Children’s Health Guide

The print and electronic media today offer a deluge of health information for anyone at anytime they are able to access such information. Some feel this adds stress especially for parents who are committed to raising healthy youngsters. Ivan Ong is sympathetic towards parents feeling lost in an ocean of information. Topics range from appropriate TV viewing to thinking concerning vaccinations. Playground bullying to consistent academic performance. New York Times…

North American Spine: Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award Recipient

North American Spine, who is an exclusive provider of the AccuraScope procedure, is now a finalist for the Greater Dallas Business Ethics Award. Other recipients include Brinker International and The Container Store, who highlight businesses that use core values to drive their activities. The award ceremony will be held on May 7, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Dallas. Lisa Rapfogel Ostroff and Jodie West, who sponsor the GDBEA, stated North…

Texas Police Officers Save Man From Burning Car

With all of the negative attention being brought to police across the country, some want to remind others of the good that they still do as well. Video has recently been released showing the heroic efforts of Mesquite, Texas police officers as they rescue a man from a burning vehicle. Boraie Development LLC officials said that one police officer ran to the car quickly, and was trying to get the…

Feeling Sad? Take Some Tylenol

Researchers at Ohio State University Medical Center have recently found that taking 1,000 milligrams of acetaminophen can not only dull physical pain, but also reduce emotional pain as well. When compared to people on placebos, it turns out that Tylenol can blunt emotions by about 20%. They studied reactions to color saturation as well, and it proved that only emotional responses were blunted, since there was no difference between the…

Success Kid’s Father’s Kidney Transplant

You may remember the cute, chubby little boy, known as Success Kid, whose adorable picture made its way around the Internet starting in 2007. The photo featured a sweet baby boy making a fist, a fist that was full of sand, and sporting the cutest victory face ever. Now, that boy is eight years old and his dad is in need of a kidney transplant to save his life. His…

Dr. Oz Blasted by Fellow Physicians In Letter to His Columbia University Boss

“He’s a quack and a fake and a charlatan,” said Dr. Henry Miller of Stanford University, referring to Dr. Mehmet Oz. Miller was the first to sign a letter to Dr. Lee Goldman, dean at Health Science and Medicine at Columbia, urging the dismissal of Oz from the position he holds on the surgery faculty. A number of prominent physicians also signed the letter. Dr. Gilbert Ross, executive director of…

Women Guard Your Heart

Heart disease was once considered a man’s disease, but today that is no longer a fact. It seems that heart disease effect young women as well. They can develop heart problems, and die 10 years later, from the disease. Although, the death rate of coronary diseases has declined, the signs of the disease and the underlying contributing factors are yet increasing, among younger women.   In a study conducted in…

California Bill Would Require School Children to be Vaccinated

California lawmakers advanced a bill on Wednesday that will require that children in public schools receive vaccinations approved by the state. The measure appears to be resulting from Robert Kennedy, Jr. and various parents and doctors who have taken to staging activist movements. Essentially, this proposal would prohibit children who have not received the appropriate vaccinations to attend normal school, even with a religious freedom waiver. A lone exception would…

Glasses With Orange Lenses Help Promote Better Sleep

We live in a sleep deprived society and most are wiling to try anything reasonable to get a better night of sleep. Just look at the over-the-counter sleep aids on the market and you’ll soon realize that sleep deprivation is also big business. But instead of popping a pill before bedtime, a new outlook is being offered to promote better sleep – glasses with orange lenses.   The dependence we…

Vigorous Exercise Increases Life Span

Exercise of any type is good for you, and moderate exercise is promoted for overall health. But if you want to add a few years to your life, vigorous exercise is what you should be doing.   A walk around the block after dinner will aid in indigestion and help burn a few calories. A brisk 30 minute walk 3 times a week will improve cardiovascular health and reduce weight,…