Food safety is one of the biggest issues affecting the United States agricultural and food industries today.
New research funded in part by March of Dimes has found that pregnant women in their first and second trimester with the lowest blood levels of long-chain n-3 fatty acids – the kind found in fish oil – were at ...
Why are we seeing so many food recalls? It seems like every time you look online, some government agency is warning us about a food recall.
Sadly, the way we’ve been using antibiotics is helping to create new drug-resistant “superbugs.
Starting Aug. 1, a new dedicated help line called the Lilly Diabetes Solution Center will assist people who need help paying for their insulin – such as those with lower incomes, the uninsured, and people in the deductible phase of ...
More and more, we are all hearing about friends, family, and even celebrities who are “victims” of autoimmune diseases – especially Lupus.
If well-done burgers or charred hotdogs are your thing, you might want to read this:
It’s been 100 years since sickle cell disease, a hereditary blood disorder, was first discovered. And, it’s no secret that an alarming number of children and adolescence have died, and the condition remained in the province of pediatrics, according to ...
Our brains and nervous system depend on adequate hydration.
We all suffer in hot weather. However, for elderly and disabled people and those with chronic health conditions such as vascular disease or diabetes, the weather does not have to hit 100 degrees to cause heat stress or even deadly ...
Life is full of changes. In business, in our families, and in our relationships with friends, nothing ever stays exactly the same.
Social Determinants of Health are the areas of your social and environmental condition and experiences that directly impact your health and health status.
As we grow older, most of us forget more often than we once did. Although memory loss is a natural part of the aging process, experts say it usually isn’t problematic for most people until after age 70.
For years, I have written weekly on matters of health that disproportionately impact our community, in typically negative ways.
The United States health care system has the dubious honor – in a study by the Commonwealth Fund – of ranking dead last when compared to the systems of 10 of the top Western countries in the world.