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For the first time ever, the American Heart Association is teaming with the American Stroke Association and putting out a list of recommendations designed to decrease the risk of stroke in women.
WASHINGTON (AP) — According to new guidelines, athletes with concussions should not return to play the same day.
SARASOTA - There are new guidelines being issued for treating kids' ear infections, and they could end up helping everyone. The American Academy of Pediatrics issued the new guidelines Monday as part of an overall effort to curb the use of unnecessary prescription antibiotics.
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government on Friday released the U.S. Border Patrol's use-of-force policies while the agency's chief issued a directive that reiterates how personnel should respond to threats amid mounting criticism of excessive force and lack of transparency.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's second-largest for-profit child care provider is adopting Michelle Obama's healthy eating and activity guidelines.
A policy switch from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) may miss diagnoses in children with diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to a study from the University of Michigan.
SARASOTA - A bill that would allow Florida youngsters to remain in foster care until age 21 has cleared the state legislature. Wednesday, the house approved the bill 116-1, sending the measure off to Governor Scott for a signature.
The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have new guidelines to help women know and decrease their risk of stroke.
There are dangerous health risks associated with taking high doses of acetaminophen.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. If you have high cholesterol chances are you've heard of these and others. And now, in an effort aimed at preventing a first heart attack or stroke in millions of Americans there are new guidelines. But some say the guidelines rely on old data.
When you grill, it's important to follow the guidelines from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service to prevent harmful bacteria from multiplying and causing food-borne illness.
(NAPSI)—Cooking outdoors is in at any time of year. When you grill, it’s important to follow the guidelines from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service to prevent harmful bacteria from multiplying and causing food poisoning:
As part of an overall healthy eating pattern, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 recommends eating nutrient-dense foods and beverages such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, nuts and seeds.
(NAPSI)—Are you looking for ways to improve the healthfulness of your diet? The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 (DGA) recommends eating nutrient-dense foods and beverages such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans, peas, nuts and seeds.
People with irregular heartbeat should take blood thinners to prevent stroke, an updated guideline from the American Academy of Neurology recommends. Irregular heartbeat is a major risk for stroke and experts say taking theses blood thinners is especially important for people who already had a stroke.
GENEVA — New guidelines from the World Health Organization aim to cut people's sugar intake in half.
The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology are teaming to release a new set of guidelines designed to protect our hearts.
Sarasota County, FL - County leaders will be talking about future growth and development this week.
GENEVA (AP) — An environmental organization says it making progress in its bid to block proposed oil exploration in Africa's oldest national park where 200 gorillas live.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In less than a year, many of the diesel-powered cargo ships docking at California ports won't just tie up — they'll also plug in.
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals are going to replay school.
(ARA) - In a recent New York Times article, award winning science journalist Gary Taubes describes the considerable efforts and expenditures made by government public health agencies to support and promote salt restriction, despite clinical evidence which does not support population-wide salt reduction strategies.
(ARA) - What really is migraine? Some people casually use the term to describe a bad headache. But the millions who have been diagnosed with a migraine condition know that it's so much more than that. In addition to severe head pain that can last for hours or even days, they may also experience nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light or sound.