On January 1, most Americans pledged to lose weight, quit smoking or eat healthier for the next 365 days.
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Members of the public planning to participate in outdoor countdown activities are advised to wear enough to keep themselves warm in view of the prevailing cold weather.
There are so many health recommendations in the media these days that it's often difficult for people to identify the MOST important changes they can make for better health in the year ahead. ISSA polled their member database -- nearly 100,000 health and fitness professionals strong -- for their top recommendations for the 10 best things their clients can do to improve their health in the year ahead. Here are the results of that survey:
Health Canada is advising Canadians not to use or accept treatment with the Pap-Ion Magnetic Inductor (PAP-IMI), an unlicensed medical device that may pose health risks. Use of this device may be linked to patient injury and death in the United States and may delay or interfere with effective treatment of an existing health condition.
Hong Kong Department Of Health reminded members of the public, especially senior citizens and their care-givers, to take precautionary measures to protect their health during the cold spell.
Senator Kennedy's federal proposal establishing an Electronic Health Information System has prompted representatives from 47 state and national organizations and health IT companies to call for stringent legislation to protect patients' privacy.
Soliris therapy reduced hemolysis and improved fatigue, overall quality of life and anemia in a diverse population of patients with a rare blood disorder called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria.
Homicide and the review of black young men's homicide is in the attention of the national health medica as Pimp C of UGK Chad Butler is found dead in a hotel and the police is treating Pimp C's death as Homicide.
Some employers are wielding a stick as well as a carrot by encouraging workers to kick unhealthy habits and enroll in employee wellness programs or contribute more to their health care costs.
Recently we saw Jimmy Kimmel snake bite video on a live TV during a Kimmel's show, while many people questioned it, the issue remains, how to provide first aid or treatment for snake bite when in the same situation like Jimmy Kimmel.
In the event of an emergency, nearly sixty percent would be unable to access their family's vital records within thirty minutes -- not nearly enough time in the event they were ordered to immediately evacuate their homes.
The pounding headaches, nausea and muscle pain that can follow a night of drinking may soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a new liquid supplement that helps naturally flush alcohol's most toxic metabolite.
Employees in eastern North Carolina continue to suffer from a host of musculoskeletal injuries of the hands, arms and neck.
The Gift of Health project will improve health outcomes for city employees with cardiovascular disease and diabetes - the leading causes of death in Eastern North Carolina.
Pilot program offering some Arkansas employees time off for making lifestyle changes that improve their health will be extended to all state employees.
With continuing pressure to control health care costs, more companies plan to offer financial incentives to reward workers who adopt healthy lifestyles.
Scientists have identified an innovative and precise approach to protect crops against insects, which models a novel application of a Nobel Prize winning discovery.
A new study suggests that a single word can go a long way toward ensuring that patients discuss their medical concerns during a doctor visit.
Women who followed a combination of five or more lifestyle factors, including changing specific aspects of their diets, experienced more than 80 percent less relative risk of infertility.