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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Employees in Small Businesses Are More Likely to Have High-Premium Health Plans

Nearly 13 percent of workers with employer-sponsored health plans who worked in firms with 10 or fewer employees had premiums of $7,200 or more a year for single-coverage plans in 2008.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/24 at 03:26 PM
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Expert Says Lifting Offshore Drilling Embargo Puts Entire Gulf Coast at Risk

Jeffrey J. Rachlinski, Cornell University Professor of Law and an expert in environmental law, comments on the recent court decision to lift a federal embargo on deep-water oil drilling.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/23 at 01:01 PM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Rare Corpse Flower Blooming on Live Web Video

A second Titan Arum (Titan #3), known as the Corpse Flower, housed in the Western Illinois University Botany Greenhouse has begun the blooming process. The greenhouse’s first Titan Arum (Titan #1) bloomed May 2. A live videostream for Titan #3 has been set up at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/wiu-corpse-flower

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/22 at 10:51 AM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Hot Weather and Diabetics Do Not Mix

A new survey shows that diabetic individuals who live in a hot climate have important gaps in their “heat awareness,” or knowledge about proper diabetes self-care in hot weather, even though diabetes raises their risk of heat illness. The results of “Diabetes in the Desert: What Do Patients Know About the Heat?” will be presented Monday at The Endocrine Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/22 at 10:48 AM
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Low-Carb Better than Low-Fat for Insulin-Resistant Women

Obese women with insulin resistance lose more weight after three months on a lower-carbohydrate diet than on a traditional low-fat diet with the same number of calories, according to a new study. The results will be presented Saturday at The Endocrine Society’s 92nd Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/22 at 10:43 AM
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Monday, June 21, 2010

Couples’ Underlying Concerns During a Fight

A new Baylor University study has found that there are two fundamental underlying concerns when partners in a committed relationship fight. One is a perceived threat, and the other is a perceived neglect.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/21 at 11:25 AM
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Friday, June 18, 2010

Never Too Young for Chronic Disease Prevention through Fitness

Staying in shape may bolster the metabolic profiles of first-year college students, and working on physical fitness in your early 20s can help limit certain metabolic risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/18 at 01:30 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Low Back Pain Is No Reason to Stay in Bed

“Normal daily activity seems to be the best way for patients with low-back pain to get better,” says the lead author of an updated review.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/16 at 01:50 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Goodbye to Amazon Forests Means Hello to Malaria

“It appears that deforestation is one of the initial ecological factors that can trigger a malaria epidemic,” says Sarah Olson, the lead author of a new report featured in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/16 at 01:19 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Goodbye to Amazon Forests Means Hello to Malaria

“It appears that deforestation is one of the initial ecological factors that can trigger a malaria epidemic,” says Sarah Olson, the lead author of the new report featured Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/16 at 01:18 PM
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