Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Check Your Halloween Flashlights

Just recently, I did a post on ways to keep kids safe this Halloween. Perhaps one of the more important things was making sure kids could be seen by using reflectors as well as making sure they could see where they are going. But hold on, you want to check the flashlight you may have purchased because there has been a recall by Meijer on the Projector with 3 Lenses model. There have been consumer reports of the flashlight overheating and the plastic handle melting. Visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website to learn more on the Projector with 3 Lenses flashlight recall.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Monday, October 27, 2014

Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

I can't say I don't understand why individuals age 50 and above try to avoid their doctors question "when was your last colonoscopy". No, the preparation required to have this procedure is not the most pleasant one but it is a very important one and the way that colon cancer can be detected in its' early stage. I often found myself saying "if they can open up a person chest, stop their heart, and start it back, there had to be another way to detect colon cancer. Thanks to advances in technology there is finally another more about it FDA Approves Highly Accurate At-Home Colon Cancer Test

Friday, October 17, 2014

More Movement for Better Health

According to the article Standing Up for Your Health, if you have a job where sit most of your day, research is indicating that you could be putting your health in jeopardy just as much as or even more than someone who smokes. In fact you are 10 times more likely to develop chronic disease such as heart disease or diabetes or bowel cancer or obesity. With statistics like that it seems more important that we begin to change from a sedentary lifestyle to a more active one. Even if your job is one where you traditionally sit most of the day, there are modifications you can make to incorporate movement into your day. Learn more about the negative impact of an inactive day and how small things can make a big difference by reading the article Standing Up for Your Health which gives you some great tips and tools on how to turn your every day into one of movement.