Over the many years of being in this business, we've been asked some of the same questions, over and over. We sometimes add the most common questions to a standard Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. But sometimes a response deserves a higher profile, and is worthy of a blog post.
A quote credited to Einstein is, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results". So, why does the top New Year Resolution stay the same, year after year, and what can be done to change the pattern?
Photo: FoodMatters.tv Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Mood and Energy I haven't quite decided why I like this article from Food Matters, so much. Maybe it's because I felt [...]
Fourth of July is a few days away.... a time to celebrate the day of American Independence. During this time of remembrance, may we steal a moment to tip our hats in honor of all the brave men and women who sacrificed for the freedoms we enjoy. Too often, we allow holidays to pass, with scarcely a hesitation to ponder the meaning of the occasion.
The National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated May 24, 2013 as "Don't Fry Day." Applied Health, along with the FDA, is helping to spread the word on sun safety. In this Consumer Update video, FDA experts provide tips on protecting yourself from harmful exposure to the sun's UV rays , including avoiding exposure, applying sunscreens, and wearing proper eye protection.
I must say that prior to this conversation, I had never heard of "transparent zinc oxide" for sunscreen. Zinc oxide is the white stuff you might remember as a kid seeing lifeguards wear on their nose while sitting atop their roost, twirling their whistle around their finger, and looking like a beacon on a lighthouse.
Hurray, Hurray, the 1st of May, Outdoor Frolicking Starts Today. May Day (May 1st) is a traditional day of celebration, dating back to pre-Christian times, when folks partied in honor of the Roman goddess of flowers, Flora. Over time, as a pagan festival, it became a less prominent holiday in some countries as Christianity gained momentum.
FDA alerts about Pfizer voluntary recall for Lo/Ovral-28 birth control pills with possible error in inert pills vs. active ingredient pills.