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Illinois Governor urged residents in and around flooding areas to take precautions to help prevent disease in order to stay safe and healthy.
Discovery Health/Gallup Poll released states that in addition to diet and exercise, friends and family also influence an individual's ability to lose weight and maintain health lifestyle habits.
Key findings of the Discovery Health/USA TODAY/Gallup poll include:
-- Nearly one in four Americans (24%) believe that their friends and families have been a hindrance in their attempts to lose weight
-- Over one in three (34%) report that friends or family have teased about their food, urged them to cheat on diets, or tried to talk them out of exercising.
Although few people in Louisiana are killed by carbon monoxide each year, during cold weather, many people unknowingly set the stage for dangerous conditions that could lead to poisonous levels.
Missourians urged to kick off 2008 with a New Year's resolution that could save their lives in the face of a public health emergency.
Health care providers can better their chances of identifying and helping victims of domestic violence by changing the way they ask patients questions.
DOH urges Floridians to take precautions to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning during the cold winter months.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is advising families to enjoy this holiday season safe from the hazards presented by seasonal decorations and even some common misconceptions.
The Department of Health is reminding people to practice good food hygiene over the festive season to minimise the chance of food poisoning.
Illinois Governor announced the Food for Families program, a $1 million hunger relief initiative that will provide 1.5 million pounds of food for an additional 37,500 families in need this fiscal year.
Family Tree DNA helps genealogists find lost relatives when the paper trail ends and the brick wall takes its place.
A family-centered program that improves parent-child dynamics and family functioning is more effective at discouraging Hispanic youth from engaging in risky behavior.
'Kick One, Pick One' new pro-social campaign encourages families to eat smarter, get fit and spend more time together.
The holiday season is a great opportunity to relax, spend time with family, reflect on the past year, and focus on new goals for the next 12 months. These top resolutions, offered by the American Medical Association (AMA), arm people with the knowledge to become a healthy new you in 2008.
You have the tree decorated and holiday plans prepared, then suddenly you get a call from guests who want to bring their pet along to your house. How do you respond appropriately and still make them feel welcome?
This time of year brings cold weather, stressful travel, and gluttonous feasts that aren't exactly conducive to better health. Here are some tips for staying healthy and happy during the holidays -- and all winter long.
The Skinny on Dry Skin
Cold weather and low humidity can turn the most supple skin into a dry and flakey mess. But Russell Hall, MD, chief of the Division of Dermatology at Duke, says don't reach for your favorite hand lotion! Hall says: