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The nation's first inpatient program for Internet addiction has just launched at the Bradford Regional Medical Center in Bradford, Pennsylvania.
Since the 1940s, Americans have had one way to get immunized against influenza: a shot containing three strains of the influenza virus. In recent years, a nasal spray option has been added as an alternative.
Famously disliked by President George H.W. Bush and kids across America, broccoli has been found to prevent or slow the progress of the most common form of arthritis, according to a new study in the journal Arthritis & Rheumatism.
MINNETONKA, Minn.-- Medica and Novu today launched an innovative online portal, www.novu.com/join/medica, that provides people enrolled in Medica individual and family plans the opportunity to earn rewards by setting and reaching health and wellness goals as well as discounts on health club memberships. The program is available at no charge to all Medica individual and family plan members (http://bit.ly/MP9erz).
Social media can help bring people together in all areas of interest, including health. Check out this infographic complied by the Master of Health Administration Degrees. Click on the image to enlarge.
If you saw a computer game version of yourself regularly exercising and eating healthy, would you follow its virtual lead? A new paper published in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Control suggests that you would.
It’s time for Fourth of July celebrations – fireworks, a backyard barbecue, maybe a trip to the beach. Whatever people have planned, the American Red Cross wants them to enjoy their holiday and has steps they can follow to be safe.
If you have diabetes, grilling is a great way to prepare meals. The key to diabetic grilling is to focus on lean meats and vegetables and to avoid sugar-heavy barbecue sauces.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) just published its list of Top 50 Employers for Workers over 50, and there is a strong trend in the list: the health care industry. The top five companies are all in the health care industry and the majority of list follows the same trend.
What does a week's worth or groceries look like in the United States? What about Guatemala? Photographer Peter Menzel tackled this very question in his book Hungry Planet: What the World Eats. In it, Menzel profiles 30 families around the world, including a detailed description of their weekly food purchases and a portrait of the entire family surrounded by a week's worth of groceries."I want people to understand their own diets better — and their own chemistry and their own biology," Menzell says. "And make better decisions for themselves."
Does your weekly diet look like the family from the USA? Or does the amount of bread eaten by the Italian family look a little closer to home? Take a look at each family's weeks worth of groceries and please leave your comments below.
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