Prevention, they say, is better than cure. Public health strategies have focussed on the provision of safe drinking water, safe sewage disposal and mass vaccination. These have greatly reduced death and illness from infectious diseases. Preventative strategies are now being taken further; your GP will ask ‘screening’ questions, and you might get an invitation for more...
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More workers who make saving a habit report better health than those who do not. And it's not just about having a high income.
This post is part of the Global Moms Relay. Every time you share this post, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per action), up to $300,000, to four causes helping improve the health and wellbeing of moms and kids worldwide: MAMA, Shot@Life, U.S. Show More Summary
By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - Waiting a few minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is tied to better motor and social skills later in childhood - especially for boys, suggests a new study. Delaying cord clamping is already...Show More Summary
Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a day for remembering those lost in war and in military service. It’s a day worth remembering those veterans who are alive and need to be served better by our VA health system and by society. Here are a few past posts on this topic… these problems, […]
Most people will resolve to eat better, exercise, and stay health conscious for 2015. It's pretty much the same spiel each year. Most of us know that going to McDonald's for a Big Mac is not a great choice for our bodies and that weShow More Summary
How mentally healthy are today’s children and teens? A comprehensive new survey shows that the current generation of young people are in better shape than we’ve realized. However, trends in medication use continue to draw concern by mental health experts.
It seems like a stupid question. Of course we want our organization, our work and our health to improve. But often, we don't. Better means change and change means risk and risk means fear. So the organization is filled with... ...
Simplifying a message has never been more important. Especially for those who advocate for better global health and development. We are at a turning point, the end of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the adoption of a new agenda to end extreme poverty by 2030. Show More Summary
The World Health Organization trusts non-professionals as better judges of what is in the best interests of adolescents than their own parents.
Men with close male friendships experience more happiness, better health, and more satisfying relationships The post Breaking the Male Code: A Guy’s Guide to Friendship appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Coaching has always been motivational for me; every morning I get to wake up and inspire others. I get to guide people and push people to do better for their health; strengthening them both mentally and physically. My mantra has always been to work at a living a lifestyle that envelops what you love to the point that ‘work’ stops being work. Show More Summary
The more research that is done on illness, the more we discover what a powerful role food plays in our health. From the increasing availability of organic food to better ingredient labeling (e.g., whether a product is GMO, gluten free,...Show More Summary
Do food assistance programs deliver more than food and nutrition? Can relieving the stress of food insecurity provide positive psychological benefits as well? A new study says yes it can.
Get behind. Hee. Gwyneth Paltrow spends a lot of time telling us how to better live our lives to the bestest-fullest-Goopiest. Sometimes these tips involve not eating grilled cheese because you'll get earaches, or using bee venom to kill every...
AACC, a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to better health through laboratory medicine, is pleased to announce that it has received three 2015 Hermes Creative Awards. These awards recognize the association...Show More Summary
I am not alone in my greatest fear of old age: losing my mind. Okay, these days the more polite terms are dementia and Alzheimer's but the words amount to the same thing. ”In 2013, a YouGov survey...found that Americans...
Along with the predictable performance upgrades, Apple Watch OS 1.01 also brings better Siri integration and improved health tracking ability. More »