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(BPT) - Spring is a season for dusting, washing and polishing the home, cleaning up the yard of any winter debris and even cleaning the storage on the computer or laptop. Spring also should be a time to clean up your health – adding small habits to your lifestyle that can result in big changes to your well-being.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs. It is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals.
Acetic acid, the active ingredient in vinegar, can effectively kill mycobacteria, even the highly drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis, an international team of researchers from Venezuela, France, and the US recently reported.
CHICAGO, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) – 48,000 Americans die each year from infections contracted in hospitals. Now, researchers are tracking these deadly bugs from your home to the hospital and back again. What they find could end up saving millions of lives.
TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwired) — 02/25/14 -- On January 2, 2014, The Fernandez Firm filed personal injury lawsuits on behalf of Mabel McDougall and Roger Laquerre, two elderly residents of The Meadows at Countrywood, who contracted Legionnaires' disease from a decorative fountain on the premises of the Plant City Florida retirement community.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 25, 2014--Murad, Inc., the skincare brand synonymous with high-performance, science-based products, announced today the addition of two new products, Acne Spot Fast Fix and Acne Clearing Solution, which are proven to enhance the effectiveness of the company’s already award-winning Acne line. Designed to quickly and effectively reduce breakouts by targeting and treating acne-causing bacteria and debris without causing irritation, Acne Spot Fast Fix and Acne Clearing Solution deliver proven results. In clinical studies, 96% of Acne Clearing Solution users saw clearer skin in just 72 hours* and Acne Spot Fast Fix helped reduce pimple severity in as little as 1 day*.
(NewsUSA) - ¿Sabía usted que las caries en los dientes siguen siendo una de las enfermedades crónicas más comunes de los niños en los Estados Unidos? ¡La buena noticia es que se puede prevenir!
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss drug maker Novartis says a second U.S. university is using its new vaccine against meningitis B.
HUBBARD, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 24, 2014--NanoLogix Inc. (OTCBB: NNLX ), an innovator in the rapid detection, identification of live bacteria, and determination of their antibiotic resistance and sensitivity, announces that a New World Standard for Petri plate shelf life and storage conditions has been established by NanoLogix. The Company has been informed that ongoing tests by the world’s largest private Research and Development corporation have shown NanoLogix Tryptic Soy Agar (TSA) plates packed in exclusive, patented FlatPack® packaging for 19 months performing as well as one-week old competitor’s plates. With this milestone, NanoLogix petri plate shelf life has reached nearly 10 times the competition’s room temperature shelf life of slightly over 2 months and 5 times the competition’s normal cold-storage shelf life. Prior to this study, the standard for shelf life of TSA petri plates was for cold storage only, for a period of 3-1/2 months. In an additional milestone reached in internal Company cold storage tests, NanoLogix TSA petri plates are approaching three years on the shelf with no loss of viability from when first manufactured.
(NewsUSA) - Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States? The good news is it can be prevented. This year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to remind parents to "think teeth."
Hospitals have certain protocols in place to protect you from medical mishaps including infections, and, there are steps you can take to help yourself.
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 11, 2014--If you want to smooch, not sniffle this Valentine’s Day, grab a glass of cranberry juice. According to a new study from the University of Florida, people who drink a glass of cranberry juice a day experience fewer cold and flu symptoms than those who don’t. 1 Now that’s something to wrap your arms around!
(StatePoint) Around this time each year, New Year’s resolutions get lost amidst busy schedules and unexpected obligations. Even if your resolutions are a thing of the past, it’s possible to get back on track by identifying easy to follow changes that don’t require huge alterations in lifestyle.
(BPT) - Whether you’re getting ready for a romantic evening out, or looking ahead to when sandal days are back again, treating your feet to a pedicure can help you look and feel your best – as long as you keep foot health front of mind.
Mothers who contract many common colds or viral infections during pregnancy put their children at a higher risk of developing asthma.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to help restore opportunity for Americans but pledged to take action himself Tuesday in his fifth State of the Union address before Congress. Some highlights from Obama's economic and other proposals:
Earlier this week I shared the best way to keep your make up and brushes organized. So as part of organizing these items, it’s important to know that like items in your kitchen you think can stay forever, even your make-up has a shelf life
(NAPSI)—The quality of the air in your home should always be a priority, but during the colder months it’s particularly important to monitor it.
(NAPSI)—While going to the dentist is vital because oral health affects overall health, parents should be aware of specific precautions to take to protect their children during visits to the dentist and orthodontist.
(StatePoint) Oral care and cavity prevention are crucial for overall health, and getting kids to put that knowledge into practice is a must. With National Children’s Dental Health Month occurring this February, it’s a great time to motivate kids to take better care of their smiles with these top teeth tips:
NEW YORK, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than one third of U.S. adults are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, we’re learning what could be a major factor when it comes to how much you weigh.
(StatePoint) If you’re familiar with probiotics, you probably know that these “good bacteria,” found in such foods as yogurt and pickles, are associated with good digestive health. But the health benefits of probiotics are more extensive than just improving digestion. Experts now say that paying attention to your probiotic intake, including the use of probiotic supplements, can potentially help you achieve better health -- from developing a stronger immune system to reducing stress.
(BPT) - You’ve seen it time and time again. Your favorite football team is trailing late in the game with the ball not far inside the opponent’s territory. It’s what’s commonly referred to as “four-down territory.” Attempting a field goal is either a long shot or doesn’t garner enough points to win the game. The best option is to “go for it” on fourth down. As the saying goes, the future is now.
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