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There’s an App for that: New Weight loss Research »

With the holidays here many might not have dieting on the mind, but come New Years day you might want to re-invent your diet and lifestyle! According to new a study published by the Archives of Internal medicine, the key to being successful at losing weight this new-year is making use apps for smart phones ...
Posted by: Natalie Diaz on August 26, 2014
Filed under: Behavior Tips,Health

New Guidelines for Genetic Testing of Children »

If a genetic disorder ran in your family would you want your child tested for it? What if knowing early could not prevent it, is it still worth the test? In a joint policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG), in the ...
Posted by: Bonnie Ping on August 24, 2014
Filed under: Health,News

The Santa Barbara Bar – nutritious really does taste great »

I have been on a quest for a good nutrition bar for as long as I can remember.   Something that doesn’t taste processed, isn’t packed with artificial ingredients, and isn’t overly sweet. You see, I like healthy food.  I think it tastes good.  If I’m going to skip a meal, I don’t really want ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Health,News,Product Review

Linwoods Heath foods – super foods that really are super foods »

Talk about serendipity.  The day after my new Vitamix blender arrived, a package of Linwoods samples arrived at my door.  Christmas has indeed arrived early this year! Linwoods health foods is a Irish company that has been making flaxseed and other healthy super food product for customers in Ireland, the UK and Europe since 2003 ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Dads,Health,Product Review,Recipes

FDA Approves Kadcyla for Fighting Breast Cancer »

Kadcyla is the new drug that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved to help battle breast cancer with less side effects. According to Reuters Kadcyla is manufactured by A Swiss drug-making company called Roche. Kadcyla is an antibody-drug conjugates, which means that is a combination of a drug and an antibody. In the ...
Posted by: Bonnie Ping on August 23, 2014
Filed under: Health,News,Women's Issues

LunaTagz – Light up the way »

Yep, it’s official.  Summer is almost over and fall is right around the corner.   This year my daughter goes off to school for the first time (gulp) and I am eagerly trying out all the latest and greatest accessories to ensure she is safe and well outfitted. Enter lunatagz.  Made from genuine 3M scotchlite reflective ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on
Filed under: Product Review,Things for Kids

GLO Bag Product Review »

If you are like many Americans then you are back in the saddle hitting the gym full force now that the new year is upon us!  I have to say I am a pretty regular gym goer, so it is nothing new for me, but it is hard to stay motivated day in and day ...
Posted by: Dominique Connolly on August 21, 2014
Filed under: Health,Women's Corner

5 Delicious 100 Calorie Recipes »

It’s that time of the day again. You had your 12 ‘o clock lunch and now you have the case of the munchies. You are going through a menu list in your head of what you can snack on to hold you through dinner. A donut, chocolate chip cookie, ice cream bar, chips, or brownie ...
Posted by: Anna Haripersaud on August 19, 2014
Filed under: Health,Recipes

The Power of an Affiliation »

I recently read an excellent article by Daniel Gulati entitled, “Be Proud of Your Accomplishments, Not Your Affiliations” and decided to write this post against his thesis that people should not focus on getting hired at prestigious companies or schools, but should instead focus on garnering accomplishments. That argument sounds a bit too idealistic to ...
Posted by: Roshni Naidu on August 18, 2014
Filed under: I Just Had To Share

Recalls of the week (4/7 to 4/13) »

Here are two of the important recalls that you need to know about for this week. Kraft Foods is recalling Planters cocktail peanuts. This recall is for just one UPC code and size: Planters Cocktail Peanuts 12 oz canister Code Date: 09-Jan-14 UPC: 2900007212 The reason for the recall is that Kraft believes that there ...
Posted by: Kelly Laura on August 13, 2014
Filed under: News,Recalls
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