Cardiovascular disease was considered the number one cause of death in the United States. However all this is set to change as in Australia and many other countries globally, cancer is expected to increase by over 70 percent in just the next 20 years.
Source: World Health Organization
Having a food allergy used to mean dining out was limited to carrying your plate from the kitchen to the porch or, at best, eating at the home of a close friend or relative who could guarantee your food offenders were nowhere in sight. Today, however, eating out is a lot easier and safer for those who suffer food allergies.
While most pet owners are clear about the immediate joys that come with sharing their lives with companion animals, many remain unaware of the physical and mental health benefits that can also accompany the pleasure of playing with or snuggling up to a furry friend.
Source: Lawrence Robinson, Jeanne Segal, Ph.D
Gestational diabetes is an important condition to consider. It affects two people - a mother and her offspring.
Source: Reuters Health
By reducing risk factors and incorporating safe driving practices, many of us can continue driving safely long into our senior years.
Source: Joanna Saisan, M.S.W., Monika White, Ph.D., and Lawrence Robinson