Nutrition

Probiotics Show Promise for Reducing Late-onset Sepsis in Preterm Infants

Using a combination of probiotics, researchers in Slovenia were able to significantly reduce the incidence of late-onset sepsis in a group of preterm infants born with very low birth weights.


The Health Collaborative

Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness


Too Much Calcium Can Be Bad for Your Heart, New Study Finds

In a new study from the National Institutes of Health, startling results showed that men who took calcium supplements were more apt to die of heart disease than those who didn't get extra calcium in supplement form.


Relationship Between Obesity, Dental Health and Poverty?

A recent study involving the examination of 157 children between the ages of 2 to 17 in an urban homeless shelter found that as body mass index (BMI) increased with age, so does the incidence of dental caries.


Discriminating Tastes?

Workplace programs that incentivize wellness can alleviate insurance costs for employers, but they also raise troubling legal questions.