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2014-04-18 23:00:51

Eileen Crimmins, PhD, presents data at Western University of Health Sciences event showing that life expectancy is relatively low and declining compared to the world's other wealthy nations. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Life expectancy in the United States, once firmly in the middle of the pack compared to most of the other major developed nations in the world, is relatively low and declining, a nationally recognized gerontology expert told Western University of Health Sciences...

2014-04-16 23:03:21

Nearly 100% of California’s Population Growth Due to Mass Immigration and Births to Immigrants Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) launched TV ads today across California leading up to Tuesday’s Earth Day celebration. The ads are running in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco on multiple TV networks in each market and will continue through April 22nd, Earth Day. The TV ads feature a child asking the audience: “If...

2014-04-16 10:09:13

Higher maternal body mass index (BMI) before or in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of fetal death, stillbirth, and infant death, with women who are severely obese having the greatest risk of these outcomes from their pregnancy, according to a study in the April 16 issue of JAMA. Worldwide, approximately 2.7 million stillbirths occurred in 2008. In addition, an estimated 3.6 million neonatal deaths (death following live birth of an infant but before age 28 days) occur...

2014-04-14 23:04:35

Health and Wellness Expert, Author and Entrepreneur to Produce Educational and Inspiring Documentary Once Project Funding Goal is Reached Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Entrepreneur and philanthropist Alina Reyzelman announces plans to produce “Sunshine Baby,” a documentary focusing on helping families understand the truth about healthy pregnancies as they prepare for their newborn. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the United States spends $98 billion...

2014-04-10 08:30:39

OSSINING, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 1, primate researchers from the University of Wisconsin published a paper(1), affirming that caloric restriction (CR) without malnutrition significantly improves age-related and all-cause survival in rhesus monkeys. The researchers point out that their data contrasts with findings in the widely reported 2012 National Institutes of Aging study, where CR was not seen to show a significant survival benefit. However, they emphasize an...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-04-08 08:27:58

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The gap in financial health between generations is growing as Generation Y employees - those currently between the ages of 21 to 32 - are struggling more with debt and cash management issues, while Baby Boomer and Generation X employees' financial wellbeing has improved in the past twelve months, according to PwC US's 2014 Employee Financial Wellness Survey. Gen Y or "Millennials" were the only generation to see an uptick in the percentage of...

2014-04-04 23:40:32

Consultants, Bonnie Michaels and Allison Blankenship, believe boomers face difficult choices to structure a happy life after 50. Based on research, case studies and their many professional and personal experiences, their new eBook, The Happy App: A Process for Boomer Bliss, provides a process for creating happiness no matter what unexpected changes occur in baby boomers lives. Naples, Florida (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Baby Boomers face unique challenges from other generations. Many are...

2014-04-04 23:03:26

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Anti-Aging Products markets. Global market for Anti-Aging Products is forecast to reach US$275.2 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, the young generation’s desire to defy early signs of aging, and advanced formulations based on novel ingredients. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – The primal desire of men and women to retain a youthful appearance has groomed and nurtured a massive...

2014-04-04 11:42:57

Health care clinics should routinely offer same-day placement of intrauterine devices (IUDs) to women seeking emergency contraception, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The study findings, published online in the journal Contraception, demonstrate that providing patient education along with same-day placement service increases both knowledge and use of IUDs three months and a year after women seek emergency contraception. “Women seeking...