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Heat Pump Or Furnace—What’s The Best Choice For Your Home?

( - Most homes that require heat rely on furnaces or heat pumps to circulate warm air throughout the house.

Oct 19, 2016 - 3:06:03 PM

Medical Identity Theft: Another Reason To Protect Your Wallet

( - Cell phone? Check. Credit Card? Check. Health Insurance Card...?

Oct 18, 2016 - 2:41:15 PM

News : World
Protecting Animals, Feeding the World

( - Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, the United States’ first national humane organization and the first to serve the interests of farm animals, gave the keynote speech today at the World Dairy Summit in Rotterdam.

Oct 18, 2016 - 10:26:20 AM

What’s On The Top Of Your Mom’s Holiday List?

( - Bring in the holiday cheer with modern and innovative gifts from MIXTStudio.  From home decorations and paper goods to babywear....

Oct 17, 2016 - 2:37:42 PM

Are My Spinal Discs Degenerating?

( - West Orange, NJ, October 13, 2016 - One the many potential concerns accompanying aging is a cascade of changes in the spine, especially discs....

Oct 13, 2016 - 9:39:30 AM

Sweat Too Much? You Might Have a Treatable Medical Condition Called 'Hyperhidrosis'

( - SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Oct. 11, 2016) — Are you embarrassed by how much you sweat? It’s normal to sweat when you get nervous or exert yourself. However....

Oct 11, 2016 - 2:13:57 PM

Is My Cut or Scrape Infected?

( - Albertson, NY, October 11, 2016 - Our skin is literally crawling with bacteria that normally don't harm us. But when certain types of bacteria get under our skin, the result is cellulitis....

Oct 11, 2016 - 10:43:05 AM

News : National
American Humane Named Outstanding Animal Welfare Organization of the Year

( - NEW YORK, October 10, 2016 – American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization that for 140 years has been first to serve the interests of animals, was named the Outstanding Animal Welfare Organization of the Year by the Pet Philanthropy Circle

Oct 10, 2016 - 3:31:04 PM

News : National
Smile Train Celebrates World Smile Day

, Oct. 7, 2016 -- Today, people all over the world will be celebrating World Smile Day® and in honor of this special day, Smile Train, the world's largest cleft organization

Oct 7, 2016 - 9:49:07 AM

News : National
When Getting Arrested Becomes An Opportunity To Heal

( - Getting arrested isn’t something most people think of as a positive experience. For Leslie Caldwell, however, getting pulled over while under the influence of alcohol changed the course of her life.

Oct 7, 2016 - 9:41:06 AM

10 Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight

( - When we see people who are overweight, many commonly assume that the individual is overeating and not exercising.

Oct 5, 2016 - 1:41:01 PM

News : National
Tips for Going Natural & Healthy this Halloween

( - MIAMI, Florida – (October 3, 2016) – According to the National Retail Federation, roughly $7 billion will be spent on the Halloween season. A good portion of that money will go to candy purchases

Oct 3, 2016 - 10:42:32 AM

News : National
What’s in a Face?

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Faces are as unique as fingerprints and can reveal a great deal of information about our health, personalities, age, and feelings.

Sep 29, 2016 - 2:33:42 PM

News : National
Home Water Quality Testing: Peace of Mind Has Never Been So Easy

( - Chances are your tap water is fine—a recent
survey of public data by the non-profit Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) found that 95 percent of the U.S. population lives in areas without any past or present water contamination issues—but of course it can’t hurt to check.

Sep 28, 2016 - 1:13:07 PM

News : National
Confusion on End-of-life Forms

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. – In recent years, Physicians’ Orders for Life Sustaining Treatments (POLST) forms have been seen as an important way to honor the end-of-life wishes of frail elderly or terminally ill patients who cannot speak for themselves.

Sep 28, 2016 - 11:44:19 AM

Common Types of Warts and What to Do About Them

( - Ridgewood, NJ, September 27, 2016 - Just because warts happen to most of us doesn't mean they're a welcome sight on our skin.

Sep 27, 2016 - 11:02:18 AM

News : National
Violence Against Police Officers Can Trigger Increased Discrimination in Police Stops

( - New Haven, Conn.-A new Yale study has found that incidents of extreme violence against police officers can lead to periods of substantially increased racial disparities in the use of force by police.

Sep 19, 2016 - 3:27:41 PM

5 Myths About Eating with Diabetes

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Do a quick online search and you'll find thousands of diets, tips, products and tricks claiming to lower your blood sugar, or even ‘cure' diabetes.

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:09:51 PM

Preparing Your Heating System For Winter

( - It happens every fall. We prepare for winter by replacing screens with storm windows, sealing cracks or leaks around windows and doors, cleaning gutters and shutting off exterior faucets.

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:12:45 AM

Be SepticSmart!

( - More than one in five households in the United Statesdepend on septic systems to treat their wastewater.

