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Tips for Helping your Child Choose Healthy School Lunches

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Buying lunch at school may be the first time kids get to call the shots on which foods they'll eat. Luckily, school lunches have improved over the years, both in taste and nutrition, with many serving healthier dishes, such as grilled chicken sandwiches and salads.

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Is Bottled Water Safer than Tap?

Updated: 07/17/2009 - Before you grab a bottle of water to quench your thirst, you should know a recent government report shows the bottled water industry is not as regulated as it probably should be.

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Camera Pill Still Not As Affective As Colonoscopy

Updated: 07/16/2009 - A minimally invasive cancer-screening technique known as capsule endoscopy, also known as the "camera pill" appears to be less effective than standard colonoscopy at identifying precancerous polyps and cancer, new research from Belgium suggests.

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Menstrual Periods Clues To Ovarian Cancer Survival

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Having a higher number of lifetime ovulatory cycles and starting your period at a younger age may increase your risk of death from ovarian cancer, according to new research.

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Migraine Sufferers Have Reduced Risk Of Breast Cancer

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A study finds there may one plus to having migraine headaches: a reduced risk of breast cancer. Researchers in Seattle studied more than 9,000 people and found that those with a history of migraines were 26 percent less likely to develop breast cancer.

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JBS Swift Beef Co. Expands Beef Recall

Updated: 06/29/2009 - GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — JBS Swift Beef Co. of Greeley, Colo., is voluntarily expanding its beef recall to include about 380,000 pounds of products because of possible E. coli contamination.

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H1N1 Appears to be Infecting More Youth

Posted: 06/22/2009 - State health officials say the death of a 12-year-old Wausau area girl, the fourth person to die of swine flu in Wisconsin, continues a pattern of the virus sickening more youths than adults. The state says 74% of the confirmed cases are in people under 19.

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Fun Ways to Get Fit: Ultimate Frisbee

Updated: 06/19/2009 - Once called Ultimate Frisbee, Ultimate, as it’s now known, is becoming a sport beloved by women and men, young and old. Plus, it’s a fun way to get fit.

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