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Experts: Walking Is A Fitness “Superfood”

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Fitness experts are calling walking the "superfood of fitness." They say walking is considered "natural movement" and is easier to get than flat-out exercise. There is also emerging evidence that shows those who are physically active, yet also spend extended periods of time sedentary, may be at a higher risk for chronic diseases.…

Health Officials Look Into Possible Enterovirus Death

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Hamilton, NJ) -- Health officials are investigating whether the nation has its first death from Enterovirus D-68. Well known endocrinologist Doctor Florence Comite says this virus is not as deadly as Ebola.   Dr. Comite says paralysis appears to be temporary but it is not definite yet. Tests are being done on a New Jersey…

Newly Discovered Marker Could Lead To Earlier Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Researchers say they've identified a blood marker that could lead to earlier diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. When they studied blood samples from people in a large health-monitoring study, they found that those who developed pancreatic cancer had higher levels of branched-chain amino acids. Early diagnosis of cancer of the pancreas is difficult because…

Survey: Keep Kids In Booster Seats Longer

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Sacramento, CA) -- A new survey finds parents should keep their kids in booster seats longer. Kate Carr with Safe Kids Worldwide says they found 90-percent of parents are moving their children to seat belts before they're big enough, which can increase the risk of injuries.   The survey also found one-in-five parents say they…

Foster Farms Recalling 40K Pounds Of Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

Posted On September 29, 2014

(Undated) -- Nearly 40-thousand pounds of Foster Farms grilled chicken breast strips are being recalled because they may be tainted with Listeria. The Department of Agriculture is recalling three-and-a-half-pound resealable bags of the frozen chicken strips that have a best buy date of August 5th 2015. The product was sent to California, Texas, Utah and…