A new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the journal Pediatrics, has found that many packaged foods given to toddlers are high in salt and added sugar.1
While not every food group aimed at toddlers had this issue, all in all the CDC expressed…

There are hearts, flowers and chocolates everywhere you look as we lead up to St. Valentine’s Day. And that’s probably why February has been celebrated as American Heart Month since 1963. The time of year when Americans focus on affairs of the heart is the perfect window to also remind you, your…

The National Sleep Foundation has officially released a new set of guidelines for recommended sleep times by age.1 
To develop the guidelines, the NSF conducted extensive research, published in Sleep Health: The Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, and collaborated with an expert…

Football – love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it at the moment with the big game coming up. But you don’t have to play football to run the risk of suffering a concussion; just this past week two former professional wrestlers filed a lawsuit accusing their organization of ignoring the dangers of…

Each new year, January marks National Blood Donor Month, making it the perfect opportunity for all eligible adults to go out and contribute to a good cause. In the winter months, many regular donors give blood less frequently due to busy holiday schedules and problems commuting in inclement…

Certified pharmacy technicians with a considerable amount of experience under their belt may remember a time when aids for quitting smoking were somewhat less stratified. These days, there seems to be an absolute plethora of products available to the mainstream consumer who’s looking to kick…

According to a new report published by the McKinsey Global Institute, obesity affects 2.1 billion people- nearly 30 percent of the global population – and has a cost of more than $2 trillion annually worldwide.1
McKinsey ranks obesity as one of the top three social burdens generated by human…