology, ...
Heal thyself: Systems biology model reveals how cells avoid becoming cancerous
...er and others have theorized that when a cell's DNA is damaged, the cell may be programmed to also stop dividing and perform a variety of housekeeping chores
while it repairs its DNA. If true, the model may demystify the long-standing question of why DNA damage influences the expression of hundreds of genes...
Discovery suggests why stem cells run through stop signs
...ining which of the 80 microRNAs is responsible for deactivating the stop signal is the next step of our research," said Ruohola-Baker.
"The list of chores
that microRNAs do within cells keeps growing in new and surprising ways," added Carthew. "This latest discovery with stem cell division makes us wonde...