While Health Clubs Say No to 'Canckles,' Leading Podiatrists Say No to Toenail Fungus
...us toenail fungus (Onychomycosis). Because fungi thrives in warm, moist environments like locker rooms, communal showers, pool and spa facilities, gym goers
are at a higher risk of contracting nail fungus, which is both unsightly and a serious health concern.
According to the national fitness chain's ...
Indoor Tanning Association Promotes Responsible Tanning for Spring Breakers
WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With spring break upon us, The Indoor Tanning Association (ITA) is encouraging beach goers
to tan responsibly. While moderate exposure to UV light is necessary for good health, overexposure to UV light can be a dangerous byproduct of too muc...
Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails Fighting to Keep 'Hackademy Awards' Name in Trademark Action Brought By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
...act that accompanying depictions of health consequences, much less social consequences such as bad breath, are relatively rare. Instead, younger movie goers
see the habit directly tied to expressions of glamour, power, charisma and sexiness, which can weaken or cancel out the effectiveness of public health...
Who Will Be The 'Hot Bod' at the Olympia?
...der's Olympia Weekend 2008 expo will begin on Friday, September
26 and end Saturday, September 27 at 5:00 pm. During the open showcase
times, all expo goers
are invited to drop by the Vitamin Shoppe and
Bodytech.com booth to have their photograph taken to enter the contest.
Twenty finalists will be feature...
Produce for Kids(R) and PBS KIDS(R) Partner for a Second Year with Nationwide School-Based Healthy Eating Campaign
partnership with Meijer, at the Belle Isle Grand Prix in Detroit this past
Labor Day Weekend. PFK promoted healthy eating and provided race goers
sponsor coupons, activity sheets and other fun PFK and PBS KIDS items,
while kids met many of their favorite PBS KIDS characters including Dot an...
Dermatologists Warn Fitness Enthusiasts: Don't Let Exercise-Related Skin Problems Outweigh the Benefits of Physical Activity
...e. While experts agree that exercise is one
of the most beneficial activities a person can do to improve one's overall
health, dermatologists want gym goers
to be aware of the hidden dangers of
exercise -- bothersome skin conditions that can be painful and inhibit
further physical activity if left untreate...
Health Care Tops Issues Voters in Early Primary States Want 2008 Presidential Candidates to Address
...erviewed 600 likely 2008 general election voters across
these four states (margin of error +- 4.0%). In addition, 400 likely GOP
primary voters/caucus goers
and 400 likely Democratic primary voters/caucus
goers (100 per party, per state) were interviewed (margin of error +-4.9%).
An executive summary of th...
Club and Bar Owners may Sell Laughing Gas at Their Own Risk
... Reports that nitrous oxide is being sold to party goers
at night clubs has prompted authorities to issue a warning to organizers and nightclub// owners to refrain from such acts, lest they risk facing serio...
Epigenetics to Shape Stem Cell Future
...e of past investments in genome sequencing. In the next five years the technology will be ten times faster than it has been so far.”
reported that new high-throughput approaches and refined analytical techniques promise to fill in some big gaps in understanding how epigenetic tags d...
Public Transport Causing Backaches in Delhi, Mumbai
...dication altogether. Thirty-two percent of Delhiites and nine percent of Mumbaikars resorted to painkillers.
The researchers suggest that office goers
could minimise back pain by taking short breaks and stretching periodically while at work. Least invasive treatments like physical therapy, stretching...
The Marine Mammal Center begins new leptospirosis study in California
... If not treated, the patient can develop kidney damage, meningitis, liver failure, and respiratory distress. The Marine Mammal Center advises beach goers
and their dogs to stay away from marine mammals they may encounter on beaches and to call the Center's 24-hour response line at (415) 289-SEAL should ...
Darwin Symposium at Field Museum offers broad overview of his science and its impact
... and comprehensively and reveal new directions in cutting-edge research. At the same time, subject matter will be presented in clear terms that museum goers
will be able to understand.
We will be celebrating one of the great scientific revolutions of all timeas well as the person behind it, said Neil Shu...