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:05:10 AM

News : National
Grilling Expert Shares Number One Tip For Tailgating Success

( - With tailgating season in full swing, acclaimed grilling expert and New York Times best-selling cookbook author JamiePurviance says game day grilling should be low stress, yet full of flavor.

Sep 16, 2016 - 9:59:04 AM

Antibiotic Gel: One-dose Cure for Ear Infections

( - BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2016 -- A single-application bioengineered gel, squirted in the ear canal, could deliver a full course of antibiotic therapy for middle ear infections

Sep 14, 2016 - 2:38:15 PM

Brain Health Subscription Open to All Ages

( - WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016  -- If sitting is the new smoking, then Millennials just might be on to something.

Sep 14, 2016 - 10:49:24 AM

5 Ways Identity Monitoring Helps People Avoid Disasters

( - LOS ANGELES, California - (September 14, 2016) - According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, around 7 percent of people over the age of 16 are victims of identity theft.

Sep 14, 2016 - 9:23:03 AM

News : National
Geisinger’s Recruitment Campaign to Hire 1,500 Employees

( - DANVILLE, 14, Pa. — Following a decade of unprecedented growth and a commitment to providing specialty care to patients close to home....

Sep 14, 2016 - 7:12:22 AM

News : World
PAHO Calls for Strengthening Road Safety Legislation

( - New report shows traffic fatalities are up in the Americas, primarily among motorcyclists.

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:00:02 PM

News : National
2/3 of Preterm Births Have No Known Biological Explanation

( - WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2016 -- A first-of-its-kind multi-country analysis has determined that all known risk factors combined cannot account for two-thirds of the preterm births in high-income nations....

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:10:08 PM

News : National
American Humane Awards National Humanitarian Medal, the Organization's Highest Honor, to Dr. J. Michael McFarland

( - LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2016  -- American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, awarded its most prestigious honor, the National Humanitarian Medal, to animal health leader Dr. J. Michael McFarland.

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:44:56 PM

News : National
Famous Bald Eagle Challenger Honors 9/11 Victims & Heroes

( - PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2016  -- In 2001, Challenger, the celebrity educational ambassador Bald Eagle, visited Ground Zero two weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks - and several times since.

Sep 9, 2016 - 9:05:38 AM

News : National
The Coming Bee-Pocalypse? Collateral Damage of Mosquito Spraying

( - You may or may not be an environmentalist, but a part of nature that everyone should support is the humble bee.

Sep 7, 2016 - 5:17:21 PM

5 Tips to Help You Stay on Track with Your Medications

( - It's estimated that 50% of people who take medications do not take them as prescribed.

Sep 7, 2016 - 11:01:52 AM

News : National
Examining Hillary's Doctor

( - A number of physicians, including me, have dared to suggest that Hillary Clinton might have a serious health problem that would affect her ability to serve as President

Sep 6, 2016 - 10:38:38 AM

It May Be Time to Abandon Dreaded Digital Rectal Exam

( - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Sept. 6, 2016 - The dreaded finger exam to check for prostate cancer used to be a mainstay of check-ups for older men.

Sep 6, 2016 - 10:20:43 AM

News : National
Nation's Emergency Physicians ID Insurance Industry as Co-Culprits in High Drug Prices

( - WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016  -- In response to a recent rash of news stories reporting spikes in price for both generic and name-brand pharmaceutical drugs, the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP released a statement:

Sep 2, 2016 - 10:53:39 AM

News : National
CPSC Urges Riders To Keep Off-Road Vehicles Off Roads

( - As the long Labor Day weekend approaches and riders head out for one of their last adventures this summer, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges riders to keep all off-road vehicles - OFF roads.

Sep 1, 2016 - 3:04:43 PM

News : National
Alternative to the EpiPen®

( - Concerned patients and their doctors might want to check out Adrenaclick®, which is normally priced lower than EpiPen.

Sep 1, 2016 - 10:51:08 AM

News : National
Not All Self-Braking Cars Are Designed to Stop

( - New test results from AAA reveal that automatic emergency braking systems-the safety technology that will soon be standard equipment on 99 percent of vehicles - vary widely in design and performance.

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:55:39 PM

Greener Food: Sustainable Restaurants Pop Up Across North America, Europe

( - When most people go to a restaurant, they aren't worried about what will happen to the chicken bones left on their plate. Or how that gourmet chicken was raised.

Aug 24, 2016 - 5:21:03 PM

Analog DNA Circuit Does Math in a Test Tube

( - DURHAM, N.C. -- Often described as the blueprint of life, DNA contains the instructions for making every living thing from a human to a house fly.

Aug 23, 2016 - 1:23:10 PM

News : National
Saving Patients from Sepsis is a Race Against Time

( - Sepsis is caused by the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection and requires rapid intervention.

Aug 23, 2016 - 1:04:01 PM

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