January 2014

Movement to Stretch & Flex Class for Seniors ONLY – Guttenberg, NJ

It is no surprise during the bitter cold weather that stretching and flexibility movements tend to be the most overlooked and neglected among active adults and seniors. However, there is nothing more important to keeping an aging body limber, pliable and injury free. Gina...

Pharmaceutical CEO: Cancer Drug Is Only For Westerners Who Can Afford It

Source: Think In 2005, the FDA granted approval for a promising new cancer-fighting drug called Nexavar. Bayer took it to market shortly thereafter, and it is currently an approved treatment for late-stage kidney and liver cancer. That is, so long as you live in the...

List of Smoking-Related Illnesses Grows Significantly in U.S. Report

Source: New York Times In a broad review of scientific literature, the nation’s top doctor has concluded that cigarette smoking — long known to cause lung cancer and heart disease — also causes diabetes, colorectal and liver cancers, erectile dysfunction and ectopic pregnancy. In...

My Anorexic 9-year-old

Source: My 9-year-old daughter was starving herself to death. And somehow, God forgive me, I didn’t notice until it was almost too late. We were busy running from soccer to swim lessons to play dates. But that’s no excuse. The mere idea of a fourth-grader becoming...

Controversial alternative health provider charged

Source: A man accused of going beyond advocating dietary changes and using intravenous treatments on “patients” he housed at his avocado ranch in Valley Center pleaded not guilty Friday to 18 felony charges, including practicing medicine without a license and...

Featured Video: Stroke Awareness

American Stroke Association – Stroke Awareness Know The Warning Signs F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of stroke. When you can spot the signs, you’ll know that you need to call 9-1-1 for help right away. F.A.S.T. is: Face Drooping – Does one side...