February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Text messages a new tool in the fight to prevent skin cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Australians love affair with mobile phones could save their life according to a joint QUT, Cancer Council Queensland and University of Queensland study using text messages to improve skin cancer prevention and promote sun protection. Source:Text messages a new tool in the fight to prevent skin

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Summer triggers for male eating disorders

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Sun, sand and swimming may sound relaxing but for an increasing number of men summer is a stressful time as they grapple with concerns about body image. Source:Summer triggers for male eating disorders

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk Latest Diabetes News MONDAY, Feb. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with low levels of vitamin D appear to have an increased risk for type 2 diabetes, even if they aren’t overweight or obese, a new study suggests. The

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Small Study Links Lack of Sleep to Type 2 Diabetes Risk Latest Diabetes News THURSDAY, Feb. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study helps explain why getting too little sleep might boost diabetes risk. Researchers say lack of sleep can lead to increased levels of substances called free fatty

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

Lots Of Seniors Are Overweight, But Few Use Free Counseling For It

4 min 7 sec Download Maria Fabrizio for NPR Anne Roberson walks a quarter-mile down the road each day to her mailbox in the farming town of Exeter, deep in California’s Central Valley. Her daily walk and housekeeping chores are her only exercise, and her weight has remained stubbornly over

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February 25, 2015 by Contributor in Archived

May I Move My Son Off My Insurance So He Can Buy On The Exchange?

Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Corbis Some people are trying to figure out how to become eligible for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces. Others are wondering how the Affordable Care Act may affect coverage they buy for their children under previously established state programs. I am covered by my employer’s health plan,

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