Category Archives: Well Care News

Motivation, Action Plans, Small Steps Key to Positive Change

Most of those great New Year’s resolutions to become healthier fade away within a few months despite the best of intentions. Why? Motivation is a major reason. Now researchers are exploring whether motivation is baked into our genetic makeup.

To examine whether motivation to exercise has genetic determinants, researchers  Continue reading Motivation, Action Plans, Small Steps Key to Positive Change

Beware of Tainted Meat

Here’s yet one more reason to limit your intake of meat. The National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, a partnership among three federal programs, found that more than half of the samples they inspected of ground beef, ground turkey, chicken parts and pork chops collected from supermarkets contained antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed that 80% Continue reading Beware of Tainted Meat

Shock for Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, especially those who came of age in the 1960s, have prided themselves on doing everything better than their parents’generation. But a new study indicates that in terms of health, Boomers are worse off than the previous generation.

Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), researchers from West Virginia School of
Medicine and Continue reading Shock for Baby Boomers