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You and Your Health

February 2013 Archives

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

Mexico Slaughters 2.1 Million Chickens Exposed to Bird Flu

In Latin America news Mexico authorities have slaughtered over 2 million chickens that have been exposed to the bird flu. The outbreak is contained in the state of Guanajuato continue reading »

Relationship Worries Can Make You Sick

Relationship Worries Can Make You Sick

Chronic fretting linked to rise in stress hormones, lowered immune response in study. Feeling insecure and frequently anxious about your romantic relationship can actually harm your health, continue reading »

Positive Dreams Start With TOMA LECHE

Positive Dreams Start With TOMA LECHE

TOMA LECHE Launches New Hispanic Ad Campaign to Reinforce Milk's Sleep Benefits - Following the positivity message of the "The Master of the Glass Half Full," continue reading »

Jessica Alba Announces “Honest Baby” App for Her Eco-Friendly Startup

Jessica Alba Announces “Honest Baby” App for Her Eco-Friendly Startup

Actress and mother of two, Jessica Alba, recently announced on the Valley Girl Show that her eco-friendly startup, The Honor Company, has released the “Honest Baby” app. continue reading »

Economy May Have Lasting Effect on Young People’s Outlook

Economy May Have Lasting Effect on Young People’s Outlook

Satisfaction rises with age, but growing up in tough times lowers well-being overall, study suggests. Happiness seems be a generational thing, new research suggests continue reading »

Winter Storm Hazard: Snowblower Injuries

Winter Storm Hazard: Snowblower Injuries

Broken bones, amputation possible if safety precautions not followed, expert warns. The massive winter storm battering the northeastern United States continue reading »

Health Tip: Dealing With Low Back Pain

Health Tip: Dealing With Low Back Pain

Ask your doctor if medication may help - Low back pain can result from an injury or from degeneration of disks between the spine's vertebrae. continue reading »

Health Tip: Keep Active by Walking

Health Tip: Keep Active by Walking

Even if you're overweight - Walking is a great form of exercise, especially for people who are overweight and don't particularly like to do pushups or jumping jacks. continue reading »

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

STUDY:  More Brain Agility Found in Soccer Superstars like Ronaldo and Messi

In a study by Brunei University research found more brain agility inn soccer - futbol superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue reading »

Health Tip: Make Healthier Fast Food Choices

Health Tip: Make Healthier Fast Food Choices

When you need a quick bite and a fast food drive-through is the nearest culinary offering, you may not have to settle for junk - When you need a quick bite and a fast food drive-through is the continue reading »

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

Signs and Symptoms of a Heart Attack

If the blood supply to the heart muscle is cut off, a heart attack can result. Cells in the heart muscle do not receive enough oxygen and begin to die. The more time that passes without treatment continue reading »

Puerto Rican Actress Roselyn Sanchez to Wear Red for Heart Health Awareness

Puerto Rican Actress Roselyn Sanchez to Wear Red for Heart Health Awareness

Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez will participate this week along with other celebrities in The Heart Truth® Red Dress Collection Fashion Show in New York to raise awareness among women about heart health. continue reading »

Marriage Reduces the Risk of Heart Complications, says Study

Marriage Reduces the Risk of Heart Complications, says Study

Next time you hear someone’s spouse say, “Never get married,” in frustration. Tell them this- For both genders, being married reduces the risk of having severe coronary complications. Not only that- being single increases the risks for both developing and dying from heart disease. continue reading »

Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party

Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party

Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says. Super Bowl party hosts and guests are ready for some football. But they also need to get ready to f continue reading »

MISSION: READINESS Wants Junk Food Removed From Schools

MISSION: READINESS Wants Junk Food Removed From Schools

"Retired admirals and generals have been eagerly awaiting some common sense standards because kids are currently buying 400 billion calories of junk food at school every year," said Lieutenant General Norm Seip , US Air Force (retired). continue reading »