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(BPT) - In 1964, when the Surgeon General first warned the public about the dangers of smoking cigarettes, 42 percent of adults in the United States smoked, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today, about 15 percent of adults smoke cigarettes. The progress made in t…

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(NewsUSA) - Water is essential for life and health. Everyone knows this. But not all water is made the same. Ionized alkaline water, for example, takes complete advantage of the science of hydration.

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(StatePoint) Did you know that doctors now recommend that children as young as six months old should have their first comprehensive eye exam? And not only is correcting vision problems crucial for happiness and success, but an eye exam can detect such health problems as diabetes, high blood …

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(BPT) - Healthy eating trends come and go. Sometimes the fads are extreme, over-the-top and hard to maintain, but others offer simple, attainable changes that make them well worth incorporating into your lifestyle. Clean eating, actively seeking out foods that are minimally processed with si…

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(BPT) - Often people set off on their weight loss journey but then get derailed because they think it is difficult to maintain. However, when this happens to you, it's important to not get frustrated. Keep in mind people who succeed in weight loss and healthy eating goals are the ones who re…

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(NAPSI)—As the weather improves, many people feel more and more drawn to playing games, walking, biking and exercising outdoors. Those can all be healthy ways to have a good time but if you only do them occasionally, you could end up feeling stiff and sore the next day. Fortunately, you can …

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(NAPSI)—Women with fibroids who wish to retain fertility need to think twice about uterine fibroid (or artery) embolization (UFE or UAE). UFE is performed by radiologists with a small tube inserted into the large blood vessel in the groin. The vessels that feed the fibroid are then blocked w…

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(NAPSI)—Don’t wait for allergy season to arrive to do something to avoid the health problems that allergies can cause. There are several easy steps you can take to beat the sneezing before it starts.

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(NewsUSA) - We all want our kids to have movie-star smiles as adults. As parents, this means knowing how to protect their teeth when they're young, while ensuring that they practice good dental health care for a lifetime.

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(BPT) - Daylight saving time brings brighter evenings and a reminder that spring and warmer weather are within reach. However, it comes with the potential to wreak havoc on a family’s sleep routine. Time changes can make morning schedules just a little bit harder for parents everywhere.

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(BPT) - No one wakes up in the morning hoping to be sick. Yet despite the angst people have about becoming ill, many forgo one of the easiest, most effective ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from common and even severe illnesses — they choose not to get vaccinated.

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(BPT) - Did you know half of all children in this country enter kindergarten with tooth decay? Tooth decay is the number one chronic infectious disease among children in the U.S., affecting 42 percent of children aged 2 to 11 years old, according to the National Institutes of Health. In addi…

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(BPT) - Whitney was only 19 years old, home from college freshman year, when her mother noticed spots on her arms and elbows. As any parent would be, Whitney’s mother was concerned and suggested her daughter see a dermatologist. That visit revealed her diagnosis of moderate-to-severe plaque …

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(NewsUSA) - Water treatment can help household well owners address health risks and undesirable taste, odor, and smells -- but treatment systems work only if properly maintained, says the National Ground Water Association (NGWA), which operates the website, WellOwner.org.

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(NewsUSA) - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) takes an enormous toll in human suffering and medical costs. More than 30 million Americans battle with frequent coughing, increased breathlessness, wheezing, and the other symptoms of the progressive lung disease.

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(BPT) - Spring and summer have a reputation for being allergy seasons, but actually two-thirds of allergy sufferers experience symptoms year-round, according to a study conducted by Isobar. Airborne allergens don’t disappear when the weather cools, windows close and everyone heads indoors.

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(StatePoint) Heart disease and stroke cause one in three deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. While there are many risk factors involved that are beyond one’s control, a healthy lifestyle can make a big difference.

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(BPT) - Magnesium is an essential mineral of a healthy diet that may help to maintain the function of the heart, muscles and nervous system, but as many as seven out of 10 Americans don’t get enough magnesium from their diets. Busy schedules often lead to on-the-go meals that can cause diets…

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(StatePoint) The chilly months can mean colds, flu and feeling worn down. But just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean you have to hibernate all winter. In addition to taking precautionary steps to stay healthy, it’s important to stay active with your family.

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(BPT) - Think what it would be like, if after a lifetime of enjoying the taste of your favorite meal, seeing your children smile, smelling blooming flowers, or feeling the comfort of fresh, soft sheets on your bed, you lost one of your senses. You’d probably be devastated, and want to pursue…

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(BPT) - As the new administration and Congress settle into office, many organizations are working hard to put America’s 21 million veterans at the top of the nation’s “to-do” list.

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